Monmouthshire v Wiltshire
Minor Counties Championship 1901
VenueRodney Parade, Newport on 7th, 8th August 1901 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMonmouthshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWiltshire won by an innings and 185 runs
PointsMonmouthshire -1; Wiltshire 1
UmpiresH Coulson, R Rogers
Close of play day 1Wiltshire (1) 416/9 (Taunton 110*, Overton 53*)

Monmouthshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Silverlockb Overton4     
ES Phillipslbw b Smith16     
NC Phillipsc Miller b Smart18     
PC Phillipsb Smith16     
F Reesc Smart b Smith5     
WH Creesec Overton b Smart5     
M Harrisb Smart2     
*LF Stedmannot out11     
WEC Huddenb Smith8     
+EMR Brewerc Miller b Smart1     
R Steeplesb Smart2     
Total(all out, 28 overs)90
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-30, 3-50, 4-56, 5-63, 6-66, 7-68, 8-80, 9-81, 10-90 (28 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Overton5   0201--
Miller2   0150--
Smart12   2375--
Smith9   4164--

Wiltshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JE Stevensb Steeples7     
WRR Smithc Brewer b Silverlock0     
HS Snellc Stedman b Steeples49     
T Smartrun out0     
RW Awdryc Harris b Silverlock94     
HW Cobbc PC Phillips b Harris27     
*AM Millerc ES Phillips b Steeples7     
CS Awdryc and b Harris13     
SJH Tauntonnot out110     
+FW Newmanb Hudden23     
W Overtonnot out53     
Total(9 wickets, declared, 76 overs)416
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-19, 3-19, 4-132, 5-181, 6-195, 7-201, 8-235, 9-298
Monmouthshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Steeples26   31293--
Silverlock17   3842--
Stedman9   1510--
Harris14   1602--
Hudden8   0381--
ES Phillips2   0210--

Monmouthshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Silverlockb Smith18     
F Reesb Smith9     
NC Phillipsc Smart b Smith13     
ES Phillipsb Smart27     
PC Phillipsb Smart6     
M Harrisb Smart0     
*LF Stedmanb Overton6     
WEC Huddenc [unknown] b Smart37     
+EMR Brewerb Smart3     
R Steeplesnot out10     
WH Creeseabsent hurt
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 62.5 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-40, 3-45, 4-55, 5-55, 6-82, 7-122, 8-131, 9-141 (62.5 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith30   126131-
Overton4   0211--
Cobb1   050-1

--> ES Phillips made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> NC Phillips made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WH Creese made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> M Harris made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> EMR Brewer made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RW Awdry (1) passed his previous highest score of 90 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> SJH Taunton (1) passed his previous highest score of 59 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> SJH Taunton (1) made his first century 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 at soon after 2.40 pm on the second day by the margin of an innings and 185 runs.
For the winners, Taunton scored 110 not out, R W Awdry 94 with 9 fours, and Overton 53.
Snell and Awdry put on 113 runs for the fourth wicket, which was the second highest partnership for that wicket during the season, and Taunton and Overton an undefeated 118 for the tenth wicket, which was the second highest for that wicket during the season and a new record for the Championship, exceeding the 87 achieved on two occasions in 1898.
Taunton and Newman had added 63 runs for the ninth wicket.
Smart took 10 wickets in the match for 79 runs.
Rain stopped play 20 minutes early on the first day.
Creese injured his back on the first day and was unable to bat in the Monmouthshire second innings.
Silverlock was reported as suffering from a cold and lumbago.
[Missing: Extras breakdown; in Wiltshire inns breakdown and duration of Taunton's 110 not out, and boundaries in Overton's 53 not out.]
Sources: South Wales Argus 7,8 August; South Wales Daily News 8,9 August; South Wales Daily Telegraph 7,8 August; South Wales Times 9 August; Western Mail 8,9 August; Devizes and Wiltshire Gazette 8,15 August; Marlborough Times 17 August; North Wilts Herald 10 August; Wiltshire Chronicle 10 August; Wiltshire Telegraph 10 August; The Sportsman 8,9 August.
Hudden was caught by Awdry in the second innings but it is not known which one took the catch





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