Cambridgeshire v Bedfordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1908 (East Division)
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 12th, 13th August 1908 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossBedfordshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsCambridgeshire 3; Bedfordshire 0
UmpiresGJ Rye, J Stevens
Close of play day 1Cambridgeshire (1) 145/3 (LJ Reid 63*, Tebbutt 60*)

Bedfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BL Peelb Tebbutt4      
HF Holdstockb Coulson45      
GE Wharmbyc and b KG Reid23      
LCR Thringrun out17      
N Keenanc Watts b Coulson36      
*HR Orrc sub b Tebbutt22      
HO Sutherlandb Tebbutt2      
RH Mosslbw b KG Reid37      
W Brownb Tebbutt6      
AF Morcomc KG Reid b Bocock7      
+EE Apthorpnot out6      
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 2 nb, 0 w)25
Total(all out, 57 overs)230
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-75, 3-85, 4-98, 5-139, 6-165, 7-176, 8-187, 9-224, 10-230 (57 ov)
Cambridgeshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coulson25   4592--
Swann-Mason1   050--
Tebbutt16   1844-2
KG Reid11   1492--
Bocock4   281--

Cambridgeshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Reidb Peel78      
FW Bryanc Apthorp b Morcom5      
RS Swann-Masonc Wharmby b Morcom13      
F Robersonb Morcom0      
HC Tebbuttc and b Morcom64      
+GH Wattsnot out47      
KG Reidc and b Peel4      
AH Bristowec Apthorp b Peel8      
OW Bococklbw b Peel0      
H Coulsonc Holdstock b Peel5      
*C Piggc Apthorp b Morcom5      
Total(all out, 95.4 overs)237
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-51, 3-51, 4-151, 5-186, 6-200, 7-220, 8-220, 9-226, 10-237 (95.4 ov)
Bedfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wharmby29   6590--
Peel21   5555--
Orr3   0100--
Moss5   1130--

Bedfordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LCR Thringc Watts b Tebbutt0      
*HR Orrc and b Tebbutt15      
RH Mossb KG Reid45      
BL Peelc Watts b Tebbutt17      
GE Wharmbynot out83      
HO Sutherlandb Coulson29      
+EE Apthorpnot out8      
HF Holdstockdid not bat      
N Keenandid not bat      
W Browndid not bat      
AF Morcomdid not bat      
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 0 nb, 1 w)15
Total(5 wickets, declared, 43 overs)212
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-23, 3-59, 4-137, 5-196
Cambridgeshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coulson15   0681--
Tebbutt14   05531-
KG Reid7   0381--
Swann-Mason7   0360--

Cambridgeshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RS Swann-Masonc Apthorp b Morcom0      
LJ Reidc Keenan b Peel8      
F Robersonc Apthorp b Morcom11      
HC Tebbuttc Moss b Peel1      
+GH Wattsb Morcom8      
FW Bryanc Peel b Wharmby1      
KG Reidc Apthorp b Morcom4      
OW Bococknot out25      
H Coulsonb Wharmby5      
AH Bristowenot out5      
*C Piggdid not bat      
Total(8 wickets, 47.3 overs)76
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-18, 3-19, 4-20, 5-29, 6-33, 7-33, 8-46
Bedfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Peel11   5142--
Orr1   100--
Wharmby12   8152--

--> N Keenan (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> LJ Reid (1) passed his previous highest score of 74 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> LJ Reid (1) passed 500 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 44
--> HR Orr (2) passed 3000 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 10

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
Drawn return match with Cambridgeshire winning on first innings. The match between the two teams at Luton at the beginning of the month had been won by Bedfordshire. For the home side, there were 4 fours in L J Reid's 78 and 5 fours in Tebbutt's 64.
For the visitors, Wharmby's 83 not out contained 4 fours. These two batsmen added 100 runs for the fourth wicket in the first innings.
[Missing: Extras breakdown; in the Bedfordshire first innings who held substitute catch.]
Sources: Cambridge Daily News 12,13,14 August; Cambridge Independent Press 14 August; Cambridgeshire Weekly News 14 August; Bedfordshire Mercury 14,21 August; Bedfordshire Standard 14 August; Leighton Buzzard Reporter 15 August; Luton News 20 August; Sporting Life 14 August; The Sportsman 13,14 August; Cricket 20 August, p 367.





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