Wiltshire v Berkshire
Minor Counties Championship 1909 (South Division)
VenueCounty Ground, Trowbridge on 6th, 7th August 1909 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossBerkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWiltshire won by an innings and 57 runs
PointsWiltshire 5; Berkshire 0
Close of play day 1Wiltshire (1) 345/5 (Perkins 73*, Miller 5*)

Berkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AP Strangeb Mitchell0     
FE Rowec Perkins b Mitchell24     
GE Williamsb Grant0     
FW Metcalfeb Smith14     
*CEMY Nepeanc Grant b Miller46     
HW Shoosmithc Nicholson b Mitchell40     
HV Whichelowb Miller0     
H Barrettc Grant b Smith34     
+P Howardc Perkins b AW Newman22     
Spencerb Grant16     
Simpsonnot out7     
Total(all out, 60.2 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-53, 5-125, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-218 (60.2 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mitchell21   6913--
Grant15   5272--
Smith11   1412--
FE Newman2   0110--
Miller7   1252--
AW Newman4.2081--

Wiltshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CS Awdryc Simpson b Williams118     
SR Nicholsonc Spencer b Williams48     
AW Newmanc Williams b Simpson35     
SJH Tauntonb Williams1     
RW Awdryb Shoosmith52     
+TTN Perkinsb Simpson91     
*AM Millerb Simpson56     
E Grantc Nepean b Simpson30     
FE Newmanb Spencer10     
H Mitchellb Simpson9     
WRR Smithnot out9     
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 1 nb, 0 w)13
Total(all out, 94.4 overs)472
Fall of wickets:
1-136, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-472 (94.4 ov)
Berkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shoosmith21   8731--
Whichelow8   0300--
Barrett6   0270--
Williams21   1963-1
Spencer14   0991--

Berkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AP Strangec Perkins b Mitchell5     
FE Roweb Miller91     
GE Williamsc and b Grant0     
*CEMY Nepeanc CS Awdry b Miller52     
FW Metcalfeb Grant0     
HW Shoosmithb AW Newman17     
HV Whichelowb Miller3     
H Barrettb AW Newman16     
+P Howardnot out3     
Spencerb AW Newman3     
Simpsonc Grant b AW Newman0     
Total(all out, 63 overs)197
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-9, 3-132, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-197 (63 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grant15   3452--
Mitchell17   3681--
Smith8   2250--
FE Newman2   050--
Miller15   5353--
AW Newman6   1124--

--> GE Williams made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> P Howard made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> Spencer made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> GE Williams achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Wiltshire first innings (previous best was 1-20)

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
Wiltshire won by an innings and 57 runs on the second day. For the winners, there were 18 fours in C S Awdry's 118. Perkins's 91 included 13 fours, Miller scored 56 and R W Awdry's 52 contained 11 fours. In the Wiltshire innings, C S Awdry and Nicholson put on 136 runs for the first wicket in an hour, and R W Awdry and Perkins 111 for the fifth wicket. For Berkshire, there were 18 fours in F E Rowe's 91 and Nepean scored 52. In the Berkshire second innings Rowe and Nepean added 123 for the third wicket. The Wiltshire total of 472 was the second highest score of the season.
[Missing: Umpires; extras breakdown; fall of wickets; large partnerships; in Berkshire second innings boundaries in Nepean's 52, and batting order; in Wiltshire innings duration of C S Awdry's 118, boundaries in Miller's 56; initials of Simpson and Spencer; precise time completed.]
Sources: Devizes and Wiltshire Gazette 12 August; North Wilts Guardian 13 August; Wiltshire Times 14 August; Berkshire Chronicle 14 August; Reading Mercury 14 August; Reading Observer 14 August; The Sportsman 7,9 August; Cricket 26 August, p 359.





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