Dorset v Oxfordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1953
VenueRecreation Ground, Blandford on 19th, 20th August 1953 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDorset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsDorset 3; Oxfordshire 1
UmpiresLAC D'Arcy, C Fairservice
Close of play day 1Dorset (1) 343/4d

Dorset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GGL Hebdenb Betts125  14-  
ATW Oxfordlbw b Strange36      
GWL Courtenayb Betts18      
CF Deaconb Betts0      
GLO Jessopnot out147  211  
DJW Bridgenot out6      
JSW Lushdid not bat      
+HG Huntdid not bat      
RT Broadfootdid not bat      
JJM Barrondid not bat      
[unknown]did not bat      
Extras(7 b, 4 lb)11
Total(4 wickets, declared, 87 overs)343
Fall of wickets:
1-63 (Oxford), 2-108 (Courtenay), 3-108 (Deacon), 4-336 (Hebden)
Oxfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Betts24   6803--
Banton18   2860--
Lowe7   2170--
Alton21   1890--
Surman9   2280--
Strange8   1321--

Oxfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JE Bushc Oxford b Jessop41      
JF Mendlc Hebden b Lush14      
WH Millerb Lush34      
JW Carterc Bridge b Lush1      
RE Altonc Hebden b Lush5      
CM Loweb Jessop9      
WW Ingec Oxford b Jessop1      
D Bantonlbw b Jessop0      
RDJ Surmannot out16      
GF Bettsst Hunt b Jessop8      
TV Strangec Broadfoot b Lush3      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 79 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-24 (Mendl), 2-70 (Bush), 3-89 (Carter), 4-95 (Miller), 5-96 (Alton), 6-102 (Inge), 7-103 (Banton), 8-110 (Lowe), 9-122 (Betts), 10-133 (Strange, 79 ov)
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Barron8   5100--
Broadfoot8   2230--
Jessop28   9525--
Lush30   10415--
Bridge4   250--
Hebden1   010--

Oxfordshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JE Bushrun out45      
JF Mendlc Hunt b Lush66      
WH Millernot out10      
JW Carternot out5      
RE Altondid not bat      
CM Lowedid not bat      
WW Ingedid not bat      
D Bantondid not bat      
RDJ Surmandid not bat      
GF Bettsdid not bat      
TV Strangedid not bat      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(2 wickets, 64 overs)131
Fall of wickets:
1-111 (Mendl), 2-117 (Bush)
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lush23   5461--
Barron4   0100--
Bridge25   9450--
Jessop12   2250--

--> GGL Hebden scored 1 five in the Dorset first innings
--> RT Broadfoot made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JSW Lush achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches when he dismissed TV Strange in the Oxfordshire first innings (previous best was 4-88)
--> JSW Lush achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Oxfordshire first innings





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