Middlesex v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1947
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 27th, 28th August 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 355 runs
PointsMiddlesex 12; Northamptonshire 0
UmpiresGP Heaton, P Holmes
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 72/5 (Broderick 10*, CB Clarke 0*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Brownb Broderick62      
JDB Robertsonb Broderick85      
WJ Edrichlbw b CB Clarke4      
DCS Comptonc and b CB Clarke60      
A Fairbairnb CB Clarke18      
*FG Mannb CB Clarke5      
+LH Comptonlbw b Broderick2      
HPH Sharpb Broderick13      
JM Simsb Broderick7      
JA Youngb CB Clarke4      
LH Graynot out0      
Extras(9 b, 4 lb)13
Total(all out, 89.3 overs)273
Fall of wickets:
1-147, 2-156, 3-158, 4-236, 5-243, 6-246, 7-250, 8-266, 9-273, 10-273 (89.3 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge17   6360--
RW Clarke15   2470--
Broderick25   9465--
CB Clarke27.311235--
Timms5   080--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookeslbw b Young26      
CP Davisc DCS Compton b Young7      
ACL Bennettc Edrich b Young14      
JE Timmslbw b Sims6      
W Barronlbw b Sims4      
V Broderickb Sims32      
CB Clarkec Mann b Young18      
*AW Childs-Clarkec Edrich b Sims19      
RJ Partridgec Mann b Young4      
RW Clarkenot out8      
+K Fiddlingc DCS Compton b Young1      
Extras(7 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 61.5 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-45, 3-48, 4-58, 5-71, 6-114, 7-118, 8-132, 9-144, 10-147 (61.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray8   0140--
Sims23   3634--
DCS Compton5   0210--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Brownb Timms73      
JDB Robertsonc Childs-Clarke b Partridge0      
WJ Edrichb Broderick50      
DCS Comptonb Broderick85      
A Fairbairnlbw b Broderick3      
*FG Mannnot out43      
+LH Comptonlbw b RW Clarke28      
HPH Sharpnot out4      
JM Simsdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
LH Graydid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 5 lb)17
Total(6 wickets, declared, 73 overs)303
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-87, 3-209, 4-219, 5-220, 6-268
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge9   1331--
RW Clarke7   0371--
Broderick29   7683--
CB Clarke16   1950--
Childs-Clarke3   0210--
Timms9   3321--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesb Young6      
CP Davisc Robertson b Gray8      
ACL Bennettb Sims4      
JE Timmslbw b Young18      
W Barronc LH Compton b Young5      
V Broderickc DCS Compton b Young4      
CB Clarkeb Young0      
*AW Childs-Clarkenot out17      
RJ Partridgec LH Compton b Sims1      
RW Clarkest LH Compton b Sims4      
+K Fiddlingabsent hurt
Extras(3 b, 4 lb)7
Total(all out, 26.2 overs)74
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-14, 3-35, 4-39, 5-46, 6-51, 7-59, 8-64, 9-74 (26.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray5   0131--
Young13   2365--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> DCS Compton (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 35
--> DCS Compton (1) passed 9000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 46
--> WJ Edrich (2) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 39





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