Essex v Yorkshire
County Championship 1959
VenueCastle Park Cricket Ground, Colchester on 27th, 29th, 30th June 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultYorkshire won by 7 wickets
PointsEssex 0; Yorkshire 14 (Batting 2)
UmpiresWH Copson, DJ Wood
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 6/1 (Taylor 3*, Padgett 1*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 42/1 (Barker 15*, Taylor 5*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Binks b Platt1      
G Barkerc Illingworth b Trueman64      
+B Taylorc Binks b Trueman8      
*DJ Insolec Sharpe b Wood13      
TE Baileyc Close b Wood53      
MJ Bearc Binks b Wood2      
J Milnerst Binks b Taylor18      
BR Knightc Binks b Wood6      
WT Greensmithc Close b Trueman10      
CB Clarkenot out4      
KC Prestonb Trueman0      
Extras(3 b, 6 lb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 77.3 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-21, 3-46, 4-137, 5-146, 6-169, 7-169, 8-181, 9-189, 10-189 (77.3 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Platt22   9371--
Wood19   6394--
Close9   5250--
Illingworth2   140--
Taylor3   091--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WB Stottc Insole b Bailey2      
K Taylorc Taylor b Bailey32      
DEV Padgettlbw b Bailey18      
DB Closec Bailey b Knight6      
PJ Sharpec Bailey b Preston30      
R Illingworthb Bailey150      
*JR Burnetc Taylor b Knight9      
FS Truemanrun out54      
+JG Binksc Taylor b Bailey13      
RK Plattc Insole b Bailey9      
CH Woodnot out4      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 101.3 overs)329
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-43, 3-56, 4-62, 5-116, 6-133, 7-210, 8-258, 9-278, 10-329 (101.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston24   5631--
Knight26   1922--
Clarke5   0380--
Greensmith5   0250--
Insole2   040--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Close b Platt20      
G Barkerlbw b Wood44      
+B Taylorb Illingworth52      
*DJ Insolec Close b Wood3      
TE Baileyc Trueman b Illingworth0      
MJ Bearb Trueman47      
J Milnerlbw b Trueman7      
BR Knightb Trueman19      
WT Greensmithc Illingworth b Trueman10      
CB Clarkec Taylor b Trueman8      
KC Prestonnot out1      
Extras(11 b, 3 lb)14
Total(all out, 78.5 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-117, 3-124, 4-125, 5-125, 6-140, 7-190, 8-204, 9-218, 10-225 (78.5 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Platt12   4321--
Wood17   6402--
Close1   040--
Illingworth21   3702--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WB Stottc Greensmith b Bailey27      
K Taylorc and b Bailey1      
DB Closec Insole b Bailey22      
FS Truemannot out33      
PJ Sharpenot out1      
DEV Padgettdid not bat      
R Illingworthdid not bat      
*JR Burnetdid not bat      
+JG Binksdid not bat      
RK Plattdid not bat      
CH Wooddid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(3 wickets, 8.5 overs)86
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-44, 3-79
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight4   0440--

--> R Illingworth (1) passed his previous highest score of 146 in County Championship matches
--> R Illingworth (1) passed his previous highest score of 146 in first-class matches
--> R Illingworth (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 84
--> JG Binks (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> CH Wood made his debut in County Championship matches
--> CH Wood made his debut in first-class matches
--> TC Dodds made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> WB Stott (2) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 20
--> FS Trueman reached 650 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Essex second innings





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