Cornwall v Glamorgan
Minor Counties Championship 1897
VenueSt Clare Ground, Penzance on 27th, 28th August 1897 (2-day match)
Balls per over5
TossGlamorgan won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGlamorgan won by 140 runs
PointsCornwall -1; Glamorgan 1
UmpiresD Harman, J Lewman
Close of play day 1Glamorgan (2) 87/2 (Letcher 14*, Clark 6*)

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RM Reesc Edyvean b Hosking0     
SH Biggsb Hide26     
HB Letcherb Hosking11     
*JH Brainc Donaldson b Hide0     
JG Clarkb Hide15     
R Lowenot out28     
EU Davidb Hosking2     
MT Phillipsc Brewer b Hide2     
+DR Thissenc Michell b Hosking0     
S Lowest Michell b Hide4     
W Lambertlbw b Hosking0     
Extras(? b, ? lb, ? nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 46.4 overs)100
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-26, 3-29, 4-52, 5-62, 6-73, 7-?, 8-84, 9-95, 10-100 (46.4 ov)
Cornwall bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hide23   8345--

Cornwall first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Donaldsonb Lambert0     
WH Coadb S Lowe4     
HD Bakerst Thissen b Lambert17     
S Hoskingc Biggs b Lambert0     
JB Hidec Rees b Biggs5     
H Tresawnalbw b Lambert7     
G Gorec Rees b Lambert1     
*RP Edyveanb Lambert5     
H Blightc Letcher b Biggs0     
J Brewerc Clark b Lambert2     
+RT Michellnot out6     
Total(all out, 26.2 overs)47
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-16, 3-16, 4-24, 5-26, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-47 (26.2 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
S Lowe7   0151--
Biggs6   262--

Glamorgan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JH Brainb Baker39     
R Loweb Baker22     
HB Letcherb Hosking23     
JG Clarkb Hosking6     
EU Davidb Hide10     
SH Biggsc Michell b Hide17     
RM Reesb Hide3     
MT Phillipsc Gore b Hide0     
+DR Thissenc Edyvean b Hosking1     
S Loweb Baker21     
W Lambertnot out2     
Total(all out, 60 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-88, 4-109, 5-?, 6-115, 7-115, 8-116, 9-139, 10-151 (60 ov)
Cornwall bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hosking17   1463--
Hide20   6394--
Baker13   2283--
Blight10   0310--

Cornwall second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Donaldsonc and b Biggs1     
WH Coadb S Lowe20     
S Hoskingst Thissen b Biggs0     
HD Bakerb Biggs0     
JB Hidest Thissen b Lambert6     
H Tresawnac David b Lambert0     
G Gorec Rees b R Lowe33     
J Brewernot out1     
*RP Edyveanc Thissen b S Lowe2     
H Blightrun out0     
+RT Michellb R Lowe0     
Total(all out, 30 overs)64
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-7, 3-7, 4-16, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-64 (30 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert12   2272--
Biggs12   4323--
S Lowe3   132--
R Lowe3   212--

--> DR Thissen made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JG Donaldson made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HD Baker made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> H Tresawna made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> G Gore made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RP Edyvean made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> J Brewer made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> S Lowe (2) passed his previous highest score of 12 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> S Hosking achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Glamorgan first innings (previous best was 2-80)
--> S Lowe reached 50 wickets in Minor Counties Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Cornwall second innings

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project
Glamorgan won this return match by 140 runs on the second day. The home team were set a victory target of 205 runs and were dismissed cheaply for 64. Glamorgan completed the double over Cornwall, having won the game at Swansea when the two sides had met in July. The result ensured that Glamorgan were placed second in the Championship in their debut season. The start on the first day had been delayed 90 minutes until 1.00 pm by rain. For the winners, Lambert took 7 wickets for 26 runs in the Cornwall first innings. J H Brain top-scored in the match with 39. The Cornwall first innings total of 47 was the third lowest of the season.
[Missing: Extras breakdown; part fall of wickets; time completed.]
Sources: The Cornishman 2 September; South Wales Echo 27,28 August; Western Mail 28,30 August; The Sportsman 28,30 August.





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