Worcestershire v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1939
VenueTipton Road, Dudley on 10th, 12th, 13th June 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 4; Northamptonshire 0
UmpiresJ Hardstaff, E Robinson
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 546/6 (Gibbons 212*, White 10*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (1) 183/7 (James 32*, Merritt 1*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BP Kinglbw b Timms6      
R Howorthc O'Brien b Merritt54      
E Cooperb Herbert21      
HHIH Gibbonsnot out212      
SH Martinc Nelson b Herbert46      
CH Palmerb Timms132      
*CJ Lytteltonb Herbert54      
AFT Whitenot out10      
RO Jenkinsdid not bat      
RTD Perksdid not bat      
+H Yarnolddid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 4 lb)11
Total(6 wickets, declared, 102 overs)546
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-64, 3-88, 4-192, 5-453, 6-527
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge19   01040--
Timms15   0852--
Herbert27   61013--
Merritt15   01141--
Nelson18   1820--
O'Brien4   0280--
Davis4   0210--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HW Greenwoodb Perks4      
CP Davisc Yarnold b Martin45      
D Brookesb Perks12      
JE Timmsc Martin b Howorth51      
*RP Nelsonc and b Howorth10      
+KC Jamesc Yarnold b Howorth57      
FP O'Brienc and b Howorth8      
MEF Dunkleylbw b Howorth10      
WE Merrittlbw b Jenkins71      
RJ Partridgenot out18      
EJ Herbertrun out7      
Extras(2 b, 10 lb, 2 nb, 4 w)18
Total(all out, 79.2 overs)311
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-47, 3-71, 4-122, 5-130, 6-145, 7-182, 8-254, 9-296, 10-311 (79.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks22   3712--
Martin18   3441--
Jenkins13   2411--
Palmer4   0240--
Lyttelton4   0340--

Northamptonshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
HW Greenwoodc Yarnold b Martin7      
CP Davisc Lyttelton b Perks18      
D Brookesnot out111      
JE Timmsb Perks12      
+KC Jamesb Perks3      
WE Merrittc Howorth b Jenkins21      
FP O'Brienc and b Jenkins26      
*RP Nelsonnot out15      
MEF Dunkleydid not bat      
RJ Partridgedid not bat      
EJ Herbertdid not bat      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(6 wickets, 55 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-25, 3-40, 4-44, 5-93, 6-178
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks14   0643--
Martin11   2301--
Jenkins16   1622--
Palmer2   080--
Howorth10   1330--
Lyttelton2   0160--

--> HHIH Gibbons (1) passed his previous highest score of 183 in County Championship matches
--> HHIH Gibbons (1) passed his previous highest score of 200 in first-class matches
--> CH Palmer (1) passed his previous highest score of 56 in first-class matches
--> CH Palmer (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> CH Palmer (1) passed his previous highest score of 56 in County Championship matches
--> CH Palmer (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> WE Merritt (1) passed his previous highest score of 68 in County Championship matches
--> HW Greenwood (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> D Brookes (2) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 32





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