Essex v Nottinghamshire
County Championship 1953
VenueSouthchurch Park, Southend-on-Sea on 15th, 17th, 18th August 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNottinghamshire won by 37 runs
PointsEssex 0; Nottinghamshire 12
UmpiresJJ Hills, A Skelding
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 87/4 (Gibb 18*, Vigar 2*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 58/4 (Gibb 18*, Greensmith 1*)

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonb Smith0      
JD Clayrun out66      
CJ Poolec Gibb b Smith11      
B Doolandrun out3      
FW Stocksc Gibb b Smith11      
AG Baxterst Gibb b Smith98      
J Kellyrun out29      
PF Harveyb Preston0      
A Jepsonc Savill b Smith5      
CS Matthewslbw b Smith4      
+EJ Rowenot out4      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 75.3 overs)233
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-25, 3-28, 4-43, 5-132, 6-211, 7-220, 8-220, 9-228, 10-233 (75.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston20   7461--
Bailey6   270--
Greensmith10   3360--
Vigar10   4420--
Watkins3   0160--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Kelly b Jepson51      
*AV Averylbw b Jepson7      
+PA Gibbrun out34      
R Horsfalllbw b Jepson4      
WT Greensmithb Jepson0      
FH Vigarc Kelly b Jepson21      
LA Savillc Dooland b Jepson0      
D Watkinslbw b Dooland32      
R Smithb Jepson18      
JA Baileyc Stocks b Dooland1      
KC Prestonnot out0      
Extras(1 b, 9 lb)10
Total(all out, 64.4 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-67, 3-75, 4-85, 5-122, 6-126, 7-126, 8-177, 9-177, 10-178 (64.4 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson25   8577--
Matthews13   3700--
Stocks4   1180--
Kelly3   220--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonc Avery b Bailey49      
JD Clayc Dodds b Preston16      
CJ Poolec Gibb b Bailey5      
B Doolandlbw b Bailey13      
FW Stocksb Greensmith25      
AG Baxterc Gibb b Bailey3      
J Kellyc Gibb b Bailey0      
PF Harveyc Savill b Bailey15      
A Jepsonc Vigar b Bailey0      
CS Matthewsnot out0      
+EJ Rowec Bailey b Greensmith1      
Total(all out, 39.4 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-66, 3-71, 4-104, 5-108, 6-108, 7-117, 8-117, 9-126, 10-127 (39.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston13   3491--
Smith3   0260--
Bailey17   4327--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddslbw b Dooland11      
*AV Averyc Poole b Dooland16      
+PA Gibbc Rowe b Kelly47      
R Smithlbw b Jepson0      
R Horsfalllbw b Jepson8      
WT Greensmithc Stocks b Matthews15      
FH Vigarnot out20      
LA Savillb Dooland6      
D Watkinsb Dooland0      
JA Baileyb Dooland1      
KC Prestonb Dooland7      
Extras(9 b, 5 lb)14
Total(all out, 70 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-32, 3-37, 4-53, 5-105, 6-111, 7-123, 8-123, 9-133, 10-145 (70 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson26   5692--
Matthews5   1221--
Dooland28   15326--
Stocks5   280--
Kelly6   601--

--> AG Baxter (1) passed his previous highest score of 47 in first-class matches
--> AG Baxter (1) passed his previous highest score of 47 in County Championship matches
--> PA Gibb (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> D Watkins (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in County Championship matches
--> D Watkins (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in first-class matches
--> JA Bailey made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JA Bailey made his debut in first-class matches
--> PA Gibb (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 11
--> JA Bailey achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Nottinghamshire second innings
--> JA Bailey achieved his first five wickets in an innings in County Championship matches in the Nottinghamshire second innings
--> B Dooland reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings





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