Essex v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1953
VenueValentine's Park, Ilford on 27th, 28th, 29th May 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorthamptonshire won by 10 wickets
PointsEssex 0; Northamptonshire 12
UmpiresH Elliott, HL Palmer
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 109/6 (Griffiths 3*, Greensmith 3*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (1) 354/8 (Nutter 22*, Starkie 8*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddslbw b Clarke24      
AV Averyc Davis b Nutter8      
FH Vigarc Starkie b Barrick21      
R Horsfallrun out6      
*DJ Insolec Reynolds b Nutter5      
R Smithc Tribe b Clarke39      
C Griffithsc Tribe b Clarke9      
WT Greensmithrun out3      
D Watkinsnot out28      
+B Taylorb Clarke19      
KC Prestonb Tribe6      
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 67.3 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-34, 3-43, 4-48, 5-96, 6-106, 7-110, 8-122, 9-142, 10-172 (67.3 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nutter28   10522--
Clarke27   6914--
Barrick8   4161--
Starkie2   130--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
V Broderickc Greensmith b Watkins11      
*D Brookesc Avery b Smith5      
L Livingstonb Preston140      
DW Barrickb Greensmith47      
E Davisc Insole b Greensmith29      
+BL Reynoldsc Horsfall b Smith39      
DG Greasleyc Preston b Greensmith25      
GE Tribest Taylor b Smith16      
AE Nutternot out22      
S Starkienot out8      
RW Clarkedid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(8 wickets, declared, 80 overs)354
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-30, 3-117, 4-232, 5-240, 6-284, 7-319, 8-322
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston24   0951--
Smith18   2763--
Watkins14   1531--
Greensmith16   5713--
Dodds3   0220--
Insole5   0250--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Livingston b Broderick117      
AV Averyc Greasley b Clarke40      
FH Vigarlbw b Tribe3      
R Horsfallc Clarke b Starkie25      
*DJ Insoleb Starkie0      
R Smithc Livingston b Starkie9      
C Griffithsc Starkie b Broderick11      
WT Greensmithc Starkie b Broderick15      
D Watkinsnot out0      
+B Taylorc and b Broderick0      
KC Prestonc Clarke b Broderick4      
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 84 overs)230
Fall of wickets:
1-70, 2-76, 3-128, 4-128, 5-150, 6-168, 7-217, 8-226, 9-226, 10-230 (84 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nutter7   0220--
Clarke10   0431--
Barrick2   070--
Starkie20   5473--
Tribe20   2611--
Broderick25   12445--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
V Brodericknot out26      
+BL Reynoldsnot out23      
*D Brookesdid not bat      
L Livingstondid not bat      
DW Barrickdid not bat      
E Davisdid not bat      
DG Greasleydid not bat      
GE Tribedid not bat      
AE Nutterdid not bat      
S Starkiedid not bat      
RW Clarkedid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 12.4 overs)49
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston3   070--
Smith6   0280--

--> AV Avery (1) passed 12000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 7
--> TC Dodds (2) passed 12000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6





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