Middlesex County Cricket Club

Kent v Middlesex
Schweppes County Championship 1979
VenueThe Nevill Ground, Tunbridge Wells on 20th, 21st, 22nd June 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsKent 6 (Batting 2, Bowling 4); Middlesex 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 4)
UmpiresWE Alley, DGL Evans
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 5/0 (Woolmer 1*, Rowe 4*; 5 overs)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 4/0 (Smith 2*, Slack 1*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Smithc Knott b Shepherd26     
WN Slacklbw b Jarvis17     
*CT Radleyc and b Underwood52     
GD Barlowc Dilley b Shepherd55     
RO Butcherlbw b Jarvis2     
NG Featherstonec Knott b Jarvis7     
+IJ Gouldb Dilley0     
JE Embureynot out49     
MWW Selveyc Rowe b Jarvis23     
WW Daniellbw b Underwood3     
WG Merrynot out2     
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 20 nb, 4 w)31
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)267
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-57, 3-164, 4-174, 5-176, 6-185, 7-187, 8-224, 9-250
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dilley20   8371--
Shepherd28   3812--
Jarvis20   5524--
Woolmer4   080--
Underwood15   6372--
Johnson7   2110--
Rowe6   2100--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Woolmerlbw b Daniel56     
CJC Rowec Gould b Daniel56     
CJ Tavaréb Merry10     
CS Cowdreyc Butcher b Selvey46     
*AGE Ealhamb Merry2     
JN Shepherdb Merry4     
GW Johnsonc Gould b Daniel5     
+APE Knottlbw b Selvey0     
DL Underwoodnot out22     
GR Dilleylbw b Daniel23     
KBS Jarvisc Barlow b Daniel5     
Extras(6 lb, 7 nb)13
Total(all out, 98.5 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-120, 2-121, 3-155, 4-157, 5-175, 6-187, 7-188, 8-191, 9-226, 10-242 (98.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Merry13   5463--
Emburey16   9330--
Selvey47   13982--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Smithc Shepherd b Underwood19     
WN Slackb Dilley1     
*CT Radleyc Knott b Shepherd20     
GD Barlowlbw b Shepherd10     
RO Butcherb Shepherd21     
NG Featherstonec Knott b Shepherd0     
+IJ Gouldb Dilley5     
JE Embureyc Ealham b Jarvis46     
MWW Selveyb Jarvis13     
WW Danielc Dilley b Jarvis18     
WG Merrynot out1     
Extras(4 lb, 8 nb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 84 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-45, 3-47, 4-74, 5-74, 6-81, 7-95, 8-129, 9-154, 10-167 (84 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dilley10   4152--
Shepherd26   9554--
Jarvis12   4283--
Underwood34   18561--
Johnson2   200--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Woolmernot out13     
CJC Rowenot out24     
CJ Tavarédid not bat      
CS Cowdreydid not bat      
*AGE Ealhamdid not bat      
JN Shepherddid not bat      
GW Johnsondid not bat      
+APE Knottdid not bat      
DL Underwooddid not bat      
GR Dilleydid not bat      
KBS Jarvisdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 3 nb)4
Total(no wicket, 23 overs)41
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Daniel1   100--
Merry3   130--
Emburey5   180--
Selvey1   010--
Featherstone7   2180--
Slack3   120--
Barlow2   110--
Butcher1   040--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> JE Emburey (1) passed his previous highest score of 48 in first-class matches
--> JE Emburey (1) passed his previous highest score of 48 in County Championship matches
--> GR Dilley (1) passed his previous highest score of 16 in first-class matches
--> JE Emburey (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 32
--> DL Underwood reached 1250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> WG Merry achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Kent first innings (previous best was 0-12)
--> WG Merry achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Kent first innings (previous best was 0-12)



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