Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 1957

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club seasons
1957 season
Captain Donald Carr
County Championship 4
Most runs Arnold Hamer
Most wickets Les Jackson
Most catches George Dawkes

The 1957 season was the 86th season in which the English cricket club Derbyshire competed, and their 53rd season in the County Championship. They won eleven matches and lost nine to finish fourth in the Championship.

1957 season[edit]

Derbyshire played 28 games in the County Championship, and one match against Cambridge University, and one against the touring West Indians. They won ten matches in the Championship and the match against Cambridge University. Donald Carr was in his third season as captain. Arnold Hamer was top scorer and Les Jackson took most wickets with 129.

Newcomers in the season were Ian Gibson, Keith Mohan, and David Short. Gibson played for four seasons, Mohan for two and Short in 1957 and again in 1960.

Matches[edit]

List of matches
No. Date V Result Margin Notes
1 4 May 1957[1] Yorkshire
Park Avenue Cricket Ground, Bradford
Lost 9 wickets Close 108; Trueman 5-66
2 11 May 1957[2] Leicestershire
Aylestone Road, Leicester
Won Innings and 132 runs E Smith 6-19
3 18 May 1957[3] Essex
Ind Coope Ground, Burton-on-Trent
Won Innings and 7 runs C Gladwin 5-24; Bailey 7-61; HL Jackson 7-38
4 25 May 1957[4] Yorkshire
Queen's Park, Chesterfield
Won 84 runs JM Kelly 106; Close 120; HL Jackson 5-51 and 6-63
5 29 May 1957[5] Sussex
County Ground, Derby
Won 197 runs A Hamer 138
6 1 Jun 1957[6] Lancashire
Aigburth, Liverpool
Won Innings and 66 runs A Hamer 104; HL Jackson 5-63; DC Morgan 6-65
7 5 Jun 1957[7] Middlesex
Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood
Won 163 runs HL Jackson 6-37;
8 8 Jun 1957[8] Warwickshire
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Lost 9 wickets Hollies 5-52 and 5-47
9 12 Jun 1957[9] Cambridge University
FP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge
Won 6 wickets E Smith 6-66
10 15 Jun 1957[10] Worcestershire
County Ground, Derby
Drawn Kenyon 175; Richardson 116; Berry 5-71
11 19 Jun 1957[11] Glamorgan
Queen's Park, Chesterfield </small
Drawn Parkhouse 118; JM Kelly 109
12 22 Jun 1957[12] Somerset
Recreation Ground, Bath
Won 9 wickets C Gladwin 5-29 and 8-57; Lobb 5-36
13 26 Jun 1957[13] Worcestershire
Tipton Road, Dudley
Lost 2 wickets Richardson 169; A Hamer 134
14 29 Jun 1957[14] West Indies
Queen's Park, Chesterfield
Lost 173 runs O Smith 133; Gilchrist 5-41
15 3 Jul 1957[15] Surrey
County Ground, Derby
Lost 8 wickets Bedser 5-55
16 6 Jul 1957[16] Gloucestershire
Wagon Works Ground, Gloucester
Won 2 wickets JM Kelly 113; HL Jackson 7-27; D Smith 5-31
17 10 Jul 1957[17] Surrey
Kennington Oval
Drawn A Hamer 112
18 13 Jul 1957[18] Nottinghamshire
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Drawn Goonesena 7-75
19 17 Jul 1957[19] Middlesex
Queen's Park, Chesterfield
Won Innings and 22 runs C Gladwin 6-23 and 5-18
20 20 Jul 1957[20] Lancashire
County Ground, Derby
Drawn
21 27 Jul 1957[21] Nottinghamshire
Rutland Recreation Ground, Ilkeston
Drawn
22 31 Jul 1957[22] Leicestershire
Queen's Park, Chesterfield
Won Innings and 123 runs JM Kelly 127; DB Carr 141; HL Jackson 6-37
23 3 Aug 1957[23] Warwickshire
County Ground, Derby
Drawn Horner 152; M Smith 104; Bannister 7-88
24 7 Aug 1957[24] Glamorgan
Ynysangharad Park, Pontypridd
Drawn C Gladwin 5-45; McConnon 7-37
25 10 Aug 1957[25] Hampshire
United Services Recreation Ground, Portsmouth
Drawn Gray 103
26 14 Aug 1957[26] Kent
County Ground, Derby
Lost Innings and 50 runs Ridgway 6-53
27 17 Aug 1957[27] Somerset
Queen's Park, Chesterfield
Lost Innings and 21 runs Wight 6-29
28 21 Aug 1957[28] Northamptonshire
County Ground, Northampton
Lost 135 runs DB Carr 5-31; Manning 7-65; E Smith 5-77; Tribe 6-16
29 24 Aug 1957[29] Northamptonshire
Park Road Ground, Buxton
Drawn
30 31 Aug 1957[30] Sussex
County Ground, Hove
Lost 4 runs Lenham 130; Marlar 6-65 and 5-79; E Smith 5-97

Statistics[edit]

County Championship batting averages[edit]

Name Matches Inns Runs High score Average 100s
A Hamer 28 50 1593 138 32.51 4
JM Kelly 28 50 1483 127 32.23 4
DC Morgan 28 44 917 64* 28.65 0
HL Johnson 19 32 670 88* 27.91 0
DB Carr 27 44 1132 141 27.60 1
C Lee 28 50 1103 83 22.97 0
I Gibson 6 10 150 66* 21.42 0
AC Revill 23 40 757 86 19.41 0
GO Dawkes 28 44 736 75 19.36 0
KF Mohan 4 6 66 24* 13.20 0
C Gladwin 25 30 206 21 12.87 0
DJ Green 4 6 73 50 12.16 0
JD Short 3 5 49 22 9.80 0
E Smith 25 35 233 31* 8.96 0
HJ Rhodes 3 5 32 12 6.40 0
HL Jackson 27 29 89 24 3.42 0
D Hall 2 1 0 0* 0 [31]

County Championship bowling averages[edit]

Name Balls Runs Wickets BB Average
HL Jackson 5668 2071 129 7-27 16.05
C Gladwin 5039 1793 99 8-57 18.11
DC Morgan 5106 2021 84 6-65 24.05
E Smith 4152 1806 68 6-19 26.55
DB Carr 1542 843 24 5-31 35.12
HJ Rhodes 437 211 8 3-11 26.37
AC Revill 442 248 6 2-43 41.33
D Hall 288 166 5 3-61 33.20
I Gibson 204 115 3 1-6 38.33
HL Johnson 55 41 1 1-1 41.00
C Lee 42 22 0
KF Mohan 30 14 0
A Hamer 12 13 0
JM Kelly 6 5 0 [32]

Wicket Keepers[edit]


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cricket Archive - Yorkshire v Derbyshire 4 May 1957
  2. ^ Cricket Archive - Leicestershire v Derbyshire 11 May 1957
  3. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Essex 18 May 1957
  4. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Yorkshire 25 May 1957
  5. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Sussex 29 May 1957
  6. ^ Cricket Archive - Lancashire v Derbyshire 1 Jun 1957
  7. ^ Cricket Archive - Middlesex v Derbyshire 5 Jun 1957
  8. ^ Cricket Archive - Warwickshire v Derbyshire 8 Jun 1957
  9. ^ Cricket Archive - Cambridge University v Derbyshire 12 Jun 1957
  10. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Worcestershire 15 Jun 1957
  11. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Glamorgan 19 Jun 1957
  12. ^ Cricket Archive - Somerset v Derbyshire 22 Jun 1957
  13. ^ Cricket Archive - Worcestershire v Derbyshire 26 Jun 1957
  14. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v West Indians 29 Jun 1957
  15. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Surrey 3 Jul 1957
  16. ^ Cricket Archive - Gloucestershire v Derbyshire 6 Jul 1957
  17. ^ Cricket Archive - Surrey v Derbyshire 10 Jul 1957
  18. ^ Cricket Archive - Nottinghamshire v Derbyshire 13 Jul 1957
  19. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Middlesex 17 Jul 1957
  20. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Lancashire 20 Jul 1957
  21. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Nottinghamshire 27 Jul 1957
  22. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Leicestershire 31 Jul 1957
  23. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Warwickshire 3 Aug 1957
  24. ^ Cricket Archive - Glamorgan v Derbyshire 7 Aug 1957
  25. ^ Cricket Archive - Hampshire v Derbyshire 10 Aug 1957
  26. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Kent 14 Aug 1957
  27. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Somerset 17 Aug 1957
  28. ^ Cricket Archive - Northamptonshire v Derbyshire 21 Aug 1957
  29. ^ Cricket Archive - Derbyshire v Northamptonshire 24 Aug 1957
  30. ^ Cricket Archive - Sussex v Derbyshire 31 Aug 1957
  31. ^ Batting and Fielding for Derbyshire County Championship 1957
  32. ^ Bowling for Derbyshire County Championship 1957