Middlesex v Essex
County Championship 1921
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 20th, 21st, 22nd July 1921 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 65 runs
PointsMiddlesex 5; Essex 0
UmpiresJ Blake, A Millward
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 44/2 (Dixon 18*, Perrin 10*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 32/2 (Freeman 2*, Cooper 2*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NJD Moffatb Louden2      
HW Leeb Douglas14      
CN Bruceb Louden0      
EH Hendrenc Freeman b Louden103 195    
*FT Mannc Eastman b Dixon52      
NE Haigc Russell b Douglas33      
GTS Stevenslbw b Louden3      
LL Burttnot out9      
+HR Murrellb Louden4      
AR Tannerc Louden b Douglas9      
FJ Durstonc Freeman b Louden3      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 80.5 overs)238
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-4, 3-24, 4-136, 5-203, 6-211, 7-213, 8-218, 9-231, 10-238 (80.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Douglas23   5583--
Eastman15   1430--
Dixon9   0321--
Franklin2   050--
Cooper6   0190--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Dixonb Durston35      
CAG Russellc Tanner b Durston10      
+JR Freemanb Durston4      
PA Perrinb Lee37      
*JWHT Douglasc Bruce b Stevens16      
FL Fanec Durston b Stevens0      
HM Morrisb Lee6      
FJ Cooperst Murrell b Stevens0      
LC Eastmanc Mann b Lee5      
HWF Franklinb Lee9      
GM Loudennot out5      
Extras(13 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(all out, 46.1 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-19, 3-73, 4-91, 5-92, 6-103, 7-112, 8-125, 9-138, 10-143 (46.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Durston14   4453--
Haig8   3170-1
Stevens13   1373--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NJD Moffatc Douglas b Louden45      
HW Leerun out8      
CN Brucec Freeman b Louden0      
EH Hendrenc Russell b Louden12      
*FT Mannb Dixon6      
NE Haigc Freeman b Douglas42      
GTS Stevensc and b Louden1      
LL Burttb Douglas18      
+HR Murrellnot out53      
AR Tannerrun out6      
FJ Durstonb Douglas1      
Extras(16 b, 7 lb, 1 nb, 4 w)28
Total(all out, 55.4 overs)220
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-31, 3-47, 4-72, 5-118, 6-118, 7-148, 8-171, 9-208, 10-220 (55.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Louden20   46944-
Dixon6   1111--
Russell4   0110--
Eastman9   2330--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Dixonc Tanner b Haig17      
CAG Russellc Hendren b Haig2      
+JR Freemanb Stevens57      
FJ Cooperc Murrell b Haig3      
PA Perrinc Mann b Stevens18      
*JWHT Douglasc Mann b Lee1      
FL Fanec Bruce b Durston46      
HM Morrisc Bruce b Stevens44      
LC Eastmanc Hendren b Durston10      
HWF Franklinnot out6      
GM Loudenc Murrell b Stevens11      
Extras(30 b, 4 lb, 1 w)35
Total(all out, 74.3 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-25, 3-32, 4-80, 5-83, 6-146, 7-200, 8-224, 9-228, 10-250 (74.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Durston20   7362--
Haig21   56431-
Lee10   0321--
Tanner3   0100--

--> NE Haig (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 16
--> CAG Russell (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> NJD Moffat (2) passed his previous highest score of 39 in first-class matches
--> NJD Moffat (2) passed his previous highest score of 39 in County Championship matches
--> FT Mann (2) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 2
--> NE Haig (2) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 23
--> LL Burtt made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> LL Burtt made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> HR Murrell (2) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 37
--> JWHT Douglas reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> GTS Stevens reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings

FJ Cooper appeared in this match under the alias A Brown





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