Devon v Wiltshire
Minor Counties Championship 1901
VenueGras Lawn, Exeter on 9th, 10th August 1901 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWiltshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWiltshire won by an innings and 33 runs
PointsDevon -1; Wiltshire 1
UmpiresR Barber, W Hearne
Close of play day 1Devon (1) 52/7 (Francis 19*)

Wiltshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JE Stevensst Sandford b Roles67     
WRR Smithb Aston28     
HS Snellb Roles36     
RW Awdryc Aston b Francis50     
SJH Tauntonc Hingston b Roles39     
HW Cobbst Sandford b Roles15     
*AM Millerc Copleston b Aston22     
T Smartc Minto b Roles35     
CG Bondc Nichols b Mackenzie24     
W Overtonb Aston109     
+FW Newmannot out40     
Extras(22 b, 4 lb)26
Total(all out, 101.2 overs)491
Fall of wickets:
1-83, 2-105, 3-192, 4-198, 5-226, 6-261, 7-283, 8-327, 9-334, 10-491 (101.2 ov)
Devon bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roles43   21615--
Minto11   0770--
Nichols11   1590--
Francis8   0371--
Mackenzie3   0181--
Copleston1   0120--

Devon first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Hingstonb Smart1     
JHH Coplestonc Smart b Smith8     
GB Nicholsst Newman b Smart16     
HA Francisnot out48     
+TCG Sandfordb Smart5     
LG Cruwyslbw b Smart0     
SN Mackenziec Smith b Smart3     
*JN Martinc Newman b Smart0     
Rolesst Newman b Smart4     
WH Astonc Smith b Smart32     
WJ Mintob Overton8     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 45.1 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-13, 3-33, 4-44, 5-44, 6-52, 7-52, 8-56, 9-109, 10-127 (45.1 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smart23   3758--
Smith22   10501--

Devon second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
A Hingstonc Overton b Smith53     
+TCG Sandfordc Overton b Smith164     
GB Nicholsc Smart b Smith4     
HA Francisrun out4     
JHH Coplestonb Smith4     
LG Cruwyslbw b Smart7     
WH Astonb Miller62     
SN Mackenziest +Miller b Smart13     
*JN Martinb Smith2     
WJ Mintonot out2     
Rolesc Overton b Smart0     
Extras(12 b, 4 lb)16
Total(all out, 86.5 overs)331
Fall of wickets:
1-126, 2-130, 3-137, 4-149, 5-171, 6-306, 7-314, 8-328, 9-330, 10-331 (86.5 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Overton13   4490--
Smith28   15545--
Miller15   5551--
Cobb3   0190--
Newman2   0110--

--> AM Miller (1) passed 1500 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 12
--> CG Bond (1) passed his previous highest score of 19 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> W Overton (1) passed his previous highest score of 58 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> FW Newman (1) passed his previous highest score of 38 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HA Francis made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> TCG Sandford made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> A Hingston (2) passed his previous highest score of 30 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WH Aston (2) passed his previous highest score of 34 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WH Aston achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Wiltshire first innings (previous best was 1-30)
--> T Smart achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Devon first innings (previous best was 7-36)

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
Wiltshire won this return game at 5.05 pm on the second day by an innings and 33 runs, after enforcing the follow on.
They thus completed the double over Devon, having won when the two teams met the week before at Trowbridge.
For the winners Smart took 11 wickets in the match for 202 runs.
The 202 runs conceded equalled the record for the Championship by L Parbury for Bedfordshire against Oxfordshire at Luton earlier in the day.
There were 21 fours in Overton's 109.
Steven's 67 included 1five and 10 fours and Awdry's 50 contained 9 fours.
In the Wiltshire innings, Overton and Newman put on 157 runs for the tenth wicket in 80 minutes, which was a new record for the Championship, exceeding the unbroken 118 partnership between H Taunton and W Overton for Wiltshire against Monmouthshire in the previous match at Newport.
The Wiltshire total of 491 and the match aggregate of 949 runs were both the third highest of the season.
Sandford's 164 for Devon, an innings of nearly 4 hours, contained 2 sixes, 1 five, 20 fours, 3 threes and 11 twos.
There were 11 fours in Aston's 62 and 7 fours in Hingston's 53.
In Devon's second innings Hingston and Sandford put on 126 for the first wicket, and Sandford and Aston 135 for the sixth.
The latter waas the third highest for that wicket during the season.
Miller kept wicket for Wiltshire when Newman bowled.
The 543 runs scored on the first day were the second most of the season.
[Missing: In Wiltshire inns duration and breakdown of twos and threes in Overton's 109; initials of Roles.]
Sources: Devon Scorebook; Western Daily Mercury 10,12 August; Western Morning News 10,12 August; Devizes and Wiltshire Gazette 15 August; Marlborough Times 17 August; North Wilts Herald 16 August; Swindon Advertiser 16 August; Wiltshire Chronicle 17 August; Wiltshire Telegraph 17 August; Wiltshire Times 17 August; The Sportsman 10,12 August.





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