|Venue||County Ground, Kensington Road, Reading on 28th, 29th August 1901 (2-day match)|
|Balls per over||6|
|Toss||Buckinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat|
|Points||Berkshire 0; Buckinghamshire 0|
|Umpires||F Gladwin, WT Westell|
|Close of play day 1||Berkshire (1) 57/2 (Henderson 5*, Davis 4*)|
|Buckinghamshire first innings||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|+CE Cobb||b Croome||41|
|HE Bull||b Croome||11|
|MW Wright||c Rowe b Croome||0|
|A Scott-Murray||st Henderson b Finch||0|
|*PJ de Paravicini||c Barrett b Croome||30|
|ES Boddy||c and b Finch||29|
|FN Bird||not out||91|
|T Stacey||c Relf b Croome||23|
|H Page||b Davis||38|
|E Houchin||c Croom b Croome||4|
|G Nash||b Relf||0|
|Extras||(? b, 0 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)||22|
|Total||(all out, 92.1 overs)||289|
|Fall of wickets:|
|1-56, 2-59, 3-59, 4-59, 5-101, 6-120, 7-193, 8-284, 9-?, 10-289 (92.1 ov)|
|Berkshire first innings||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|*JA Gibb||b Page||30|
|FE Rowe||c Houchin b Page||17|
|+A Henderson||c and b Wright||14|
|ETW Davis||c and b Wright||6|
|H Barrett||b Houchin||23|
|ACM Croome||b Wright||9|
|CE Brown||c Houchin b Wright||94|
|FW Finch||c Houchin b Wright||4|
|NH Carter||c Page b Wright||15|
|AB Croom||c Bull b Wright||16|
|RR Relf||not out||21|
|Total||(all out, 132.2 overs)||259|
|Fall of wickets:|
|1-48, 2-49, 3-?, 4-78, 5-93, 6-116, 7-?, 8-145, 9-189, 10-259 (132.2 ov)|
|Buckinghamshire second innings||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|HE Bull||c Barrett b Croome||5|
|ES Boddy||not out||5|
|T Stacey||b Finch||8|
|H Page||not out||9|
|E Houchin||c Barrett b Croome||20|
|G Nash||c Finch b Croome||16|
|+CE Cobb||did not bat|
|MW Wright||did not bat|
|A Scott-Murray||did not bat|
|*PJ de Paravicini||did not bat|
|FN Bird||did not bat|
|Total||(4 wickets, 16 overs)||67|
|Fall of wickets:|
|1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?|
--> FN Bird (1) passed his previous highest score of 73 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> ETW Davis made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> CE Brown (1) passed his previous highest score of 40 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> FW Finch made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> NH Carter made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RR Relf (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> A Scott-Murray made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> E Houchin (2) passed his previous highest score of 10 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.
This return match was drawn.
The game between the two sides earlier in the month at Aylesbury had been won by Buckinghamshire.
For Buckinghamshire, there were 17 fours in Bird's 91 not out.
In the visitors' first innings, Bird and Stacey added 73 runs for the seventh wicket, and Bird and Page put on 91 runs for the eighth wicket, which was the third highest partnership for that wicket during the season.
Wright's 60.2 overs and 27 maidens in the Berkshire innings were both the most bowled during the season.
For the home team Brown's scored 94, in an innings of 2 hours and 50 minutes.
Brown and Relf put on 70 runs for the tenth wicket and saved the follow-on.
[Missing: Extras breakdown; part fall of wickets; in Buckinghamshire second innings batting order; in Berkshire inns boundaries in Brown's 94.]
Sources: Berkshire Chronicle 31 August; Bucks Advertiser 31 August; Bucks Herald 31 August; South Bucks Free Press 30 August; The Sportsman 29,30 August.
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