Gloucestershire v Yorkshire
County Championship 1955
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 14th, 16th May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by an innings and 54 runs
PointsGloucestershire 0; Yorkshire 12
UmpiresD Davies, DE Davies
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 358/5 (Yardley 100*, Illingworth 71*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WHH Sutcliffeb Cook21     
W Watsonc Rochford b Cook26     
JV Wilsonb Lambert11     
DB Closec McHugh b Mortimore72     
EI Lesterb Wells42     
*NWD Yardleynot out100     
R Illingworthnot out71     
JH Wardledid not bat      
+R Boothdid not bat      
FS Truemandid not bat      
R Appleyarddid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 11 lb)15
Total(5 wickets, declared, 123 overs)358
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-49, 3-95, 4-173, 5-180
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert21   3741--
McHugh25   5580--
Cook27   9712--
Wells32   7691--
Mortimore16   2671--
Graveney2   140--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngb Appleyard7     
TW Graveneyb Wardle13     
*GM Emmettc Watson b Wardle1     
CA Miltonc Trueman b Appleyard1     
JF Crappb Wardle7     
GEE Lambertc Watson b Wardle5     
JB Mortimorec Booth b Appleyard0     
+P Rochfordb Appleyard0     
C Cooknot out5     
BD Wellsb Wardle1     
FP McHughb Wardle0     
Extras(7 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(all out, 27.4 overs)51
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-20, 3-25, 4-35, 5-41, 6-42, 7-44, 8-47, 9-51, 10-51 (27.4 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman5   3150--
Appleyard13   3194--

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngb Appleyard27     
TW Graveneyc Booth b Appleyard27     
*GM Emmettlbw b Appleyard89     
CA Miltonc Booth b Close5     
JF Crapplbw b Appleyard6     
GEE Lambertb Appleyard54     
JB Mortimorenot out21     
+P Rochfordlbw b Trueman0     
C Cookb Trueman3     
BD Wellsb Appleyard4     
FP McHughb Trueman0     
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 5 nb)17
Total(all out, 77.3 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-58, 3-67, 4-100, 5-203, 6-234, 7-242, 8-246, 9-252, 10-253 (77.3 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Appleyard31   6916--
Wardle6   1260--
Close15   2541--
Illingworth10   3250--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> NWD Yardley (1) passed 17500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 66
--> R Illingworth (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> GM Emmett (2) passed 19500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 55
--> FS Trueman reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings





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