Buckinghamshire v Staffordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1947
VenueChalvey Road, Slough on 13th, 14th August 1947 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossStaffordshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultStaffordshire won by an innings and 105 runs
PointsBuckinghamshire 0; Staffordshire 10
Close of play day 1Buckinghamshire (1) 20/3

Staffordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Smithb Lund1      
FR Baileyb Battcock30      
EA Huttonc Yates b Rutter52      
S Crumplbw b Baker134      
MC Harvattc Prince b Baker23      
AB Hollowoodc Prince b Battcock7      
B Shardlowb Battcock0      
PHC Charnockb Battcock0      
+ED Dennisnot out47      
HH Wood hit wkt b Battcock33      
V Burgessb Battcock9      
Extras(16 b, 11 lb, 1 nb)28
Total(all out, 120.2 overs)364
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-57, 3-131, 4-191, 5-222, 6-224, 7-236, 8-302, 9-328, 10-364 (120.2 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lund12   2411--
Rutter18   5481-1
Macindoe22   5680--
Baker24   1602--
O'Connor2   080--
Taylor4   0210--

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DG Bousfieldc Dennis b Wood4      
CA Princeb Burgess4      
RF Bakerb Burgess7      
J O'Connorlbw b Shardlow41      
*CH Taylorc Harvatt b Wood7      
P Isherwoodlbw b Shardlow30      
DH Macindoec Bailey b Shardlow5      
+W Yatesc Dennis b Burgess0      
OG Battcockc Harvatt b Crump28      
RH Rutterb Shardlow5      
EV Lundnot out8      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb)11
Total(all out, 72.3 overs)150
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-16, 3-20, 4-32, 5-97, 6-103, 7-104, 8-120, 9-134, 10-150 (72.3 ov)
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Burgess21   6363--
Wood8   2202--
Shardlow28   9614--

Buckinghamshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
DG Bousfieldb Wood9      
CA Princec Shardlow b Crump28      
RF Bakerlbw b Crump21      
J O'Connorrun out11      
*CH Taylornot out10      
P Isherwoodb Crump0      
DH Macindoeb Shardlow9      
+W Yatesb Shardlow2      
OG Battcockc Dennis b Shardlow0      
RH Rutterb Shardlow4      
EV Lundc Crump b Shardlow0      
Extras(8 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)15
Total(all out, 57.1 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-51, 3-74, 4-74, 5-76, 6-99, 7-101, 8-103, 9-109, 10-109 (57.1 ov)
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Burgess10   4140--
Wood8   2211-1
Crump17   10133--

--> S Crump (1) passed his previous highest score of 114 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AB Hollowood made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> ED Dennis (1) passed his previous highest score of 11 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HH Wood (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> V Burgess made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> EV Lund made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches

The pitch became progressively more difficult and was well exploited by the spin bowlers, Shardlow and Crump.
Hutton 2 x 4, Crump 1 x 6 and 10 x 4.
Sources: Bucks score book; Bucks Yearbook





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