Essex v Hampshire
County Championship 1953
VenueOld County Ground, Brentwood on 13th, 15th, 16th June 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 4; Hampshire 0
UmpiresLH Gray, AED Smith
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 202/6 (Greensmith 18*, Savill 22*)
Close of play day 2Hampshire (2) 1/0 (Rogers 0*, Gray 1*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Gray b Shackleton0      
AV Averyc Dare b Shackleton45      
+PA Gibbc Horton b Shackleton82      
R Horsfallc Cannings b Gray2      
*DJ Insolec Dare b Gray29      
R Smithc Rogers b Gray0      
WT Greensmithlbw b Shackleton25      
LA Savillc Cannings b Gray67      
KC Prestonnot out15      
CJM Kennyb Cannings3      
P Cousensc and b Cannings5      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)4
Total(all out, 110.3 overs)277
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-73, 3-81, 4-143, 5-143, 6-176, 7-217, 8-266, 9-269, 10-277 (110.3 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton36   9984--
Gray26   8694--
Dare23   7570--

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NH Rogersc Greensmith b Preston1      
JR Graylbw b Preston13      
C Walkerlbw b Smith4      
AWH Raymentc sub b Smith0      
H Hortonc Gibb b Smith2      
*EDR Eagarc Insole b Smith14      
G Hillnot out39      
+RO Proutonc Smith b Kenny8      
RA Dareb Preston19      
D Shackletonc Dodds b Preston0      
VHD Canningslbw b Smith6      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 50 overs)112
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-14, 3-14, 4-18, 5-22, 6-37, 7-53, 8-89, 9-89, 10-112 (50 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston15   5294--
Smith25   10575--
Kenny9   2201--
Greensmith1   100--

Hampshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
NH Rogersnot out4      
JR Graynot out4      
C Walkerdid not bat      
AWH Raymentdid not bat      
H Hortondid not bat      
*EDR Eagardid not bat      
G Hilldid not bat      
+RO Proutondid not bat      
RA Daredid not bat      
D Shackletondid not bat      
VHD Canningsdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 7.3 overs)8
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith4   250--

--> AV Avery (1) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 41
--> PA Gibb (1) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49
--> D Shackleton reached 650 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex first innings





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