Essex v Warwickshire
County Championship 1953
VenueVista Road Recreation Ground, Clacton-on-Sea on 29th, 31st August, 1st September 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 2 wickets
PointsEssex 12; Warwickshire 0
UmpiresE Cooke, HL Palmer
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Essex (1) 127/5d

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc and b TE Bailey21      
NF Hornerrun out9      
*JR Thompsonc Preston b JA Bailey39      
AVG Woltonb Smith6      
+RT Spoonerc Gibb b Preston5      
A Townsendc Vigar b JA Bailey4      
PH Bromleyc Gibb b JA Bailey22      
TL Pritchardb Preston3      
IM Kingb JA Bailey4      
KR Dollerylbw b JA Bailey2      
WE Holliesnot out0      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 55.1 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-33, 3-54, 4-65, 5-78, 6-97, 7-100, 8-113, 9-117, 10-120 (55.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TE Bailey13   6201--
Preston17   3332--
Smith10   2281--
JA Bailey15.13345--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FH Vigarc Bromley b Pritchard19      
TC Doddsc Thompson b Dollery15      
+PA Gibbc Spooner b Pritchard50      
R Horsfallrun out1      
*DJ Insolelbw b Pritchard17      
TE Baileynot out15      
WT Greensmithnot out2      
R Smithdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
LA Savilldid not bat      
JA Baileydid not bat      
Extras(8 b)8
Total(5 wickets, declared, 44 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-37, 3-44, 4-83, 5-117
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard14   2523--
Dollery13   2381--
Hollies9   4150--
Townsend8   1140--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Insole b TE Bailey5      
NF Hornerc Gibb b TE Bailey122      
*JR Thompsonb TE Bailey5      
+RT Spoonerc Gibb b JA Bailey16      
AVG Woltonc Vigar b TE Bailey24      
A Townsendnot out26      
TL Pritchardb JA Bailey4      
PH Bromleydid not bat      
IM Kingdid not bat      
KR Dollerydid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(6 wickets, declared, 55.3 overs)203
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-33, 3-84, 4-153, 5-198, 6-203 (55.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TE Bailey20   3604--
Preston13   2490--
Smith6   0360--
JA Bailey16.32572--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Wolton b Pritchard9      
*DJ Insolec Spooner b Dollery9      
+PA Gibbc Townsend b Pritchard0      
R Horsfalllbw b Hollies107      
R Smithb Dollery0      
TE Baileyb Pritchard23      
FH Vigarb Dollery22      
WT Greensmithnot out15      
KC Prestonlbw b Dollery1      
LA Savillnot out10      
JA Baileydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(8 wickets, 43 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-18, 3-19, 4-20, 5-77, 6-172, 7-174, 8-186
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard17   0953--
Dollery17   3644--
Hollies7   1221--
Townsend2   0150--

--> NF Horner (2) passed his previous highest score of 115 in County Championship matches
--> AVG Wolton (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 22
--> A Townsend (2) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> R Horsfall (2) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 39





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