Cambridgeshire v Hertfordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1908 (East Division)
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 14th, 15th August 1908 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCambridgeshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsCambridgeshire 0; Hertfordshire 3
Close of play day 1Hertfordshire (1) 47/2 (Butcher 9*)

Cambridgeshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Reidlbw b Marsh34     
H Coulsonb White62     
RS Swann-Masonst Titchmarsh b Marsh0     
FW Ellisb White7     
F Robersonb Marsh36     
+GH Wattsb Marsh39     
B Grayc Hosier b Coleman31     
KG Reidb Cowley75     
AH Bristowec Titchmarsh b Coleman13     
FE Collierb Coleman34     
*C Piggnot out36     
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 1 nb, 0 w)23
Total(all out, 114.5 overs)390
Fall of wickets:
1-72, 2-72, 3-107, 4-111, 5-183, 6-192, 7-226, 8-245, 9-305, 10-390 (114.5 ov)
Hertfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coleman43   71233--
White29   31052--
Marsh31   6854--
Dumbelton8   1280--
Golding1   070--
Rudd2   0170--

Hertfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HM Harfordc LJ Reid b Gray32     
GG Dumbeltonc LJ Reid b Coulson4     
A Butcherrun out100     
AJ Goldingc Coulson b Swann-Mason195     
HE Whitelbw b LJ Reid9     
+CH Titchmarshnot out103     
JN Cowleynot out58     
WE Colemandid not bat      
LG Hosierdid not bat      
WH Marshdid not bat      
CT Rudddid not bat      
Total(5 wickets, declared, 125 overs)521
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-47, 3-318, 4-351, 5-361
Cambridgeshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coulson44   101261--
Gray35   31651--
KG Reid5   0300--
Roberson7   0490--
Ellis13   2460--
Swann-Mason8   3431--
LJ Reid13   1421--

Cambridgeshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Reidc Titchmarsh b Coleman3     
F Robersonretired out28     
RS Swann-Masonnot out21     
FW Ellisnot out13     
H Coulsondid not bat      
+GH Wattsdid not bat      
B Graydid not bat      
KG Reiddid not bat      
AH Bristowedid not bat      
FE Collierdid not bat      
*C Piggdid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 21 overs)68
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-? (21 ov)
Hertfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coleman8   381--
White7   0310--
Hosier3   160--
Rudd3   0200--

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
This return match was drawn with Hertfordshire winning on first innings. The match between the two teams in July at Hitchin had been won by Hertfordshire. The Hertfordshire score of 521-5 declared was the highest of the season. For the visitors, there were 24 fours, 6 threes and 11 twos in Golding's 196, scored in 3 hours, 1 five, 6 fours and 4 threes in Titchmarsh's 103 not out and 7 fours and 4 threes in Butcher's 100. Cowley scored 58 not out. In the Hertfordshire innings, Butcher and Golding put on 271 for the third wicket, and Titchmarsh and Cowley 160 unbroken for the sixth wicket. For Cambridgeshire K G Reid's 75 included 9 fours, and Coulson's 62 4 fours. In the Cambridgeshire first innings, K G Reid and C Pigg added 85 for the last wicket. The 44 overs bowled in an innings by Coulson were the second highest of the season, and the 165 runs conceded by Gray were the most during an innings. K G Reid and F E Collier added 60 runs for the 9th wicket in the Cambridgeshire first innings.
[Missing: Umpires;extras breakdown; in Hertfordshire innings duration of Butcher's 100 and Titchmarsh's 105 not out and boundaries in Cowley's 58 not out.]
Sources: Cambridge Daily News 14,15 August; Cambridge Express 21 August; Cambridge Independent Press 21 August; Cambridgeshire Weekly News 21 August; Herts Leader 18 August; Watford Observer 23 August; The Sportsman 15,17 August; Cricket 27 August, p 375.





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