Middlesex v Essex
County Championship 1949
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 14th, 16th, 17th May 1949 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 142 runs
PointsMiddlesex 12; Essex 0
UmpiresD Davies, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 123/5 (Vigar 48*, Wade 3*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 228/8 (LH Compton 18*, Young 4*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonlbw b Bailey8      
SM Brownc TPB Smith b Pullinger7      
WJ Edrichc Pullinger b TPB Smith35      
DCS Comptonc Wade b Pullinger16      
*FG Mannc Bailey b Pullinger24      
HPH Sharpb Bailey44      
AW Thompsonc Bailey b Pullinger0      
+LH Comptonb Price16      
JM Simsb Price11      
JA Youngc Pearce b Bailey9      
LH Graynot out5      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)8
Total(all out, 68.3 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-16, 3-50, 4-68, 5-120, 6-120, 7-144, 8-158, 9-174, 10-183 (68.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pullinger23   7634--
TPB Smith8   1281--
R Smith11   3240--
Vigar1   040--
Price7   3162--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddslbw b Edrich2      
AV Averyc LH Compton b Sims37      
SJ Crayst LH Compton b DCS Compton19      
FH Vigarc LH Compton b Gray63      
TE Baileylbw b DCS Compton12      
*TN Pearcec and b DCS Compton0      
+TH Wadec LH Compton b Gray17      
R Smithlbw b DCS Compton6      
TPB Smithlbw b Gray0      
EJ Pricec LH Compton b DCS Compton6      
GR Pullingernot out0      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(all out, 82.3 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-43, 3-77, 4-116, 5-116, 6-148, 7-163, 8-164, 9-171, 10-171 (82.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich12   3241--
Gray17   3323--
Sims20   5341--
DCS Compton19.33575--
Young14   7150--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc TPB Smith b Bailey19      
SM Brownb R Smith49      
WJ Edrichc Bailey b Pullinger9      
DCS Comptonc Avery b Pullinger18      
*FG Mannc Pearce b TPB Smith42      
HPH Sharpc R Smith b Bailey39      
AW Thompsonc Bailey b Pullinger18      
+LH Comptonb Bailey37      
JM Simsb Bailey6      
JA Youngc Cray b Pullinger4      
LH Graynot out3      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb)6
Total(all out, 93.2 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-57, 3-88, 4-106, 5-160, 6-200, 7-204, 8-223, 9-228, 10-250 (93.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pullinger32   7874--
R Smith16   5471--
Price2   0200--
TPB Smith8   1231--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Edrich b Young30      
AV Averyb Edrich7      
SJ Crayb Gray12      
FH Vigarrun out0      
TE Baileyb DCS Compton10      
*TN Pearceb DCS Compton2      
R Smithc Edrich b Young11      
TPB Smithc Gray b Young2      
+TH Wadeb DCS Compton0      
EJ Pricenot out19      
GR Pullingerrun out13      
Extras(10 b, 4 lb)14
Total(all out, 39.5 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-45, 3-50, 4-50, 5-62, 6-67, 7-77, 8-78, 9-84, 10-120 (39.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich5   0261--
Gray9   2161--
Young15   4293--
DCS Compton10.52353--

--> GR Pullinger made his debut in County Championship matches
--> GR Pullinger made his debut in first-class matches
--> LH Compton (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> SJ Cray (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> JM Sims reached 900 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex first innings





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