Warwickshire v Middlesex
County Championship 1955
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 9th, 11th, 12th July 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by 1 wicket
PointsWarwickshire 12; Middlesex 4
UmpiresJS Buller, AJB Fowler
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 49/3 (Hitchcock 21*, KR Dollery 6*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 179/5 (Edrich 100*, Bick 5*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Gardner b Bannister5      
SM Brownb Thompson0      
*WJ Edrichc Townsend b KR Dollery18      
AW Thompsonc HE Dollery b Thompson3      
D Bennettc Spooner b Hollies99      
DO Baldryc HE Dollery b KR Dollery20      
DA Bickc Spooner b KR Dollery7      
JJ Warrb Hollies1      
+LH Comptonrun out21      
JA Youngb Hollies14      
AE Mossnot out1      
Extras(7 b, 9 lb, 1 nb)17
Total(all out, 93.5 overs)206
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-7, 3-10, 4-51, 5-110, 6-132, 7-141, 8-187, 9-203, 10-206 (93.5 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister19   6271--
Thompson11   3212--
KR Dollery27   6733--
Hitchcock7   2150--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Compton b Warr14      
NF Hornerc Compton b Warr1      
AVG Woltonb Moss6      
RE Hitchcockb Bick47      
*HE Dolleryc Compton b Young25      
+RT Spoonerc Compton b Bick18      
A Townsendc Brown b Bick12      
KR Dollerynot out9      
JD Bannisterb Moss0      
RG Thompsonb Moss0      
WE Holliesrun out3      
Extras(1 w)1
Total(all out, 64 overs)136
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-18, 3-32, 4-89, 5-103, 6-124, 7-127, 8-127, 9-128, 10-136 (64 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss17   2433--
Warr19   4362--
Bennett2   090--
Young15   6261--
Bick11   5213--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Thompson21      
SM Brownlbw b KR Dollery22      
*WJ Edrichnot out125      
AW Thompsonc Spooner b Hollies2      
D Bennettb Bannister12      
DO Baldryb Thompson14      
DA Bickst Spooner b Hollies6      
+LH Comptonc Wolton b Hollies0      
JJ Warrrun out0      
JA Youngnot out7      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(8 wickets, declared, 95 overs)212
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-48, 3-57, 4-101, 5-153, 6-180, 7-180, 8-183
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister18   3521--
Thompson18   5432--
KR Dollery20   3441--
Hollies34   12603--
Hitchcock5   2100--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Compton b Moss51      
NF Hornerb Moss10      
AVG Woltonlbw b Young77      
RE Hitchcockb Moss0      
*HE Dolleryc Brown b Young1      
+RT Spoonerc and b Young82      
A Townsendc Young b Moss20      
KR Dolleryrun out16      
JD Bannisterb Young1      
RG Thompsonnot out0      
WE Holliesnot out6      
Extras(5 b, 15 lb)20
Total(9 wickets, 83.5 overs)284
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-140, 3-140, 4-142, 5-147, 6-207, 7-267, 8-271, 9-278
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss27   6704--
Warr8   0330--
Bennett4   160--
Bick7   1240--
Robertson4   0250--

--> D Bennett (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 99
--> RE Hitchcock (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 22
--> AW Thompson made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> AW Thompson made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> JJ Warr reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Warwickshire first innings
--> DA Bick achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Warwickshire first innings (previous best was 1-35)
--> RG Thompson reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex second innings
--> AE Moss reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Warwickshire second innings





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