Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 1953

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club seasons
1953 season
Captain Guy Willatt
County Championship 6
Most runs Arnold Hamer
Most wickets Cliff Gladwin
Most catches George Dawkes

Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 1953 was the cricket season when the English club Derbyshire had been playing for eighty two years. It was their fifty-ninth season in the County Championship and they won nine matches and lost seven to finish sixth in the County Championship.

1953 season[edit]

Derbyshire played 28 games in the County Championship, one match against Oxford University and one match against the touring Australians. They won nine matches altogether. Guy Willatt was in his third year as captain. Charlie Elliott was top scorer and C Gladwin took most wickets with 121.

Reginald Carter made his debut and continued to play for three seasons. David Green also made his debut and played intermittently over several seasons.

Matches[edit]

List of matches
No. Date V Result Margin Notes
1 13 May 1953[1] Middlesex
Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood
Drawn Sharp 107
2 16 May 1953[2] Glamorgan
Queen's Park, Chesterfield
Drawn Jones 114; C Gladwin 5-75
3 20 May 1953[3] Somerset
County Ground, Taunton
Won Innings and 21 runs AC Revill 111; HL Jackson 5-51; Buse 5-61
4 23 May 1953[4] Warwickshire
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Lost 200 runs Hollies 5-23
5 27 May 1953[5] Sussex
County Ground, Derby
Drawn Langridge 127; AC Revill 107
6 30 May 1953[6] Worcestershire
Ind Coope Ground, Burton-on-Trent
Won 3 wickets Jenkins 5-64; HL Jackson 5-35
7 03 Jun 1953[7] Surrey
Kennington Oval
Lost 8 wickets Bedser 5-42; C Gladwin 8-50
8 06 Jun 1953[8] Glamorgan
Ynysangharad Park, Pontypridd
Lost 13 runs HL Jackson 5-51; Wooller 5-66; C Gladwin 5-67
9 10 Jun 1953[9] Oxford University
The University Parks, Oxford
Drawn
10 13 Jun 1953[10] Lancashire
Old Trafford, Manchester
Drawn
11 17 Jun 1953[11] Australians
Queen's Park, Chesterfield
Drawn C Gladwin 5-84; E Smith 5-36
12 20 Jun 1953[12] Surrey
County Ground, Derby
Won Innings and 1 run HL Jackson 5-34; C Gladwin 5-47
13 27 Jun 1953[13] Nottinghamshire
Rutland Recreation Ground, Ilkeston
Won 7 wickets A Hamer 115
14 01 Jul 1953[14] Northamptonshire
Queen's Park, Chesterfield
Drawn Barrick 161; CS Elliott 132; Brookes 116
15 04 Jul 1953[15] Nottinghamshire
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Lost 10 wickets Simpson 114; Stocks 140
16 08 Jul 1953[16] Kent
Queen's Park, Chesterfield
Drawn AC Revill 128
17 11 Jul 1953[17] Leicestershire
Bath Grounds, Ashby-de-la-Zouch
Lost 41 runs C Gladwin 6-30; V Jackson 5-23 and 5-34
18 15 Jul 1953[18] Middlesex
County Ground, Derby
Drawn Sharp 103; Robertson 127; HL Jackson 5-44
19 18 Jul 1953[19] Yorkshire
Queen's Park, Chesterfield
Won 10 wickets A Hamer 153; C Gladwin 5-44
20 22 Jul 1953[20] Worcestershire
Tipton Road, Dudley
Drawn DB Carr 111
21 25 Jul 1953[21] Lancashire
Queen's Park, Chesterfield
Won 49 runs Berry 6-58
22 01 Aug 1953[22] Warwickshire
County Ground, Derby
Drawn Gardner 143
23 05 Aug 1953[23] Sussex
County Ground, Hove
Drawn Suttle 103; Parks 124
24 08 Aug 1953[24] Northamptonshire
Wellingborough School Ground
Lost 3 wickets
25 12 Aug 1953[25] Yorkshire
North Marine Road Ground, Scarborough
Lost 109 runs Wardle 5-52; Holdsworth 6-58
26 15 Aug 1953[26] Leicestershire
County Ground, Derby
Won 10 wickets Walsh 5-64; HL Jackson 5-36
27 19 Aug 1953[27] Somerset
Queen's Park, Chesterfield
Won Innings and 82 runs R Carter 7-46
28 22 Aug 1953[28] Essex
Park Road Ground, Buxton
Abandoned
29 26 Aug 1953[29] Hampshire
County Ground, Southampton
Won 158 runs C Gladwin 5-40; Knott 5-36
30 29 Aug 1953[30] Gloucestershire
Ashley Down Ground, Bristol
Drawn DC Morgan 5-35; Graveney 5-28


Statistics[edit]

County Championship batting averages[edit]

Name Matches Inns Runs High score Average 100s
A Hamer 27 44 1486 153 35.38 2
AC Revill 27 41 1250 128 32.05 3
JM Kelly 27 43 1119 78 29.44 0
GL Willatt 26 40 1099 95 27.47 0
CS Elliott 23 35 685 132* 23.62 1
G Lowe 1 1 21 21 21.00 0
DC Morgan 25 37 633 83 20.41 0
DB Carr 27 42 759 111 19.97 1
C Gladwin 27 35 347 27* 16.52 0
R Sale 2 4 66 23 16.50 0
BH Richardson 2 4 58 29 14.50 0
R Carter 3 2 14 13 14.00 0
GO Dawkes 27 38 479 55 12.94 0
A Eato 8 8 75 22* 10.71 0
AEG Rhodes 3 5 48 40 9.60 0
E Smith 17 20 64 23* 6.40 0
DJ Green 3 3 18 8 6.00 0
HL Jackson 22 24 107 18* 5.94 0 [31]


County Championship bowling averages[edit]

Name Balls Runs Wickets BB Average
C Gladwin 6162 2212 121 8-50 18.28
HL Jackson 4141 1466 96 5-34 15.27
DC Morgan 3422 1587 64 5-35 24.79
DB Carr 1429 780 23 4-28 33.91
E Smith 2497 921 22 3-15 41.86
A Eato 1054 520 16 4-62 32.50
R Carter 528 199 12 7-46 16.58
A Hamer 1134 530 11 2-18 48.18
AEG Rhodes 366 218 1 1-49 218.00
JM Kelly 18 3 0
AC Revill 66 25 0
BH Richardson 12 7 0
GL Willatt 12 11 0 [32]


Wicket Keepers[edit]


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cricket Archive - Middlesex v Derbyshire 13 May 1953
  2. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Glamorgan 16 May 1953
  3. ^ Cricket Archive - Somerset v Derbyshire 20 May 1953
  4. ^ Cricket Archive - Warwickshire v Derbyshire 23 May 1953
  5. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Sussex 27 May 1953
  6. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Worcestershire 30 May 1953
  7. ^ Cricket Archive - Surrey v Derbyshire 03 Jun 1953
  8. ^ Cricket Archive - Glamorgan v Derbyshire 06 Jun 1953
  9. ^ Cricket Archive - Oxford University v Derbyshire 10 Jun 1953
  10. ^ Cricket Archive - Lancashire v Derbyshire 13 Jun 1953
  11. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Australians 17 Jun 1953
  12. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Surrey 20 Jun 1953
  13. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Nottinghamshire 27 Jun 1953
  14. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Northamptonshire 01 Jul 1953
  15. ^ Cricket Archive - Nottinghamshire v Derbyshire 04 Jul 1953
  16. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Kent 08 Jul 1953
  17. ^ Cricket Archive - Leicestershire v Derbyshire 11 Jul 1953
  18. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Middlesex 15 Jul 1953
  19. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Yorkshire 18 Jul 1953
  20. ^ Cricket Archive - Worcestershire v Derbyshire 22 Jul 1953
  21. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Lancashire 25 Jul 1953
  22. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Warwickshire 01 Aug 1953
  23. ^ Cricket Archive - Sussex v Derbyshire 05 Aug 1953
  24. ^ Cricket Archive - Northamptonshire v Derbyshire 08 Aug 1953
  25. ^ Cricket Archive - Yorkshire v Derbyshire 12 Aug 1953
  26. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Leicestershire 15 Aug 1953
  27. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Somerset 19 Aug 1953
  28. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Essex 28 Aug 1953
  29. ^ Cricket Archive - Hampshire v Derbyshire 26 Aug 1953
  30. ^ Cricket Archive - Gloucestershire v Derbyshire 29 Aug 1953
  31. ^ Batting and Fielding for Derbyshire
  32. ^ Bowling for Derbyshire