Minor Counties v Army
Other matches in England 1947
VenueThe County Ground, Swindon on 30th August, 1st September 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossArmy won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMinor Counties won by 9 wickets
UmpiresAE Boulton-Carter, DH Tregear
Close of play day 1Army (2) 11/1 (Simpson 6*, Hearn 0*)

Army first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FW Simpsonb Henley26      
JWG Ormistonc Kingsley b Aspinall0      
P Hearnc Wilson b Henley38      
DR Guardb Henley2      
GJ Bryanlbw b Oliver10      
IP Campbellb Henley10      
+BRM Haylesc Powell b Henley17      
WME Whiteb Henley1      
JHG Deightonc Powell b Oliver0      
JP Whiteheadb Oliver0      
JN Bartlettnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 4 nb)12
Total(all out, 35 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-73, 3-74, 4-76, 5-87, 6-104, 7-107, 8-108, 9-108, 10-116 (35 ov)
Minor Counties bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aspinall13   1481--
Robson4   280--
Henley13   2406--
Oliver5   283--

Minor Counties first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TH Clarkc Deighton b Bartlett66      
JAR Oliverb Whitehead4      
R Smithc Hayles b Deighton14      
BH Bellec Simpson b Bartlett3      
PGT Kingsleyc Simpson b White63      
JV Wilsonb Whitehead7      
R Aspinallb Deighton2      
DF Henleyc Deighton b Whitehead29      
+AG Powellb Whitehead16      
GC Perkinsnot out2      
WMM Robsonb Whitehead0      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 63 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-45, 3-60, 4-101, 5-131, 6-146, 7-175, 8-197, 9-210, 10-210 (63 ov)
Army bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whitehead19   2625--
Deighton19   2672--
Bartlett13   1452--
White12   3321--

Army second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FW Simpsonc Kingsley b Henley38      
JWG Ormistonc Smith b Robson4      
P Hearnc Oliver b Aspinall29      
DR Guardb Henley4      
GJ Bryanb Perkins24      
IP Campbellb Oliver8      
+BRM Haylesb Oliver10      
WME Whiteb Aspinall30      
JHG Deightonc Henley b Aspinall51      
JP Whiteheadc Henley b Aspinall11      
JN Bartlettnot out1      
Extras(9 b, 1 lb, 6 nb)16
Total(all out, 67.4 overs)226
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-75, 3-83, 4-94, 5-118, 6-120, 7-142, 8-205, 9-219, 10-226 (67.4 ov)
Minor Counties bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Robson5   0221--
Henley17   1732--
Oliver12   3332--
Perkins14   3291--

Minor Counties second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TH Clarkb Bartlett27      
R Smithnot out91      
JAR Olivernot out14      
BH Belledid not bat      
PGT Kingsleydid not bat      
JV Wilsondid not bat      
R Aspinalldid not bat      
DF Henleydid not bat      
+AG Powelldid not bat      
GC Perkinsdid not bat      
WMM Robsondid not bat      
Extras(1 nb, 1 w)2
Total(1 wicket, 39.5 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-85 (Clark)
Army bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whitehead9   0340--
Deighton5   0200--
Bartlett11   2311--
White13   4390--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.





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