Northamptonshire v Essex
County Championship 1951
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 14th, 16th, 17th July 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNorthamptonshire 4; Essex 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, F Chester
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 15/0 (Brookes 5*, Oldfield 10*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 24/1 (Avery 13*, Gibb 7*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsb Nutter55      
AV Averyc Fiddling b Brice33      
+PA Gibbc Fiddling b Broderick27      
R Horsfallb Broderick7      
*DJ Insoleb Broderick71      
R Smithb Brice29      
FH Vigarb Nutter1      
EAW Stanleyb Nutter0      
WT Greensmithb Starkie29      
TPB Smithnot out19      
KC Prestonb Starkie0      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(all out, 99 overs)278
Fall of wickets:
1-93, 2-98, 3-126, 4-127, 5-198, 6-199, 7-199, 8-246, 9-266, 10-278 (99 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nutter26   4803--
Liddell19   1680--
Brice21   2732--
Broderick30   15423--
Starkie3   182--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesc TPB Smith b Preston7      
N Oldfieldc Gibb b Preston18      
E Davisb Preston0      
F Jakemannot out258      
DW Barrickb Greensmith28      
V Brodericklbw b Greensmith48      
AE Nutterb Insole39      
GHJ Briceb Greensmith8      
S Starkieb Greensmith0      
AWG Liddellnot out7      
+K Fiddlingdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 2 nb, 1 w)14
Total(8 wickets, declared, 115.1 overs)427
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-24, 3-38, 4-78, 5-212, 6-314, 7-369, 8-369
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston24   4713--
R Smith27   21400--
TPB Smith30   71000--
Greensmith26   6684--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsb Brice2      
AV Averyb Starkie33      
+PA Gibbst Fiddling b Barrick138      
R Horsfallb Liddell69      
*DJ Insolec Fiddling b Jakeman67      
R Smithc Fiddling b Starkie16      
FH Vigarb Jakeman13      
EAW Stanleynot out7      
WT Greensmithnot out0      
TPB Smithdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(7 wickets, 112 overs)357
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-86, 3-211, 4-289, 5-320, 6-349, 7-354
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nutter23   7520--
Liddell13   1601--
Brice16   1681--
Broderick11   3140--
Starkie32   9822--
Barrick14   0611--
Jakeman3   182--

--> AV Avery (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 32
--> N Oldfield (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 7
--> F Jakeman (1) passed his previous highest score of 169 in County Championship matches
--> F Jakeman (1) passed his previous highest score of 169 in first-class matches
--> F Jakeman (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 195
--> AE Nutter reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> WT Greensmith achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Northamptonshire first innings (previous best was 3-11)





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