Yorkshire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1959
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 15th, 16th, 17th July 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsYorkshire 0; Gloucestershire 4 (Batting 2)
UmpiresCS Elliott, LH Gray
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 19/1 (Bird 10*, Binks 1*)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (1) 58/4 (Taylor 7*, JV Wilson 1*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Sharpe b Platt148      
CA Miltonc JV Wilson b D Wilson47      
DG Hawkinsc Birkenshaw b Pickles6      
RB Nichollsc Sharpe b Taylor11      
JB Mortimoreb Platt36      
*GM Emmettlbw b Taylor5      
DA Allenb Taylor1      
AS Brownnot out44      
DR Smithc Pickles b Platt6      
+BJ Meyerc Binks b Pickles5      
C Cookc Birkenshaw b D Wilson9      
Extras(11 b, 8 lb, 2 w)21
Total(all out, 119.3 overs)339
Fall of wickets:
1-109, 2-146, 3-191, 4-252, 5-267, 6-273, 7-277, 8-294, 9-314, 10-339 (119.3 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Platt36   13713--
Pickles22   31022--
Taylor27   7673--
Birkenshaw16   6350--
D Wilson18.39432--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJ Sharpec Milton b Smith8      
HD Birdc Meyer b Brown24      
+JG Binksb Smith7      
DEV Padgettc Meyer b Smith9      
K Taylorc Hawkins b Milton19      
*JV Wilsonnot out99      
JB Bolusc Meyer b Brown11      
J Birkenshawb Mortimore6      
D Wilsonb Smith26      
RK Plattb Brown1      
D Picklesrun out0      
Extras(4 b, 9 lb)13
Total(all out, 100.5 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-28, 3-48, 4-48, 5-83, 6-106, 7-143, 8-180, 9-201, 10-223 (100.5 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown34   9813--
Milton11   4151--
Mortimore10   5181--
Allen9   4150--
Cook3   0130--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DG Hawkinsnot out12      
+BJ Meyernot out26      
DM Youngdid not bat      
CA Miltondid not bat      
RB Nichollsdid not bat      
JB Mortimoredid not bat      
*GM Emmettdid not bat      
DA Allendid not bat      
AS Browndid not bat      
DR Smithdid not bat      
C Cookdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(no wicket, 23 overs)42
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Birkenshaw8   4100--
D Wilson10   5120--
Bolus5   1160--

--> DM Young (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 16
--> JV Wilson (1) passed 18000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> RK Platt reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> DR Smith reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Yorkshire first innings





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