Nottinghamshire v Essex
County Championship 1955
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham on 2nd, 4th, 5th July 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 95 runs
PointsNottinghamshire 4; Essex 12
UmpiresP Corrall, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Nottinghamshire (1) 12/0 (Simpson 9*, Clay 3*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 30/0 (Dodds 13*, Barker 17*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Rowe b KJ Poole21     
G Barkerlbw b Smales104     
+PA Gibbc CJ Poole b Dooland15     
R Horsfallrun out2     
*DJ Insolelbw b Dooland0     
TE Baileyc Clay b Dooland37     
R Smithc KJ Poole b Smales16     
WT Greensmithnot out23     
GJ Smithc Martin b Dooland2     
LHR Ralphb Dooland40     
KC Prestonc Harvey b Dooland0     
Extras(1 b, 3 lb)4
Total(all out, 113.4 overs)264
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-57, 3-63, 4-63, 5-176, 6-199, 7-199, 8-208, 9-264, 10-264 (113.4 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cleveley17   3440--
Smales27   13642--
KJ Poole13   4471--
Harvey14   5230--

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonc Gibb b Bailey41     
JD Clayc Gibb b Bailey102     
RJ Gilesc Preston b Greensmith34     
CJ Poolec R Smith b Greensmith0     
EJ Martinc and b Preston21     
KJ Poolec Insole b Bailey34     
PF Harveyc Bailey b R Smith14     
B Doolandc Preston b Bailey41     
K Smalesb Bailey15     
AB Cleveleynot out4     
+EJ Rowec Ralph b Preston1     
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 127.3 overs)320
Fall of wickets:
1-86, 2-161, 3-161, 4-187, 5-236, 6-242, 7-268, 8-310, 9-317, 10-320 (127.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
R Smith23   6561--
Greensmith34   10902--
Ralph4   0160--
Bailey28   10635--
GJ Smith8   3160--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Martin b Dooland48     
G Barkerc Martin b Harvey62     
+PA Gibbc Harvey b Cleveley6     
R Horsfallc Martin b Dooland38     
*DJ Insoleb Harvey62     
TE Baileyb Cleveley17     
R Smithlbw b Cleveley21     
LHR Ralphst Rowe b Harvey4     
WT Greensmithnot out5     
GJ Smithdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb)7
Total(8 wickets, declared, 83.1 overs)270
Fall of wickets:
1-75, 2-93, 3-119, 4-177, 5-223, 6-261, 7-261, 8-270 (83.1 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cleveley21   6633--
Smales18   3500--
KJ Poole4   0180--
Dooland32   31162--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonc Barker b Bailey8     
JD Clayc GJ Smith b Preston12     
RJ Gileslbw b Bailey13     
CJ Poolec and b Preston11     
EJ Martinc Bailey b Greensmith36     
KJ Poolec Barker b Greensmith8     
PF Harveyc and b Dodds5     
B Doolandc Insole b Greensmith21     
K Smalesb Greensmith4     
AB Cleveleyst Gibb b Dodds0     
+EJ Rowenot out0     
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 23.1 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-22, 3-45, 4-47, 5-64, 6-86, 7-100, 8-119, 9-119, 10-119 (23.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston5   0282--
Bailey6   1322--
Dodds6   1312--

--> G Barker (1) passed his previous highest score of 48 in County Championship matches
--> LHR Ralph (1) passed his previous highest score of 22 in County Championship matches
--> LHR Ralph (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in first-class matches
--> KJ Poole made his debut in County Championship matches
--> KJ Poole made his debut in first-class matches
--> B Dooland (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 38
--> AB Cleveley made his debut in County Championship matches
--> AB Cleveley made his debut in first-class matches




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