Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex v Yorkshire
County Championship 1955
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 16th, 18th, 19th July 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by 8 wickets
PointsMiddlesex 0; Yorkshire 12
UmpiresFS Lee, GS Mobey
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 107/1 (Lowson 45*, Wilson 54*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 116/7 (Bennett 6*, LH Compton 1*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Trueman6     
SM Brownb Illingworth44     
*WJ Edrichb Trueman18     
DCS Comptonc Wardle b Appleyard84     
GPS Delislec Yardley b Appleyard31     
D Bennettc Binks b Trueman12     
FJ Titmusc Wilson b Yardley1     
JJ Warrc Binks b Trueman11     
+LH Comptonc Illingworth b Trueman1     
JA Youngnot out0     
AE Mosslbw b Trueman0     
Extras(7 b, 8 lb)15
Total(all out, 66.5 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-68, 3-79, 4-186, 5-198, 6-201, 7-221, 8-222, 9-223, 10-223 (66.5 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Appleyard14   3512--
Wardle11   1480--
Illingworth15   4461--
Yardley6   0141--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Lowsonc LH Compton b Titmus116     
DEV Padgettc LH Compton b Moss4     
JV Wilsonb Titmus55     
WHH Sutcliffec Bennett b Titmus1     
W Watsonretired hurt16     
*NWD Yardleyb Warr18     
R Illingworthc Moss b Warr30     
JH Wardleb Titmus5     
FS Truemanlbw b Moss18     
+JG Binksc Brown b Titmus2     
R Appleyardnot out1     
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 3 nb)13
Total(all out, 97.2 overs)279
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-110, 3-112, 4-177, 5-246, 6-256, 7-257, 8-277, 9-279 (97.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss23   2802-3
Warr20   9412--
Bennett1   010--
Young21   9370--
DCS Compton7   1420--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Lowson b Appleyard15     
SM Brownc and b Yardley14     
*WJ Edrichb Appleyard37     
DCS Comptonb Trueman0     
GPS Delislec Wilson b Appleyard1     
FJ Titmusc Binks b Appleyard7     
JJ Warrc Wilson b Appleyard17     
+LH Comptonc Binks b Appleyard12     
D Bennettb Trueman11     
JA Youngb Trueman0     
AE Mossnot out0     
Extras(10 b, 6 lb, 4 nb)20
Total(all out, 45.5 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-52, 3-53, 4-60, 5-79, 6-108, 7-111, 8-125, 9-126, 10-134 (45.5 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman19   5483-2
Wardle4   260--
Yardley5   391-2

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Lowsonc LH Compton b Moss12     
DEV Padgettb Titmus14     
JV Wilsonnot out30     
WHH Sutcliffenot out18     
W Watsondid not bat      
*NWD Yardleydid not bat      
R Illingworthdid not bat      
JH Wardledid not bat      
FS Truemandid not bat      
+JG Binksdid not bat      
R Appleyarddid not bat      
Extras(5 b)5
Total(2 wickets, 27.3 overs)79
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-28
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss13   2281--
Warr1   030--
Titmus12   4371--
Young1   060--

--> FA Lowson (1) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 63
--> JV Wilson (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 13
--> FJ Titmus reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Yorkshire first innings
--> FS Trueman reached 350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Middlesex second innings
--> FS Trueman reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex second innings
--> W Watson retired hurt in the Yorkshire first innings having scored 16 (team score 153/3)



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