Buckinghamshire v Hertfordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1927
VenueAscott Park, Wing on 3rd, 4th August 1927 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHertfordshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch tied
PointsBuckinghamshire 2.5; Hertfordshire 2.5
Close of play day 1

Hertfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CB Fordhamc H Pitchford b Battcock4     
GRS Walkerlbw b Edwards24     
+A Grimsdellb Edwards6     
CH Titchmarshc H Pitchford b Battcock3     
TE Halseyc James b Edwards17     
CH Raboneb Battcock0     
*LJ Reidnot out45     
GM Crossmanb Edwards0     
EA Robertsc Powell b Edwards0     
GA Redhousec Franklin b Edwards8     
FA Burtonc Franklin b H Pitchford7     
Total(all out, 63.1 overs)121
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-121 (63.1 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edwards32   15406--
Battcock31   9743--
H Pitchford0.1001--

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JWA Stephensonb Halsey10     
CF Powellst Grimsdell b Roberts57     
EA Fawcuslbw b Rabone22     
AJS Jamesc Halsey b Roberts8     
*+WB Franklinlbw b Halsey60     
H Pitchfordc and b Halsey20     
OG Battcockc Grimsdell b Roberts25     
HL Aubrey-Fletcherc Grimsdell b Redhouse11     
J Pitchfordc and b Roberts19     
EF Robsonnot out10     
F Edwardslbw b Roberts11     
Total(all out, 85 overs)273
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-273 (85 ov)
Hertfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Redhouse14   5301--
Roberts21   2695--
Burton17   2610--
Halsey23   5573--
Rabone6   2241--
Fordham4   0120--

Hertfordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CB Fordhamb Edwards19     
GRS Walkerc Stephenson b H Pitchford88     
*LJ Reidc J Pitchford b Edwards61     
+A Grimsdellb H Pitchford1     
CH Titchmarshb H Pitchford23     
TE Halseyc Powell b H Pitchford0     
CH Rabonest Franklin b Edwards2     
GM Crossmanst Franklin b H Pitchford29     
EA Robertslbw b H Pitchford0     
GA Redhousenot out0     
FA Burtonc Fawcus b H Pitchford13     
Total(all out, 103 overs)238
Fall of wickets:
1-61, 2-169, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-238 (103 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edwards46   151043--
Battcock13   3330--
H Pitchford31   13457--
Aubrey-Fletcher6   0290--
Fawcus7   1250--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JWA Stephensonrun out22     
CF Powellb Fordham4     
EA Fawcuslbw b Redhouse2     
AJS Jamesc Grimsdell b Redhouse3     
*+WB Franklinb Redhouse3     
H Pitchfordc Fordham b Halsey15     
OG Battcockb Redhouse32     
HL Aubrey-Fletchernot out3     
J Pitchfordnot out1     
EF Robsondid not bat      
F Edwardsdid not bat      
Total(7 wickets, 23 overs)86
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-14, 5-44, 6-?, 7-82
Hertfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Redhouse9   1334--
Burton6   1320--
Halsey3   261--
Fordham5   1141--

--> J Pitchford made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches

Sources: Slough Observer 19 August, Bucks Herald 13 August
Bucks were required to make 87 in 55 minutes to win. They needed only 5 with two overs to go.
The Minor Counties Association obtained a ruling from MCC on the result.





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