Worcestershire v Essex
County Championship 1924
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 2nd, 4th, 5th August 1924 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 5 wickets
PointsWorcestershire 5; Essex 0
UmpiresWA Buswell, A Warren
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 85/6 (Pearson 22*, Coventry 16*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 137/5 (Perrin 21*, Douglas 1*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Freemanc Coventry b Root6      
CAG Russellc Abell b Root25      
J O'Connorb Root20      
HM Morrisc Abell b Root0      
PA Perrinb Root0      
CT Ashtonb Root5      
*JWHT Douglasb Root12      
HWF Franklinlbw b Root2      
+FW Gilligannot out26      
AB Hipkinc and b Wilson5      
HJ Palmerb Root0      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(all out, 58.3 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-47, 3-47, 4-49, 5-64, 6-65, 7-69, 8-86, 9-109, 10-110 (58.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pearson22   5510--
Preece4   1100--
Wilson3   301--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CV Tarboxb Douglas0      
*MK Fosterc Ashton b Russell1      
HO Hopkinsc Ashton b Douglas10      
Lord Somersb Douglas18      
G Ashtonb Douglas7      
FA Pearsonc O'Connor b Palmer47      
CF Rootc Ashton b Palmer3      
JB Coventryb Douglas42      
+GEB Abelllbw b Russell7      
CR Preeceb Palmer15      
GC Wilsonnot out3      
Extras(11 b)11
Total(all out, 49 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-3, 3-27, 4-38, 5-39, 6-56, 7-125, 8-144, 9-146, 10-164 (49 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Douglas20   2565--
Russell8   1262--
Palmer11   0413--
Hipkin10   0300--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CT Ashtonc Root b Wilson31      
JR Freemanc Tarbox b Pearson49      
J O'Connorb Wilson10      
HM Morrislbw b Pearson8      
PA Perrinc Preece b Pearson30      
CAG Russellb Root0      
*JWHT Douglasc Foster b Root9      
HWF Franklinc and b Tarbox6      
+FW Gilligannot out15      
AB Hipkinb Root5      
HJ Palmerb Root0      
Extras(8 b, 11 lb)19
Total(all out, 85 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-74, 2-94, 3-110, 4-123, 5-128, 6-149, 7-155, 8-175, 9-182, 10-182 (85 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Root30   10684--
Pearson31   17413--
Wilson17   6452--
Preece3   250--
Tarbox4   141--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CV Tarboxb Hipkin20      
FA Pearsonlbw b Palmer22      
HO Hopkinsb Hipkin38      
G Ashtonb Hipkin4      
Lord Somersb Douglas7      
*MK Fosternot out27      
CF Rootnot out3      
JB Coventrydid not bat      
+GEB Abelldid not bat      
CR Preecedid not bat      
GC Wilsondid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb)10
Total(5 wickets, 42.4 overs)131
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-67, 3-75, 4-84, 5-128
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Douglas13   3371--
Russell3   0110--
Palmer10   3211--
Ashton3   0240--

--> HO Hopkins (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 36
--> CF Root achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Essex first innings (previous best was 8-75)
--> CF Root reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex first innings
--> CF Root achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Essex first innings (previous best was 8-75)
--> FA Pearson reached 750 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex second innings





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