Wiltshire v Dorset
Minor Counties Championship 1949
VenueHardenhuish Park, Chippenham on 3rd, 4th August 1949 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultDorset won by 10 wickets
PointsWiltshire 0; Dorset 10
UmpiresAD Cheesman, TS Jennings
ScorersM Day, Molley
Close of play day 1

Wiltshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WFW Becherc Moorhouse b King0  -- 
JA Wheelerb Pickett6  -- 
AEH Rutterc Honey b Creese32  1- 
GW Prattlbw b Creese4  -- 
RAC Forresterb Creese53  31 
ES Snookb Creese31  4- 
P Kingc Lancashire b Pickett11  1- 
DM Richardsb Creese1  -- 
W Lochheadb Pickett0  -- 
HT Leggb Creese1  -- 
H Seabornnot out1  -- 
Extras(13 b, 2 nb)15
Total(all out, 64 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Becher), 2-10 (Wheeler), 3-20 (Pratt), 4-74 (Rutter), 5-131 (Forrester), 6-138 (Snook), 7-150 (Richards), 8-150 (King), 9-151 (Legg), 10-155 (Lochhead, 64 ov)
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
King13   6131- 
Pickett17   2423- 
Creese26   10486- 
Jessop5   0250- 
Bridge3   0120- 

Dorset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Lancashireb Richards58  7- 
EC Honeyb Seaborn8  1- 
GC Toveyb King21  3- 
AL Maynardb Legg8  1- 
WCL Creesec Pratt b Seaborn30  5- 
DE Lawesc and b Legg13  2- 
GLO Jessopc and b Legg41  51 
A Moorhouseb Seaborn1  -- 
F Kingnot out48  5- 
DJW Bridgeb Seaborn0  -- 
FC Pickettrun out58  72 
Extras(10 b, 8 lb, 3 nb, 3 w)24
Total(all out, 108.4 overs)310
Fall of wickets:
1-28 (Honey), 2-47 (Tovey), 3-59 (Maynard), 4-101 (Creese), 5-129 (Lawes), 6-177 (Jessop), 7-180 (Moorhouse), 8-214 (Lancashire), 9-214 (Bridge), 10-310 (Pickett, 108.4 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wheeler3   0100  
Richards17   7561  
Legg33   0763  
King28   0771  

Wiltshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WFW Becherb Creese6  -- 
JA Wheelerlbw b Creese19  -- 
AEH Rutterb Creese17  1- 
GW Prattc King b Moorhouse14  1- 
RAC Forresterc King b Creese18  1- 
ES Snookb Jessop16  1- 
P Kingb Creese32  32 
DM Richardsb Jessop0  -- 
W Lochheadnot out4  -- 
HT Leggb Pickett29  5- 
H Seabornb Creese3  -- 
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(all out, 54 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Becher), 2-40 (Rutter), 3-43 (Wheeler), 4-72 (Forrester), 5-87 (Pratt), 6-110 (Snook), 7-110 (Richards), 8-130 (King), 9-162 (Legg), 10-169 (Seaborn, 54 ov)
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pickett17   1581- 
King6   180- 
Creese24   8686- 
Moorhouse2   051- 
Jessop5   1192- 

Dorset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AL Maynardnot out9  1- 
DJW Bridgenot out9  1- 
W Lancashiredid not bat      
EC Honeydid not bat      
GC Toveydid not bat      
WCL Creesedid not bat      
DE Lawesdid not bat      
GLO Jessopdid not bat      
A Moorhousedid not bat      
F Kingdid not bat      
FC Pickettdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(no wicket, 4.3 overs)19
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Richards2   160--

--> DM Richards made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> DJW Bridge made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WCL Creese achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Wiltshire first innings (previous best was 6-67)
--> H Seaborn achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches when he dismissed A Moorhouse in the Dorset first innings (previous best was 2-52)
--> HT Legg achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches when he dismissed DE Lawes in the Dorset first innings (previous best was 1-59)
--> W Lancashire retired hurt in the Dorset first innings (team had lost 0 wickets) - he returned when the score was 129/5

From the Dorset scorebook it would appear that Bridge hit a four after the match had been won





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