Middlesex v Yorkshire
County Championship 1948
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 5th, 7th, 8th June 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by an innings and 80 runs
PointsMiddlesex 0; Yorkshire 12
UmpiresPT Mills, A Skelding
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 363/6 (Watson 80*, Wardle 0*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 63/4 (Sims 1*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonc and b Sims133 2759- 
H Hallidayc DCS Compton b Young19     
JV Wilsonlbw b DCS Compton0     
*NWD Yardley hit wkt b DCS Compton90     
W Watsonnot out92     
EI Lesterc Robins b Sims1     
A Coxonb Young25     
JH Wardlec Sharp b Gray8     
TF Smailesc LH Compton b Gray3     
+DV Brennanb Young3     
EP Robinsonc DCS Compton b Young0     
Extras(7 b, 11 lb)18
Total(all out, 160 overs)392
Fall of wickets:
1-51, 2-68, 3-209, 4-276, 5-284, 6-363, 7-376, 8-381, 9-392, 10-392 (160 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich19   4450--
Gray23   7542--
Young62   181334--
DCS Compton30   9832--
Sims11   3262--
Robins10   2230--
Sharp5   2100--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Coxon24     
SM Brownb Coxon1     
WJ Edrichlbw b Robinson12     
DCS Comptonlbw b Smailes59     
*FG Mannc Coxon b Wardle4     
RWV Robinsc Halliday b Robinson2     
HPH Sharpst Brennan b Wardle1     
+LH Comptonc and b Robinson53     
JM Simsc Watson b Wardle10     
JA Youngb Robinson9     
LH Graynot out5     
Extras(4 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(all out, 88.2 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-39, 3-47, 4-52, 5-63, 6-74, 7-113, 8-170, 9-172, 10-186 (88.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coxon16   7322-1
Smailes14   5241-1
Wardle34   15753--

Middlesex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Brennan b Wardle28     
*FG Mannc Hutton b Robinson26     
WJ Edrichc Smailes b Robinson0     
DCS Comptonc Smailes b Wardle3     
JM Simsc Smailes b Robinson1     
RWV Robinsb Robinson3     
SM Brownc Brennan b Wardle0     
HPH Sharpnot out28     
+LH Comptonc Yardley b Wardle8     
JA Youngb Wardle19     
LH Grayb Robinson0     
Extras(9 b, 1 lb)10
Total(all out, 62.4 overs)126
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-55, 3-60, 4-63, 5-63, 6-64, 7-72, 8-91, 9-117, 10-126 (62.4 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coxon9   2240--
Smailes7   0200--
Wardle24   10305--

--> L Hutton (1) passed 10000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 23
--> LH Compton (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 42
--> JDB Robertson (2) passed 7000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 21
--> DCS Compton reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Yorkshire first innings
--> JH Wardle reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Middlesex second innings

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