Hampshire v Essex
County Championship 1938
VenueUnited Services Ground, Portsmouth on 2nd, 4th, 5th July 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHampshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultHampshire won by 227 runs
PointsHampshire 12; Essex 0
UmpiresCWL Parker, CV Tarbox
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 127 all out
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 88/2 (O'Connor 13*, Taylor 17*)

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+NT McCorkellc Pearce b R Smith31      
AG Holtlbw b TPB Smith26      
G Hillc Wade b Nichols19      
WCL Creesec Pearce b Nichols17      
*RH Moorec Wade b Nichols0      
AE Pothecaryrun out26      
JP Blakelbw b TPB Smith6      
GS Boyesc O'Connor b TPB Smith37      
OW Hermanlbw b TPB Smith3      
RCL Courtb Nichols24      
GEM Heathnot out0      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb)6
Total(all out, 66.2 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-58, 2-70, 3-93, 4-93, 5-104, 6-124, 7-128, 8-134, 9-177, 10-195 (66.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols20   5504--
R Smith21   5421--
TPB Smith25.25974--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DR Wilcoxb Herman4      
LC Eastmanc Blake b Heath1      
AV Averyb Heath10      
J O'Connorc Blake b Herman8      
MS Nicholsb Heath0      
*TN Pearcec Heath b Court73      
TPB Smithc Boyes b Heath0      
AB Laversc Moore b Heath14      
RM Taylorlbw b Heath11      
+TH Wadeb Court4      
R Smithnot out0      
Extras(1 nb, 1 w)2
Total(all out, 45.3 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-14, 3-24, 4-24, 5-34, 6-36, 7-53, 8-81, 9-99, 10-127 (45.3 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Herman17   3552--
Heath18   4456--

Hampshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+NT McCorkellc Wade b Nichols8      
AG Holtb Nichols0      
G Hillc Pearce b Nichols122      
WCL Creesec and b TPB Smith28      
*RH Mooreb Nichols111      
AE Pothecaryc Taylor b TPB Smith14      
JP Blakec Wade b Nichols8      
GS Boyesnot out13      
OW Hermanb Nichols0      
RCL Courtb Nichols11      
GEM Heathb TPB Smith0      
Extras(7 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 81.5 overs)323
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-20, 3-59, 4-246, 5-289, 6-289, 7-309, 8-322, 9-322, 10-323 (81.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols30   51127--
R Smith14   1640--
TPB Smith27.52983--
Eastman8   0320--
Lavers2   090--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LC Eastmanc Blake b Court31      
AV Averyb Creese21      
RM Taylorc Boyes b Heath20      
J O'Connorc Hill b Herman28      
MS Nicholsc and b Court21      
*TN Pearcenot out8      
DR Wilcoxc Creese b Herman7      
TPB Smithc Hill b Herman2      
AB Laversb Creese12      
+TH Wadelbw b Boyes5      
R Smithc Heath b Boyes0      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb)9
Total(all out, 85.3 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-55, 3-94, 4-127, 5-127, 6-135, 7-139, 8-153, 9-164, 10-164 (85.3 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Herman26   0563--
Heath18   5421--
Court17   6342--
Creese12   8182--

--> RH Moore (2) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 79
--> TPB Smith reached 750 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Hampshire first innings

Hill 122, twelve 4's, 210 minutes.
Moore 111, fourteen 4's, 146 minutes.
Rain delayed the start of the third day until 2.30pm.





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