Hertfordshire v Buckinghamshire
Minor Counties Championship 1947
VenueDitchmore Lane, Stevenage on 20th, 21st August 1947 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossBuckinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultBuckinghamshire won by 6 wickets
PointsHertfordshire 0; Buckinghamshire 10
Close of play day 1

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DG Bousfieldb Allen75      
CA Princest Tyrwhitt-Drake b Allen22      
P Isherwoodc Wiggs b King116      
J O'Connorb King20      
*CH Taylorc Marques b King106      
G Reynoldsnot out0      
DH Macindoedid not bat      
+W Yatesdid not bat      
AE Jamesdid not bat      
OG Battcockdid not bat      
RH Rutterdid not bat      
Extras(17 b, 5 lb, 1 w)23
Total(5 wickets, declared, 105.4 overs)362
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-129, 3-168, 4-362, 5-362 (105.4 ov)
Hertfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wiggs15   2600--
Allen37   91252--
Marques19   07001-
Kingsley1   020--

Hertfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+TW Tyrwhitt-Drakeb Battcock41      
F Allenb Battcock0      
LC Batemanb Battcock72      
LG Wrightb O'Connor22      
SJ Edwardsc and b O'Connor3      
*PGT Kingsleyc Yates b Battcock37      
DV Cooperlbw b Battcock0      
P Hallasb Battcock19      
MA Wiggsst Yates b O'Connor5      
CVL Marquesc Rutter b O'Connor3      
LO Kingnot out0      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 65 overs)204
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-71, 3-124, 4-128, 5-175, 6-175, 7-186, 8-197, 9-201, 10-204 (65 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Battcock22   5566--
Rutter16   4500--
Reynolds7   2140--
O'Connor20   2824--

Hertfordshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
+TW Tyrwhitt-Drakec Yates b Battcock3      
F Allenc Bousfield b Battcock16      
LC Batemannot out120      
LG Wrightb Battcock4      
SJ Edwardslbw b Battcock2      
*PGT Kingsleyc Taylor b Battcock8      
DV Cooperc Taylor b Rutter19      
P Hallasc Yates b Battcock84      
MA Wiggsnot out15      
CVL Marquesdid not bat      
LO Kingdid not bat      
Extras(20 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)24
Total(7 wickets, declared, 87 overs)295
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-19, 3-47, 4-49, 5-75, 6-112, 7-271
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Battcock38   91196-2
Rutter27   9581-1
Reynolds3   0200--
Macindoe9   2260--
O'Connor4   0200--
James5   0200--
Taylor1   080--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CA Princec and b King29      
+W Yateslbw b King42      
J O'Connorc Hallas b Wiggs14      
DH Macindoeb King1      
*CH Taylornot out27      
DG Bousfieldnot out20      
P Isherwooddid not bat      
G Reynoldsdid not bat      
AE Jamesdid not bat      
OG Battcockdid not bat      
RH Rutterdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(4 wickets, 23 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-74, 3-78, 4-106
Hertfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wiggs12   2741--
King11   0593--

--> P Isherwood (1) passed his previous highest score of 102 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> P Hallas (2) passed his previous highest score of 42 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> J O'Connor made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches

Bousfield 8 x 4, Isherwood 1 x 6 and 17 x 4, Taylor 1 x 6 and 10 x 4; Bateman 6 x 4 in his 72 and 12 x 4 in 120.
Hallas 1 x 6 and 13 x 4.
Herts followed on then left Bucks 'just under an hour to get 138'.
The Bucks score book gives Bateman as 110, and the runs add to this figure! 120 is in Bucks Herald and Herts history.
Sources: Bucks score book; Bucks Yearbook; Bucks Herald 22 Aug (short report, no detailed scores).





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