Warwickshire v Middlesex
County Championship 1957
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 27th, 29th, 30th July 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 47 runs
PointsWarwickshire 0; Middlesex 12
UmpiresJF Crapp, WE Phillipson
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 63/0 (Robertson 38*, Gale 25*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 18/0 (Robertson 12*, Gale 6*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Hollies42      
RA Galec Hollies b Bannister42      
DO Baldryc Lewis b Griffiths14      
DCS Comptonc Leach b Bannister60      
*WJ Edrichretired hurt49      
FJ Titmusc Leach b Bannister5      
+JT Murrayb Hollies14      
D Bennettnot out2      
AE Mossdid not bat      
JJ Warrdid not bat      
RJ Hurstdid not bat      
Extras(13 b, 2 lb)15
Total(6 wickets, declared, 93.2 overs)243
Fall of wickets:
1-82, 2-94, 3-116, 4-194, 5-216, 6-243 (93.2 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Griffiths20   6401--
Bannister23   5753--
Townsend14   2400--
Khalid Ibadulla6   450--
Leach2   020--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Baldry b Titmus17      
NF Hornerc Compton b Warr11      
TW Cartwrightc Hurst b Titmus31      
*MJK Smithc Murray b Titmus12      
A Townsendb Titmus0      
CW Leachlbw b Compton2      
Khalid Ibadullanot out10      
JD Bannisterb Titmus1      
+EB Lewisb Compton7      
SS Griffithsnot out1      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(8 wickets, declared, 36 overs)95
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-48, 3-61, 4-61, 5-74, 6-76, 7-77, 8-90
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss8   2170--
Warr5   1121--
Titmus13   4235--
Bennett4   0200--
Hurst2   1110--
Compton4   192--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonst Lewis b Bannister39      
RA Galec sub b Hollies35      
DCS Comptonb Bannister4      
DO Baldryrun out24      
FJ Titmusnot out31      
AE Mossb Leach7      
*WJ Edrichdid not bat      
+JT Murraydid not bat      
D Bennettdid not bat      
JJ Warrdid not bat      
RJ Hurstdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(5 wickets, declared, 34.3 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-74, 2-78, 3-80, 4-123, 5-143 (34.3 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Griffiths3   190--
Bannister17   4562--
Hollies14   2711--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NF Hornerlbw b Compton37      
TW Cartwrightb Warr2      
*MJK Smithc Titmus b Warr110      
A Townsendlbw b Hurst19      
CW Leachrun out4      
FC Gardnerc Murray b Moss38      
Khalid Ibadullab Moss2      
JD Bannisterb Warr3      
+EB Lewisc Murray b Moss11      
SS Griffithsc Titmus b Moss4      
WE Holliesnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 10 lb)14
Total(all out, 75.2 overs)244
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-59, 3-95, 4-104, 5-212, 6-220, 7-225, 8-229, 9-239, 10-244 (75.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr8   2173--
Titmus22   3680--
Bennett6   0210--
Hurst13   5311--
Compton13   1521--

--> DCS Compton (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 20
--> TW Cartwright (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 15
--> TW Cartwright (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> NF Horner (2) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 22
--> MJK Smith (2) passed his previous highest score of 97 in County Championship matches
--> MJK Smith (2) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> JD Bannister reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex first innings

The match was played for the benefit of RT Spooner





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