Essex v Yorkshire
County Championship 1948
VenueChalkwell Park, Westcliff-on-Sea on 30th June, 1st, 2nd July 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by 7 wickets
PointsEssex 0; Yorkshire 12
UmpiresF Chester, E Robinson
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 117/1 (Hutton 66*, Wilson 40*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 123/6 (Pearce 8*, Rist 0*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Whitehead b Wardle53      
SJ Crayb Whitehead28      
AV Averyb Coxon28      
FH Vigarb Wardle0      
R Horsfallc Smales b Wardle25      
*TN Pearcec and b Wardle32      
+FH Ristc Wilson b Wardle17      
WB Morrisnot out29      
R Smithb Wardle13      
TPB Smithc Brennan b Whitehead0      
EJ Pricec and b Wardle0      
Extras(2 b, 4 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 91.4 overs)232
Fall of wickets:
1-82, 2-82, 3-82, 4-135, 5-137, 6-170, 7-202, 8-224, 9-230, 10-232 (91.4 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coxon16   5361--
Whitehead21   554214
Smales14   2400--
Yardley3   170--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonc Morris b Price103 21012-  
H Hallidayb TPB Smith7      
JV Wilsonc Price b R Smith69      
*NWD Yardleyb Price22      
W Watsonb Price7      
EI Lesterb R Smith49      
A Coxonb R Smith11      
K Smalesb R Smith6      
JP Whiteheadc R Smith b Price4      
JH Wardlenot out4      
+DV Brennanb Price0      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(all out, 119.5 overs)287
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-180, 3-184, 4-205, 5-218, 6-247, 7-277, 8-283, 9-286, 10-287 (119.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TPB Smith25   10421--
R Smith49   16974--
Morris11   1390--
Vigar2   0100--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Halliday b Whitehead4      
SJ Crayc Wardle b Coxon23      
WB Morrisc Brennan b Whitehead0      
FH Vigarc Coxon b Wardle30      
AV Averylbw b Wardle17      
R Horsfallc Whitehead b Wardle24      
*TN Pearcec Wilson b Wardle33      
+FH Ristc Hutton b Wardle13      
R Smithc Halliday b Smales30      
TPB Smithnot out7      
EJ Priceb Smales1      
Extras(4 lb, 5 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 102.4 overs)192
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-4, 3-40, 4-63, 5-78, 6-123, 7-145, 8-182, 9-184, 10-192 (102.4 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coxon17   8281--
Whitehead16   3442-5
Wardle44   22725--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonlbw b R Smith45      
H Hallidayb R Smith17      
JV Wilsonc R Smith b Vigar19      
*NWD Yardleynot out32      
W Watsonnot out6      
EI Lesterdid not bat      
A Coxondid not bat      
K Smalesdid not bat      
JP Whiteheaddid not bat      
JH Wardledid not bat      
+DV Brennandid not bat      
Extras(18 b, 2 lb)20
Total(3 wickets, 41 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-70, 2-75, 3-121
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
R Smith21   5572--
TPB Smith8   1270--
Price10   2300--
Vigar2   051--

--> R Smith (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> L Hutton (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 53
--> JV Wilson (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 51
--> NWD Yardley (1) passed 10000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 18
--> L Hutton (2) passed 19500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28
--> EJ Price reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Yorkshire first innings
--> R Smith reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Yorkshire first innings
--> A Coxon reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings
--> FH Vigar reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Yorkshire second innings





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