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Middlesex v Worcestershire
Schweppes County Championship 1979
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 29th, 30th, 31st August 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 165 runs
PointsMiddlesex 4 (Bowling 4); Worcestershire 18 (Batting 2, Bowling 4)
UmpiresDJ Dennis, DGL Evans
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 28/2 (Radley 5*, Barlow 5*; 19 overs)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 185/6 (Humphries 22*, Inchmore 1*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Ormrodc Fisher b Jones0     
GM Turnerc Fisher b Herkes42     
PA Nealec Featherstone b Emburey15     
EJO Hemsleyc Fisher b Herkes17     
Younis Ahmedc Emburey b Herkes16     
DN Patelb Herkes26     
+DJ Humphriesc and b Jones20     
JD Inchmorec Gatting b Herkes21     
VA Holderc Slack b Jones16     
*N Giffordb Herkes15     
J Cumbesnot out13     
Extras(10 lb, 7 nb)17
Total(all out, 83.4 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-64, 3-68, 4-97, 5-98, 6-129, 7-160, 8-169, 9-194, 10-218 (83.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Selvey22   8510--
Jones16   1503--
Emburey21   6341--
Herkes18.42606--
Featherstone6   460--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Smithrun out6     
WN Slackc and b Holder5     
*CT Radleyb Inchmore12     
GD Barlowlbw b Inchmore9     
MW Gattingb Inchmore42     
NG Featherstonec Hemsley b Gifford13     
JE Embureylbw b Gifford0     
MWW Selveyb Gifford17     
+PB Fisherc and b Gifford6     
AA Jonesst Humphries b Gifford9     
R Herkesnot out0     
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 16 nb, 2 w)26
Total(all out, 58 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-16, 3-41, 4-47, 5-101, 6-105, 7-106, 8-130, 9-139, 10-145 (58 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder18.44391--
Inchmore21   9503--
Cumbes6.20180--
Gifford12   8125--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Ormrodc Radley b Emburey18     
GM Turnerb Selvey87     
PA Nealec Slack b Featherstone0     
EJO Hemsleyc Barlow b Featherstone8     
Younis Ahmedrun out0     
DN Patelc Barlow b Emburey28     
+DJ Humphriesc Featherstone b Selvey50     
JD Inchmorec Barlow b Emburey13     
*N Giffordrun out7     
J Cumbesnot out1     
VA Holderabsent hurt
Extras(5 b, 8 lb, 8 nb, 1 w)22
Total(all out, 84.1 overs)234
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-58, 3-90, 4-90, 5-146, 6-180, 7-217, 8-227, 9-234 (84.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Selvey18.15452--
Jones5   270--
Emburey37   10833--
Herkes7   0240--
Featherstone17   2532--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Smithb Inchmore9     
WN Slackc Humphries b Cumbes33     
*CT Radleyc Hemsley b Inchmore0     
GD Barlowlbw b Cumbes1     
MW Gattinglbw b Cumbes5     
NG Featherstonest Humphries b Gifford33     
JE Embureyb Gifford33     
MWW Selveyc Younis Ahmed b Gifford13     
+PB Fisherc Ormrod b Gifford0     
AA Jonesnot out2     
R Herkeslbw b Patel0     
Extras(3 b, 8 lb, 2 nb)13
Total(all out, 52.1 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-12, 3-23, 4-33, 5-81, 6-89, 7-132, 8-132, 9-139, 10-142 (52.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Inchmore16   3342--
Cumbes19   8393--
Gifford17   7564--
Patel0.1001--

Notes
--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> PB Fisher made his debut in County Championship matches
--> R Herkes made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> R Herkes made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> GM Turner (1) passed 28500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 37
--> N Gifford (1) passed 5500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 10
--> PB Fisher made his debut for Middlesex in First-Class matches
--> R Herkes achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Worcestershire first innings (previous best was 0-9)
--> R Herkes achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Worcestershire first innings
--> R Herkes achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Worcestershire first innings
--> R Herkes achieved his first five wickets in an innings in County Championship matches in the Worcestershire first innings
--> MWW Selvey reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire second innings
--> MWW Selvey reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire second innings