Hampshire v Essex
County Championship 1953
VenueCounty Ground, Southampton on 2nd, 4th, 5th May 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHampshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultHampshire won by 172 runs
PointsHampshire 12; Essex 0
UmpiresJJ Hills, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 61/4 (Insole 19*, Bailey 8*)
Close of play day 2Hampshire (2) 218/8 (Dare 16*, Cannings 2*)

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NH Rogersc Dodds b Smith72      
JR Grayc Gibb b Preston7      
G Hillb Bailey56      
+L Harrisonb Bailey6      
AWH Raymentrun out3      
*EDR Eagarb Smith19      
D Shackletonlbw b Preston0      
RO Proutonb Bailey5      
RA Darelbw b Bailey6      
VHD Canningsb Bailey3      
CJ Knottnot out3      
Extras(3 b, 11 nb)14
Total(all out, 80 overs)194
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-113, 3-126, 4-148, 5-172, 6-174, 7-174, 8-186, 9-190, 10-194 (80 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey22   7535--
Preston15   1472--
Smith23   7482--
Greensmith19   7320--
Avery1   100--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsb Shackleton0      
AV Averyrun out14      
+PA Gibbc Prouton b Shackleton7      
R Horsfallb Knott10      
*DJ Insolec Rayment b Dare32      
TE Baileyc Prouton b Dare45      
R Smithb Knott29      
FH Vigarc Gray b Knott2      
C Griffithsb Dare0      
WT Greensmithc Gray b Knott5      
KC Prestonnot out0      
Extras(3 b, 5 lb)8
Total(all out, 71.3 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-16, 3-28, 4-39, 5-93, 6-136, 7-139, 8-139, 9-152, 10-152 (71.3 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton14   3372--
Cannings16   9160--
Knott23   5524--

Hampshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NH Rogersc Vigar b Greensmith32      
JR Grayb Bailey2      
G Hillb Bailey6      
+L Harrisonb Preston84      
AWH Raymentc Vigar b Greensmith19      
*EDR Eagarb Bailey24      
D Shackletonb Greensmith6      
RO Proutonc Dodds b Bailey9      
RA Darenot out35      
VHD Canningsc Vigar b Preston6      
CJ Knottnot out17      
Extras(12 b, 6 lb, 5 nb)23
Total(9 wickets, declared, 89 overs)263
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-13, 3-100, 4-158, 5-158, 6-165, 7-193, 8-208, 9-231
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey25   4764--
Preston26   6632--
Smith14   1470--
Greensmith24   8543--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Eagar b Shackleton6      
AV Averyb Dare18      
+PA Gibbc Rogers b Knott22      
R Horsfallb Knott17      
*DJ Insolec Gray b Knott15      
TE Baileyb Cannings7      
R Smithb Knott0      
FH Vigarnot out19      
C Griffithsc Cannings b Hill15      
WT Greensmithc Prouton b Hill0      
KC Prestonc Prouton b Knott1      
Extras(7 b, 6 lb)13
Total(all out, 66.5 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-48, 3-48, 4-73, 5-90, 6-90, 7-102, 8-128, 9-132, 10-133 (66.5 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton10   3241--
Cannings12   4211--
Dare18   8271--
Hill5   272--

--> G Hill (1) passed 8500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> D Shackleton reached 600 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings
--> VHD Cannings reached 350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings





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