Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex v Yorkshire
Schweppes County Championship 1978
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 9th, 10th, 11th August 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMiddlesex won by 167 runs (single innings match)
PointsMiddlesex 12; Yorkshire 0
UmpiresR Julian, AGT Whitehead
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Middlesex (1) 114/2 (Featherstone 60*, Gatting 26*)

Middlesex inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Smithlbw b Oldham0     
NG Featherstonec Sharp b Cooper92     
GD Barlowc Athey b Whiteley24     
MW Gattingnot out103     
+IJ Gouldc Bairstow b Cooper4     
RO Butcherst Bairstow b Carrick9     
SJ Poulterc Bairstow b Carrick3     
KP Tomlinsc Leadbeater b Carrick7     
JE Embureynot out14     
*MWW Selveydid not bat      
WW Danieldid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 4 nb)7
Total(7 wickets, declared, 86.3 overs)263
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-65, 3-174, 4-182, 5-204, 6-212, 7-232
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Oldham15   4361--
Sidebottom8   0350--
Cooper9   2202--
Whiteley24   3841--

Yorkshire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RG Lumbb Daniel0     
B Leadbeaterc Gould b Daniel12     
CWJ Atheyc and b Selvey8     
*JH Hampshirec Barlow b Selvey8     
K Sharpb Emburey5     
+DL Bairstowc Featherstone b Emburey11     
P Carrickc Featherstone b Emburey16     
A Sidebottomc Tomlins b Emburey16     
HP Cooperb Emburey1     
JP Whiteleyb Emburey8     
S Oldhamnot out7     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 54.3 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-21, 3-21, 4-33, 5-35, 6-56, 7-78, 8-79, 9-80, 10-96 (54.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Daniel10   3162--
Selvey18   4372--
Featherstone6   3140--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> MW Gatting (1) passed his previous highest score of 94 in first-class matches
--> MW Gatting (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> MW Gatting (1) passed his previous highest score of 94 in County Championship matches
--> MW Gatting (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> WW Daniel reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Yorkshire innings
--> MWW Selvey reached 400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Yorkshire innings
--> JE Emburey achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Yorkshire innings (previous best was 6-29)



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