Essex v Middlesex
County Championship 1939
VenueSouthchurch Park, Southend-on-Sea on 16th, 17th, 18th August 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 5 runs
PointsEssex 0; Middlesex 12
UmpiresA Dolphin, GM Lee
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 146/6 (Taylor 39*, Stephenson 32*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 137/5 (Wilcox 32*, TPB Smith 0*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BD Carrisb Nichols53      
JDB Robertsonlbw b Nichols50      
WJ Edrichb Nichols3      
DCS Comptonc and b R Smith12      
FG Mannc Wilcox b Nichols46      
GE Hartc Taylor b Farnes7      
+WFF Pricec and b R Smith10      
JM Simsc and b TPB Smith17      
CIJ Smithc R Smith b Farnes5      
*IAR Peeblesc Stephenson b Farnes3      
LH Graynot out0      
Extras(8 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 48.5 overs)215
Fall of wickets:
1-69, 2-88, 3-102, 4-121, 5-166, 6-186, 7-203, 8-208, 9-213, 10-215 (48.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols19   11024--
R Smith6   1222--
Stephenson3   130--
TPB Smith4   1171--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LC Eastmanlbw b Smith2      
AV Averyc Edrich b Smith21      
*DR Wilcoxc Edrich b Gray0      
J O'Connorb Gray20      
TPB Smithb Gray12      
MS Nicholsc Price b Gray6      
RM Taylorlbw b Smith42      
JWA Stephensonc Price b Sims40      
R Smithb Smith0      
+TH Wadec Price b Smith28      
K Farnesnot out8      
Extras(12 b, 5 nb)17
Total(all out, 60.4 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-14, 3-47, 4-51, 5-63, 6-74, 7-151, 8-151, 9-176, 10-196 (60.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray23   2744--
Sims6   1231--
Peebles10   3340--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BD Carrislbw b Nichols5      
JDB Robertsonb Farnes8      
WJ Edrichb Farnes26      
DCS Comptonb Nichols8      
FG Mannlbw b Farnes9      
GE Hartc Avery b TPB Smith34      
+WFF Pricec Wade b R Smith55      
JM Simsb R Smith17      
CIJ Smithc R Smith b TPB Smith9      
*IAR Peeblesb TPB Smith0      
LH Graynot out1      
Extras(5 b, 6 lb)11
Total(all out, 37.5 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-15, 3-25, 4-60, 5-61, 6-123, 7-162, 8-181, 9-181, 10-183 (37.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Farnes15   3593--
Nichols11   0532--
R Smith4   0282--
TPB Smith7.50323--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AV Averylbw b Sims11      
+TH Wadec Gray b Sims24      
RM Taylorc Price b Sims0      
J O'Connorc Carris b Sims4      
MS Nicholsc Price b Peebles52      
*DR Wilcoxc Price b Sims33      
TPB Smithc Edrich b Sims2      
JWA Stephensonst Price b Sims10      
R Smithnot out34      
K Farnesc Carris b Sims8      
LC Eastmanlbw b Smith4      
Extras(8 b, 6 nb, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 56.4 overs)197
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-23, 3-35, 4-78, 5-136, 6-139, 7-144, 8-158, 9-182, 10-197 (56.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray3   0160--
Sims21   1628--
Peebles10   4221--
Robertson6   2110--

--> JDB Robertson (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 12
--> FG Mann (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 27
--> WFF Price (2) passed 7000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 17
--> LC Eastman made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> LC Eastman made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> MS Nichols reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> MS Nichols reached 1500 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex second innings
--> IAR Peebles reached 900 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings
--> JDB Robertson retired hurt in the Middlesex first innings (team had lost 0 wickets) - he returned when the score was 121/4





This page was created by the CricketArchive Oracles


We would like to thank all our contributors. Click here to see how to you can help.
Copyright © 2003-2015 CricketArchive