Northamptonshire v Middlesex
County Championship 1948
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 4th, 5th August 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 99 runs
PointsNorthamptonshire 0; Middlesex 12
UmpiresFS Lee, E Robinson
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 87/2 (Robertson 51*, Sims 1*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesst LH Compton b Young69      
N Oldfieldb Edrich4      
W Barronc LH Compton b DCS Compton16      
E Davisb Young71      
JE Timmsc Robertson b Young26      
V Broderickb DCS Compton12      
AE Nutterlbw b DCS Compton4      
J Websterc LH Compton b Young1      
RW Clarkeb DCS Compton5      
+K Fiddlingnot out0      
RG Garlickc and b Young0      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(all out, 95.4 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-32, 3-140, 4-169, 5-182, 6-204, 7-208, 8-213, 9-213, 10-213 (95.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich19   9341--
Gray9   3210--
DCS Compton23   5584--
Bedford5   0180--
Sims4   0120--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Brownb Clarke1      
JDB Robertsonb Garlick60      
WJ Edrichb Broderick27      
JM Simsb Webster101 240    
DCS Comptonb Broderick12      
*FG Mannst +Barron b Broderick45      
RWV Robinsb Clarke98      
+LH Comptonc Nutter b Broderick42      
JA Youngnot out6      
PI Bedforddid not bat      
LH Graydid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)16
Total(8 wickets, declared, 128 overs)408
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-79, 3-98, 4-113, 5-191, 6-329, 7-378, 8-408 (128 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nutter18   4520--
Clarke15   0632--
Broderick51   201224--
Webster12   1651--
Garlick32   10901--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesc Robertson b Young38      
N Oldfieldb DCS Compton20      
W Barronc LH Compton b Young1      
E Davislbw b Young13      
JE Timmsc DCS Compton b Young4      
V Brodericklbw b Bedford1      
AE Nutterb Young11      
J Websterb Young1      
RW Clarkeb Young0      
+K Fiddlinglbw b DCS Compton4      
RG Garlicknot out3      
Total(all out, 49.5 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-33, 3-71, 4-72, 5-73, 6-81, 7-81, 8-88, 9-93, 10-96 (49.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich4   190--
Gray3   150--
DCS Compton15   2392--
Bedford6   0181--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> JA Young reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings
--> DCS Compton reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Northamptonshire second innings





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