Worcestershire v Middlesex
County Championship 1937
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 28th, 29th July 1937 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 1 run
PointsWorcestershire 0; Middlesex 15
UmpiresHG Baldwin, WA Buswell
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 57/2 (Gibbons 33*, Warne 5*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Websterb Perks2      
+WFF Priceb Warne31      
WJ Edrichc Kimpton b Warne78      
EH Hendrenb Martin87      
DCS Comptonst Kimpton b Warne25      
JHA Hulmec Kimpton b Martin14      
HGO Owen-Smithc Gibbons b Perks18      
*RWV Robinsb Perks31      
JM Simsb Perks10      
CIJ Smithb Martin7      
LH Graynot out0      
Extras(18 b, 4 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)24
Total(all out, 92.3 overs)327
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-65, 3-165, 4-215, 5-240, 6-267, 7-279, 8-294, 9-327, 10-327 (92.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Martin25   4623--
Howorth17   3540--
Warne17   4583--
Human5   0190--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CH Bullc Gray b Smith5      
V Grimshawlbw b Smith5      
E Cooperlbw b Gray3      
HHIH Gibbonsb Gray35      
FB Warnec Owen-Smith b Gray6      
SH Martinc Owen-Smith b Gray2      
+RCM Kimptonb Smith11      
RHC Humanb Gray11      
*BW Quaifenot out5      
R Howorthb Smith23      
RTD Perksb Smith0      
Extras(11 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)15
Total(all out, 40.5 overs)121
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-39, 3-60, 4-64, 5-65, 6-66, 7-86, 8-88, 9-121, 10-121 (40.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray16   5385--
Owen-Smith4   0150--
Robins1   010--

Worcestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
CH Bullb Robins25      
V Grimshawlbw b Robins5      
E Cooperlbw b Gray9      
HHIH Gibbonsb Gray2      
*BW Quaifec Price b Gray47      
+RCM Kimptonb Smith15      
RHC Humanst Price b Owen-Smith19      
SH Martinlbw b Robins24      
FB Warnec Hendren b Smith30      
R Howorthc Robins b Sims20      
RTD Perksnot out2      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(all out, 62.3 overs)205
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-32, 3-35, 4-46, 5-67, 6-108, 7-128, 8-169, 9-199, 10-205 (62.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith18   2522--
Gray15   1453--
Owen-Smith9   1301--
Robins14   2363--
Edrich1   060--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> HGO Owen-Smith (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> HHIH Gibbons (1) passed 17000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 29
--> LH Gray reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings





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