Devon v Cornwall
Minor Counties Championship 1909 (West Division)
VenueThe County Cricket Ground, Exeter on 6th, 7th August 1909 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCornwall won the toss and decided to bat
ResultDevon won by 10 wickets
PointsDevon 5; Cornwall 0
Close of play day 1Devon (1) 303/8 (Sturt 32*, Tamworth 1*)

Cornwall first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*H Tresawnab Hartley13     
WN Bickford-Smithb Light29     
R Rogersc Boles b Light72     
C Trevarthenc Hartley b Light3     
WH Coadc Orchard b Hartley7     
+RF Vibartst Davies b Hartley1     
JC Bickford-Smithb Boles20     
E Hawkenc Shelley b Light3     
AE Meyrickb Boles12     
GT Williamsb Hartley6     
FJ Whitingnot out2     
Total(all out, 61.2 overs)170
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-96, 3-114, 4-119, 5-120, 6-137, 7-142, 8-161, 9-168, 10-170 (61.2 ov)
Devon bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boles12   2422--
Aston4   0160--
Light17   6224--

Devon first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JF Orchardb Trevarthen31     
DC Bolesb Hawken4     
WF Lightc Whiting b Trevarthen156     
CVL Hoomanc Meyrick b Trevarthen4     
JF Shelleyb Trevarthen8     
HC Featherstonelbw b Hawken30     
WF Sturtnot out66     
JC Hartleylbw b Whiting18     
+T Daviesrun out12     
*L Tamworthb Whiting21     
WH Astonb Whiting6     
Total(all out, 94 overs)365
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-102, 3-108, 4-138, 5-214, 6-236, 7-274, 8-297, 9-353, 10-365 (94 ov)
Cornwall bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hawken35   81372--
Whiting23   11203--
Trevarthen27   4914--
Tresawna9   480--

Cornwall second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*H Tresawnab Light64     
WN Bickford-Smithb Light22     
R Rogersc Davies b Light41     
C Trevarthenc Davies b Hartley4     
WH Coadc Shelley b Light6     
+RF Vibartc Hooman b Light6     
JC Bickford-Smithb Boles26     
E Hawkenc and b Hartley1     
AE Meyrickb Aston23     
GT Williamsb Boles2     
FJ Whitingnot out0     
Total(all out, 70.4 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-115, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-199 (70.4 ov)
Devon bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hartley24   2842--
Aston10   3221--
Light19   4495--
Sturt3   0100--

Devon second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+T Daviesnot out0     
WF Sturtnot out0     
JF Orcharddid not bat      
DC Bolesdid not bat      
WF Lightdid not bat      
CVL Hoomandid not bat      
JF Shelleydid not bat      
HC Featherstonedid not bat      
JC Hartleydid not bat      
*L Tamworthdid not bat      
WH Astondid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 w)5
Total(no wicket, 0.3 overs)5
Cornwall bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

--> DC Boles made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> CVL Hooman made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> L Tamworth made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WF Light (1) passed his previous highest score of 118 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WF Sturt (1) passed his previous highest score of 61 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AE Meyrick (2) passed his previous highest score of 17 in Minor Counties Championship matches

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
Devon won this return match by ten wickets on the second day. The match between the two sides at Camborne in July had been won by Devon in a single day. For the winners, Light's 156 was scored in two hours and included 6 sixes and 21 fours. He also took 9 wickets in the match for 71 runs. Sturt scored 66 not out. In the Devon first innings Sturt and Tamworth added 56 runs for the ninth wicket. For Cornwall, Rogers scored 72 and Tresawna 64. Devon needed 5 runs to win in their second innings and they were obtained with a wide and four byes.
[Missing: Umpires; extras breakdown; part fall of wickets; in Cornwall first innings boundaries in Rogers's 72 in Cornwall second innings boundaries in Tresawna's 64; in Devon first innings boundaries in Sturt's 66, precise time completed.]
Sources: Devon and Exeter Daily Gazette 7,9 August; Western Daily Mercury 7.9 August; Western Morning News 7,9 August; Royal Cornwall Gazette 12 August; West Briton 12 August; The Sportsman 7, 9 August; Cricket 26 August, p 368.





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