Warwickshire v Essex
Schweppes County Championship 1977
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 2nd, 4th, 5th July 1977 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 8 runs
PointsWarwickshire 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Essex 18 (Batting 4, Bowling 2)
UmpiresHD Bird, DJ Constant
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 145/2 (Whitehouse 27*, Smith 13*; 48 overs)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 248/2 (Gooch 74*, Fletcher 16*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BR Hardielbw b Brown29      
MH Dennessc Humpage b Brown95      
KS McEwanc Perryman b Willis102      
*KWR Fletcherb Hemmings1      
GA Goochc Humpage b Perryman37      
KR Pontc Humpage b Rouse30      
S Turnerc Humpage b Brown9      
RE Eastb Rouse36      
+N Smithc Brown b Willis21      
JK Levernot out1      
DL Acfielddid not bat      
Extras(6 lb, 4 nb)10
Total(9 wickets, declared, 98 overs)371
Fall of wickets:
1-69, 2-219, 3-224, 4-234, 5-281, 6-300, 7-328, 8-361, 9-371 (98 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis22   5492--
Rouse20   5702--
Perryman17   3681--
Brown19   1903--
Hemmings20   7841--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DL Amissc Gooch b Acfield35      
RN Abberleylbw b Lever66      
J Whitehousenot out117      
KD Smithlbw b Acfield19      
AI Kallicharranb East12      
+GW Humpagec Acfield b East3      
EE Hemmingsc Smith b Acfield47      
SJ Rousenot out14      
*DJ Browndid not bat      
RGD Willisdid not bat      
SP Perrymandid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(6 wickets, declared, 100 overs)323
Fall of wickets:
1-81, 2-109, 3-167, 4-198, 5-202, 6-286
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever20   4541--
Turner7   1410--
Acfield37   8963--
East36   51222--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BR Hardiec Humpage b Perryman25      
KS McEwanb Brown116      
GA Goochnot out105      
*KWR Fletchernot out40      
MH Dennessdid not bat      
KR Pontdid not bat      
S Turnerdid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
+N Smithdid not bat      
JK Leverdid not bat      
DL Acfielddid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 10 lb, 3 nb)22
Total(2 wickets, declared, 88 overs)308
Fall of wickets:
1-96, 2-207
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis11   3250--
Rouse7   0360--
Perryman20   6601--
Brown11   2421--
Hemmings34   71050--
Whitehouse5   1180--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DL Amissc Hardie b Turner100      
KD Smithc McEwan b East34      
J Whitehousec and b East2      
AI Kallicharranst Smith b Acfield4      
+GW Humpagec Lever b Turner20      
RN Abberleyc Smith b Turner11      
EE Hemmingslbw b Turner85      
SJ Rouseb Acfield31      
*DJ Brownb Lever24      
RGD Willisb Lever6      
SP Perrymannot out9      
Extras(8 lb, 14 nb)22
Total(all out, 92.5 overs)348
Fall of wickets:
1-73, 2-75, 3-86, 4-118, 5-132, 6-267, 7-270, 8-324, 9-334, 10-348 (92.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Turner19   4694--
Acfield34   5842--
East16   5502--
Fletcher5   0450--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> MH Denness (1) passed 22500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 34
--> KS McEwan (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28
--> KS McEwan (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 59
--> GA Gooch (2) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 94
--> GA Gooch (2) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 33
--> EE Hemmings (2) passed his previous highest score of 80 in County Championship matches
--> EE Hemmings (2) passed his previous highest score of 80 in first-class matches
--> S Turner reached 500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Warwickshire second innings
--> RE East reached 650 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Warwickshire second innings





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