Worcestershire v Essex
County Championship 1954
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 31st July, 2nd, 3rd August 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 4; Essex 0
UmpiresTJ Bartley, A Skelding
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 61/4 (Vigar 23*, Insole 4*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 60/1 (Kenyon 41*, Outschoorn 14*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonlbw b TE Bailey8      
PE Richardsonc and b JA Bailey17      
LF Outschoornb TE Bailey0      
G Dewsc Dodds b TE Bailey40      
*RE Birdb JA Bailey11      
NK Hugheslbw b TE Bailey95      
RO Jenkinsc Gibb b Insole34      
+H Yarnoldb JA Bailey15      
RTD Perksb TE Bailey30      
GH Chestertonb JA Bailey0      
JA Flavellnot out3      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(all out, 98 overs)265
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-10, 3-28, 4-52, 5-115, 6-193, 7-224, 8-262, 9-262, 10-265 (98 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TE Bailey21   3765--
Smith16   6360--
JA Bailey22   4444--
Greensmith18   4430--
Insole7   1131--
Cousens10   4230--
Vigar4   1180--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsb Flavell26      
RE Evansc Yarnold b Flavell2      
+PA Gibblbw b Jenkins2      
FH Vigarc Dews b Chesterton65      
JA Baileyb Jenkins0      
*DJ Insoleb Perks31      
CCP Williamsc Outschoorn b Hughes10      
TE Baileylbw b Chesterton14      
R Smithb Perks23      
WT Greensmithnot out23      
P Cousensb Flavell13      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 103.2 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-33, 3-50, 4-50, 5-93, 6-123, 7-157, 8-172, 9-182, 10-218 (103.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks34   20532--
Jenkins22   9342--
Chesterton27   13512--
Hughes5   171--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonnot out41      
PE Richardsonc Greensmith b JA Bailey5      
LF Outschoornnot out14      
G Dewsdid not bat      
*RE Birddid not bat      
NK Hughesdid not bat      
RO Jenkinsdid not bat      
+H Yarnolddid not bat      
RTD Perksdid not bat      
GH Chestertondid not bat      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 20 overs)60
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Richardson)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TE Bailey5   0230--
Smith5   3110--
JA Bailey10   3261--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> G Dews (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 22
--> NK Hughes (1) passed his previous highest score of 44 in first-class matches
--> NK Hughes (1) passed his previous highest score of 44 in County Championship matches
--> NK Hughes (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> TE Bailey reached 800 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> TE Bailey reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings





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