Middlesex County Cricket Club

Yorkshire v Middlesex
County Championship 1937
VenueBramall Lane, Sheffield on 7th, 8th, 9th July 1937 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsYorkshire 3; Middlesex 5
UmpiresW Bestwick, W Reeves
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 54/2 (Edrich 28*, Hendren 6*)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (2) 128/4 (Hutton 59*, Sellers 21*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Sutcliffelbw b Owen-Smith26     
L Huttonc and b Sims25     
A Mitchellb Smith7     
C Turnerc Sims b Robins77     
H Brearleyb Sims8     
*AB Sellersc and b Owen-Smith11     
TF Smailesb Owen-Smith0     
+A Woodc Edrich b Owen-Smith58     
H Verityst Price b Owen-Smith7     
J Hampshireb Sims0     
WE Bowesnot out8     
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(all out, 82.5 overs)238
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-39, 3-73, 4-89, 5-135, 6-139, 7-187, 8-221, 9-226, 10-238 (82.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith22   5531--
Gray10   4220--
Edrich3   270--
Owen-Smith23   3745--
Robins9   1221--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+WFF Pricec Wood b Smailes12     
WJ Edrichlbw b Verity39     
BL Muncerb Smailes7     
EH Hendrenb Verity21     
DCS Comptonb Hampshire45     
JHA Hulmeb Verity13     
HGO Owen-Smithb Bowes16     
*RWV Robinsc Wood b Bowes36     
JM Simsb Smailes31     
CIJ Smithnot out35     
LH Grayc Wood b Bowes0     
Extras(5 b, 7 lb)12
Total(all out, 99 overs)267
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-39, 3-70, 4-85, 5-131, 6-156, 7-185, 8-224, 9-252, 10-267 (99 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bowes34   71023--
Hampshire17   3381--
Smailes19   3703--
Turner2   120--
Verity27   11433--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Sutcliffelbw b Smith1     
L Huttonnot out59     
A Mitchelllbw b Owen-Smith22     
C Turnerc Owen-Smith b Robins13     
H Brearleyc Sims b Owen-Smith9     
*AB Sellersnot out21     
TF Smailesdid not bat      
+A Wooddid not bat      
H Veritydid not bat      
J Hampshiredid not bat      
WE Bowesdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(4 wickets, 57 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-41, 3-72, 4-95
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith8   2191--
Gray3   0130--
Sims12   3200--
Owen-Smith25   6512--
Robins9   1221--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> H Brearley made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JM Sims (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 22
--> L Hutton (2) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 53
--> CIJ Smith reached 550 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Yorkshire first innings
--> H Verity reached 1450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex first innings



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