Berkshire v Buckinghamshire
Minor Counties Championship 1952
VenueCounty Ground, Kensington Road, Reading on 8th, 9th August 1952 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossBerkshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsBerkshire 1; Buckinghamshire 3
UmpiresBW Bellamy, WJ Goodchild
ScorerJ Hinton
Close of play day 1Berkshire (1) 120/8

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Isherwoodc Fox b Flatman41     
AV Hurstc Fox b Lawrence12     
AG Skinnerc Langdale b Robinson5     
DFV Johnsc Robinson b Lawrence79  8- 
*+BA Barnettc Langdale b Robinson15     
G Reynoldsc Fox b Robinson3     
NV Butlerc Stokes b Lawrence5     
A Hayhurstc Langdale b Lawrence0     
AJ Hughesnot out3     
D Rickardst Stokes b Langdale3     
CA Pickettst Stokes b Langdale0     
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(all out, 69.4 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-27, 3-89, 4-132, 5-146, 6-154, 7-154, 8-169, 9-172, 10-172 (69.4 ov)
Berkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Robinson17   6373--
Lawrence10   1364--
Sly6   1200--
Flatman12   2211--

Berkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Foxc Barnett b Rickard0     
CEW Brooksc Hughes b Johns21     
JA Mencec Pickett b Johns25     
JWH Mayc Hurst b Johns3     
*+DW Stokesc Skinner b Johns43     
GR Langdaleb Rickard24     
JS Garlickb Reynolds0     
AW Flatmanc Skinner b Reynolds0     
AG Robinsonb Reynolds11     
HC Lawrenceb Pickett15     
AJ Slynot out0     
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 61.1 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-40, 3-48, 4-49, 5-88, 6-89, 7-89, 8-111, 9-146, 10-146 (61.1 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rickard11   2372--
Pickett15   7211--
Hayhurst5   2120--
Hughes8   470--
Reynolds5   0203--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Hughesc Stokes b Fox0     
CA Pickettnot out9     
D Rickardc and b Fox7     
A Hayhurstc Flatman b Fox0     
NV Butlernot out0     
P Isherwooddid not bat      
AV Hurstdid not bat      
AG Skinnerdid not bat      
DFV Johnsdid not bat      
*+BA Barnettdid not bat      
G Reynoldsdid not bat      
Total(3 wickets, 5 overs)16
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-8, 3-12
Berkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fox3   193--
Garlick2   070--

--> JS Garlick made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HC Lawrence made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AV Hurst made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches

Skinner, a prominent pre-war player, was making his first appearance since 1938.
On the second day play did not start until 5.15
Sources: Bucks score book; Bucks Year book





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