Middlesex v Derbyshire
County Championship 1939
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 26th, 27th, 28th July 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossDerbyshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 24 runs
PointsMiddlesex 12; Derbyshire 0
UmpiresA Dolphin, JA Smart
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 228/4 (Compton 94*, Brown 3*)
Close of play day 2Derbyshire (2) 222/4 (Worthington 30*, Townsend 11*)

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Smithlbw b Smith4     
*RHR Buckstonc Price b Sims14     
AE Aldermanc Edrich b Sims13     
TS Worthingtonc Price b Peebles18     
GH Popest Price b Sims3     
LF Townsendc Mann b Sims13     
AV Popec Peebles b Sims21     
AEG Rhodesc and b Sims4     
+H Elliottnot out6     
TB Mitchellc Carris b Sims13     
WH Copsonb Sims0     
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 31.1 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-27, 3-40, 4-46, 5-58, 6-87, 7-87, 8-92, 9-108, 10-110 (31.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith8   0251--
Edrich4   0100--
Peebles8   0421--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Mitchell b Rhodes43     
BD Carrisc and b AV Pope17     
WJ Edrichb Townsend61     
DCS Comptonnot out214     
FG Mannb AV Pope10     
SM Brownc Elliott b AV Pope13     
GE Hartlbw b Mitchell29     
+WFF Pricec Copson b Rhodes55     
*IAR Peeblesdid not bat      
JM Simsdid not bat      
CIJ Smithdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(7 wickets, declared, 94.5 overs)447
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-81, 3-170, 4-217, 5-263, 6-329, 7-447 (94.5 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Copson25   31070--
AV Pope28   5983--
GH Pope8   0480--
Mitchell17   1951--
Townsend5   1191--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Smithc Price b Compton96     
*RHR Buckstonc Peebles b Sims19     
AE Aldermanb Peebles57     
TS Worthingtonnot out79     
GH Popec Edrich b Sims0     
LF Townsendc Price b Smith26     
AV Popec and b Sims6     
AEG Rhodesc Hart b Sims8     
+H Elliottc Peebles b Smith1     
TB Mitchellc Price b Smith0     
WH Copsonb Sims10     
Extras(6 b, 5 nb)11
Total(all out, 71.7 overs)313
Fall of wickets:
1-64, 2-156, 3-197, 4-198, 5-264, 6-279, 7-299, 8-302, 9-302, 10-313 (71.7 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith22   2723--
Edrich11   2510--
Peebles9   1231--
Compton4   0191--
Robertson2   090--

--> JDB Robertson (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 28
--> WJ Edrich (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 31
--> DCS Compton (1) passed his previous highest score of 181 in County Championship matches
--> DCS Compton (1) passed his previous highest score of 181 in first-class matches
--> DCS Compton (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 100
--> DCS Compton (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 155
--> D Smith (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 17
--> JM Sims reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 8th wicket in the Derbyshire first innings

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