Wiltshire v Glamorgan
Minor Counties Championship 1901
VenueGreat Western Railway Ground, Swindon on 27th, 28th May 1901 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWiltshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWiltshire won by 5 runs
PointsWiltshire 1; Glamorgan -1
UmpiresR Barber, J Relf
Close of play day 1Wiltshire (2) 107/3 (Stevens 18*, Taunton 15*)

Wiltshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WS Medlicottst WH Brain b Creber32      
LB Usherb S Lowe0      
ET Shorlandc JH Brain b Creber12      
JE Stevensc Morgan b Creber11      
OG Radcliffeb Creber8      
SJH Tauntonc WH Brain b Creber6      
*AM Millerb Russell9      
+T Smartc R Lowe b Creber0      
RFB Boweslbw b Russell19      
WRR Smithb Russell0      
W Overtonnot out4      
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 0 nb, 2 w)6
Total(all out, 48.5 overs)107
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-31, 3-47, 4-55, 5-63, 6-78, 7-78, 8-96, 9-96, 10-107 (48.5 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
S Lowe7   31312-
Creber24   4676--

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Creberc Stevens b Smart14      
AWC Cameronc Stevens b Overton39      
W Russellc Stevens b Bowes2      
*JH Brainb Miller17      
W Morganb Overton1      
WJ Bancroftc Medlicott b Smith14      
R Loweb Miller8      
+WH Brainnot out7      
RA Rooneyc Miller b Smith6      
NVH Richesb Miller0      
S Lowec Smart b Smith0      
Total(all out, 36.2 overs)115
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-46, 3-64, 4-69, 5-88, 6-90, 7-97, 8-108, 9-108, 10-115 (36.2 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shorland8   1220--
Smart3   0141--
Bowes3   0131--
Overton4   0122--
Miller4   2103--

Wiltshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ET Shorlandb Russell4      
OG Radcliffelbw b S Lowe40      
WS Medlicottb S Lowe26      
JE Stevensb Russell42      
SJH Tauntonc Creber b Cameron59      
*AM Millerc Riches b Creber0      
RFB Bowesc Cameron b Creber2      
LB Usherst WH Brain b Cameron6      
+T Smartrun out6      
WRR Smithnot out0      
W Overtonb Creber3      
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 74.5 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-72, 3-75, 4-150, 5-151, 6-?, 7-?, 8-195, 9-?, 10-198 (74.5 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Russell24   10372--
Cameron8   1312--
S Lowe11   0392-1
Morgan5   170--

Glamorgan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AWC Cameronb Miller17      
NVH Richesc Overton b Miller7      
W Russellb Smith11      
*JH Brainlbw b Miller44      
W Morganb Smart21      
WJ Bancroftb Miller27      
R Loweb Miller15      
+WH Brainb Miller25      
H Creberc and b Overton2      
RA Rooneyb Overton4      
S Lowenot out3      
Total(all out, 60.2 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-39, 3-39, 4-83, 5-130, 6-137, 7-160, 8-165, 9-171, 10-185 (60.2 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith24   4641--
Overton10   1312--
Smart4   0171--
Shorland1   0130--

--> LB Usher made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RFB Bowes made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AWC Cameron (1) passed his previous highest score of 33 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> NVH Riches made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> LB Usher made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> SJH Taunton (2) passed his previous highest score of 35 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> W Morgan (2) passed his previous highest score of 13 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RA Rooney made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
Wiltshire won this close match by 5 runs on the second day, after setting Glamorgan a victory target of 191 runs.
The margin of victory was the closest of the season and a new record for the Championship, beating the margin of 6 runs when Buckinghamshire beat Oxfordshire at Banbury in 1896.
Miller and Creber each took 9 wickets in the match for their respective teams.
For the winners, Taunton batted for an hour and three-quarters for his 59.
It was the only score of 50 or more in the match.
Miller kept
wicket for Wiltshire when Smart bowled.
It was the first time that a championship match had been played on this ground.
[Missing: Extras breakdown; in Wiltshire 2nd inns boundaries in Taunton's 59, and part fall of wickets; time completed.]
Sources: Devizes and Wiltshire Gazette 30 May; North Wilts Guardian 1 June; North Wilts Herald 31 May; Swindon Advertiser 31 May; Wiltshire Chronicle 1 June; Wiltshire Times 1 June; South Wales Daily News 28,29 May; Western Mail 28,29 May; The Sportsman 28,29 May.





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