Worcestershire v Derbyshire
County Championship 1938
VenueWar Memorial Ground, Amblecote on 13th, 14th, 15th July 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 0; Derbyshire 4
UmpiresTW Oates, A Skelding
Close of play day 1Derbyshire (1) 131/4 (LF Townsend 28*, AV Pope 7*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 2/1 (Bull 0*, Pullan 0*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BP Kingc Copson b AV Pope23      
CH Bullc GH Pope b Copson1      
CDA Pullanb LF Townsend74      
E Cooperst Elliott b Mitchell23      
HHIH Gibbonsb Mitchell23      
CH Palmerlbw b LF Townsend1      
*CJ Lytteltonc GH Pope b Mitchell7      
+JS Bullerb Mitchell3      
R Howorthlbw b LF Townsend25      
RTD Perksc sub b Mitchell7      
PF Jacksonnot out3      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 4 w)13
Total(all out, 65 overs)203
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-25, 3-83, 4-145, 5-148, 6-151, 7-157, 8-163, 9-189, 10-203 (65 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Copson6   1181--
AV Pope10   0341--
GH Pope8   3210--
Mitchell22   2755--
LF Townsend17   4343--
Rhodes2   080--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Smithb Howorth31      
AE Aldermanlbw b Jackson28      
AF Townsendb Howorth2      
LF Townsendc Gibbons b Howorth39      
GH Popeb Perks28      
AV Popenot out88      
*RHR Buckstonlbw b Perks5      
+H Elliottlbw b Perks3      
TB Mitchellb Perks2      
WH Copsonb Palmer12      
AEG Rhodesabsent ill
Extras(7 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(all out, 83.5 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-65, 3-65, 4-118, 5-157, 6-176, 7-196, 8-202, 9-250 (83.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks27   8644--
Howorth36   71033--
Jackson15   3551--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BP Kingc Smith b GH Pope1      
CH Bullnot out0      
CDA Pullannot out0      
E Cooperdid not bat      
HHIH Gibbonsdid not bat      
CH Palmerdid not bat      
*CJ Lytteltondid not bat      
+JS Bullerdid not bat      
R Howorthdid not bat      
RTD Perksdid not bat      
PF Jacksondid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(1 wicket, 2.5 overs)2
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (King)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
GH Pope1   101--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> CDA Pullan (1) passed his previous highest score of 72 in County Championship matches
--> CDA Pullan (1) equalled his previous highest score of 74 in first-class matches
--> AV Pope (1) passed his previous highest score of 86 in first-class matches
--> AV Pope (1) passed his previous highest score of 86 in County Championship matches
--> RHR Buckston (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4

There was only two hours play on Day 2 and none on the final day.
Rhodes was absent ill, having been taken to hospital.





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