Worcestershire return to Specsavers County Championship action today against Middlesex at Blackfinch New Road,

Here are the first class records from the previous meetings between the two counties.

Worcestershire: Played: 132 Won: 23 Lost: 53 Drawn: 56

Last match played: Worcestershire won by an innings & 128 runs at New Road – 22nd-24th September 2015

Middx 98 (ST Gabriel 5-31) & 205 (JA Simpson 50*, JD Shantry 3-51) Worcs 431-5 dec (TC Fell 171, T Kohler-Cadmore 130*)

Highest total – Worcestershire: 627-6 dec Uxbridge 1998

Highest total – Middlesex: 623-5 dec New Road 1949

Lowest total – Worcestershire: 62 New Road 1960

Lowest total – Middlesex: 54 Lord’s 1964

Highest score – Worcestershire: GA Hick 173 Lord’s 1987

Highest score – Middlesex: JDB Robertson 331* New Road 1949

Best innings bowling – Worcs: JA Flavell 9-56 Kidderminster 1964

Best innings bowling – Middx: ST Finn 9-37 New Road 2010

Best match bowling – Worcs: JA Flavell 11-83 Kidderminster 1964

Best match bowling – Middx: ST Finn 14-106 New Road 2010

Most runs – Worcestershire: D Kenyon 1878 Ave: 28.03

Most runs – Middlesex: EH Hendren 2154 Ave: 50.09

Most wickets – Worcestershire: RTD Perks 115 Ave: 28.99

Most wickets – Middlesex: FJ Titmus 154 Ave: 18.84

Best partnerships for Worcestershire:

1st 180 WPC Weston A Singh New Road 2001

2nd 258 TS Curtis GA Hick Lord’s 1987

3rd 154 HHIH Gibbons M Nichol Lord’s 1933

4th 277 HHIH Gibbons BW Quaife New Road 1931

5th 195 PA Neale DN Patel New Road 1986

6th 191 DA Leatherdale SJ Rhodes Uxbridge 1998

7th 133 VS Solanki AJ Hall New Road 2004

8th 100 LF Outschoorn H Yarnold New Road 1949

9th 111 GEB Abell WHN Shakespeare Lord’s 1925

10th 83 GA Hick RD Stemp Uxbridge 1992

Best partnerships for Middlesex:

1st 227 SM Brown HPH Sharp Lord’s 1950

2nd 317* JH Kallis MR Ramprakash Kidderminster 1997

3rd 225 JDB Robertson DCS Compton Lord’s 1957

4th 232 JDB Robertson GOB Allen New Road 1949

5th 332 EH Hendren WFF Price Dudley 1933

6th 211 GOB Allen JHA Hulme Lord’s 1936

7th 167 AJ Webbe WP Robertson New Road 1900

8th 139 DC Nash AA Noffke New Road 2002

9th 94 RP Nelson AE Wilson New Road 1932

10th 101* JD Carr PCR Tufnell Lord’s 1996