Warwickshire v Essex
County Championship 1953
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 25th, 27th, 28th July 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWarwickshire 4; Essex 0
UmpiresP Corrall, HL Palmer
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 176/9 (Smith 6*)
Close of play day 2Warwickshire (1) 76/1 (Horner 43*, Townsend 16*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsb Grove5      
AV Averyb Bannister20      
+PA Gibbc Bromley b Hollies40      
R Horsfallc Lewis b Hollies2      
*DJ Insoleb Grove66      
WT Greensmithrun out3      
FH Vigarc Bromley b Grove16      
LA Savillb Townsend7      
R Smithnot out17      
KC Prestonc Bromley b Hollies1      
P Cousensrun out0      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb)10
Total(all out, 87.5 overs)187
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-56, 3-63, 4-92, 5-106, 6-133, 7-158, 8-175, 9-176, 10-187 (87.5 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grove23   4563--
Bannister25   4721--
Townsend10   1211--
Bromley1   010--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerlbw b Insole17      
NF Hornerc Savill b Insole76      
A Townsendc Preston b Insole47      
JS Ordnot out20      
*HE Dolleryc Insole b Smith10      
AVG Woltonc Gibb b Preston1      
PH Bromleyb Preston1      
+EB Lewisnot out15      
JD Bannisterdid not bat      
CWC Grovedid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 nb)2
Total(6 wickets, declared, 88.4 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-138, 3-147, 4-167, 5-170, 6-174
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith31   13581--
Insole19   6313--
Greensmith5   1130--
Cousens11   5230--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsb Wolton51      
AV Averylbw b Grove23      
+PA Gibbnot out3      
R Horsfalldid not bat      
*DJ Insoledid not bat      
WT Greensmithdid not bat      
FH Vigardid not bat      
LA Savilldid not bat      
R Smithdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
P Cousensdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb)7
Total(2 wickets, 38.3 overs)84
Fall of wickets:
1-72, 2-84 (38.3 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grove8   3131--
Bannister5   2100--
Hollies10   5140--
Bromley11   2270--

--> TC Dodds (1) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> PA Gibb (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 6
--> DJ Insole (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 66
--> FC Gardner (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 16
--> EB Lewis (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in County Championship matches





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