Middlesex County Cricket Club

Warwickshire v Middlesex
County Championship 1951
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 18th, 19th July 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by 10 wickets
PointsWarwickshire 12; Middlesex 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, LJ Todd
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), HR Murrell (Middlesex)
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 124/3 (Ord 62*, Weeks 0*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HPH Sharpb Grove32     
SM Brownc Grove b Hollies11     
*A Fairbairnb Pritchard11     
AW Thompsonc Dollery b Pritchard72     
RS Cooperrun out1     
D Bennettc Dollery b Pritchard10     
+LH Comptonlbw b Townsend25     
R Routledgec Gardner b Pritchard1     
FJ Titmusc Gardner b Pritchard6     
JM Simsnot out4     
JA Youngc Gardner b Grove1     
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(all out, 75.3 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-44, 3-65, 4-70, 5-90, 6-164, 7-169, 8-170, 9-180, 10-181 (75.3 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard24   7595--
Hollies27   11611--
Weeks6   0160--
Townsend3   131--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Compton b Bennett0     
+RT Spoonerb Young31     
JS Ordb Sims68     
RE Hitchcockc Compton b Bennett26     
RT Weeksc Compton b Sims2     
*HE Dollerylbw b Young78     
AVG Woltonc Sharp b Sims13     
A Townsendc Routledge b Young17     
TL Pritchardrun out6     
CWC Groveb Young16     
WE Holliesnot out0     
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 119.4 overs)264
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-67, 3-124, 4-131, 5-132, 6-158, 7-202, 8-217, 9-259, 10-264 (119.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bennett18   6382--
Routledge11   1410--
Titmus24   7510--
Sims21   1783--
Sharp4   1110--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HPH Sharpb Grove0     
SM Brownretired hurt15     
*A Fairbairnb Pritchard21     
AW Thompsonc Wolton b Hollies12     
RS Cooperlbw b Hollies3     
D Bennettc and b Hollies3     
+LH Comptonlbw b Hollies1     
R Routledgeb Hollies1     
FJ Titmusc Townsend b Grove10     
JM Simsnot out14     
JA Youngb Hollies1     
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 51.1 overs)85
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-36, 3-43, 4-49, 5-53, 6-57, 7-61, 8-84, 9-85 (51.1 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard21   6491--
Grove9   462--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnernot out2     
RT Weeksnot out1     
+RT Spoonerdid not bat      
JS Orddid not bat      
RE Hitchcockdid not bat      
*HE Dollerydid not bat      
AVG Woltondid not bat      
A Townsenddid not bat      
TL Pritcharddid not bat      
CWC Grovedid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 1.1 overs)3
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fairbairn1   020--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> LH Compton (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> FJ Titmus (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> A Townsend reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings



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