Wiltshire v Berkshire
Minor Counties Championship 1972
VenueCounty Ground, Trowbridge on 28th, 29th July 1972 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWiltshire 3; Berkshire 1
UmpiresWH Gillingham, GR Simmons
ScorersC Austridge, GAF Gillmor
Close of play day 1Wiltshire (1) 115/6

Berkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RM Ridleyc Simpkins b Savin0      
GJ Fitzhughc Simpkins b Ridge20      
D Johnstonb Barker62      
FW Neateb Barker46      
DCR Hallst Simpkins b Gulliver4      
PW Neatec White b Barker5      
EHW Heapenot out9      
GEJ Childc Barwell b Barker11      
AA Smithc Ridge b Barker3      
HJ Townsondid not bat      
M Couzensdid not bat      
Extras(6 lb, 13 nb)19
Total(8 wickets, declared, 73 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-30, 3-106, 4-130, 5-151, 6-156, 7-173, 8-177
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Savin8   1291--
Gulliver27   8471-13
Ridge8   1241--
Merryweather8   570--
Meehan5   1130--
Barker17   6405--

Wiltshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BH Whiteb Heape69      
WA Smithc Ridley b Smith5      
TI Barwellb Townson10      
AH Barkerc Johnston b Smith16      
MP Scottc Fitzhugh b PW Neate2      
P Meehanlbw b PW Neate4      
JA Ridgenot out29      
JR Savinnot out36      
RJ Gulliverdid not bat      
DW Simpkinsdid not bat      
JH Merryweatherdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 6 nb)10
Total(6 wickets, declared, 59.3 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-30, 3-60, 4-90, 5-114, 6-114
Berkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Townson16   6311--
Smith14   2382-4
PW Neate11   2402-2
Heape8   3221--

Berkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RM Ridleyb Gulliver24      
GJ Fitzhughc White b Barker12      
D Johnstonc Merryweather b Ridge9      
FW Neatec Smith b Barker4      
DCR Hallnot out51      
PW Neateb Meehan46      
EHW Heapenot out17      
GEJ Childdid not bat      
AA Smithdid not bat      
HJ Townsondid not bat      
M Couzensdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 6 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(5 wickets, declared, 72.2 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-47, 3-51, 4-54, 5-130
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridge10   4181--
Gulliver7   1231-1
Merryweather25   8440--
Barker10   6162--
Meehan14   6441--

Wiltshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BH Whitec and b Townson35      
WA Smithc Fitzhugh b Townson15      
TI Barwellb Townson26      
AH Barkerc Johnston b Townson14      
RJ Gulliverb Townson29      
JR Savinlbw b Townson7      
JA Ridgerun out18      
P Meehanc Johnston b PW Neate6      
MP Scottlbw b PW Neate3      
DW Simpkinsnot out3      
JH Merryweathernot out0      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)8
Total(9 wickets, 35 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-67, 3-89, 4-97, 5-119, 6-142, 7-157, 8-157, 9-164
Berkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Townson18   5686-1
Smith3   02301-
PW Neate14   1652-1

--> JR Savin (1) passed his previous highest score of 34 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AA Smith made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> M Couzens made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches





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