Glamorgan v Worcestershire
Minor Counties Championship 1897
VenueCardiff Arms Park, Cardiff on 16th, 17th July 1897 (2-day match)
Balls per over5
TossGlamorgan won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by an innings and 114 runs
PointsGlamorgan -1; Worcestershire 1
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 246/8 (Millward 3*, Burrows 11*)

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JH Brainc Arnold b Bird2      
VA Hickleyb Arnold1      
HB Letcherc and b Bird5      
EW Jonesc Burrows b Bird12      
HE Morganst Straw b Arnold4      
+WH Brainc HK Foster b Bird32      
R Lowest Straw b Bird5      
WJ Bancroftc GE Bromley-Martin b Bird62      
O Jonesb Burrows0      
SH Biggsb Bird5      
S Lowenot out4      
Extras(? b, ? lb, 6 nb, 0 w)38
Total(all out, 75.2 overs)170
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-3, 3-26, 4-34, 5-34, 6-43, 7-144, 8-151, 9-165, 10-170 (75.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Arnold29   15412-6
Burrows11   5161--
EG Bromley-Martin4   280--
Millward5   1150--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HK Fosterb Biggs17      
EP Jobsonc Letcher b Biggs37      
GE Bromley-Martinlbw b R Lowe21      
RE Fosterc Hickley b Letcher48      
GF Wheldonst WH Brain b Biggs23      
EG Arnoldc JH Brain b Letcher35      
EG Bromley-Martinb Letcher18      
A Millwardnot out59      
A Birdb S Lowe1      
RD Burrowsc Bancroft b Letcher34      
+T Strawc WH Brain b Letcher24      
Extras(? b, ? lb, ? nb, 4 w)39
Total(all out, 99.4 overs)356
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-77, 3-81, 4-149, 5-187, 6-222, 7-225, 8-230, 9-293, 10-356 (99.4 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biggs25   29333-
S Lowe28.44921--
R Lowe17   24711-
O Jones5   0350--
Letcher22   8455--
JH Brain2   050--

Glamorgan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JH Brainb Bird4      
EW Jonesb Arnold3      
HB Letcherb Arnold0      
VA Hickleyb Arnold4      
HE Morganc RE Foster b EG Bromley-Martin19      
+WH Brainb Arnold1      
R Lowec Wheldon b EG Bromley-Martin16      
WJ Bancroftc HK Foster b Burrows1      
O Jonesnot out4      
SH Biggsc Straw b Burrows0      
S Loweb Burrows0      
Extras(? b, ? lb, 2 nb, 1 w)20
Total(all out, 43.3 overs)72
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-10, 4-26, 5-36, 6-57, 7-68, 8-68, 9-72, 10-72 (43.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Arnold17   10204-1
Bird19   8241-1
EG Bromley-Martin5   3821-

--> WJ Bancroft (1) passed his previous highest score of 32 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> O Jones made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> GE Bromley-Martin (1) passed 500 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 15
--> RD Burrows (1) passed his previous highest score of 23 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HB Letcher achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Worcestershire first innings (previous best was 3-29)
--> HB Letcher achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Worcestershire first innings

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project
Worcestershire won by an innings and 114 runs at 3.25 pm on the second day. Millward top-scored for the winners with 59 not out. In the Worcestershire innings Millward and Straw added 63 runs for the tenth wicket. For Glamorgan Bancroft's innings of 62 took 80 minutes. In the Glamorgan first innings W H Brain and Bancroft added 101 runs for the seventh wicket.
[Missing: Umpires; extras breakdown; in Glamorgan 1st inns boundaries in Bancroft's 62; in Worcestershire inns boundaries in Millward's 59*.]
Sources: South Wales Echo 16,17 July; Western Mail 17,19 July; Berrow's Worcester Journal 24 July; Worcestershire Echo 16,17 July; The Sportsman 17,19 July.





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