Warwickshire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1953
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 19th, 20th, 21st August 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWarwickshire 4; Worcestershire 0
UmpiresTJ Bartley, EA Roberts
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 123/5 (Broadbent 10*, Devereux 16*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 5/0 (Kenyon 5*, Richardson 0*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Devereux b Chesterton10      
JR Thompsonlbw b Perks4      
TW Cartwrightc Kenyon b Perks13      
+RT Spoonerc Yarnold b Perks39      
*HE Dolleryb Perks5      
AVG Woltonc Bird b Devereux55      
PH Bromleynot out30      
JD Bannisterlbw b Perks0      
CWC Groveb Perks10      
IM Kingb Chesterton10      
WE Holliesrun out0      
Extras(4 b, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 54.5 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-27, 3-27, 4-32, 5-121, 6-134, 7-134, 8-151, 9-168, 10-181 (54.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks21   5626--
Flavell10   1380--
Horton1   080--
Devereux2   141--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc King b Hollies47      
PE Richardsonb Grove14      
G Dewsb Hollies16      
*RE Birdst Spooner b King13      
RG Broadbentc Spooner b Hollies14      
MJ Hortonlbw b King0      
LN Devereuxnot out25      
RTD Perkslbw b King5      
+H Yarnoldc Spooner b Hollies5      
GH Chestertonb King2      
JA Flavellb Hollies0      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(all out, 71.4 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-75, 3-97, 4-97, 5-98, 6-128, 7-133, 8-140, 9-143, 10-148 (71.4 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grove19   1601--
Bannister5   1110--
King16   7224--
Wolton1   060--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerb Perks6      
JR Thompsonlbw b Horton57      
TW Cartwrightc Bird b Devereux30      
+RT Spoonerc Dews b Horton64      
*HE Dolleryc Devereux b Chesterton39      
AVG Woltonc Devereux b Perks30      
PH Bromleylbw b Perks28      
CWC Groveb Chesterton26      
JD Bannisternot out10      
IM Kingc Yarnold b Chesterton1      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 9 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)21
Total(9 wickets, declared, 95.4 overs)312
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-100, 3-100, 4-207, 5-207, 6-250, 7-286, 8-303, 9-312 (95.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks23   10493--
Flavell9   2320--
Horton20   2682--
Devereux14   4381--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonb Grove5      
PE Richardsonc Spooner b Grove66      
G Dewsst Spooner b Hollies6      
*RE Birdlbw b King7      
RG Broadbentlbw b Hollies9      
MJ Hortonb Hollies1      
LN Devereuxb King15      
+H Yarnoldlbw b Hollies0      
RTD Perksc Thompson b Hollies2      
JA Flavellnot out13      
GH Chestertonnot out12      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(9 wickets, 95 overs)140
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-21, 3-42, 4-58, 5-68, 6-84, 7-92, 8-98, 9-116
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grove16   5292--
Hollies40   21515--
King26   14422--
Wolton6   520--
Bromley7   4120--

--> RT Spooner (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 34
--> IM King (1) equalled his previous highest score of 10 in County Championship matches
--> IM King (1) equalled his previous highest score of 10 in first-class matches
--> RT Spooner (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 16
--> LN Devereux (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 4
--> IM King achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Worcestershire first innings (previous best was 3-28)
--> IM King achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Worcestershire first innings (previous best was 3-28)
--> CWC Grove reached 700 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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