Northamptonshire v Middlesex
County Championship 1939
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 17th, 19th, 20th June 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 7 wickets
PointsNorthamptonshire 0; Middlesex 12
UmpiresCWL Parker, A Skelding
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 91/2 (Edrich 17*, DCS Compton 43*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (2) 177/2 (Davis 76*, Timms 42*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HW Greenwoodlbw b Sims11      
CP Davisc Price b Sims74      
D Brookesst Price b Sims25      
JE Timmslbw b Sims1      
*RP Nelsonrun out2      
+KC Jamesc Price b Sims12      
WE Merrittc Edrich b DCS Compton59      
MEF Dunkleyst Price b Sims14      
SM Nasiruddinb Sims12      
RJ Partridgenot out1      
EJ Herbertlbw b Peebles0      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(all out, 77.5 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-65, 3-69, 4-77, 5-107, 6-190, 7-190, 8-216, 9-221, 10-222 (77.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray10   0470--
Edrich3   040--
Sims27   2797--
DCS Compton17   6321--
Robertson9   2220--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonrun out21      
SM Brownc Greenwood b Timms9      
WJ Edrichc Nelson b Timms81      
DCS Comptonb Timms47      
JHA Hulmeb Partridge3      
AW Thompsonc Herbert b Partridge38      
+WFF Priceb Partridge6      
LH Comptonc Davis b Merritt24      
JM Simsc Greenwood b Herbert24      
*IAR Peeblesc Partridge b Merritt10      
LH Graynot out0      
Extras(13 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)17
Total(all out, 90.5 overs)280
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-41, 3-95, 4-98, 5-204, 6-215, 7-220, 8-270, 9-280, 10-280 (90.5 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge27   6663--
Timms21   5553--
Nelson13   1510--
Merritt15   1582--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HW Greenwoodlbw b Sims24      
CP Davisc Price b Sims80      
D Brookesb Edrich23      
JE Timmsnot out120      
*RP Nelsonc LH Compton b Sims15      
+KC Jamesb Gray23      
WE Merrittc Price b Gray5      
MEF Dunkleyb Sims12      
SM Nasiruddinrun out0      
RJ Partridgec LH Compton b Sims21      
EJ Herbertnot out3      
Extras(10 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)17
Total(9 wickets, declared, 96 overs)343
Fall of wickets:
1-54, 2-90, 3-198, 4-226, 5-263, 6-273, 7-299, 8-306, 9-333
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray20   2662--
Edrich12   0411--
Sims35   41455--
Peebles17   4470--
DCS Compton12   2270--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Nelson144      
SM Brownb Nelson24      
WJ Edrichb Merritt7      
DCS Comptonnot out111      
JHA Hulmenot out2      
AW Thompsondid not bat      
+WFF Pricedid not bat      
LH Comptondid not bat      
JM Simsdid not bat      
*IAR Peeblesdid not bat      
LH Graydid not bat      
Total(3 wickets, 41.4 overs)288
Fall of wickets:
1-89, 2-102, 3-282
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge13   0790--
Nelson8   1562--
Merritt4   0281--
Herbert12   0770--

--> AW Thompson (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in County Championship matches
--> AW Thompson (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in first-class matches
--> LH Compton (1) passed his previous highest score of 22 in first-class matches
--> LH Compton (1) passed his previous highest score of 22 in County Championship matches
--> SM Nasiruddin made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> JDB Robertson (2) passed his previous highest score of 91 in County Championship matches
--> JDB Robertson (2) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> JDB Robertson (2) passed his previous highest score of 106 in first-class matches
--> JDB Robertson (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 103
--> DCS Compton (2) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 80
--> JM Sims reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Northamptonshire second innings





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