Essex v Warwickshire
County Championship 1976
VenueCounty Ground, Leyton on 28th, 30th, 31st August 1976 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 4 wickets
PointsEssex 14 (Bowling 4); Warwickshire 6 (Batting 2, Bowling 4)
UmpiresA Jepson, AGT Whitehead
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 62/3 (McEwan 25*, East 0*; 23 overs)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 132/5 (East 14*, Pont 7*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Jamesonb Turner3      
KD Smithlbw b Edmeades31      
J Whitehouselbw b Boyce20      
RB Kanhaic McEwan b Edmeades4      
RN Abberleyc Smith b Turner67      
+GW Humpagec McEwan b Acfield32      
WA Bournelbw b Turner9      
EE Hemmingslbw b Acfield7      
SJ Rousec Hardie b Boyce0      
*DJ Brownc Acfield b Turner8      
RL Savagenot out0      
Extras(5 b, 6 lb, 7 nb, 1 w)19
Total(all out, 66.3 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-32, 3-53, 4-79, 5-135, 6-150, 7-162, 8-168, 9-194, 10-200 (66.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce16   2522--
Edmeades13   4322--
Acfield12   2382--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BR Hardielbw b Rouse0      
R Herbertb Bourne4      
KS McEwanb Savage28      
*KWR Fletcherc Kanhai b Hemmings25      
RE Eastb Hemmings32      
BEA Edmeadesst Humpage b Hemmings6      
KR Pontnot out13      
S Turnerlbw b Hemmings2      
+N Smithc Savage b Hemmings9      
DL Acfieldc Abberley b Hemmings15      
KD Boyceabsent hurt
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 6 nb)8
Total(all out, 59.3 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-6, 3-62, 4-74, 5-99, 6-104, 7-106, 8-122, 9-142 (59.3 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rouse10   2251--
Bourne9   3231--
Brown5   0160--
Savage15   4301--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Jamesonlbw b Turner17      
KD Smithc Smith b East38      
J Whitehousec Turner b East13      
RB Kanhaic Turner b Acfield22      
RN Abberleyb Turner16      
+GW Humpagec Turner b East13      
EE Hemmingsc sub (SG Plumb) b East1      
WA Bournelbw b East5      
SJ Rousec Fletcher b Turner0      
*DJ Brownc Acfield b Turner0      
RL Savagenot out0      
Extras(4 b, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 46.2 overs)130
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-52, 3-85, 4-97, 5-124, 6-125, 7-125, 8-126, 9-130, 10-130 (46.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edmeades7   3150--
Acfield9   3271--
East16   5405--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BR Hardiec Humpage b Rouse0      
R Herbertc Humpage b Bourne0      
KS McEwanc and b Savage66      
*KWR Fletcherc Humpage b Savage15      
BEA Edmeadeslbw b Hemmings17      
RE Eastb Bourne39      
KR Pontnot out36      
S Turnernot out1      
+N Smithdid not bat      
DL Acfielddid not bat      
KD Boycedid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 1 lb, 7 nb)18
Total(6 wickets, 63.3 overs)192
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-1, 3-86, 4-103, 5-117, 6-184
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rouse6   271--
Bourne9   4262--
Brown9   1260--
Hemmings23   5621--
Savage15   2422--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> KD Smith (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 18
--> R Herbert made his debut in first-class matches
--> R Herbert made his debut in County Championship matches
--> KS McEwan (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> KWR Fletcher (1) passed 24500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> GW Humpage (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 13
--> BEA Edmeades made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> BEA Edmeades made his last appearance in County Championship matches





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