Essex v Nottinghamshire
County Championship 1953
VenueSouthchurch Park, Southend-on-Sea on 15th, 17th, 18th August 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNottinghamshire won by 37 runs
PointsEssex 0; Nottinghamshire 12
UmpiresJJ Hills, A Skelding
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 87/4 (Gibb 18*, Vigar 2*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 58/4 (Gibb 18*, Greensmith 1*)

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonb Smith0     
JD Clayrun out66     
CJ Poolec Gibb b Smith11     
B Doolandrun out3     
FW Stocksc Gibb b Smith11     
AG Baxterst Gibb b Smith98     
J Kellyrun out29     
PF Harveyb Preston0     
A Jepsonc Savill b Smith5     
CS Matthewslbw b Smith4     
+EJ Rowenot out4     
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 75.3 overs)233
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-25, 3-28, 4-43, 5-132, 6-211, 7-220, 8-220, 9-228, 10-233 (75.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston20   7461--
Bailey6   270--
Greensmith10   3360--
Vigar10   4420--
Watkins3   0160--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Kelly b Jepson51     
*AV Averylbw b Jepson7     
+PA Gibbrun out34     
R Horsfalllbw b Jepson4     
WT Greensmithb Jepson0     
FH Vigarc Kelly b Jepson21     
LA Savillc Dooland b Jepson0     
D Watkinslbw b Dooland32     
R Smithb Jepson18     
JA Baileyc Stocks b Dooland1     
KC Prestonnot out0     
Extras(1 b, 9 lb)10
Total(all out, 64.4 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-67, 3-75, 4-85, 5-122, 6-126, 7-126, 8-177, 9-177, 10-178 (64.4 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson25   8577--
Matthews13   3700--
Stocks4   1180--
Kelly3   220--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonc Avery b Bailey49     
JD Clayc Dodds b Preston16     
CJ Poolec Gibb b Bailey5     
B Doolandlbw b Bailey13     
FW Stocksb Greensmith25     
AG Baxterc Gibb b Bailey3     
J Kellyc Gibb b Bailey0     
PF Harveyc Savill b Bailey15     
A Jepsonc Vigar b Bailey0     
CS Matthewsnot out0     
+EJ Rowec Bailey b Greensmith1     
Total(all out, 39.4 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-66, 3-71, 4-104, 5-108, 6-108, 7-117, 8-117, 9-126, 10-127 (39.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston13   3491--
Smith3   0260--
Bailey17   4327--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddslbw b Dooland11     
*AV Averyc Poole b Dooland16     
+PA Gibbc Rowe b Kelly47     
R Smithlbw b Jepson0     
R Horsfalllbw b Jepson8     
WT Greensmithc Stocks b Matthews15     
FH Vigarnot out20     
LA Savillb Dooland6     
D Watkinsb Dooland0     
JA Baileyb Dooland1     
KC Prestonb Dooland7     
Extras(9 b, 5 lb)14
Total(all out, 70 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-32, 3-37, 4-53, 5-105, 6-111, 7-123, 8-123, 9-133, 10-145 (70 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson26   5692--
Matthews5   1221--
Dooland28   15326--
Stocks5   280--
Kelly6   601--

--> AG Baxter (1) passed his previous highest score of 47 in first-class matches
--> AG Baxter (1) passed his previous highest score of 47 in County Championship matches
--> PA Gibb (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> D Watkins (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in County Championship matches
--> D Watkins (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in first-class matches
--> JA Bailey made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JA Bailey made his debut in first-class matches
--> PA Gibb (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 11
--> B Dooland reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings




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