Essex v Worcestershire
County Championship 1934
VenueCounty Ground, Chelmsford on 19th, 21st, 22nd May 1934 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 3; Worcestershire 5
UmpiresJW Hitch, A Morton
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 367/6 (Eastman 31*, Bray 6*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (1) 444/3 (Martin 60*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Cutmorec Perks b Brook35      
DF Popec Jackson b Brook18      
*TN Pearcec Perks b Brook111      
J O'Connorb Jackson23      
MS Nicholsc and b Howorth102      
RM Taylorlbw b Jackson28      
LC Eastmanb Perks35      
C Braynot out64      
TPB Smithc Martin b Perks30      
+JR Sheffieldc Martin b Perks2      
AG Daerlbw b Brook7      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 3 nb)14
Total(all out, 160 overs)469
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-63, 3-90, 4-300, 5-300, 6-344, 7-383, 8-429, 9-448, 10-469 (160 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks35   10923--
Jackson35   7752--
Martin23   4530--
Brook41   61454--
Howorth20   2681--
Nichol2   070--
Pataudi4   0150--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CF Waltersc and b Smith178      
HHIH Gibbonsc Sheffield b Smith104      
Nawab of Pataudib Cutmore97      
SH Martinc Cutmore b Smith72      
CH Bullnot out29      
R Howorthc Smith b Eastman5      
GW Brookc Eastman b Smith2      
RTD Perksc Smith b Eastman5      
PF Jacksonb Smith5      
+ES Bakerc Eastman b Smith0      
M Nicholabsent
Extras(12 b, 5 lb, 1 w)18
Total(all out, 160.4 overs)515
Fall of wickets:
1-279, 2-310, 3-444, 4-473, 5-490, 6-493, 7-506, 8-513, 9-515 (160.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols15   2570--
Daer12   3290--
Eastman54   71452--
O'Connor19   3760--
Pope3   0170--
Cutmore6   1151--
Taylor2   030--
Sheffield4   080--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Cutmorec and b Brook18      
DF Popec and b Brook7      
C Brayc Baker b Brook7      
J O'Connornot out30      
MS Nicholsc Walters b Brook11      
RM Taylornot out34      
*TN Pearcedid not bat      
LC Eastmandid not bat      
TPB Smithdid not bat      
+JR Sheffielddid not bat      
AG Daerdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(4 wickets, 52 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-28, 3-37, 4-59
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks4   170--
Jackson12   580--
Brook19   4454--
Howorth15   4410--
Pataudi2   160--

--> CF Walters (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> SH Martin (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> M Nichol made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> M Nichol made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> TPB Smith reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> LC Eastman reached 550 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings

M Nichol was found dead in bed on the second morning





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