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Yorkshire v Middlesex
County Championship 1954
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 14th, 16th August 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMiddlesex won by 96 runs
PointsYorkshire 0; Middlesex 12
UmpiresE Cooke, H Elliott
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 108/9 (Appleyard 13*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Lowson b Appleyard32     
JG Dewesc Wilson b Appleyard45     
*WJ Edrichc Trueman b Appleyard7     
SM Brownlbw b Appleyard16     
GPS Delislec Trueman b Appleyard10     
D Bennettc and b Wood34     
FJ Titmusc Watson b Appleyard7     
JJ Warrnot out13     
+LH Comptonc Lowson b Trueman9     
JA Youngb Trueman1     
AE Mossb Trueman0     
Extras(14 b, 4 lb, 1 nb, 4 w)23
Total(all out, 86.4 overs)197
Fall of wickets:
1-67, 2-82, 3-117, 4-120, 5-143, 6-155, 7-179, 8-191, 9-197, 10-197 (86.4 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Appleyard37   13626--
Wood21   9521--
Close5   1140--
Illingworth14   5210--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Lowsonc Robertson b Titmus19     
W Watsonc Brown b Moss2     
JV Wilsonb Moss0     
EI Lesterb Moss0     
DB Closec Bennett b Young52     
*NWD Yardleylbw b Young4     
R Illingworthlbw b Titmus4     
+R Boothlbw b Young6     
FS Truemanc and b Young0     
R Appleyardnot out18     
R Woodc Compton b Moss0     
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 48.1 overs)113
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-43, 5-80, 6-87, 7-91, 8-108, 9-108, 10-113 (48.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr5   360--
Titmus17   6432--
Young10   4264--
Robertson6   3110--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Booth b Trueman23     
JG Dewesc Wilson b Trueman0     
*WJ Edrichc Illingworth b Appleyard43     
SM Brownlbw b Wood15     
GPS Delislec Wilson b Appleyard14     
D Bennettc Lowson b Illingworth3     
FJ Titmusc Trueman b Illingworth5     
JJ Warrc and b Illingworth2     
+LH Comptonc Lowson b Appleyard10     
JA Youngst Booth b Appleyard10     
AE Mossnot out0     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 49 overs)131
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-28, 3-53, 4-88, 5-99, 6-99, 7-106, 8-111, 9-131, 10-131 (49 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman14   3442--
Appleyard16   5414--
Wood12   5271--
Illingworth7   5133--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Lowsonc Robertson b Titmus16     
W Watsonc Edrich b Titmus22     
JV Wilsonb Titmus1     
EI Lesterc Warr b Young12     
DB Closec Delisle b Titmus0     
*NWD Yardleyc Edrich b Titmus9     
R Illingworthc Edrich b Young10     
+R Boothnot out13     
FS Truemanc Compton b Titmus19     
R Appleyardc Edrich b Young12     
R Woodc Robertson b Young0     
Extras(2 b, 3 lb)5
Total(all out, 57.3 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-38, 3-51, 4-51, 5-53, 6-71, 7-73, 8-106, 9-119, 10-119 (57.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss5   370--
Warr3   140--
Titmus24   8506--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> FA Lowson (1) passed 8000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 13
--> R Wood reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> FS Trueman reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings







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