Essex in First-Class Matches in 1955

See Also Second XI Matches

Captain: DJ Insole

Home Grounds used:
Valentine's Park, Ilford; Castle Park Cricket Ground, Colchester; Chalkwell Park, Westcliff-on-Sea; Gidea Park Sports Ground, Romford; Old County Ground, Brentwood; County Ground, Chelmsford; Vista Road Recreation Ground, Clacton-on-Sea; Southchurch Park, Southend-on-Sea

Away Grounds visited:
FP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge; Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood; The Manor Sports Ground, Worthing; County Ground, New Road, Worcester; County Ground, Southampton; Kennington Oval, Kennington; Queen's Park, Chesterfield; Garrison Ground 2, Gillingham; Trent Bridge, Nottingham; Ynysangharad Park, Pontypridd; County Ground, Taunton; Park Avenue Cricket Ground, Bradford; Wellingborough School Ground, Wellingborough; Grace Road, Leicester; Edgbaston, Birmingham

Championship playing record:
P 28     W 6     D 7     L 15

First-Class playing record:
P 30     W 6     D 9     L 15

Click on these links for the season's First-Class scorecards and results
or First-Class batting averages or First-Class bowling averages or Championship batting averages or Championship bowling averages

18 players appeared in First-Class matches for Essex in 1955:
JA Bailey; TE Bailey; G Barker; MJ Bear; P Cousens; TC Dodds; RE Evans; PA Gibb; WT Greensmith; R Horsfall; DJ Insole; BR Knight; KC Preston; LHR Ralph; GJ Smith; R Smith; B Taylor; CCP Williams.

2 players made their debut for Essex in these matches in 1955:
BR Knight; GJ Smith.

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