Middlesex v Warwickshire
County Championship 1955
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 10th, 11th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 24 runs
PointsMiddlesex 12; Warwickshire 0
UmpiresWT Jones, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 113/9 (Townsend 41*, Hollies 0*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Bannister b Carter17     
SM Brownb Bannister12     
*WJ Edrichc Thompson b Bannister11     
DCS Comptonc Dollery b Bannister1     
GPS Delislec Townsend b Bannister5     
D Bennettc Wolton b Carter14     
FJ Titmuslbw b Bannister10     
+LH Comptonb Hollies57     
JJ Warrb Bannister2     
JA Youngc Wolton b Thompson18     
AE Mossnot out4     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)4
Total(all out, 52.3 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-35, 3-36, 4-45, 5-50, 6-71, 7-73, 8-101, 9-126, 10-155 (52.3 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thompson16   3381--
Bannister26   6796--
Carter10   0342--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerlbw b Moss2     
NF Hornerb Moss16     
AVG Woltonb Moss2     
+RT Spoonerc LH Compton b Warr4     
*HE Dolleryb Moss1     
RE Hitchcockc DCS Compton b Moss16     
A Townsendnot out47     
JD Bannisterc Warr b Bennett14     
RG Carterb Bennett1     
RG Thompsonb Titmus0     
WE Holliesrun out0     
Extras(9 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(all out, 38 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-16, 3-25, 4-30, 5-30, 6-67, 7-89, 8-99, 9-102, 10-119 (38 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss15   1495--
Warr13   4241--
Titmus6   0211--
Bennett4   192--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Gardner b Hollies54     
SM Brownc Townsend b Bannister8     
*WJ Edrichc Dollery b Carter13     
DCS Comptonc Dollery b Hollies34     
GPS Delisleb Townsend23     
D Bennettc Spooner b Townsend11     
FJ Titmusc Spooner b Townsend1     
+LH Comptonb Townsend7     
JJ Warrnot out1     
JA Younglbw b Hollies1     
AE Mossrun out2     
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 46.2 overs)156
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-42, 3-104, 4-109, 5-134, 6-140, 7-149, 8-152, 9-153, 10-156 (46.2 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thompson7   0400--
Bannister10   2311--
Carter4   0291--
Hollies16   5313--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerlbw b Warr3     
NF Hornerc DCS Compton b Titmus29     
AVG Woltonb Titmus45     
+RT Spoonerc Warr b Titmus5     
*HE Dollerylbw b Young17     
RE Hitchcockc Edrich b Titmus24     
A Townsendb Titmus21     
JD Bannisterc DCS Compton b Young2     
WE Holliesb Young2     
RG Carternot out0     
RG Thompsonc Bennett b Young1     
Extras(11 b, 8 lb)19
Total(all out, 50.4 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-68, 3-78, 4-89, 5-129, 6-133, 7-136, 8-162, 9-162, 10-168 (50.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss4   0180--
Warr5   1151--
Titmus20   7475--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> RG Carter made his debut in County Championship matches
--> DCS Compton (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 8
--> DCS Compton (2) passed 35000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> FJ Titmus reached 150 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Warwickshire second innings



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