Berkshire v Hertfordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1910 (South and West Division)
VenueCounty Ground, Kensington Road, Reading on 1st, 2nd August 1910 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossBerkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultBerkshire won by an innings and 24 runs
PointsBerkshire 5; Hertfordshire 0
Close of play day 1Hertfordshire (2) 8/0 (Harford 0*, Marsh 4*)

Berkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GGM Bennettb Coleman78     
CG Hillc Grellet b Coleman3     
LP Collinsc Cowley b Coleman96     
H Broughamb Coleman15     
E Garnettb Coleman26     
G Belcherb Burton10     
*CEMY Nepeanc Titchmarsh b Coleman1     
WY Woodburnc Mole b Coleman47     
GM Hawksworthnot out43     
HM Ferrymanb Marsh6     
+AF Toddc Titchmarsh b Coleman0     
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 4 nb, 0 w)12
Total(all out, 65.5 overs)337
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-337 (65.5 ov)
Hertfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Burton24   11121-3
Marsh10   2371--
Shelford4   1220--
Dumbelton6   0480-1

Hertfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RC Grelletc Garnett b Belcher10     
AJ Goldinglbw b Hawksworth11     
RB Cowleyc and b Ferryman18     
CH Titchmarshb Woodburn43     
GG Dumbeltonc Hill b Belcher14     
+SP Molec Hill b Woodburn5     
WE Colemanb Woodburn16     
WH Marshb Hawksworth27     
*HM Harfordc Todd b Hawksworth13     
W Shelfordc Woodburn b Hawksworth0     
FA Burtonnot out1     
Total(all out, 50.3 overs)162
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-162 (50.3 ov)
Berkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Belcher18   1582--
Ferryman4   0211--
Woodburn13   1433--

Hertfordshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*HM Harfordc Garnett b Belcher1     
WH Marshb Belcher18     
RC Grelletc Woodburn b Hawksworth19     
AJ Goldingb Hawksworth26     
RB Cowleyb Belcher0     
CH Titchmarshc Todd b Hawksworth5     
GG Dumbeltonc Hill b Hawksworth30     
+SP Molenot out16     
WE Colemanc Nepean b Hawksworth17     
W Shelfordc Hill b Hawksworth13     
FA Burtonc Garnett b Hawksworth0     
Total(all out, 62.3 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-151 (62.3 ov)
Berkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woodburn4   1110--
Belcher26   6513--
Ferryman2   060--

--> WY Woodburn (1) passed his previous highest score of 19 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> SP Mole made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> G Belcher achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Hertfordshire second innings (previous best was 3-69)

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
Berkshire won this return match by an innings and 24 runs shortly before 3.00 pm on the second day. The match between the two sides at St Albans in July had been won by Hertfordshire. For the winners, Collins scored 96 and Bennett 78. Hawksworth took 11 wickets in the match for 113 runs, including 7 for 77 in the Hertfordshire second innings. For Hertfordshire, Titchmarsh top-scored with 43. Coleman took 8 wickets for 106 runs in the Berkshire innings. The attendance on the first day was estimated to be one of the largest ever recorded.
[Missing: Umpires; extras breakdown; fall of wickets; in Berkshire innings, boundaries in Collins's 96 and Bennett's 78; in Hertfordshire second innings batting order.]
Sources: Berkshire Chronicle 6 August; Reading Observer 6 August; Reading Standard 6 August; Hertfordshire Express 6 August; Watford Observer 8 August; The Sportsman 2,3 August; Cricket 18 August, p 342.





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