Worcestershire v Essex
County Championship 1929
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 3rd, 5th, 6th August 1929 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 3; Essex 5
UmpiresLC Braund, A Morton
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 5/0 (Higgins 2*, Wright 0*)
Close of play day 2Essex (1) 223/7 (Morris 35*, Franklin 7*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Higginsc Ashton b Eastman7      
L Wrightb Nichols0      
J Foxrun out23      
HHIH Gibbonsc Sheffield b Nichols81      
M Nicholc Ashton b Russell0      
WV Foxc Morris b Hipkin1      
BW Quaifeb Eastman22      
*JB Coventryc Sheffield b Nichols4      
CF Rootnot out7      
+SW Stylerb Ashton8      
PF Jacksonrun out0      
Extras(13 b, 6 lb)19
Total(all out, 71.2 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-10, 3-99, 4-99, 5-100, 6-143, 7-155, 8-157, 9-172, 10-172 (71.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols11   4263--
Ashton11   2291--
Hipkin10   4271--
O'Connor8   4130--
Russell10   2221--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LG Crawleyb Jackson13      
JA Cutmorec and b Root7      
J O'Connorb Jackson11      
CAG Russellb Root19      
MS Nicholsb J Fox50      
CT Ashtonst Styler b Jackson2      
LC Eastmanc Higgins b Root72      
*HM Morrisc Jackson b Root35      
HWF Franklinc Coventry b Root16      
AB Hipkinnot out50      
+JR Sheffieldnot out21      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 3 w)9
Total(9 wickets, declared, 84 overs)305
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-22, 3-38, 4-64, 5-71, 6-157, 7-206, 8-232, 9-234
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Root35   31235--
Jackson32   41103--
Wright10   1410--
J Fox7   1221--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Higginsb Franklin53      
L Wrightb Ashton44      
J Foxb Ashton0      
HHIH Gibbonsc O'Connor b Morris18      
M Nicholnot out22      
WV Foxdid not bat      
BW Quaifedid not bat      
*JB Coventrydid not bat      
CF Rootdid not bat      
+SW Stylerdid not bat      
PF Jacksondid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 2 nb)4
Total(4 wickets, 56.4 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-98, 2-100, 3-102, 4-141 (56.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols6   2160--
Eastman14   4290--
Ashton19   2432--
Hipkin5   0180--
O'Connor2   040--
Russell5   1110--
Franklin4   0141--

--> HHIH Gibbons (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 75
--> M Nichol (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 12
--> MS Nichols reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> CF Root reached 1100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings





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