Yorkshire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1954
VenueBramall Lane, Sheffield on 26th, 27th May 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultYorkshire won by 6 wickets
PointsYorkshire 12; Gloucestershire 4
UmpiresTJ Bartley, D Davies
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (2) 10/0 (Young 2*, Rochford 5*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Emmettc Wilson b Appleyard70      
DM Youngc Trueman b Appleyard6      
JVC Griffithslbw b Trueman2      
GEE Lambertc Lowson b Close12      
*JF Crappb Close15      
JB Mortimoreb Appleyard4      
RB Nichollslbw b Close3      
+P Rochfordc Appleyard b Close5      
C Cookb Close8      
BD Wellsc Wardle b Close32      
FP McHughnot out0      
Extras(13 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(all out, 59.4 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-43, 3-100, 4-100, 5-111, 6-118, 7-123, 8-131, 9-162, 10-171 (59.4 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman11   3441--
Appleyard22   6403--
Wardle11   4280--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Lowsonc Rochford b Lambert2      
JV Wilsonc Rochford b McHugh0      
W Watsonb McHugh18      
EI Lesterc Rochford b Lambert4      
*NWD Yardleylbw b McHugh0      
DB Closeb Wells40      
R Illingworthc Griffiths b Cook43      
+R Boothb Mortimore0      
JH Wardleb Lambert20      
FS Truemanb Cook4      
R Appleyardnot out0      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(all out, 40.4 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-2, 3-8, 4-13, 5-48, 6-84, 7-85, 8-134, 9-138, 10-138 (40.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McHugh13   4383--
Mortimore8   2281--
Wells2   0121--
Cook2   142--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Lowson b Appleyard8      
+P Rochfordb Trueman13      
JVC Griffithsb Trueman9      
GM Emmettlbw b Trueman8      
*JF Crappc Lowson b Appleyard29      
GEE Lambertc Wardle b Appleyard22      
JB Mortimorerun out0      
RB Nichollsnot out31      
C Cookb Trueman7      
BD Wellsc Watson b Trueman6      
FP McHughst Booth b Wardle0      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 51.2 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-31, 3-40, 4-49, 5-88, 6-93, 7-105, 8-135, 9-143, 10-143 (51.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman13   1465--
Appleyard22   11453--
Close5   1160--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Lowsonc Nicholls b Lambert0      
JV Wilsonlbw b Wells27      
W Watsonc Emmett b Mortimore59      
EI Lesterc Young b Mortimore12      
*NWD Yardleynot out39      
DB Closenot out32      
R Illingworthdid not bat      
+R Boothdid not bat      
JH Wardledid not bat      
FS Truemandid not bat      
R Appleyarddid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(4 wickets, 53.2 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-67, 3-98, 4-114
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert12   3311--
Mortimore15   5482--
Wells10   1321--
Cook3   0100--
Griffiths2   070--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> BD Wells (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in first-class matches
--> BD Wells (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in County Championship matches
--> FS Trueman (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> W Watson (2) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 33
--> DB Close (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 17
--> DB Close achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Gloucestershire first innings (previous best was 6-47)
--> DB Close achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Gloucestershire first innings (previous best was 6-47)
--> FP McHugh reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Yorkshire first innings





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