Hertfordshire v Buckinghamshire
Minor Counties Championship 1927
VenuePark Avenue, Watford on 10th, 11th August 1927 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHertfordshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultBuckinghamshire won by an innings and 54 runs
PointsHertfordshire 0; Buckinghamshire 5
Close of play day 1Buckinghamshire (1) 62/4 (FMR Stephenson 22*)

Hertfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PGT Kingsleyc Baker b Edwards4      
GRS Walkerc Franklin b Battcock0      
*LJ Reidc FMR Stephenson b Battcock3      
CH Titchmarshc Franklin b Edwards3      
CB Fordhamb Edwards7      
D Bowiec Baker b Battcock0      
+GM Crossmanst Franklin b Pitchford19      
HC Evansb Pitchford0      
EA Robertsb Edwards2      
W Lismorelbw b Edwards0      
FA Burtonnot out4      
Total(all out, 34.1 overs)44
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-6, 3-?, 4-10, 5-11, 6-?, 7-?, 8-35, 9-?, 10-44 (34.1 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Battcock12   7223--
Edwards17   9135--

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CF Powellc Fordham b Lismore10      
JWA Stephensonlbw b Burton26      
LG Bakerc Roberts b Burton0      
AG Skinnerc Evans b Roberts9      
*+WB Franklinlbw b Burton18      
FMR Stephensonc Crossman b Roberts25      
H Pitchfordc Fordham b Burton10      
WRN Philpsc Evans b Roberts25      
OG Battcockb Roberts2      
HL Aubrey-Fletcherc Lismore b Burton10      
F Edwardsnot out6      
Total(all out, 45.5 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-28, 4-62, 5-?, 6-?, 7-120, 8-?, 9-?, 10-155 (45.5 ov)
Hertfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Burton23   7615--
Lismore3   0121--

Hertfordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GRS Walker hit wkt b Pitchford12      
CB Fordhamb Edwards2      
*LJ Reidc Battcock b Pitchford4      
CH Titchmarshb Pitchford0      
+GM Crossmanc Philps b Pitchford0      
D Bowieb Pitchford17      
FA Burtonlbw b Edwards12      
HC Evansb Edwards6      
EA Robertsc Powell b Pitchford0      
W Lismorenot out0      
PGT Kingsleyabsent
Total(all out, 31.4 overs)57
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-57 (31.4 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Battcock3   190--
Pitchford13   6226--

--> JWA Stephenson (1) passed his previous highest score of 25 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WRN Philps made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> W Lismore made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> OG Battcock achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Hertfordshire first innings (previous best was 3-74)

Sources: Bucks Free Press, Slough Observer 19 August, Bucks Herald 26 August
Play did not start until 3.30. Second innings batting order a bit speculative.





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