Derbyshire v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1939
VenueCounty Ground, Derby on 20th, 22nd May 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultDerbyshire won by 10 wickets
PointsDerbyshire 12; Northamptonshire 0
UmpiresE Cooke, J Hardstaff
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (2) 8/0 (Snowden 6*, Greenwood 1*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Snowdenc Smith b GH Pope9      
HW Greenwoodc Elliott b Copson0      
D Brookesb Copson23      
JE Timmsb GH Pope18      
*RP Nelsonc Smith b Mitchell20      
+KC Jamesb GH Pope7      
FP O'Brienc GH Pope b Copson31      
CP Davisb Mitchell0      
WE Merrittc Worthington b Mitchell9      
RJ Partridgenot out0      
JE Buswellc Buckston b Mitchell0      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(all out, 39.6 overs)124
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-29, 3-49, 4-52, 5-68, 6-102, 7-102, 8-124, 9-124, 10-124 (39.6 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Copson13   2413--
AV Pope12   1250--
GH Pope7   2213--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RHR Buckstonb Merritt17      
D Smithc Snowden b Buswell10      
TS Worthingtonb Buswell16      
LF Townsendb Timms28      
AE Aldermanc Partridge b Buswell17      
GH Popec James b Buswell21      
AEG Rhodesb Timms29      
AV Popeb Nelson46      
+H Elliottb Timms5      
TB Mitchellnot out4      
WH Copsonc Brookes b Nelson8      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)13
Total(all out, 41.2 overs)214
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-42, 3-67, 4-83, 5-116, 6-131, 7-193, 8-197, 9-205, 10-214 (41.2 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buswell13   2544--
Partridge9   1420--
Merritt9   1441--
Timms8   0513--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Snowdenretired hurt6      
HW Greenwoodc Worthington b AV Pope15      
D Brookeslbw b AV Pope18      
JE Timmslbw b GH Pope4      
*RP Nelsonnot out16      
+KC Jamesc Elliott b GH Pope13      
FP O'Brienb Copson4      
CP Davisb Copson3      
WE Merrittb GH Pope3      
RJ Partridgeb Copson7      
JE Buswellc Rhodes b Copson0      
Extras(6 lb)6
Total(all out, 35.5 overs)95
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-42, 3-48, 4-68, 5-73, 6-77, 7-80, 8-89, 9-95 (35.5 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Pope8   2152--
GH Pope15   4403--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RHR Buckstonnot out4      
D Smithnot out2      
TS Worthingtondid not bat      
LF Townsenddid not bat      
AE Aldermandid not bat      
GH Popedid not bat      
AEG Rhodesdid not bat      
AV Popedid not bat      
+H Elliottdid not bat      
TB Mitchelldid not bat      
WH Copsondid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 1 overs)6
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
James1   060--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> HW Greenwood (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 15
--> JE Buswell reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Derbyshire first innings
--> GH Pope reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Northamptonshire second innings
--> AW Snowden retired hurt in the Northamptonshire second innings having scored 6 (team score 8/0)





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