Warwickshire v Middlesex
County Championship 1949
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 16th, 18th, 19th July 1949 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWarwickshire 4; Middlesex 0
UmpiresWH Ashdown, JT Bell
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), HR Murrell (Middlesex)
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 48/2 (Townsend 27*, Dollery 3*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (1) 139/2 (Edrich 58*, Compton 69*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerb Edrich1      
JS Ordb Young16      
A Townsendc and b Compton76      
*HE Dolleryc Edrich b Gray32      
AVG Woltonc Gray b Compton33      
AH Kardarc Edrich b Young57      
P Cranmerc Dewes b Compton44      
CWC Grovec Edrich b Young1      
+RT Spoonernot out6      
TL Pritchardnot out4      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 5 nb, 1 w)9
Total(8 wickets, declared, 115 overs)279
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-40, 3-127, 4-127, 5-187, 6-266, 7-267, 8-270
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich14   2191--
Gray36   10651--
Young34   11763--
Sharp5   0210--
Compton18   2623--
Sims8   0270--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Grove b Pritchard0      
SM Brownb Hollies7      
WJ Edrichc Cranmer b Hollies64      
DCS Comptonb Kardar71      
JG Dewesb Hollies19      
HPH Sharpc Spooner b Hollies28      
*FG Mannc Kardar b Hollies0      
JM Simsb Pritchard22      
JA Youngb Pritchard3      
+ML Lawsnot out0      
LH Graynot out0      
Extras(11 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)17
Total(9 wickets, declared, 120 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-18, 3-151, 4-157, 5-194, 6-194, 7-215, 8-224, 9-231
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard16   5313--
Grove3   240--
Hollies54   191045--
Kardar47   18751--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerlbw b Young8      
JS Ordlbw b Gray1      
A Townsendc Mann b Young11      
*HE Dolleryb Young22      
AVG Woltonb Young0      
AH Kardarlbw b Compton12      
+RT Spoonernot out25      
P Cranmerb Edrich7      
CWC Grovenot out8      
TL Pritcharddid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(14 b, 7 lb)21
Total(7 wickets, 61 overs)115
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-21, 3-30, 4-30, 5-57, 6-77, 7-92
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray5   191--
Young28   13354--
Compton19   7261--
Sharp1   040--
Sims3   120--
Edrich4   1171--
Mann1   010--

--> A Townsend (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 61
--> AVG Wolton (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> AH Kardar made his debut in County Championship matches
--> HE Dollery (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 4
--> LH Gray reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Warwickshire second innings

The match was played for the benefit of HE Dollery





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