Warwickshire v Middlesex
County Championship 1953
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 4th, 6th, 7th July 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 148 runs
PointsWarwickshire 0; Middlesex 12
UmpiresH Elliott, FS Lee
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 23/0 (Gardner 12*, Horner 11*)
Close of play day 2Warwickshire (2) 26/1 (Horner 9*, Bromley 6*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Brownb Bannister49      
HPH Sharpc Townsend b KR Dollery18      
*WJ Edrichb Bannister77      
AW Thompsonc HE Dollery b Townsend12      
D Bennettlbw b KR Dollery14      
R Routledgec Bromley b Wolton92      
FJ Titmusb Wolton33      
+LH Comptonst Spooner b Bannister12      
JJ Warrnot out0      
JA Youngc Townsend b Wolton0      
AE Mossc Heath b Wolton0      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 119.5 overs)309
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-110, 3-130, 4-170, 5-170, 6-278, 7-309, 8-309, 9-309, 10-309 (119.5 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
KR Dollery30   7642--
Bannister27   6793--
Weeks28   12570--
Townsend17   4571--
Bromley12   4350--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerlbw b Titmus47      
NF Hornerc Compton b Warr11      
A Townsendb Warr14      
+RT Spoonerb Bennett10      
*HE Dolleryb Young50      
AVG Woltonc Edrich b Young8      
DMW Heathc Moss b Titmus4      
PH Bromleyb Titmus8      
JD Bannisterc Edrich b Young0      
KR Dolleryc Bennett b Young14      
RT Weeksnot out2      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 72 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-57, 3-74, 4-92, 5-109, 6-124, 7-152, 8-152, 9-152, 10-172 (72 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss14   5450--
Warr13   3272--
Titmus23   6593--
Bennett3   0111--
Young19   9264--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Brownc Townsend b Weeks17      
HPH Sharpc Heath b Bannister55      
*WJ Edrichc Bromley b Wolton61      
AW Thompsonlbw b Weeks52      
R Routledgeb Weeks2      
D Bennettnot out3      
FJ Titmusnot out3      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
JJ Warrdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb)11
Total(5 wickets, declared, 64 overs)204
Fall of wickets:
1-65, 2-102, 3-196, 4-196, 5-201
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
KR Dollery8   1230--
Bannister12   5341--
Weeks24   6553--
Townsend6   1220--
Bromley4   1180--
Wolton10   1411--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerlbw b Titmus6      
NF Hornerlbw b Young64      
PH Bromleyc Moss b Titmus6      
A Townsendb Young17      
+RT Spoonerc Compton b Young0      
*HE Dollerylbw b Young0      
AVG Woltonb Young39      
DMW Heathc Warr b Titmus23      
JD Bannisterb Young8      
KR Dollerynot out4      
RT Weeksc Moss b Titmus4      
Extras(22 b)22
Total(all out, 72.5 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-28, 3-67, 4-67, 5-73, 6-114, 7-163, 8-173, 9-186, 10-193 (72.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss5   1130--
Warr2   120--
Young31   15576--

--> SM Brown (1) passed 13500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 37
--> A Townsend (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> WJ Edrich (2) passed 28500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 34
--> DMW Heath made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> DMW Heath made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> AVG Wolton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Middlesex first innings (previous best was 3-20)
--> AVG Wolton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Middlesex first innings (previous best was 3-20)
--> JA Young reached 1100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Warwickshire first innings
--> FJ Titmus reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Warwickshire second innings
--> FJ Titmus reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Warwickshire second innings





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