Worcestershire v Middlesex
County Championship 1953
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 13th, 15th, 16th June 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 7 wickets
PointsWorcestershire 0; Middlesex 12
UmpiresAE Boulton-Carter, HL Palmer
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 194/5 (Routledge 45*, Titmus 6*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 166/8 (Perks 7*, Flavell 1*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonrun out15      
*RE Birdc Compton b Bennett22      
LF Outschoornc Edrich b Titmus23      
RG Broadbentc Compton b Young52      
G Dewslbw b Moss52      
LN Devereuxc Thompson b Moss5      
+GT Millsc Compton b Warr9      
RO Jenkinsc Moss b Warr2      
RTD Perksb Moss34      
JA Flavellb Moss6      
HW Lobbannot out2      
Extras(2 b, 8 lb, 4 nb)14
Total(all out, 80.1 overs)236
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-44, 3-86, 4-155, 5-173, 6-188, 7-190, 8-190, 9-211, 10-236 (80.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr14   3552--
Bennett12   4271--
Titmus17   3461--
Young13   6161--
Routledge6   0220--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HPH Sharpc Mills b Flavell4      
SM Brownst Mills b Jenkins59      
*WJ Edrichc Dews b Lobban24      
AW Thompsonc Bird b Devereux43      
D Bennettc Devereux b Jenkins6      
R Routledgest Mills b Jenkins121      
FJ Titmusc and b Jenkins18      
+LH Comptonc Mills b Jenkins0      
JJ Warr hit wkt b Perks30      
JA Youngc Flavell b Jenkins3      
AE Mossnot out0      
Extras(9 b, 5 lb, 3 nb)17
Total(all out, 90.4 overs)325
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-69, 3-126, 4-142, 5-142, 6-218, 7-218, 8-313, 9-324, 10-325 (90.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks27   6571--
Flavell16   1791--
Lobban11   1561--
Devereux9   5121--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonc Edrich b Titmus9      
+GT Millsc and b Moss7      
LF Outschoornb Titmus19      
*RE Birdc Sharp b Titmus49      
RG Broadbentc Warr b Moss23      
G Dewsc Brown b Titmus29      
LN Devereuxc Compton b Moss13      
RO Jenkinslbw b Moss8      
RTD Perksc Edrich b Warr21      
JA Flavellb Moss18      
HW Lobbannot out4      
Extras(1 w)1
Total(all out, 81.4 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-30, 3-36, 4-82, 5-133, 6-139, 7-156, 8-165, 9-197, 10-201 (81.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr10   2401--
Bennett8   2250--
Titmus19   8324--
Young22   12300--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Brownnot out64      
HPH Sharpc Mills b Jenkins22      
*WJ Edrichb Jenkins3      
AW Thompsonb Devereux4      
D Bennettnot out18      
R Routledgedid not bat      
FJ Titmusdid not bat      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
JJ Warrdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(3 wickets, 48.3 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-68, 3-73
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks8   390--
Flavell6   2150--
Jenkins16   4352--
Devereux18   2481--

--> G Dews (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 19
--> GT Mills made his debut in County Championship matches
--> R Routledge (1) passed his previous highest score of 102 in first-class matches
--> R Routledge (1) passed his previous highest score of 102 in County Championship matches
--> GT Mills made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> GT Mills made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> JA Flavell (2) passed his previous highest score of 13 in County Championship matches
--> RTD Perks reached 1950 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> FJ Titmus reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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