Middlesex v Worcestershire
County Championship 1948
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 12th, 13th May 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 10 wickets
PointsMiddlesex 12; Worcestershire 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, JJ Hills
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 89/4 (DCS Compton 18*, Gray 0*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Cooperlbw b Gray0      
DM Youngc DCS Compton b Gray45      
D Kenyonlbw b Young27      
RES Wyattlbw b DCS Compton0      
LF Outschoornc DCS Compton b Gray27      
R Howorthc Mann b Gray4      
*AFT Whitec Sharp b Sims6      
RO Jenkinslbw b Sims0      
RTD Perksc Edrich b Gray32      
+H Yarnoldnot out9      
PF Jacksonc Edrich b Sims1      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb)6
Total(all out, 82.3 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-36, 3-41, 4-81, 5-96, 6-106, 7-106, 8-143, 9-148, 10-157 (82.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich16   7250--
Gray26   11255--
Young22   11361--
DCS Compton5   1221--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Perks2      
A Fairbairnc Yarnold b Howorth13      
WJ Edrichb Howorth43      
DCS Comptonc and b Perks94      
*FG Mannc Jenkins b Howorth3      
LH Grayc Cooper b Jackson1      
HPH Sharplbw b Howorth3      
RWV Robinsb Perks67      
+LH Comptonlbw b Howorth24      
JM Simsnot out8      
JA Youngb Perks1      
Extras(16 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)23
Total(all out, 90.1 overs)282
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-38, 3-79, 4-89, 5-106, 6-109, 7-210, 8-256, 9-273, 10-282 (90.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson24   8871--
Howorth35   11765--
Jenkins3   0110--
Outschoorn3   1260--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Cooperc DCS Compton b Young9      
*AFT Whitec Young b Edrich6      
D Kenyonlbw b Edrich0      
RES Wyattst LH Compton b DCS Compton37      
LF Outschoornc LH Compton b Young5      
R Howorthc LH Compton b Edrich25      
DM Younglbw b DCS Compton3      
RO Jenkinsc Edrich b DCS Compton5      
RTD Perksc and b DCS Compton17      
+H Yarnoldnot out18      
PF Jacksonc Robins b Sims3      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb)4
Total(all out, 51.2 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-7, 3-28, 4-40, 5-81, 6-87, 7-93, 8-94, 9-115, 10-132 (51.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich12   2313--
Gray8   3160--
Young7   3182--
DCS Compton13   4364--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonnot out5      
A Fairbairnnot out3      
WJ Edrichdid not bat      
DCS Comptondid not bat      
*FG Manndid not bat      
LH Graydid not bat      
HPH Sharpdid not bat      
RWV Robinsdid not bat      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
JM Simsdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 3.4 overs)8
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks2   050--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> DM Young (1) passed his previous highest score of 43 in County Championship matches
--> JM Sims reached 1150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> R Howorth reached 800 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Middlesex first innings





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