Wiltshire v Berkshire
Minor Counties Championship 1900
VenueCounty Ground, Trowbridge on 3rd, 4th August 1900 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultWiltshire won by an innings and 19 runs
PointsWiltshire 1; Berkshire -1
Close of play day 1Wiltshire (1) 101/5 (Medlicott 30*, Taunton 2*)

Berkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Williamsc Smith b Overton0     
*ACM Croomec Overton b Smith10     
C Paicec Overton b Smith20     
CE Brownlbw b Overton15     
+FE Chapmanb Smith0     
HM Worsleynot out31     
HL Collmannb Overton0     
JA Yatesc and b Smith4     
G Nicholsonc Martin b Smith0     
WO Naresc Miller b Smith0     
W Barkerst Smart b Overton1     
Total(all out, 34.2 overs)84
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-11, 3-42, 4-45, 5-69, 6-69, 7-80, 8-80, 9-80, 10-84 (34.2 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith17   5366--

Wiltshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
OG Radcliffec Paice b Williams15     
HS Snellb Brown27     
W Overtonc Nicholson b Williams0     
WS Medlicottc Chapman b Croome68     
JE Stevensc Williams b Brown0     
*AM Millerc Nicholson b Croome10     
FW Stancomblbw b Croome12     
SJH Tauntonb Croome20     
+T Smartc Williams b Brown4     
WRR Smithc Brown b Croome11     
G Martinnot out0     
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 77.2 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-27, 3-44, 4-44, 5-93, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-174 (77.2 ov)
Berkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown33   11653--
Williams24   6692-1
Barker7   3120--
Worsley1   100--

Berkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Williamsst +Stancomb b Smart8     
*ACM Croomec +Stancomb b Martin30     
C Paiceb Martin3     
CE Brownb Smart7     
+FE Chapmanb Smith4     
HM Worsleyb Martin0     
HL Collmannc Radcliffe b Smart5     
JA Yatesb Martin1     
G Nicholsonb Smart0     
WO Naresc +Stancomb b Smart3     
W Barkernot out1     
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 0 nb, 2 w)9
Total(all out, 29 overs)71
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-37, 3-37, 4-52, 5-56, 6-62, 7-67, 8-67, 9-68, 10-71 (29 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Overton6   1230--
Smith8   3111--
Smart8   12351-
Martin7   3541-

--> C Paice made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JA Yates made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> G Nicholson made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> G Martin made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> G Nicholson made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HM Worsley (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> SJH Taunton (1) equalled his previous highest score of 20 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AM Miller retired hurt in the Wiltshire first innings having scored 8 (team had lost 4 wickets) - he returned at the fall of the 6th wicket

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
Wiltshire won by an innings at 3.00 pm on the second day. The start on the first day was delayed by rain until 2.00 pm. For Wiltshire, Medlicott scored 68. During the Wiltshire innings, Miller was hurt when a ball ricocheted off his bat onto his forehead. Smart and Stancomb shared the wicket-keeping duties for Wiltshire.
[Missing: Toss; umpires; extras breakdown; in Berkshire 2nd inns batting order, and fall of 1st wicket; in Wiltshire inns boundaries in Medlicott's 68, and fall of 6th to 9th wickets; initials of Martin.]
Sources: Devizes and Wiltshire Gazette 9 August; Wiltshire Chronicle 11 August; Wiltshire Telegraph 11 August; Wiltshire Times 11 August; Berkshire Chronicle 11 August; Reading Standard 11 August; Sporting Life 6 August; The Sportsman 4,6 August.





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