Worcestershire v Essex
County Championship 1937
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 4th, 5th August 1937 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 121 runs
PointsWorcestershire 0; Essex 15
UmpiresCWL Parker, FI Walden
Close of play day 1Essex (2) 4/2 (Avery 4*, Taylor 0*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DR Wilcoxc Bull b Perks12      
AV Averyb Perks2      
J O'Connorc Martin b Howorth62      
RM Taylorlbw b Perks52      
MS Nicholslbw b Perks4      
N Vere Hodgeb Perks11      
BH Belleb Perks13      
LC Eastmanc Human b Perks8      
+TH Wadest Kimpton b Howorth12      
TPB Smithlbw b Perks0      
VJ Evansnot out3      
Extras(10 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)19
Total(all out, 75.5 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-31, 3-132, 4-157, 5-158, 6-161, 7-177, 8-186, 9-194, 10-198 (75.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks31   9638--
Human3   0100--
Martin11   6140--
Warne4   0260--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CH Bullb Nichols29      
E Cooperc Wade b Nichols9      
FB Warneb Smith1      
HHIH Gibbonsb Nichols5      
RHC Humanc Wilcox b Nichols6      
Nawab of Pataudib Smith6      
+RCM Kimptonb Smith0      
SH Martinc Eastman b Nichols0      
*BW Quaifec Wade b Smith7      
R Howorthb Smith0      
RTD Perksnot out0      
Extras(15 b, 4 lb)19
Total(all out, 37.2 overs)82
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-18, 3-39, 4-47, 5-66, 6-66, 7-67, 8-82, 9-82, 10-82 (37.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols19   4365--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+TH Wadeb Perks0      
AV Averyb Perks7      
VJ Evansb Perks0      
RM Taylorlbw b Perks20      
*DR Wilcoxc Pataudi b Howorth38      
J O'Connorc Kimpton b Howorth30      
MS Nicholsb Howorth38      
LC Eastmanc Kimpton b Perks3      
N Vere Hodgec Kimpton b Perks6      
BH Belleb Perks4      
TPB Smithnot out0      
Extras(12 b, 7 lb)19
Total(all out, 52.2 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-7, 4-48, 5-104, 6-119, 7-152, 8-158, 9-162, 10-165 (52.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Human8   0320--
Martin10   2330--
Howorth15   2383--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CH Bullb Nichols1      
Nawab of Pataudic Wade b Smith67      
E Cooperb Nichols41      
+RCM Kimptonb Smith0      
*BW Quaifec Nichols b Smith2      
HHIH Gibbonsb Nichols7      
RHC Humanc Eastman b Smith0      
SH Martinnot out25      
FB Warneb Smith8      
R Howorthc Vere Hodge b Smith0      
RTD Perksb Nichols1      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 49 overs)160
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-91, 3-93, 4-112, 5-112, 6-112, 7-124, 8-155, 9-155, 10-160 (49 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols20   2844--
Smith24   6576--
Eastman5   1110--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> J O'Connor (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 22
--> E Cooper (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 7
--> RTD Perks reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Essex second innings
--> TPB Smith reached 650 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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