Worcestershire v Buckinghamshire
Minor Counties Championship 1898
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 8th, 9th August 1898 (2-day match)
Balls per over5
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by an innings and 20 runs
PointsWorcestershire 1; Buckinghamshire -1
Close of play day 1Buckinghamshire (1) 79/5 (Wright 40*, Cobb 18*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HK Fosterb Allcock28      
GE Bromley-Martinb Allcock13      
WL Fosterc de Paravicini b Nash18      
RE Fosterb Allcock3      
GF Wheldonlbw b Boddy50      
EP Jobsonc Cobb b Boddy34      
EG Bromley-Martinb Nash8      
A Birdc Gresson b Wright4      
GA Wilsonc de Paravicini b Boddy0      
RD Burrowsc Cavendish b Nash54      
+T Strawnot out1      
Extras(8 b)8
Total(all out, 100.2 overs)221
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-41, 3-47, 4-90, 5-142, 6-155, 7-?, 8-?, 9-201, 10-221 (100.2 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wright37   7451--
Allcock16   6473--
Maul1   070--
Boddy12   5213--

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CRH Gressonb Bird0      
CW Cavendishb Wilson0      
J Saundersb Bird4      
SD Maulb Wilson2      
MW Wrightb Bird42      
*PJ de Paravicinib Bird9      
+CE Cobbb Bird18      
ES Boddyb Wilson3      
CH Allcocknot out0      
GAMCW Powellb Bird0      
G Nashb Wilson3      
Extras(8 lb)8
Total(all out, 55.4 overs)89
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-2, 3-8, 4-11, 5-31, 6-81, 7-86, 8-86, 9-86, 10-89 (55.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bird23   10336--
Burrows5   290--
EG Bromley-Martin4   070--

Buckinghamshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
CW Cavendishb Bird2      
CRH Gressonc Straw b Burrows36      
J Saundersc Straw b EG Bromley-Martin37      
MW Wrightc Straw b Burrows1      
SD Maulb Bird2      
*PJ de Paravicinib Bird0      
+CE Cobbnot out11      
ES Boddyb Burrows0      
CH Allcocklbw b Burrows7      
GAMCW Powellb Burrows4      
G Nashb Bird4      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 62.1 overs)112
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-57, 3-63, 4-75, 5-75, 6-91, 7-91, 8-101, 9-105, 10-112 (62.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilson8   290--
Burrows23   13265--
EG Bromley-Martin10   2241--

--> EG Bromley-Martin (1) passed 500 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 1
--> RD Burrows (1) passed his previous highest score of 34 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> GAMCW Powell made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> GAMCW Powell made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project
Worcestershire won at 3.15 pm on the second day by an innings, after Buckinghamshire followed on 132 runs behind. For the winners, Bird took 10 wickets in the match for 78 runs. There were 7 fours in Burrows's 54 and 6 fours in Wheldon's 50.
Burrows reached his fifty in 30 minutes. In the Buckinghamshire first innings all the ten players dismissed were bowled.
[Missing: Umpires; in Worcestershire inns fall of 7th and 8th wickets.]
Sources: Aylesbury Reporter 13 August; Bucks Herald 13 August; Bucks Advertiser 13 August; South Bucks Free Press 12 August; Worcester Herald 13 August; The Sportsman 9,10 August.





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