Northamptonshire v Middlesex
County Championship 1973
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 16th, 18th June 1973 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorthamptonshire won by an innings and 127 runs
PointsNorthamptonshire 22 (Batting 7, Bowling 5); Middlesex 1 (Bowling 1)
UmpiresDJ Constant, KE Palmer
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 175/1 (Willey 90*, Steele 6*; 60 overs)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Smithc Sharp b Dye10      
T Selwoodc Willey b Cottam3      
*JM Brearleyst Sharp b Bedi18      
CT Radleyc Milburn b Cottam6      
NG Featherstonec Sharp b Cottam23      
+JT Murrayc Steele b Dye2      
KV Jonesc Sharp b Bedi6      
CJR Blacklbw b Bedi13      
FJ Titmusnot out30      
MWW Selveyc Sharp b Bedi0      
DA Marriottc Willey b Bedi9      
Extras(1 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 51.4 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-14, 3-29, 4-51, 5-59, 6-69, 7-75, 8-87, 9-97, 10-125 (51.4 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cottam19   6503--
Dye12   0302--
Willey5   0180--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Cookc Featherstone b Selvey67      
P Willeyc Radley b Selvey90      
DS Steelelbw b Jones62      
*PJ Wattsc Jones b Selvey76      
Mushtaq Mohammadc Brearley b Jones5      
C Milburnc Jones b Selvey3      
W Larkinsc Brearley b Jones3      
+G Sharpnot out34      
BS Bedic Marriott b Jones4      
RMH Cottamnot out3      
JCJ Dyedid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 7 lb, 9 nb)19
Total(8 wickets, declared, 106 overs)366
Fall of wickets:
1-154, 2-175, 3-294, 4-299, 5-319, 6-319, 7-329, 8-341
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Selvey32   21054--
Jones32   71024--
Marriott23   9710--
Titmus14   2340--
Black5   0350--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Smithc Cook b Cottam2      
T Selwoodc Milburn b Cottam3      
*JM Brearleyc Steele b Bedi57      
CT Radleyst Sharp b Bedi6      
NG Featherstonec Cottam b Bedi28      
FJ Titmusc Steele b Cottam3      
KV Jonesc Mushtaq Mohammad b Bedi6      
CJR Blackc Larkins b Bedi7      
MWW Selveynot out2      
DA Marriottb Mushtaq Mohammad0      
+JT Murrayabsent hurt
Total(all out, 60.5 overs)114
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-6, 3-20, 4-88, 5-97, 6-103, 7-112, 8-113, 9-114 (60.5 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cottam20   4433--
Dye8   590--
Bedi24   13395--
Mushtaq Mohammad8.54231--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> T Selwood made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> T Selwood made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> KV Jones reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings
--> BS Bedi reached 700 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Middlesex second innings





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