Warwickshire v Essex
County Championship 1954
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 2nd, 3rd, 4th June 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by 4 wickets
PointsWarwickshire 12; Essex 0
UmpiresF Chester, D Davies
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 41/1 (Horner 17*, Wolton 10*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 45/2 (Vigar 4*, Horsfall 1*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AV Averyb King48      
TC Doddsb Hollies29      
TE Baileyc HE Dollery b King12      
R Horsfallrun out38      
*DJ Insoleb King125      
FH Vigarb KR Dollery23      
WT Greensmithlbw b Bannister2      
R Smithb KR Dollery17      
+B Taylorc and b King6      
JA Baileyst Spooner b Hollies4      
P Cousensnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 8 lb)12
Total(all out, 127.4 overs)316
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-121, 3-126, 4-129, 5-207, 6-212, 7-249, 8-277, 9-300, 10-316 (127.4 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Townsend4   0160--
Bannister16   5561--
Wolton2   020--
KR Dollery22   4592--
Hollies40   151052--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerb Smith14      
NF Hornerc Smith b TE Bailey60      
AVG Woltonb TE Bailey98      
+RT Spoonerb TE Bailey13      
*HE Dollerynot out109      
A Townsendb TE Bailey3      
RE Hitchcocknot out13      
KR Dollerydid not bat      
JD Bannisterdid not bat      
IM Kingdid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)11
Total(5 wickets, declared, 122 overs)321
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-112, 3-138, 4-276, 5-290
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TE Bailey32   9764--
Smith30   8811--
JA Bailey17   2480--
Cousens26   13420--
Greensmith14   1440--
Insole3   0190--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddslbw b KR Dollery20      
AV Averyb KR Dollery20      
FH Vigarb KR Dollery9      
R Horsfallb Bannister3      
*DJ Insolenot out76      
TE Baileynot out76      
WT Greensmithdid not bat      
R Smithdid not bat      
+B Taylordid not bat      
JA Baileydid not bat      
P Cousensdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(4 wickets, declared, 82.3 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-43, 3-52, 4-56
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Townsend6   0410--
Wolton1   050--
KR Dollery22   2593--
Hollies20   11240--
King11   3260--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NF Hornerb JA Bailey53      
RE Hitchcocklbw b JA Bailey5      
AVG Woltonst Taylor b Cousens20      
+RT Spoonerc Dodds b Cousens6      
*HE Dolleryrun out43      
A Townsendc Taylor b Smith45      
FC Gardnernot out17      
KR Dollerynot out21      
JD Bannisterdid not bat      
IM Kingdid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(6 wickets, 41.2 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-70, 3-80, 4-89, 5-172, 6-180
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TE Bailey16   0640--
JA Bailey9   0502--
Cousens7   1432--

--> AV Avery (1) passed 13000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 19
--> FH Vigar (1) passed 8500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> NF Horner (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 22
--> NF Horner (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> AVG Wolton (2) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 14
--> JD Bannister reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings





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