Monmouthshire v Devon
Minor Counties Championship 1901
VenueRodney Parade, Newport on 26th, 27th July 1901 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMonmouthshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsMonmouthshire 0; Devon 0
UmpiresC Powell, A Stockwin
Close of play day 1Monmouthshire (1) 96/7 (Tatham 23*, Stedman 0*; 52 overs)

Monmouthshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Gouldc Clieve b Roles12     
AJ Silverlockc Higginbotham b Ashford41     
GL Lloydrun out5     
AL Tathamnot out23     
PC Phillipsb Minto0     
F Reesb Roles8     
M Harrisb Roles0     
WEC Huddenb Roles0     
*LF Stedmannot out0     
+EMR Brewerdid not bat      
R Steeplesdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 1 nb)7
Total(7 wickets, 53 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-43, 3-71, 4-73, 5-93, 6-93, 7-93
Devon bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roles21   5344--
Minto12   2231--
Nichols6   250--
Aston5   250--
Ashford6   1151--
Jennings3   170--

Devon first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Ashforddid not bat      
WH Astondid not bat      
+JH Clievedid not bat      
LG Cruwysdid not bat      
CE Higginbothamdid not bat      
A Hingstondid not bat      
DJ Jenningsdid not bat      
*JN Martindid not bat      
WJ Mintodid not bat      
GB Nicholsdid not bat      
RW Rolesdid not bat      

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> M Harris made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RW Roles achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Monmouthshire first innings (previous best was 4-113)
--> RW Roles completed a hat-trick in the Monmouthshire first innings (Rees, Harris, Hudden)

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
The only play in this drawn match was during the morning of the first day.
A thunderstorm halted play before lunch and play was called off at 4.00 pm when it was clear no further play could take place.
On the second day, the pitch was drying well after overnight rain and it was hoped to start at 1.00 pm.
However, a further heavy thunderstorm at noon flooded the pitch and the match was abandoned.
There were 1 five and 2 fours in Silverlock's 41.
Some sources indicate Lloyd was the Monmouthshire captain for this match.
[In the Monmouthshire innings Devon sources have Stedman not batting but Monmouthshire sources have him as batting and this is supported by the published Monmouthshire averages.
[Missing: Initials of Roles.]
Sources: Devon Scorebook; South Wales Daily News 26 July; South Wales Telegraph 26 July; Western Mail 27 July; Western Daily Mercury 29 July; The Sportsman 27,29 July.





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