Essex v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1938
VenueChalkwell Park, Westcliff-on-Sea on 10th, 11th, 12th August 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 4; Northamptonshire 0
UmpiresE Cooke, JA Smart
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 134/5 (Snowden 44*, Lubbock 24*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (2) 22/2 (Brookes 5*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HW Greenwoodc Wade b Nichols37      
RJ Partridgeb Nichols9      
D Brookesb Nichols0      
JE Timmsc Farnes b Nichols14      
+KC Jamesb Farnes1      
*AW Snowdenc Avery b Nichols64      
CWS Lubbockc and b Eastman39      
FP O'Brienc Pearce b Smith35      
MEF Dunkleyc Taylor b Eastman0      
EJ Herbertnot out3      
JE Buswellb Farnes7      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb)5
Total(all out, 73.2 overs)214
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-18, 3-42, 4-43, 5-73, 6-164, 7-176, 8-176, 9-204, 10-214 (73.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols30   5845--
Smith12   3431--
Eastman6   4132--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LC Eastmanc O'Brien b Buswell3      
AV Averyc Dunkley b Lubbock46      
RM Taylorlbw b Lubbock49      
J O'Connorb O'Brien0      
MS Nicholslbw b Buswell10      
*TN Pearcenot out46      
DR Wilcoxb Lubbock22      
N Vere Hodgenot out20      
K Farnesdid not bat      
TPB Smithdid not bat      
+TH Wadedid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 3 lb, 2 nb, 5 w)20
Total(6 wickets, declared, 75 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-101, 3-102, 4-102, 5-128, 6-187
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buswell19   4602--
Partridge19   4490--
Herbert7   0190--
Timms13   2350--
O'Brien6   391--
Lubbock11   2243--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HW Greenwoodb Farnes12      
D Brookesc Smith b Nichols19      
EJ Herbertb Farnes4      
JE Timmsb Farnes54      
RJ Partridgerun out18      
+KC Jamesc Taylor b Eastman4      
*AW Snowdenb Smith1      
CWS Lubbockc Pearce b Farnes13      
FP O'Briennot out41      
MEF Dunkleynot out3      
JE Buswelldid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(8 wickets, 62 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-22, 3-50, 4-88, 5-101, 6-102, 7-127, 8-142
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Farnes22   3564--
Nichols13   3281--
Smith15   4501--
Eastman12   3351--

--> AW Snowden (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 33
--> RM Taylor (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> RJ Partridge (2) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> CWS Lubbock achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Essex first innings (previous best was 1-8)
--> CWS Lubbock achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Essex first innings (previous best was 1-8)

A storm at 2.30pm on the third day flooded the ground.





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