Essex v Worcestershire
County Championship 1947
VenueCounty Ground, Chelmsford on 2nd, 4th, 5th August 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 10 wickets
PointsEssex 0; Worcestershire 12
UmpiresN Harris, JJ Hills
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 183/5 (Howorth 84*, Jenkins 6*)
Close of play day 2Essex (1) 144/5 (Pearce 37*, Bailey 11*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Cooperc Wade b Bailey3      
D Kenyonc Wade b R Smith3      
CH Palmerb R Smith16      
RES Wyattc Wilcox b Vigar23      
R Howorthc Pearce b TPB Smith95      
*AFT Whiteb Bailey44      
RO Jenkinsb Bailey63      
LF Outschoornst Wade b TPB Smith2      
RTD Perksst Wade b TPB Smith5      
+H Yarnoldb TPB Smith4      
PF Jacksonnot out31      
Extras(8 b)8
Total(all out, 100.3 overs)297
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-21, 3-37, 4-72, 5-165, 6-205, 7-209, 8-217, 9-225, 10-297 (100.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
R Smith31   5872--
Vigar13   3471--
TPB Smith29   9644--
Insole2   050--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HP Crabtreec Outschoorn b Howorth29      
SJ Crayb Perks3      
AV Averyb Perks0      
FH Vigarb Perks7      
DR Wilcoxc Kenyon b Perks0      
*TN Pearcec Cooper b Perks2      
TE Baileyb Jackson10      
R Smithc Outschoorn b Perks0      
DJ Insoleb Jackson6      
TPB Smithb Jackson0      
+TH Wadenot out3      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 36.2 overs)65
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-9, 3-37, 4-38, 5-39, 6-44, 7-44, 8-62, 9-62, 10-65 (36.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks16   4246--
Palmer6   1170--
Howorth12   7141--

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
HP Crabtreeb Perks5      
SJ Crayc Palmer b Jackson14      
AV Averyst Yarnold b Jenkins23      
FH Vigarlbw b Jenkins40      
DR Wilcoxlbw b Jackson13      
*TN Pearcec Jackson b Howorth73      
TE Baileyb Palmer19      
R Smithc Perks b Palmer24      
DJ Insoleb Jackson21      
TPB Smithb Jackson0      
+TH Wadenot out7      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb)9
Total(all out, 92.1 overs)248
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-23, 3-78, 4-83, 5-126, 6-152, 7-184, 8-230, 9-230, 10-248 (92.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks16   5471--
Palmer16   5382--
Jackson22   8414--
Jenkins14   2582--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Coopernot out9      
D Kenyonnot out8      
CH Palmerdid not bat      
RES Wyattdid not bat      
R Howorthdid not bat      
*AFT Whitedid not bat      
RO Jenkinsdid not bat      
LF Outschoorndid not bat      
RTD Perksdid not bat      
+H Yarnolddid not bat      
PF Jacksondid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 7.2 overs)17
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
R Smith4   150--
Avery3   080--

--> RTD Perks (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> SJ Cray (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 13
--> FH Vigar reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> FH Vigar reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> R Howorth reached 850 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex first innings





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