|Venue||Rodney Parade, Newport on 21st, 22nd August 1901 (2-day match)|
|Balls per over||6|
|Toss||Berkshire won the toss and decided to bat|
|Result||Monmouthshire won by an innings and 11 runs|
|Points||Monmouthshire 1; Berkshire -1|
|Close of play day 1||Monmouthshire (1) 111/2 (Lloyd 36*, ES Phillips 12*)|
|Berkshire first innings||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|LGA Collins||b Steeples||5|
|D Mercer||b Silverlock||0|
|FM Ingram||c and b Steeples||44|
|*JA Gibb||c Silverlock b Steeples||13|
|A Henderson||b Steeples||60|
|CE Brown||b Steeples||31|
|+CH Frith||b Hudden||12|
|E Watts||b Steeples||15|
|AB Croom||b Steeples||0|
|GV Goodliffe||not out||5|
|RR Relf||lbw b Steeples||0|
|Total||(all out, 79.5 overs)||215|
|Fall of wickets:|
|1-6, 2-6, 3-35, 4-130, 5-149, 6-168, 7-202, 8-202, 9-209, 10-215 (79.5 ov)|
|Monmouthshire first innings||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|AJ Silverlock||b Relf||35|
|F Rees||c Goodliffe b Collins||27|
|+GL Lloyd||c Relf b Collins||38|
|ES Phillips||st Frith b Croom||42|
|AL Tatham||b Brown||33|
|PC Phillips||b Goodliffe||51|
|NC Phillips||c Henderson b Relf||56|
|BO Bircham||run out||21|
|*LF Stedman||c Mercer b Collins||6|
|WEC Hudden||not out||28|
|R Steeples||b Relf||15|
|Extras||(? b, 0 lb, 0 nb, 2 w)||21|
|Total||(all out, 102.5 overs)||373|
|Fall of wickets:|
|1-62, 2-62, 3-113, 4-186, 5-221, 6-253, 7-318, 8-327, 9-342, 10-373 (102.5 ov)|
|Berkshire second innings||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|LGA Collins||b Silverlock||4|
|D Mercer||c Rees b Silverlock||35|
|A Henderson||c and b Silverlock||0|
|*JA Gibb||b Silverlock||20|
|CE Brown||c Steeples b Silverlock||3|
|+CH Frith||b Steeples||19|
|E Watts||c Stedman b Steeples||25|
|AB Croom||c sub (FE Rowe) b Steeples||11|
|GV Goodliffe||b Steeples||1|
|RR Relf||not out||15|
|FM Ingram||absent hurt|
|Total||(all out, 42.2 overs)||147|
|Fall of wickets:|
|1-12, 2-12, 3-63, 4-66, 5-77, 6-107, 7-118, 8-123, 9-147 (42.2 ov)|
--> GL Lloyd (1) passed his previous highest score of 35 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> ES Phillips (1) passed his previous highest score of 27 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> PC Phillips (1) equalled his previous highest score of 51 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> NC Phillips (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> R Steeples reached 50 wickets in Minor Counties Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Berkshire first innings
--> R Steeples achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Berkshire first innings (previous best was 7-60)
--> RR Relf achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Monmouthshire first innings (previous best was 0-7)
--> AB Croom retired hurt in the Berkshire second innings - he returned when the score was 123/8
This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
This game provided Monmouthshire with their only win of the season, by an innings and 11 runs achieved at 5.15 pm on the second day.
For the winners Steeples took 12 wickets in the match for 119 runs, including 8 for 68 in the Berkshire first innings. N C Phillips scored 56 and P C Phillips 51.
In the Monmouthshire innings, N C Phillips and B O Bircham put on 65 runs for the seventh wicket.
Henderson's 60 for Berkshire included 5 fours.
Ingram damaged his hand on the opening day and did not bat in the Berkshire second innings.
Croom was forced to retire for a while after being hit by Steeples.
F E Rowe acted as the substitute fielder and caught A B Croom in the Berkshire second innings.
Tatham played in this match for Monmouthshire under the pseudonym of 'C Kirkby'.
[Missing: Umpires; extras breakdown; in Monmouthshire inns boundaries in N C Phillips's 56 and P C Phillips's 51.]
Sources: South Wales Argus 21,22 August; South Wales Daily News 22,23 August; South Wales Telegraph 21,22 August; South Wales Times 23 August; South Wales Weekly Argus 24 August; Western Mail 22,23 August; Berkshire Chronicle 24 August; Reading Observer 24 August; The Sportsman 21,22,23 August.
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