Middlesex County Cricket Club

Yorkshire v Middlesex
County Championship 1953
VenuePark Avenue Cricket Ground, Bradford on 11th, 13th, 14th July 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsYorkshire 4; Middlesex 0
UmpiresP Corrall, AED Smith
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 139/2 (Halliday 55*, Lester 53*)
Close of play day 2No play

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Wood11     
SM Brownlbw b Cowan1     
HPH Sharpb Wood26     
AW Thompsonc and b Wood47     
R Routledgec Wood b Cowan46     
D Bennettc Foord b Halliday15     
FJ Titmusc Booth b Cowan20     
+LH Comptonc Cowan b Foord5     
*JJ Warrb Cowan4     
JA Youngb Foord20     
AE Mossnot out0     
Extras(10 b, 3 lb)13
Total(all out, 83.5 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-16, 3-71, 4-94, 5-140, 6-163, 7-184, 8-184, 9-202, 10-208 (83.5 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cowan25   4674--
Wood30   16403--
Illingworth13   1420--
Halliday4   251--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Lowsonst Compton b Titmus9     
H Hallidaylbw b Warr95     
JV Wilsonc Routledge b Young20     
EI Lesterb Bennett94     
*WHH Sutcliffec Sharp b Warr19     
R Illingworthnot out12     
WB Stottdid not bat      
+R Boothdid not bat      
CW Foorddid not bat      
R Wooddid not bat      
MJ Cowandid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 9 lb)11
Total(5 wickets, declared, 97 overs)260
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-52, 3-197, 4-236, 5-260 (97 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss14   5340--
Warr10   0402--
Titmus31   12661--
Young33   17711--
Bennett9   0381--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonnot out34     
SM Brownnot out11     
HPH Sharpdid not bat      
AW Thompsondid not bat      
R Routledgedid not bat      
D Bennettdid not bat      
FJ Titmusdid not bat      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
*JJ Warrdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(no wicket, 27 overs)49
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cowan1   040--
Wood13   6200--
Illingworth11   6110--
Lester2   0100--

--> R Routledge (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> H Halliday (1) passed 6000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 25
--> MJ Cowan achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Middlesex first innings (previous best was 3-83)



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