Wiltshire v Oxfordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1899
VenueThe County Ground, Swindon on 4th, 5th August 1899 (2-day match)
Balls per over5
TossWiltshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWiltshire 0; Oxfordshire 0
Close of play day 1Oxfordshire (1) 22/2 (Polley 8*)

Wiltshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WS Medlicottb P Rogers111     
CS Awdryb P Rogers1     
JE Stevensb A Rogers58     
WRR Smithb A Rogers5     
OG Radcliffeb Bradford10     
*AM Millerb Polley16     
HS Snellrun out9     
T Smartc Dickinson b Polley51     
W Georgest Arnold b A Rogers70     
+JP Pinnigerb A Rogers0     
W Overtonnot out10     
Extras(? b, ? lb, ? nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 130 overs)353
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-136, 3-144, 4-157, 5-193, 6-213, 7-218, 8-333, 9-333, 10-353 (130 ov)
Oxfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
A Rogers42   8954--
P Rogers35   5922--
Schwarz12   2390--
Case10   04301-
Polley19   4292--
Bradford12   1431--

Oxfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WS Caseb Smith1     
*BW Bradfordlbw b Smart13     
G Polleyc Smith b Smart9     
RO Schwarzc Medlicott b Overton33     
W Smithb Smith5     
JF Marshrun out50     
GRW Dickinsonb Overton1     
THK Moulderc George b Radcliffe28     
P Rogersnot out4     
A Rogersc and b Smith4     
+F Arnoldb Smith0     
Total(all out, 75.4 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-22, 3-29, 4-40, 5-72, 6-130, 7-135, 8-161, 9-169, 10-169 (75.4 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miller9   2140--
Smart23   5582--
Overton10   2232--
Radcliffe3   161--

Oxfordshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*BW Bradfordb Miller38     
P Rogersc Radcliffe b Smart4     
G Polleyb Smith12     
RO Schwarzb Smart66     
W Smithc Awdry b Smart64     
JF Marshb Overton31     
GRW Dickinsonnot out4     
WS Casedid not bat      
THK Moulderdid not bat      
A Rogersdid not bat      
+F Arnolddid not bat      
Extras(? b, ? lb, ? nb, 3 w)28
Total(6 wickets, 89.1 overs)247
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-27, 3-90, 4-152, 5-212, 6-247 (89.1 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith27   125911-
Awdry5   21201-
Overton19   7491--
Radcliffe11   41801-
Miller8   1211--
Medlicott2   0100--

--> JP Pinniger made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WS Medlicott (1) passed his previous highest score of 54 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WS Medlicott (1) made his first century in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> W George (1) passed his previous highest score of 38 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> W Smith (2) passed his previous highest score of 62 in Minor Counties Championship matches

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project
The match was drawn after Oxfordshire followed on 184 runs behind on first innings. For Wiltshire, there were 6 fours, 9 threes and 14 twos in Medlicott's 111, an innings of 3 hours and 10 minutes. There were 8 fours in George's 70, and 4 fours in both Stevens's 58 and Smart's 51. In the home team's innings, Medlicott and Stevens put on 135 for the second wicket, and Smart and George 115 for the eighth, the latter being the second highest partnership for that wicket during the season. For Oxfordshire, Schwarz's 66 included 7 fours, and Smith's 64 contained 1 five and 7 fours. Marsh scored 50. C C Bradford had dislocated a finger, and his brother captained the Oxfordshire team.
[Missing: Umpires; extras breakdown; in Oxfordshire 1st inns boundaries in Marsh's 50..]
Sources: Devizes and Wiltshire Gazette 10 August; North Wilts Herald 11 August; Swindon Advertiser 12 August; Wiltshire Chronicle 12 August; Wiltshire Telegraph 12 August; Wiltshire Times 12 August; Jackson's Oxford Journal 12 August; Oxford Chronicle 12 August; Oxford Times 12 August; The Sportsman 8 August.





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