Middlesex v Essex
County Championship 1946
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 28th, 29th August 1946 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 129 runs
PointsMiddlesex 12; Essex 0
UmpiresE Cooke, GM Lee
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 26/1 (Crabtree 15*, Dodds 0*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonlbw b Bailey110      
SM Brownc Bailey b Smith9      
WJ Edrichst Wade b Vigar26      
DCS Comptonrun out76      
*RWV Robinsc Crabtree b Bailey102      
AW Thompsonrun out69      
JP Mannlbw b Vigar5      
LH Comptonnot out8      
+WFF Pricedid not bat      
JM Simsdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 1 w)11
Total(7 wickets, declared, 98.5 overs)416
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-80, 3-218, 4-230, 5-401, 6-402, 7-416 (98.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith31   3991--
Bailey20   1842--
Dodds10   0510--
Taylor8   0290--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AV Averyb Young9      
HP Crabtreest Price b Young50      
TC Doddsst Price b Young19      
TE Baileyst Price b Young11      
RM Taylorc and b Sims5      
*TN Pearcec Price b Edrich17      
DR Wilcoxb Edrich9      
R Smithc Brown b Young4      
RFT Patersonb Young23      
FH Vigarc LH Compton b Sims27      
+TH Wadenot out4      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb)9
Total(all out, 102.2 overs)187
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-81, 3-86, 4-99, 5-109, 6-128, 7-133, 8-137, 9-177, 10-187 (102.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich22   8462--
LH Compton8   3170--
Young40   25346--
DCS Compton6   0200--
Robins5   0130--
Robertson1   020--

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
AV Averyc Thompson b Edrich6      
HP Crabtreec Edrich b LH Compton6      
TC Doddsc LH Compton b Young10      
TE Baileyb Edrich5      
RM Taylorlbw b Edrich0      
*TN Pearceb Young36      
DR Wilcoxc LH Compton b Young0      
R Smithb Young20      
RFT Patersonnot out5      
FH Vigarc Mann b Young6      
+TH Wadeb Young0      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(all out, 35.5 overs)100
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-21, 3-32, 4-32, 5-40, 6-48, 7-75, 8-92, 9-100, 10-100 (35.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich11   0333--
LH Compton7   281--
Sims7   0260--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> DCS Compton (1) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 47
--> FH Vigar reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> FH Vigar reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> WJ Edrich reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> JA Young reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex second innings





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