Worcestershire v Hampshire
County Championship 1953
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 22nd, 24th, 25th August 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHampshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 0; Hampshire 4
UmpiresH Elliott, AED Smith
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 7/0 (Kenyon 6*, Richardson 1*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (1) 167/3 (Bird 62*, Outschoorn 44*)

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Bridgerb Perks61      
NH Rogersc Outschoorn b Devereux79      
C Walkerc Yarnold b Perks40      
+L Harrisonb Perks10      
JR Graylbw b Devereux36      
AWH Raymentlbw b Ashman76      
*EDR Eagarc Broadbent b Ashman27      
G Hillc Devereux b Ashman18      
D Shackletonst Yarnold b Ashman26      
VHD Canningsc Yarnold b Ashman2      
MD Burdennot out1      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 5 nb)16
Total(all out, 125.4 overs)392
Fall of wickets:
1-113, 2-175, 3-199, 4-210, 5-256, 6-322, 7-360, 8-363, 9-382, 10-392 (125.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks42   131003--
Flavell19   1820--
Devereux35   71172--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonlbw b Cannings6      
PE Richardsonc Eagar b Gray14      
G Dewsc Rayment b Shackleton33      
*RE Birdlbw b Shackleton71      
LF Outschoornc Burden b Gray68      
RG Broadbentrun out20      
LN Devereuxb Burden24      
+H Yarnoldb Shackleton10      
RTD Perksc Eagar b Shackleton1      
JR Ashmannot out13      
JA Flavellnot out16      
Extras(12 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)21
Total(9 wickets, declared, 130 overs)297
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-25, 3-83, 4-182, 5-217, 6-229, 7-259, 8-259, 9-264
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton34   13714--
Cannings35   14741--
Gray26   8472--
Burden33   6821--
Hill2   020--

Hampshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Bridgernot out102      
NH Rogersrun out6      
C Walkernot out42      
+L Harrisondid not bat      
JR Graydid not bat      
AWH Raymentdid not bat      
*EDR Eagardid not bat      
G Hilldid not bat      
D Shackletondid not bat      
VHD Canningsdid not bat      
MD Burdendid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 nb)4
Total(1 wicket, declared, 52 overs)154
Fall of wickets:
1-21 (Rogers)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks6   290--
Flavell2   0140--
Ashman21   8490--
Devereux4   180--
Bird7   1270--
Dews3   0160--
Outschoorn5   0120--
Richardson4   1150--

--> MD Burden made his debut in first-class matches
--> MD Burden made his debut in County Championship matches
--> D Kenyon (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 6
--> RE Bird (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 33
--> JR Bridger (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 84
--> LN Devereux reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Hampshire first innings





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