Essex v Glamorgan
County Championship 1957
VenueValentine's Park, Ilford on 15th, 16th, 17th May 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGlamorgan won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 4 (Batting 2); Glamorgan 0
UmpiresTJ Bartley, JG Langridge
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 157/2 (Barker 77*, Insole 62*)
Close of play day 2Glamorgan (2) 15/0 (Wooller 7*, WG Davies 7*)

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Woollerrun out2      
WG Daviesc Ralph b Insole14      
B Hedgesc King b Ralph25      
LN Devereuxb Bailey18      
AJ Watkinsc Barker b Bailey31      
JS Pressdeec Preston b Bailey1      
DJ Wardc Taylor b Ralph4      
JE McConnonb Ralph15      
+HG Daviesb Preston28      
HD Daviesst Taylor b Preston5      
DJ Shepherdnot out0      
Extras(2 lb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 64.1 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-43, 3-43, 4-91, 5-94, 6-97, 7-103, 8-135, 9-146, 10-146 (64.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey23   9403--
Preston7   0252--
Insole7   3141--
King7   4100--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerb HD Davies98      
GW Horrexb Wooller2      
+B Taylorb McConnon13      
*DJ Insolelbw b Pressdee106      
TE Baileynot out102      
SC Eveb Shepherd4      
MJ Bearc HG Davies b HD Davies34      
GJ Smithlbw b Shepherd26      
LHR Ralphnot out4      
KC Prestondid not bat      
IM Kingdid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(7 wickets, declared, 119.2 overs)396
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-38, 3-192, 4-239, 5-246, 6-340, 7-386
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
HD Davies19   3822--
Watkins29   8620--
Wooller23   6801--
McConnon11   1351--
Shepherd21   4592--
WG Davies4   0210--

Glamorgan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Woollerc Smith b Ralph39      
WG Daviesb Ralph41      
B Hedgesnot out57      
LN Devereuxc Taylor b Bailey15      
AJ Watkinsc Bailey b Preston5      
JS Pressdeelbw b Bailey11      
DJ Wardnot out23      
JE McConnondid not bat      
+HG Daviesdid not bat      
HD Daviesdid not bat      
DJ Shepherddid not bat      
Extras(25 b, 1 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)31
Total(5 wickets, 119 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-92, 2-92, 3-128, 4-145, 5-164
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey28   15522--
Preston38   16641--
Ralph20   10342--
King23   13230--
Smith10   2180--

--> W Wooller (2) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 29
--> WG Davies (2) passed his previous highest score of 15 in first-class matches
--> WG Davies (2) passed his previous highest score of 15 in County Championship matches
--> LHR Ralph reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Glamorgan first innings
--> HD Davies reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex first innings





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