Cambridgeshire v Bedfordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1909 (East Division)
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 16th, 17th August 1909 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCambridgeshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultBedfordshire won by 6 wickets
PointsCambridgeshire 0; Bedfordshire 5
Close of play day 1Bedfordshire (1) 138/2 (Peel 84*, Holdstock 17*)

Cambridgeshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Reidc Apthorp b Peel22     
H Coulsonc Peel b Morcom45     
AS Lingc King b Foy50     
+GH Wattsc King b Morcom21     
BW Piggc Holdstock b Foy9     
F Robersonb Morcom3     
CH Piggc King b Grierson50     
FE Collierc King b Orr13     
*C Piggnot out15     
OW Bocockc Sutherland b Orr8     
GA Rosec Wharmby b Orr8     
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 0 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 71.1 overs)251
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-80, 3-143, 4-143, 5-155, 6-155, 7-191, 8-221, 9-?, 10-251 (71.1 ov)
Bedfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morcom26   5963--
Wharmby14   3380--
Peel5   0231--
Grierson7   3181--
Foy13   34621-

Bedfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BL Peelc Reid b BW Pigg84     
WE Kingb BW Pigg25     
GE Wharmbyc BW Pigg b CH Pigg1     
HF Holdstockb Rose17     
*HR Orrb Rose7     
HO Sutherlandc BW Pigg b Coulson29     
+EE Apthorpst Watts b CH Pigg37     
GS Leventhorpec Rose b CH Pigg29     
AF Morcomc and b Coulson28     
PA Foyc Reid b BW Pigg4     
H Griersonnot out18     
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)23
Total(all out, 88.1 overs)302
Fall of wickets:
1-71, 2-?, 3-138, 4-138, 5-153, 6-206, 7-250, 8-259, 9-276, 10-302 (88.1 ov)
Cambridgeshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rose28   4862--
Reid6   0270--
BW Pigg26   46231-
CH Pigg11   3553--

Cambridgeshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Reidb Morcom6     
F Robersonc Apthorp b Wharmby30     
AS Lingst Apthorp b Orr15     
CH Piggc Sutherland b Morcom6     
+GH Wattsc Holdstock b Wharmby0     
BW Piggc and b Morcom22     
FE Collierc Grierson b Orr63     
OW Bocockc Holdstock b Wharmby10     
*C Pigglbw b Orr5     
GA Rosenot out1     
H Coulsonc Sutherland b Orr0     
Total(all out, 42.5 overs)158
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-36, 3-43, 4-44, 5-67, 6-99, 7-116, 8-149, 9-?, 10-158 (42.5 ov)
Bedfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morcom16   4463--
Wharmby21   3633--

Bedfordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BL Peelb Rose16     
WE Kingc Reid b BW Pigg15     
GE Wharmbyb Coulson19     
HF Holdstocknot out24     
HO Sutherlandb Rose8     
GS Leventhorpenot out22     
*HR Orrdid not bat      
+EE Apthorpdid not bat      
AF Morcomdid not bat      
PA Foydid not bat      
H Griersondid not bat      
Total(4 wickets, 23.1 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-?, 3-65, 4-?
Cambridgeshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rose9   1382--
BW Pigg7   0431--

--> GS Leventhorpe (1) passed his previous highest score of 25 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> PA Foy made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> FE Collier (2) passed his previous highest score of 34 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> CH Pigg achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Bedfordshire first innings (previous best was 2-14)

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
Bedfordshire won this return match by six wickets at 5.45 pm on the second day, having required 108 runs for victory with just under 2 hours of play remaining. The match between the two sides at Luton at the beginning of the month had also been won by Bedfordshire. For the winners, there were 11 fours in Peel's 84. For the losers, Collier scored 63 which
included 9 fours and Ling
50 and C H Pigg 50. Cambridgeshire were handicapped by Coulson falling ill, which affected his bowling and led to him batting last in the Cambridgeshire second innings.
[Missing: Umpires; extras breakdown; part fall of wickets; in Cambridgeshire first innings boundaries in Ling's 50 and C H Pigg's 50.]
Sources: Cambridge Chronicle 20 August; Cambridge Daily News 16,17 August; Cambridge Independent Press 20 August; Cambridgeshire Weekly News 20 August; Bedford and County Record 17 August; Bedfordshire Standard 20 August; North Herts Mail 19 August; The Sportsman 17,18 August; Cricket 9 September, p 95.





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