Wiltshire v Monmouthshire
Minor Counties Championship 1899
VenueCounty Ground, Trowbridge on 12th, 13th July 1899 (2-day match)
Balls per over5
TossMonmouthshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWiltshire won by an innings and 121 runs
PointsWiltshire 1; Monmouthshire -1
Close of play day 1Wiltshire (1) 221/6 (Warrilow 28*, Smart 41*)

Monmouthshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Silverlockb Shorland47     
DF Vinesb Smith24     
PC Phillipsb Miller5     
BO Birchamlbw b Smart9     
+T Mayesb Overton1     
GLR Hutchingsc Warrilow b Overton17     
HG Brownrun out0     
*LF Stedmanrun out22     
WH Creeseb Smith1     
WJ Jenkinsc Overton b Smith5     
R Steeplesnot out7     
Total(all out, 65 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-38, 3-76, 4-93, 5-93, 6-94, 7-114, 8-119, 9-133, 10-147 (65 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Overton17   5372--
Shorland19   5361--
Smith16   8213--
Miller6   2221--
Smart7   2221--

Wiltshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
OG Radcliffec Phillips b Silverlock8     
CS Awdryc Silverlock b Steeples31     
HS Snellc Creese b Stedman40     
*AM Millerb Steeples43     
ET Shorlandb Silverlock13     
W Georgelbw b Creese5     
ES Warrilownot out101     
T Smartc Brown b Vines120     
+WH Goudgec Mayes b Silverlock10     
WRR Smithnot out35     
W Overtondid not bat      
Total(8 wickets, declared, 111 overs)431
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-50, 3-106, 4-147, 5-?, 6-161, 7-320, 8-337
Monmouthshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Silverlock32   31353--
Steeples32   5992--
Stedman16   1611--
Creese16   3641--
Hutchings8   1210--
Mayes6   0190--
Vines1   071--

Monmouthshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Silverlockb Smith38     
BO Birchamc Smart b Smith21     
DF Vinesb Smith12     
PC Phillipsb Smart8     
GLR Hutchingsb Smart22     
*LF Stedmannot out30     
+T Mayesst Goudge b Smart0     
HG Brownc Goudge b Smith1     
WJ Jenkinsc Awdry b Smart0     
WH Creesest Goudge b Smart4     
R Steeplesc Snell b Smart9     
Total(all out, 57.2 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-63, 3-80, 4-90, 5-120, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-163 (57.2 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Overton7   2230--
Shorland9   4180--
Smith22   8514--

--> DF Vines (1) passed his previous highest score of 21 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HG Brown made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> LF Stedman (1) passed his previous highest score of 21 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WJ Jenkins made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> ES Warrilow made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> T Smart (1) passed his previous highest score of 82 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> BO Bircham (2) passed his previous highest score of 18 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> LF Stedman (2) passed his previous highest score of 22 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> T Smart achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Monmouthshire second innings (previous best was 5-35)

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project
Wiltshire won at 4.50 pm on the second day by an innings and 121 runs. Monmouthshire faced a deficit of 284 runs and were bowled out for 163 runs. For the winners, debutant Warrilow's 101 not out contained 4 fours, 8 threes and 10 twos, and Smart's 120 included 13 fours, 6 threes and 10 twos. In the Wiltshire innings, they put on 159 runs for the seventh wicket, which was the second highest partnership for that wicket during the season. Warrilow and Smith put on 94 runs unbroken for the ninth wicket. Warrilow scored his last 9 runs in singles. The Wiltshire total of 431-8 declared was the second highest of the season.
The 135 runs conceded by Silverlock in the innings were the most during the season. The margin of victory was the second largest of the season.
[Missing: Umpires; extras breakdown; part fall of wickets.]
Sources: Devizes and Wiltshire Gazette 20 July; Swindon Advertiser 21 July; Wiltshire Chronicle 15 July; Wiltshire Telegraph 15 July; Wiltshire Times 15 July; South Wales Argus 13,14 July; South Wales Daily Star 13,14 July; Western Mail 13,14 July; The Sportsman 13,14 July.





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