Buckinghamshire v Staffordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1929
VenueLondon Road, High Wycombe on 26th, 27th August 1929 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossBuckinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsBuckinghamshire 3; Staffordshire 1
UmpiresGA Fuller, W Reeves
Close of play day 1Staffordshire (1) 125/2 (Wilkie 47*)

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*+WB Franklinlbw b Barnes4      
RHJ Brookeb Ellerker2      
AG Skinnerc Yates b Boon16      
AJS Jamesc Homer b Barnes34      
H Pitchfordb Barnes7      
EW Hazeltonb Boon56      
OG Battcockc Cross b Ellerker38      
LG Bakerb Ellerker46      
AU Paynec Smith b Woodhouse29      
RH Rutternot out31      
F Edwardsc Boon b Woodhouse0      
Total(all out, 85 overs)280
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-6, 3-?, 4-40, 5-72, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-280 (85 ov)
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Barnes17   7373--
Ellerker22   7723--
Lockett23   5690-3
Boon17   2752--
Woodhouse6   21021-

Staffordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HWF Homerc James b Edwards15      
PO Yatesc Payne b Hazelton27      
F Woodhouseb Edwards35      
AD Wilkiest Franklin b Edwards53      
A Smithc Rutter b Edwards13      
*JS Heathc Rutter b Edwards16      
A Lockettc Rutter b Hazelton12      
SF Barnesc Franklin b Payne28      
WH Ellerkernot out52      
+EP Crossc James b Rutter4      
W Boonc Skinner b Edwards9      
Total(all out, 102.3 overs)276
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-175, 8-?, 9-263, 10-276 (102.3 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hazelton28   5842--
Rutter14   2301--
Battcock4   0170--
Pitchford9   3170--
Payne7   0231--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*+WB Franklinc Woodhouse b Ellerker6      
RHJ Brookec Wilkie b Heath32      
AG Skinnernot out55      
AJS Jamesnot out5      
H Pitchforddid not bat      
EW Hazeltondid not bat      
OG Battcockdid not bat      
LG Bakerdid not bat      
AU Paynedid not bat      
RH Rutterdid not bat      
F Edwardsdid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 35 overs)103
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ellerker6   381--
Lockett12   1230--
Boon7   2220--
Woodhouse5   0130--
Heath5   0321--

--> AD Wilkie (1) passed his previous highest score of 27 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WH Ellerker (1) passed his previous highest score of 39 in Minor Counties Championship matches

Sources: Bucks Free Press 30 August
Hazelton 7 x 4; Wilkie 2 x 6, 3 x 4; Ellerker 6 x 4.
As Staffordshires wanted to get home that night stumps were drawn at 4.15, causing much adverse comment.





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