Yorkshire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1953
VenueFartown, Huddersfield on 20th, 21st, 22nd May 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultYorkshire won by 72 runs
PointsYorkshire 12; Worcestershire 0
UmpiresFS Lee, A Skelding
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 60/3 (Bird 7*, Ashman 0*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 40/2 (Richardson 17*, Bird 0*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonc Devereux b Ashman100      
H Hallidayc Kenyon b Perks36      
JV Wilsonc Kenyon b Devereux0      
W Watsonc Broadbent b Perks11      
WHH Sutcliffec Broadbent b Ashman27      
*NWD Yardleyb Perks33      
DB Closec Bird b Ashman10      
R Illingworthc Whitehead b Perks11      
JH Wardlec Yarnold b Whitehead15      
+DV Brennanb Perks0      
WEN Holdsworthnot out4      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 2 w)11
Total(all out, 97.1 overs)258
Fall of wickets:
1-96, 2-105, 3-128, 4-174, 5-183, 6-217, 7-222, 8-254, 9-254, 10-258 (97.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks30   10635--
Ashman26   9663--
Devereux22   3751--
Jenkins10   1170--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Brennan b Wardle30      
PE Richardsonc Wilson b Wardle16      
LN Devereuxb Close2      
*RE Birdc Halliday b Holdsworth10      
JR Ashmanc Watson b Holdsworth2      
RG Broadbentc Brennan b Wardle46      
G Dewsc Close b Wardle34      
JP Whiteheadb Wardle0      
RO Jenkinsc Hutton b Wardle4      
RTD Perksc Watson b Wardle6      
+H Yarnoldnot out3      
Extras(12 b, 1 nb)13
Total(all out, 80.3 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-34, 3-58, 4-65, 5-66, 6-122, 7-126, 8-140, 9-162, 10-166 (80.3 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holdsworth18   8372--
Yardley3   090--
Close16   4331--
Illingworth7   0180--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonc Kenyon b Perks31      
H Hallidayc Dews b Ashman53      
JV Wilsonc Dews b Perks1      
W Watsonc Ashman b Whitehead68      
JH Wardlec Broadbent b Devereux43      
WHH Sutcliffenot out11      
*NWD Yardleydid not bat      
DB Closedid not bat      
R Illingworthdid not bat      
+DV Brennandid not bat      
WEN Holdsworthdid not bat      
Extras(1 w)1
Total(5 wickets, declared, 53.2 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-38, 3-144, 4-184, 5-208 (53.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks17   2462--
Whitehead7   1441--
Ashman11   4391--
Jenkins4   1230--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Brennan b Wardle10      
PE Richardsonrun out78      
RO Jenkinsb Wardle9      
*RE Birdc Halliday b Holdsworth36      
RG Broadbentb Wardle25      
G Dewsrun out1      
LN Devereuxc Halliday b Wardle3      
RTD Perksc Wilson b Holdsworth23      
JP Whiteheadc Hutton b Holdsworth12      
+H Yarnoldnot out14      
JR Ashmanb Holdsworth0      
Extras(10 b, 7 lb)17
Total(all out, 119.2 overs)228
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-29, 3-112, 4-170, 5-172, 6-179, 7-196, 8-214, 9-214, 10-228 (119.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Yardley5   2100--
Wardle50   22914--
Illingworth20   11400--
Halliday12   770--

--> JH Wardle reached 850 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 7th wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> DB Close reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings





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