Middlesex County Cricket Club

Northamptonshire v Middlesex
County Championship 1946
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 7th, 8th, 9th August 1946 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 201 runs
PointsNorthamptonshire 0; Middlesex 12
UmpiresH Elliott, JJ Hills
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 514/6 (Edrich 222*, Sims 8*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (1) 169/8 (Partridge 3*, Nevell 3*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Nevell b Merritt64     
SM Brownc Barron b Merritt92     
WJ Edrichnot out222 210234 
DCS Comptonc Barron b Merritt38     
*RWV Robinslbw b Merritt0     
AW Thompsonc Merritt b Whitfield77     
+WFF Pricerun out1     
JM Simsnot out8     
LH Graydid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
RA Shaddickdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)12
Total(6 wickets, declared, 103 overs)514
Fall of wickets:
1-141, 2-180, 3-258, 4-260, 5-481, 6-501
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clark15   1530--
Partridge10   0590--
Webster19   0900--
Nevell17   1870--
Merritt26   11344--
Timms3   0150--
Whitfield9   0391--
Davis4   0250--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesc Price b Edrich6     
CP Davisb Edrich28     
EW Whitfieldc Robertson b Edrich6     
JE Timmsc Compton b Edrich7     
W Barronc Price b Edrich2     
+HW Greenwoodc Price b Edrich13     
*J Websterc Compton b Gray24     
WE Merrittrun out73     
RJ Partridgec Young b Edrich4     
WT Nevellb Gray9     
EW Clarknot out0     
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)5
Total(all out, 64.2 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-28, 3-45, 4-49, 5-50, 6-67, 7-159, 8-162, 9-177, 10-177 (64.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich26   6697--
Shaddick3   050--
Sims10   3280--
Young4   180--
Robins3   1180--
Compton3   0160--

Northamptonshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesb Gray24     
CP Davisb Edrich2     
EW Whitfieldc Robins b Young7     
JE Timmsc Shaddick b Young2     
W Barronb Shaddick25     
+HW Greenwoodc Robertson b Young5     
*J Websterb Young0     
WE Merrittc Gray b Young0     
RJ Partridgenot out30     
WT Nevellb Shaddick19     
EW Clarkrun out15     
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(all out, 44 overs)136
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-32, 3-36, 4-37, 5-55, 6-55, 7-55, 8-85, 9-107, 10-136 (44 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich9   0231--
Gray9   0301--
Young13   3385--
Compton4   2100--
Shaddick9   1282--

--> DCS Compton (1) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> AW Thompson (1) passed his previous highest score of 70 in County Championship matches
--> AW Thompson (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 45
--> CP Davis (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> HW Greenwood (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> WE Merritt (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> WJ Edrich achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Northamptonshire first innings (previous best was 5-30)
--> WJ Edrich achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Northamptonshire first innings (previous best was 5-30)
--> JA Young reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Northamptonshire second innings
--> JA Young completed a hat-trick in the Northamptonshire second innings (Greenwood, Webster, Merritt)



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