Worcestershire v Middlesex
County Championship 1928
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 23rd, 24th, 25th May 1928 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 35 runs
PointsWorcestershire 0; Middlesex 8
UmpiresWR Cuttell, J Moss
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 156/6 (Root 41*, Jewell 15*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (1) 344/4 (Hendren 53*, Bettington 37*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Wrightc Powell b Haig3      
HHIH Gibbonslbw b Haig60      
JW Kingb Durston1      
WV Foxlbw b Bettington19      
CV Tarboxb Hearne8      
RH Williamsc Price b Durston1      
CF Rootc Durston b Haig49      
*MFS Jewellnot out44      
EA Argentc Lee b Haig3      
JJ Bowlesc Wheatley b Bettington1      
+FT Summerslbw b Hearne24      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(all out, 102.4 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-18, 3-70, 4-83, 5-124, 6-125, 7-168, 8-172, 9-180, 10-225 (102.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Haig41   19594--
Durston25   6512--
Bettington25   3882--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HW Leeb Root143      
GE Hartst Summers b Bowles24      
JW Hearnec Bowles b Root51      
EH Hendrennot out101      
*NE Haigc Fox b Bowles29      
RHB Bettingtonc Williams b Root41      
RH Hillc and b Root14      
JB Wheatleyb Root11      
FJ Durstonnot out4      
+WFF Pricedid not bat      
JA Powelldid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 7 lb)18
Total(7 wickets, declared, 134.2 overs)436
Fall of wickets:
1-86, 2-221, 3-226, 4-275, 5-366, 6-396, 7-422
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Root44   151295--
Jewell9   0480--
Bowles23   2962--
Gibbons9   4170--
Argent8   1300--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MFS Jewelllbw b Hearne93      
L Wrightst Price b Hearne24      
HHIH Gibbonsc Price b Hearne3      
JW Kinglbw b Haig7      
WV Foxb Hearne9      
RH Williamsb Durston16      
CF Rootc Durston b Hearne5      
CV Tarboxlbw b Bettington16      
JJ Bowlesb Bettington0      
EA Argentnot out0      
+FT Summersb Bettington0      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 71.5 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-49, 3-68, 4-87, 5-107, 6-129, 7-176, 8-176, 9-176, 10-176 (71.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Haig18   5291--
Durston10   3141--
Hearne26   4765--
Powell3   0100--

--> EA Argent made his debut in County Championship matches
--> EA Argent made his debut in first-class matches
--> FT Summers (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in first-class matches
--> FT Summers (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in County Championship matches
--> EH Hendren (1) passed 21000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 92
--> RHB Bettington (1) passed his previous highest score of 39 in County Championship matches
--> CF Root reached 900 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex first innings





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