Surrey v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1955
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 7th, 9th, 10th May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 8 wickets
PointsSurrey 12; Gloucestershire 0
UmpiresF Chester, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 137/5 (McIntyre 16*, Laker 13*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 116/5 (Lambert 8*, Mortimore 2*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc May b Bedser20     
TW Graveneyc Lock b Loader1     
*GM Emmettlbw b Lock16     
CA Miltonc Surridge b Bedser22     
JF Crappc McIntyre b Loader7     
GEE Lambertc Clark b Lock18     
JB Mortimorec Clark b Lock30     
+P Rochfordc Constable b Lock4     
C Cookb Loader1     
BD Wellsb Loader5     
FP McHughnot out0     
Extras(1 b, 1 w)2
Total(all out, 57.1 overs)126
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-33, 3-37, 4-47, 5-78, 6-86, 7-115, 8-122, 9-122, 10-126 (57.1 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bedser19   3522--
Lock23   7454--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TH Clarkc Rochford b Lambert8     
DGW Fletcherc Rochford b McHugh18     
PBH Mayc Crapp b Wells8     
B Constablec Rochford b Lambert19     
KF Barringtonc Emmett b Mortimore46     
+AJW McIntyreb McHugh19     
JC Lakerc Graveney b Lambert36     
*WS Surridgec Graveney b Wells25     
GAR Lockc Rochford b Cook0     
AV Bedsernot out5     
PJ Loaderb Cook39     
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 97.4 overs)232
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-36, 3-42, 4-107, 5-107, 6-153, 7-171, 8-184, 9-188, 10-232 (97.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert30   7653--
McHugh27   5632--
Wells17   3532--
Mortimore5   0171--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc McIntyre b Loader4     
*GM Emmettrun out12     
CA Miltonb Lock14     
JF Crappc Surridge b Laker32     
TW Graveneyc and b Lock42     
GEE Lambertrun out19     
JB Mortimoreb Loader3     
+P Rochfordb Lock5     
C Cookst McIntyre b Lock2     
BD Wellsc Loader b Lock0     
FP McHughnot out1     
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 91.1 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-28, 3-35, 4-106, 5-106, 6-121, 7-132, 8-134, 9-134, 10-137 (91.1 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bedser16   6220--
Loader23   5422--
Laker24   10431--
Surridge1   060--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DGW Fletcherb Lambert11     
TH Clarkc Rochford b Lambert0     
PBH Maynot out11     
B Constablenot out11     
KF Barringtondid not bat      
+AJW McIntyredid not bat      
JC Lakerdid not bat      
*WS Surridgedid not bat      
GAR Lockdid not bat      
AV Bedserdid not bat      
PJ Loaderdid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 6.1 overs)33
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-14
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert3   0162--
McHugh1   070--

--> JB Mortimore (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 20
--> GEE Lambert reached 700 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> JB Mortimore reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings