Warwickshire v Essex
County Championship 1957
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 10th, 11th, 12th July 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWarwickshire 4 (Batting 2); Essex 0
UmpiresCAR Coleman, D Davies
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 5/1 (Barker 2*, Ralph 2*)
Close of play day 2Essex (1) 185/6 (Savill 37*, Smith 6*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerb Insole68     
NF Hornerc Dodds b Preston44     
WJP Stewartb Insole30     
*MJK Smithnot out85     
A Townsendlbw b Preston31     
+RT Spoonernot out22     
Khalid Ibadulladid not bat      
Swaranjit Singhdid not bat      
E Leadbeaterdid not bat      
RG Carterdid not bat      
SS Griffithsdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(4 wickets, declared, 97 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-77, 2-137, 3-158, 4-215
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston29   3722--
Ralph23   4720--
King13   6330--
Insole19   4492--
Greensmith10   3350--
Smith3   0190--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Khalid Ibadulla b Carter0     
G Barkerb Griffiths3     
LHR Ralphc Spooner b Griffiths9     
+B Taylorlbw b Townsend23     
*DJ Insoleb Swaranjit Singh80     
LA Savillb Griffiths78     
MJ Bearb Swaranjit Singh12     
GJ Smithlbw b Carter22     
WT Greensmithlbw b Carter1     
KC Prestonc and b Khalid Ibadulla9     
IM Kingnot out6     
Extras(1 b, 15 lb, 2 nb)18
Total(all out, 113.1 overs)261
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-16, 3-30, 4-60, 5-145, 6-169, 7-226, 8-228, 9-243, 10-261 (113.1 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carter25   6553--
Townsend12   1301--
Leadbeater13   2440--
Khalid Ibadulla27   7361--
Swaranjit Singh17   6252--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc and b Ralph8     
NF Hornerrun out6     
WJP Stewartc Preston b Ralph18     
*MJK Smithc Preston b Ralph2     
A Townsendlbw b Preston5     
+RT Spoonerb Ralph4     
Khalid Ibadullab Ralph0     
Swaranjit Singhc King b Preston7     
E Leadbeaterlbw b Preston1     
RG Carternot out1     
SS Griffithslbw b Preston0     
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 24.5 overs)53
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-20, 3-26, 4-35, 5-41, 6-41, 7-43, 8-50, 9-53, 10-53 (24.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ralph12   2225--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsrun out8     
G Barkerc Spooner b Griffiths8     
+B Taylorrun out0     
*DJ Insoleb Carter16     
KC Prestonb Griffiths15     
GJ Smithlbw b Griffiths9     
LHR Ralphnot out2     
WT Greensmithrun out1     
LA Savillnot out1     
MJ Beardid not bat      
IM Kingdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(7 wickets, 15 overs)66
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-20, 3-20, 4-44, 5-62, 6-62, 7-64
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carter8   0361--
Griffiths7   0243--

--> FC Gardner (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 35
--> NF Horner (1) passed 6000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 43
--> MJK Smith (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 29
--> MJK Smith (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 81
--> LA Savill (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 52
--> KC Preston (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> RG Carter reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> SS Griffiths achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Essex second innings (previous best was 3-45)





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