Warwickshire v Kent
County Championship 1973
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 25th, 26th, 27th July 1973 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWarwickshire 13 (Batting 9, Bowling 4); Kent 4 (Batting 2, Bowling 2)
UmpiresHD Bird, H Horton
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 29/1 (Luckhurst 18*, Nicholls 5*)
Close of play day 2Warwickshire (2) 59/4 (Smith 20*, Jones 2*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RN Abberleylbw b Graham15      
JA Jamesonc and b Shepherd105      
J Whitehouseb Elms81      
*MJK Smithc Denness b Graham78      
NM McVickerb Elms18      
AKC Jonesb Woolmer31      
EE Hemmingsnot out26      
PJ Lewingtondid not bat      
DJ Browndid not bat      
RGD Willisdid not bat      
+BJ Flickdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 9 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)21
Total(6 wickets, declared, 95 overs)375
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-147, 3-296, 4-298, 5-335, 6-375 (95 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Graham26   4802--
Elms16   0852--
Shepherd22   2881--
Woolmer13   1471--
Johnson18   3540--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BW Luckhurstc Flick b Brown19      
GW Johnsonc Abberley b Willis5      
+D Nichollsc Jameson b Hemmings28      
*MH Dennesslbw b Hemmings24      
Asif Iqbalc Smith b Hemmings21      
MC Cowdreyc Jameson b McVicker52      
AGE Ealhamc Whitehouse b Hemmings17      
JN Shepherdc Flick b Lewington17      
RA Woolmerb Willis24      
RB Elmsb Willis8      
JN Grahamnot out2      
Extras(2 b, 9 lb)11
Total(all out, 93 overs)228
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-37, 3-82, 4-87, 5-112, 6-152, 7-173, 8-207, 9-223, 10-228 (93 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis24   6423--
Brown22   8511--
McVicker14   1401--
Hemmings25   6644--
Lewington8   2201--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RN Abberleyb Elms10      
JA Jamesonc Nicholls b Elms16      
J Whitehousec Asif Iqbal b Woolmer7      
*MJK Smithc Ealham b Woolmer51      
PJ Lewingtonlbw b Woolmer0      
AKC Jonesb Luckhurst62      
EE Hemmingsc Nicholls b Shepherd0      
NM McVickerc Cowdrey b Woolmer3      
DJ Brownb Johnson15      
RGD Willisc Woolmer b Johnson0      
+BJ Flicknot out0      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 3 nb)8
Total(all out, 76 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-31, 3-48, 4-48, 5-117, 6-124, 7-127, 8-166, 9-166, 10-172 (76 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Graham20   6400--
Elms20   4492--
Shepherd11   2211--
Woolmer18   6384--
Johnson3   042--
Luckhurst4   1121--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BW Luckhurstnot out63      
GW Johnsonc Hemmings b McVicker49      
+D Nichollsnot out39      
*MH Dennessdid not bat      
Asif Iqbaldid not bat      
MC Cowdreydid not bat      
AGE Ealhamdid not bat      
JN Shepherddid not bat      
RA Woolmerdid not bat      
RB Elmsdid not bat      
JN Grahamdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(1 wicket, 56 overs)154
Fall of wickets:
1-76 (Johnson)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis3   090--
Brown7   2200--
McVicker13   3551--
Hemmings16   8230--
Lewington17   6440--

--> MJK Smith (1) passed 37500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 41
--> AKC Jones made his debut in County Championship matches
--> AGE Ealham (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 3
--> GW Johnson (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 11
--> JN Shepherd reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Warwickshire first innings





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