Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex v Worcestershire
County Championship 1953
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 15th, 17th, 18th August 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 10 wickets
PointsMiddlesex 0; Worcestershire 12
UmpiresHG Baldwin, K McCanlis
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 106/2 (Dews 33*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 33/2 (Brown 20*, Dewes 6*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Dews b Flavell5     
HPH Sharpb Flavell23     
SM Brownc Yarnold b Perks16     
AW Thompsonc Kenyon b Chesterton3     
JG Dewesc Yarnold b Flavell22     
D Bennettc Yarnold b Perks7     
FJ Titmusnot out36     
+LH Comptonc Bird b Chesterton28     
*JJ Warrc Yarnold b Perks2     
JA Youngc Bird b Perks4     
AE Mossc Yarnold b Perks0     
Extras(7 b, 2 lb)9
Total(all out, 61.3 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-32, 3-35, 4-62, 5-76, 6-82, 7-136, 8-145, 9-151, 10-155 (61.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell17   3463--
Chesterton18   9402--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonb Titmus43     
PE Richardsonc Compton b Moss25     
G Dewsc Compton b Warr73     
*RE Birdb Titmus33     
LF Outschoornrun out52     
RG Broadbentc Compton b Moss84     
LN Devereuxb Warr43     
+H Yarnoldc Moss b Warr16     
RTD Perksc Robertson b Moss3     
JA Flavellnot out2     
GH Chestertonnot out5     
Extras(11 b, 4 lb, 5 nb)20
Total(9 wickets, declared, 150 overs)399
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-106, 3-154, 4-207, 5-252, 6-351, 7-387, 8-391, 9-392
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss33   7683--
Warr32   6813--
Titmus24   4782--
Young38   11800--
Bennett19   7590--
Robertson4   1130--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Kenyon b Flavell7     
HPH Sharpc Devereux b Flavell0     
AW Thompsonc Dews b Flavell1     
SM Brown hit wkt b Chesterton82     
JG Dewesc Broadbent b Flavell18     
D Bennettc Bird b Perks66     
FJ Titmusc Dews b Flavell4     
+LH Comptonc Yarnold b Flavell17     
*JJ Warrb Chesterton24     
JA Youngnot out17     
AE Mossb Chesterton14     
Extras(18 b, 9 nb)27
Total(all out, 62.5 overs)277
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-13, 3-63, 4-85, 5-151, 6-158, 7-193, 8-231, 9-255, 10-277 (62.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks26   21041--
Flavell20   3906--
Devereux3   090--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonnot out17     
PE Richardsonnot out18     
G Dewsdid not bat      
*RE Birddid not bat      
LF Outschoorndid not bat      
RG Broadbentdid not bat      
LN Devereuxdid not bat      
+H Yarnolddid not bat      
RTD Perksdid not bat      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
GH Chestertondid not bat      
Extras(1 nb, 1 w)2
Total(no wicket, 10 overs)37
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss3   280--
Warr3   0100--
Bennett1   080--
Sharp2   080--
Thompson1   010--

--> G Dews (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 35
--> D Bennett (2) passed his previous highest score of 64 in first-class matches
--> D Bennett (2) passed his previous highest score of 64 in County Championship matches
--> AE Moss (2) passed his previous highest score of 12 in County Championship matches
--> RTD Perks reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> AW Thompson retired hurt in the Middlesex second innings having scored 0 (team had lost 1 wickets) - he returned when the score was 151/5



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