Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex v Kent
County Championship 1959
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 9th, 11th, 12th May 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 2 runs
PointsMiddlesex 14 (Batting 2); Kent 0
UmpiresD Davies, JH Parks
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 26/0 (Phebey 13*, Wilson 13*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 103/4 (White 15*, Bennett 0*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Galelbw b Pettiford69     
WE Russellb Pettiford73     
PH Parfittc Dixon b Pettiford21     
JDB Robertsonb Halfyard11     
RA Whiteb Halfyard30     
D Bennettc Evans b Halfyard0     
FJ Titmusc Evans b Ridgway7     
+JT Murrayc Pretlove b Halfyard22     
HW Tillynot out25     
*JJ Warrb Brown9     
RJ Hurstnot out5     
Extras(8 b, 4 lb, 3 nb)15
Total(9 wickets, declared, 95 overs)287
Fall of wickets:
1-130, 2-159, 3-184, 4-192, 5-194, 6-205, 7-244, 8-253, 9-273
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway18   5621--
Halfyard27   8614--
Brown18   4521--
Pettiford27   7803--
Page5   2170--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Phebeyc Murray b Warr26     
RC Wilsonc Murray b Warr15     
JF Pretloveb Warr0     
*MC Cowdreyb Bennett27     
J Pettifordst Murray b Hurst39     
AL Dixonb Hurst30     
+TG Evansb Hurst15     
DJ Halfyardc Parfitt b Titmus10     
F Ridgwayst Murray b Titmus8     
A Brownc Tilly b Titmus10     
JCT Pagenot out7     
Extras(1 w)1
Total(all out, 74.4 overs)188
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-32, 3-55, 4-90, 5-137, 6-152, 7-155, 8-169, 9-181, 10-188 (74.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bennett14   1401--
Tilly16   6350--
Warr12   3333--
Hurst21   6523--
Gale1   070--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Galeb Halfyard28     
WE Russellb Brown29     
PH Parfittb Brown3     
JDB Robertsonc Phebey b Halfyard23     
RA Whitec Evans b Halfyard23     
D Bennettc Dixon b Halfyard12     
FJ Titmusb Halfyard11     
+JT Murrayc Wilson b Page26     
HW Tillyc and b Page2     
*JJ Warrb Brown33     
RJ Hurstnot out1     
Extras(1 b, 11 lb)12
Total(all out, 64 overs)203
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-57, 3-64, 4-102, 5-125, 6-128, 7-143, 8-169, 9-169, 10-203 (64 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway14   7310--
Halfyard24   6715--
Brown19   5573--
Page7   0322--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RC Wilsonb Warr6     
AH Phebeylbw b Warr83     
*MC Cowdreyc Gale b Titmus89     
AL Dixonb Hurst2     
+TG Evanslbw b Titmus6     
DJ Halfyardc sub b Titmus36     
JF Pretlovelbw b Titmus18     
J Pettifordst Murray b Tilly10     
F Ridgwayc Russell b Warr21     
A Brownb Titmus6     
JCT Pagenot out11     
Extras(9 b, 3 lb)12
Total(all out, 79.5 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-159, 3-174, 4-189, 5-201, 6-231, 7-257, 8-277, 9-283, 10-300 (79.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tilly21   1761--
Warr19   5743--
Hurst13   2491--
Parfitt2   0130--

--> HW Tilly (1) passed his previous highest score of 22 in County Championship matches
--> AH Phebey (1) passed 10000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 9
--> RC Wilson (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> JF Pretlove (2) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> JCT Page reached 400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex second innings



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