Nottinghamshire v Essex
County Championship 1956
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham on 1st, 2nd, 3rd August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNottinghamshire 4; Essex 0
UmpiresP Corrall, A Skelding
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Nottinghamshire (1) 208/6 (Hill 24*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DJ Insolec Stocks b Dooland92      
TC Doddsb Jepson3      
+B Taylorlbw b Jepson7      
TE Baileyc Jepson b Dooland20      
MJ Bearb Dooland14      
GJ Smithnot out38      
BR Knightnot out29      
WT Greensmithdid not bat      
R Smithdid not bat      
JA Baileydid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(5 wickets, declared, 72.2 overs)212
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-24, 3-102, 4-114, 5-164
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walker12   1200--
Jepson15   4272--
Dooland23   5733--
Smales8   4200--

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonc GJ Smith b R Smith76      
RJ Gilesc Taylor b Greensmith47      
FW Stocksc sub b Greensmith14      
M Hillnot out25      
+CJ Pooleb Preston27      
G Goonesenac and b Preston1      
B Doolandc sub b Preston18      
AK Walkernot out5      
HM Winfielddid not bat      
A Jepsondid not bat      
K Smalesdid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(6 wickets, declared, 42 overs)214
Fall of wickets:
1-102, 2-136, 3-139, 4-172, 5-184, 6-208
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston12   0583--
JA Bailey11   0530--
R Smith7   0361--
Greensmith12   2662--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DJ Insolec and b Walker25      
TC Doddsc and b Dooland34      
+B Taylorb Dooland25      
MJ Bearrun out7      
GJ Smithc Dooland b Goonesena14      
BR Knightst Poole b Goonesena5      
WT Greensmithnot out22      
R Smithb Dooland47      
JA Baileylbw b Dooland0      
KC Prestonnot out0      
TE Baileydid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 8 lb)19
Total(8 wickets, 60.2 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-68, 3-91, 4-104, 5-121, 6-128, 7-186, 8-198
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walker9   0241--
Jepson4   1230--
Smales16   4360--
Goonesena17   6572--

--> RT Simpson (1) passed 23000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> B Dooland reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings





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