Essex v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1937
VenueOld County Ground, Brentwood on 12th, 14th June 1937 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by 8 wickets
PointsEssex 0; Gloucestershire 15
UmpiresW Bestwick, J Hardstaff
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 110/2 (Allen 28*, Hammond 58*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
S Proffittlbw b Goddard38      
RM Taylorc Goddard b Barnett2      
*TN Pearcelbw b Goddard45      
J O'Connorb Goddard0      
MS Nicholsc Hammond b Goddard50      
CT Ashtonlbw b Goddard4      
FS Unwinst Watkins b Goddard0      
TPB Smithc Watkins b Goddard0      
+TH Wadec Watkins b Sinfield31      
R Smithst Watkins b Sinfield23      
VJ Evansnot out5      
Extras(9 b, 5 lb)14
Total(all out, 94.1 overs)212
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-91, 3-91, 4-98, 5-104, 6-110, 7-110, 8-173, 9-191, 10-212 (94.1 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hammond5   170--
Barnett11   5231--
Monks9   1170--
Stephens7   2140--
Goddard29   5847--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJ Barnettlbw b R Smith13      
RW Haynesb Nichols0      
*BO Allenc Wade b Nichols59      
WR Hammondc Evans b R Smith154      
WL Nealec and b Nichols5      
JF Crappnot out24      
+BTL Watkinsb Evans5      
EJ Stephensnot out9      
RA Sinfielddid not bat      
CI Monksdid not bat      
TWJ Goddarddid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)14
Total(6 wickets, declared, 75 overs)283
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-21, 3-229, 4-237, 5-243, 6-260
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols24   5733--
Evans20   3991--
TPB Smith13   2400--
O'Connor1   100--
R Smith17   3572--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*TN Pearcelbw b Goddard25      
S Proffittb Goddard5      
CT Ashtonc Hammond b Sinfield15      
J O'Connorc Stephens b Goddard0      
MS Nicholsnot out28      
RM Taylorc and b Hammond2      
FS Unwinc Allen b Goddard0      
TPB Smithc Stephens b Hammond6      
+TH Wadec Allen b Hammond1      
R Smithb Hammond0      
VJ Evansc Hammond b Goddard1      
Extras(5 b)5
Total(all out, 35.2 overs)88
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-34, 3-35, 4-67, 5-70, 6-70, 7-77, 8-79, 9-79, 10-88 (35.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hammond9   1224--
Barnett3   160--
Sinfield9   3131--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJ Barnettc Taylor b Ashton4      
RW Haynesnot out6      
*BO Allenc Evans b Ashton4      
JF Crappnot out4      
WR Hammonddid not bat      
WL Nealedid not bat      
+BTL Watkinsdid not bat      
EJ Stephensdid not bat      
RA Sinfielddid not bat      
CI Monksdid not bat      
TWJ Goddarddid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 4 overs)18
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-14
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
R Smith2   060--
Ashton2   0122--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> S Proffitt (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in first-class matches
--> S Proffitt (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in County Championship matches
--> WR Hammond (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 62
--> CT Ashton (2) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 11
--> RA Sinfield reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> TWJ Goddard reached 1400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Essex second innings





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