Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex v Yorkshire
Schweppes County Championship 1979
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 11th, 12th, 13th July 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsMiddlesex 7 (Batting 4, Bowling 3); Yorkshire 5 (Batting 3, Bowling 2)
UmpiresR Aspinall, CT Spencer
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 15/0 (Lumb 3*, Bairstow 11*; 8 overs)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 48/2 (Smith 18*, Barlow 0*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Smithc Athey b Ramage137     
MW Gattingrun out33     
*CT Radleyc Sidebottom b Stevenson27     
GD Barlowst Bairstow b Carrick97     
RO Butcherst Bairstow b Carrick28     
NG Featherstonenot out59     
+IJ Gouldnot out32     
JE Embureydid not bat      
MWW Selveydid not bat      
WW Danieldid not bat      
WG Merrydid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 9 lb, 10 nb, 1 w)25
Total(5 wickets, declared, 99 overs)438
Fall of wickets:
1-96, 2-165, 3-249, 4-313, 5-372
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stevenson12   1421--
Ramage13   2561--
Sidebottom17   5730--
Athey16   0680--
Carrick27   31012--
Whiteley14   1730--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RG Lumblbw b Daniel93     
+DL Bairstowc Featherstone b Merry46     
JD Lovec Emburey b Selvey37     
*JH Hampshirec Emburey b Selvey12     
CWJ Atheyc Emburey b Featherstone18     
K Sharpb Emburey24     
P Carrickrun out20     
GB Stevensonc Butcher b Emburey4     
A Ramagenot out8     
A Sidebottomnot out5     
JP Whiteleydid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 11 lb, 6 nb)22
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 101 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-72, 2-166, 3-198, 4-219, 5-230, 6-270, 7-273, 8-280
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Daniel22   9461--
Selvey25   6792--
Emburey28   6702--
Merry19   4571--
Gatting5   170--
Featherstone2   081--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Smithc Bairstow b Ramage26     
MW Gattingb Sidebottom22     
*CT Radleyc Hampshire b Sidebottom1     
GD Barlownot out40     
RO Butcherc Bairstow b Sidebottom34     
NG Featherstonenot out22     
+IJ Goulddid not bat      
JE Embureydid not bat      
MWW Selveydid not bat      
WW Danieldid not bat      
WG Merrydid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 6 lb, 7 nb)16
Total(4 wickets, declared, 48 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-47, 3-59, 4-123
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stevenson9   1320--
Ramage12   2441--
Sidebottom15   3373--
Carrick4   330--
Whiteley8   1290--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RG Lumbb Daniel41     
+DL Bairstowlbw b Selvey4     
JD Loveb Selvey12     
*JH Hampshirec Gatting b Merry26     
CWJ Atheyc Butcher b Emburey24     
K Sharplbw b Daniel37     
P Carrickc Gatting b Emburey9     
GB Stevensonnot out25     
A Ramagenot out4     
A Sidebottomdid not bat      
JP Whiteleydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(7 wickets, 79.4 overs)188
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-45, 3-75, 4-93, 5-136, 6-150, 7-174
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Selvey13   4232--
Emburey29   14412--
Merry6   0191--
Featherstone13   4350--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> Yorkshire score at 100 overs in the first innings was 283-8
--> RG Lumb (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 30
--> A Sidebottom reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Middlesex second innings
--> MWW Selvey reached 550 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Yorkshire second innings



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