Worcestershire v Yorkshire
County Championship 1959
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 26th, 27th, 28th August 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultYorkshire won by 6 wickets
PointsWorcestershire 0; Yorkshire 14 (Batting 2)
UmpiresJG Langridge, H Yarnold
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 197/3 (Stott 110*, Illingworth 0*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 188/2 (Spencer 30*, Kenyon 62*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Hortonb Platt1      
RGA Headleyc Bolus b Close36      
AH Spencerc Bolus b Close10      
*D Kenyonc Taylor b Close7      
DW Richardsonc Binks b Trueman16      
RG Broadbentc Close b Illingworth1      
+R Boothb Close9      
LJ Coldwellc Taylor b Illingworth4      
DB Pearsonnot out27      
KJ Aldridgeb Trueman8      
D Prattb Trueman0      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 50.4 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-29, 3-47, 4-66, 5-67, 6-79, 7-84, 8-84, 9-120, 10-120 (50.4 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Platt9   3191--
Close16   4344--
Taylor3   280--
Illingworth10   3212--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WB Stottnot out144      
K Taylorc Broadbent b Coldwell9      
DEV Padgettc and b Pratt48      
DB Closeb Coldwell19      
R Illingworthc Broadbent b Aldridge2      
JB Bolusb Coldwell1      
D Wilsonc Broadbent b Aldridge11      
*JR Burnetlbw b Pearson14      
FS Truemanb Coldwell2      
+JG Binksb Coldwell0      
RK Plattc Broadbent b Coldwell0      
Extras(5 b, 7 lb)12
Total(all out, 99.1 overs)262
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-149, 3-196, 4-205, 5-208, 6-235, 7-257, 8-262, 9-262, 10-262 (99.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aldridge17   5522--
Pearson15   3451--
Horton19   6450--
Pratt19   3421--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Hortonb Trueman51      
RGA Headleylbw b Close28      
AH Spencerc Binks b Trueman39      
*D Kenyonc Binks b Close122      
DW Richardsonnot out36      
RG Broadbentst Binks b Close0      
+R Boothb Illingworth4      
LJ Coldwellc Padgett b Illingworth0      
DB Pearsonc Stott b Close1      
KJ Aldridgeb Trueman1      
D Prattb Trueman0      
Extras(9 b, 10 lb)19
Total(all out, 119.5 overs)301
Fall of wickets:
1-78, 2-94, 3-217, 4-274, 5-274, 6-283, 7-283, 8-284, 9-291, 10-301 (119.5 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Platt16   4550--
Close31   11994--
Taylor2   020--
Illingworth31   13462--
Wilson15   7220--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WB Stottlbw b Coldwell21      
K Taylorc Spencer b Aldridge0      
DEV Padgettlbw b Pratt32      
DB Closec Spencer b Aldridge26      
R Illingworthnot out40      
JB Bolusnot out37      
D Wilsondid not bat      
*JR Burnetdid not bat      
FS Truemandid not bat      
+JG Binksdid not bat      
RK Plattdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(4 wickets, 49 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-53, 3-63, 4-87
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coldwell19   2671--
Aldridge12   2352--
Horton9   2250--
Pratt9   2291--

--> RGA Headley (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> D Kenyon (2) passed 26000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> JB Bolus (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> LJ Coldwell reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Yorkshire first innings
--> DB Close reached 450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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