Warwickshire v Essex
County Championship 1951
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 6th, 7th, 8th June 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWarwickshire 0; Essex 4
UmpiresAE Boulton-Carter, A Skelding
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), C Livsey (Essex)
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 327/8 (R Smith 120*, TPB Smith 30*)
Close of play day 2Warwickshire (1) 314/9 (Weeks 10*, Hollies 7*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsb Grove7      
AV Averyst Spooner b Hollies35      
+PA Gibblbw b Grove56      
R Horsfalllbw b Pritchard23      
*DJ Insolerun out34      
R Smithc Spooner b Pritchard132      
C Griffithsb Hollies9      
DC Levickb Hollies0      
WT Greensmithlbw b Pritchard11      
TPB Smithc and b Grove53      
KC Prestonnot out4      
Extras(1 b, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 155.4 overs)366
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-68, 3-97, 4-144, 5-165, 6-191, 7-203, 8-246, 9-356, 10-366 (155.4 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard40   8873--
Hollies57   18933--
Weeks11   4200--
Hitchcock9   0450--
Wolton6   1240--
Ord2   0100--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerrun out60      
+RT Spoonerc Horsfall b TPB Smith12      
DD Taylorlbw b TPB Smith84      
JS Ordc Preston b Insole45      
*HE Dolleryc Gibb b TPB Smith24      
AVG Woltonb Preston1      
RE Hitchcockc Gibb b Greensmith39      
TL Pritchardb Preston4      
CWC Grovec Greensmith b TPB Smith15      
RT Weeksnot out10      
WE Holliesnot out7      
Extras(7 b, 5 lb, 1 w)13
Total(9 wickets, declared, 131 overs)314
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-148, 3-165, 4-228, 5-243, 6-258, 7-258, 8-287, 9-301
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston18   3652--
R Smith19   5480--
TPB Smith51   181004--
Greensmith36   11711--
Insole7   1171--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Taylor b Pritchard23      
AV Averyb Pritchard3      
+PA Gibbrun out74      
R Horsfallc Spooner b Grove51      
*DJ Insoleb Hollies14      
R Smithnot out22      
C Griffithsb Grove0      
DC Levickst Spooner b Hollies0      
WT Greensmithnot out0      
TPB Smithdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb)8
Total(7 wickets, declared, 67 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-26, 3-152, 4-159, 5-177, 6-184, 7-189
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard11   2542--
Grove16   0562--
Hollies27   9472--
Weeks13   2300--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerb Preston8      
+RT Spoonerc Gibb b Preston7      
DD Taylorc Gibb b TPB Smith15      
JS Ordb TPB Smith16      
*HE Dolleryc Dodds b TPB Smith25      
AVG Woltonnot out44      
RE Hitchcockb TPB Smith0      
RT Weeksc R Smith b TPB Smith4      
TL Pritchardnot out10      
CWC Grovedid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(7 wickets, 49 overs)131
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-16, 3-42, 4-63, 5-80, 6-80, 7-114
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston9   2462--
R Smith14   5340--
TPB Smith20   3495--
Greensmith2   200--
Insole4   400--

--> R Smith (1) passed his previous highest score of 112 in County Championship matches
--> DD Taylor (1) passed his previous highest score of 66 in County Championship matches
--> RE Hitchcock (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in County Championship matches
--> RE Hitchcock (1) passed his previous highest score of 34 in first-class matches
--> DJ Insole (2) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> TL Pritchard reached 600 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex first innings
--> TPB Smith reached 1650 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Warwickshire second innings





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