Warwickshire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1955
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 11th, 12th, 13th May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWarwickshire 0; Worcestershire 4
UmpiresWT Jones, N Oldfield
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 127/2 (Dews 16*, Devereux 0*)
Close of play day 2Warwickshire (2) 171/4 (Spooner 62*, Townsend 2*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Kenyon b Berry40     
NF Hornerc Broadbent b Perks51     
AVG Woltonc Outschoorn b Perks0     
+RT Spoonerb Perks6     
*HE Dolleryc Broadbent b Berry4     
A Townsendb Berry5     
RE Hitchcockc Devereux b Berry20     
RT Weeksb Horton0     
JD Bannisterc Berry b Horton0     
TL Pritchardc Jenkins b Perks12     
WE Holliesnot out0     
Extras(4 nb)4
Total(all out, 73.1 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-92, 2-92, 3-98, 4-102, 5-105, 6-110, 7-113, 8-117, 9-142, 10-142 (73.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whitehead4   260--
Berry30   16494--
Horton16   7282--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Townsend b Hollies74     
LF Outschoornc Gardner b Hollies31     
G Dewsb Hollies17     
LN Devereuxc Horner b Pritchard33     
RG Broadbentc Gardner b Hollies1     
JP Whiteheadc Gardner b Weeks19     
MJ Hortonb Hollies5     
RO Jenkinslbw b Weeks1     
+H Yarnoldb Hollies14     
*RTD Perksb Hollies17     
R Berrynot out1     
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 117 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-104, 2-127, 3-132, 4-134, 5-179, 6-181, 7-182, 8-188, 9-222, 10-223 (117 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister20   5490--
Pritchard18   5431--
Hollies49   20697--
Weeks30   13522--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerlbw b Perks9     
NF Hornerb Perks7     
AVG Woltonb Berry35     
+RT Spoonernot out62     
*HE Dolleryc Yarnold b Horton47     
A Townsendnot out2     
RE Hitchcockdid not bat      
RT Weeksdid not bat      
JD Bannisterdid not bat      
TL Pritcharddid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(4 wickets, 74 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-24, 3-68, 4-161
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks17   2472--
Whitehead7   0320--
Berry28   17231--
Horton19   4471--
Jenkins3   0130--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> NF Horner (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 45
--> RT Spooner (2) passed 8000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 41
--> R Berry made his debut for Worcestershire in County Championship matches
--> WE Hollies reached 2000 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> MJ Horton reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Warwickshire second innings





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