Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex v Surrey
County Championship 1948
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 21st, 23rd, 24th August 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 4 runs
PointsMiddlesex 12; Surrey 0
UmpiresF Chester, JJ Hills
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 450/5 (DCS Compton 123*, Thompson 30*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (2) 136/3 (Fishlock 83*, Parker 1*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Laker69     
SM Brownc Parker b Bedser101 200   
WJ Edrichb McMahon84 11011- 
DCS Comptonnot out123 135122 
*FG Mannc Fishlock b McMahon6     
RWV Robinsb McMahon26     
AW Thompsonnot out30     
+LH Comptondid not bat      
JM Simsdid not bat      
PA Whitcombedid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(5 wickets, declared, 118 overs)450
Fall of wickets:
1-140, 2-209, 3-286, 4-318, 5-375
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bedser29   7901-1
Surridge11   2490--
Parker22   4660--
McMahon35   51443--
Laker14   2611--
Constable3   0110--
Squires4   0180--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlocklbw b Sims29     
MR Bartonb Whitcombe5     
HS Squiresb Sims49     
+AJW McIntyreb Sims7     
JF Parkerb Sims13     
*ERT Holmeslbw b Sims1     
B Constablenot out46     
JC Lakerb Whitcombe32     
AV Bedserb Sims4     
WS Surridgec Robins b DCS Compton0     
JWJ McMahonlbw b Sims1     
Extras(6 lb)6
Total(all out, 89 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-47, 3-71, 4-96, 5-102, 6-107, 7-165, 8-179, 9-180, 10-193 (89 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whitcombe13   3292--
Edrich5   0100--
DCS Compton25   6611--
Sims32   9587--
Robins8   2220--
Young6   370--

Surrey second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Bartonc LH Compton b Sims20     
LB Fishlockb DCS Compton125 21012- 
HS Squiresc LH Compton b Robins24     
+AJW McIntyreb Young1     
JF Parkerb Edrich2     
*ERT Holmesb DCS Compton18     
B Constableb DCS Compton16     
JC Lakerlbw b Sims14     
AV Bedserc Edrich b Sims20     
WS Surridgeb DCS Compton0     
JWJ McMahonnot out1     
Extras(4 b, 7 lb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 88.3 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-109, 3-116, 4-137, 5-160, 6-184, 7-217, 8-237, 9-243, 10-253 (88.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich12   1401--
Whitcombe9   22201-
Young20   4301--
DCS Compton17   2614--
Robins8   0241--

--> DCS Compton (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 98
--> DCS Compton (1) passed 18500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 93
--> B Constable (1) passed his previous highest score of 37 in County Championship matches
--> LB Fishlock (2) passed 16500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 112



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