Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex v Yorkshire
County Championship 1947
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 14th, 16th, 17th June 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsMiddlesex 4; Yorkshire 0
UmpiresJJ Hills, CN Woolley
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 13/1 (Watson 4*, Halliday 3*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (1) 98/0 (Robertson 48*, Brown 49*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonc Robertson b Gray5     
W Watsonb Young77     
H Hallidayc Edrich b Robins20     
NWD Yardleyc Edrich b Young1     
*AB Sellersc Robertson b Young0     
TF Smailesb Young8     
A Coxonlbw b DCS Compton34     
JH Wardlelbw b Robins4     
+DV Brennanb Robins17     
EP Robinsonb Robins2     
WE Bowesnot out11     
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 101.5 overs)187
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-21, 3-21, 4-37, 5-105, 6-152, 7-152, 8-158, 9-160, 10-187 (101.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich17   52201-
Gray15   3221--
Young25   9434--
Robertson4   230--
Sims9   1240--
DCS Compton15   6281--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonst Brennan b Yardley108     
SM Brownst Brennan b Bowes130     
WJ Edrichnot out54     
DCS Comptonnot out50     
*RWV Robinsdid not bat      
FG Manndid not bat      
AW Thompsondid not bat      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
JM Simsdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
LH Graydid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 6 lb)8
Total(2 wickets, declared, 102 overs)350
Fall of wickets:
1-222, 2-260
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bowes31   7731--
Coxon23   2890--
Smailes15   0610--
Wardle15   3450--
Yardley14   1501--
Robinson4   0240--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonc and b DCS Compton57     
W Watsonc Edrich b Young18     
H Hallidayc Edrich b Sims17     
NWD Yardleynot out40     
*AB Sellersc LH Compton b Robins11     
TF Smailesnot out0     
A Coxondid not bat      
JH Wardledid not bat      
+DV Brennandid not bat      
EP Robinsondid not bat      
WE Bowesdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(4 wickets, 69 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-78, 3-102, 4-142
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich9   1240--
Gray6   2100--
Young12   4191--
DCS Compton16   6341--
Sims13   1401--
Robins13   6161--

--> DV Brennan (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in first-class matches
--> WE Bowes (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> JDB Robertson (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 48
--> W Watson (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> NWD Yardley (2) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 37
--> JA Young reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Yorkshire second innings
--> H Halliday retired hurt in the Yorkshire first innings having scored 3 (team score 13/1) - he returned when the score was 105/5



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