Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex v Kent
County Championship 1953
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 22nd, 23rd July 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 10 wickets
PointsMiddlesex 12; Kent 0
UmpiresD Davies, EA Roberts
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 10/1 (Robertson 5*, Brown 4*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Fagglbw b Titmus67     
AH Phebeyb Moss8     
P Hearnc Compton b Moss0     
MC Cowdreyc Moss b Titmus64     
+DG Uftonc Compton b Young4     
EG Witherdenlbw b Young0     
G Smithnot out10     
F Ridgwayb Young3     
*W Murray-Woodc Sharp b Moss18     
RR Doveyb Moss0     
DVP Wrightb Warr1     
Total(all out, 79.1 overs)175
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-11, 3-130, 4-137, 5-143, 6-143, 7-146, 8-172, 9-174, 10-175 (79.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss19   6454--
Young26   12483--
Bennett4   0110--
Titmus13   5302--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Wright46     
HPH Sharpb Ridgway0     
SM Brownc Fagg b Ridgway7     
AW Thompsonb Ridgway4     
R Routledgeb Wright10     
D Bennettrun out45     
FJ Titmusb Dovey33     
+LH Comptonc Ufton b Ridgway28     
*JJ Warrc Hearn b Smith3     
JA Youngc sub b Smith4     
AE Mossnot out0     
Extras(5 b, 6 lb)11
Total(all out, 74.1 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-36, 3-44, 4-66, 5-73, 6-135, 7-167, 8-187, 9-191, 10-191 (74.1 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway17   3494--
Dovey21   6391--
Wright8   392--
Murray-Wood4   0160--
Cowdrey3   0230--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Fagglbw b Warr10     
AH Phebeyb Warr0     
P Hearnc Compton b Warr11     
MC Cowdreyc Titmus b Moss1     
+DG Uftonnot out9     
EG Witherdenb Moss0     
G Smithb Moss1     
F Ridgwayb Moss2     
*W Murray-Woodc Compton b Warr3     
RR Doveyc Brown b Warr2     
DVP Wrightc Brown b Warr4     
Total(all out, 25.5 overs)43
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-15, 3-22, 4-22, 5-22, 6-24, 7-26, 8-31, 9-34, 10-43 (25.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss13   7184--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonnot out18     
HPH Sharpnot out10     
SM Browndid not bat      
AW Thompsondid not bat      
R Routledgedid not bat      
D Bennettdid not bat      
FJ Titmusdid not bat      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
*JJ Warrdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 4 overs)28
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway2   0140--
Smith2   0140--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> F Ridgway reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> F Ridgway reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> JJ Warr reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Kent second innings
--> AE Moss reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent second innings
--> JJ Warr achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Kent second innings (previous best was 5-32)



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