Wiltshire v Dorset
Minor Counties Championship 1908 (South Division)
VenueCounty Ground, Trowbridge on 14th, 15th August 1908 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDorset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWiltshire won by 10 wickets
PointsWiltshire 5; Dorset 0
Close of play day 1Wiltshire (1) 301/6 (Perkins 26*, Miller 5*)

Dorset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Arundelllbw b Smith9      
*PFC Williamsc Smith b Smart1      
WH Budgec and b Perkins40      
NR Udalc Luce b Miller30      
CP Gooddenc Luce b Miller0      
GM Gordonb Smart11      
FAS Sewellb Newman53      
HF Hodgesc Stevens b Smith4      
+WH MacAlpine-Lenyb Newman31      
FC Staceynot out13      
HM Greenhillc Taunton b Miller11      
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 59.2 overs)214
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-13, 3-59, 4-59, 5-96, 6-?, 7-124, 8-190, 9-?, 10-214 (59.2 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith17   7472-1
Smart20   4692--
Perkins3   1511-
Newman7   1272--

Wiltshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CS Awdryc Udal b Stacey40      
JE Stevensc Goodden b Arundell107      
SR Nicholsonb Gordon0      
SJH Tauntonc Gordon b Stacey19      
TCG Sandfordst MacAlpine-Leny b Arundell47      
TTN Perkinsnot out41      
AW Newmanc Sewell b Stacey40      
*AM Millerc MacAlpine-Leny b Stacey6      
+TS Lucec Stacey b Sewell5      
WRR Smithst MacAlpine-Leny b Sewell0      
T Smartc Hodges b Sewell10      
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)17
Total(all out, 67 overs)332
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-60, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-289, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-332 (67 ov)
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stacey29   412141-
Sewell11   1523-1
Gordon10   2581--
Hodges6   1340--
Greenhill5   0170--
Arundell6   0332--

Dorset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Arundelllbw b Smart10      
*PFC Williamsc Stevens b Smith13      
WH Budgest Luce b Smart6      
NR Udalc Miller b Smith19      
CP Gooddenc Perkins b Smith4      
GM Gordonc Newman b Smart4      
FAS Sewellb Smart11      
HF Hodgesc and b Smart42      
+WH MacAlpine-Lenyc Luce b Smith25      
FC Staceynot out0      
HM Greenhillc Smart b Smith1      
Total(all out, 32.4 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-33, 3-42, 4-?, 5-53, 6-57, 7-85, 8-?, 9-?, 10-141 (32.4 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smart16   2835--

Wiltshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JE Stevensnot out15      
CS Awdrynot out10      
SR Nicholsondid not bat      
SJH Tauntondid not bat      
TCG Sandforddid not bat      
TTN Perkinsdid not bat      
AW Newmandid not bat      
*AM Millerdid not bat      
+TS Lucedid not bat      
WRR Smithdid not bat      
T Smartdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 2.1 overs)25
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodden1   0110--

--> WH Budge (1) passed 1500 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 34
--> JE Stevens (1) passed his previous highest score of 102 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> TCG Sandford (1) passed 1000 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 47
--> T Smart (1) passed 2000 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 1
--> HF Hodges (2) passed his previous highest score of 38 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> T Smart reached 450 wickets in Minor Counties Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Dorset second innings

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 match by 10 wickets before a delayed lunch on the second day. Wiltshire had also won the match between the two sides at Blandford earlier in the month. For the winners, Stevens's 107 contained 20 fours, an innings of 2 hours and 5 minutes. Stevens and Sandford added 104 runs for the fourth wicket. For Dorset, Sewell scored 53. In the Dorset first innings, Sewell and Leny added 66 runs for the eight wicket. Udal was unable to bowl for Dorset because of an injured hand.
[Missing: Umpires; extras breakdown; part fall of wickets; large partnerships; in Dorset first innings, boundaries in Sewell's 53; in Dorset second innings, batting order; in Wiltshire first innings breakdown and duration of Stevens's 107; precise time completed; date of Wiltshire County Mirror.]
Sources: Devizes and Wiltshire Gazette 20 August; Wiltshire County Mirror August; Wiltshire Times 22 August; Dorset County Chronicle 20 August; East Dorset Herald 20August; Poole Sun 15,19 August; Sporting Life 15,17August; The Sportsman 15,17 August; Cricket 27 August, p 375.





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