Oxfordshire v Buckinghamshire
Minor Counties Championship 1955
VenueMorris Motors Sports Ground, Cowley on 29th, 30th July 1955 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossBuckinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultBuckinghamshire won by 10 wickets
PointsOxfordshire 0; Buckinghamshire 10
UmpiresF Berry, T McMurray
Close of play day 1Oxfordshire (1) 92/8

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Taylorlbw b Banton6      
PLB Stoddartst Inge b Gibson57      
PF Jacksonb Banton0      
BJ Lucasc Banton b Strange15      
KWA Butlerb Gibson96      
CG Hawkinsc Bush b Laitt11      
*DR Peppiattc Gibson b Laitt31      
+SG Healeyc Inge b Gibson0      
CA Pickettnot out49      
AJ Hughesb Laitt0      
CW Smithlbw b Laitt2      
Extras(8 b, 8 lb, 1 w)17
Total(all out, 82.2 overs)284
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-17, 3-36, 4-147, 5-191, 6-203, 7-203, 8-264, 9-264, 10-284 (82.2 ov)
Oxfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Strange20   67211-
Banton23   6692--
Locke8   4160--
Cummings9   0400--
Gibson10   4283--

Oxfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Millerrun out13      
JE Bushc Pickett b Hughes24      
BCG Wilenkinc Butler b Hughes6      
D Bantonc Peppiatt b Hughes28      
JEO Smithc Smith b Hughes0      
TA Gibsonb Smith0      
D Cummingsb Smith0      
*+WW Ingeb Smith4      
HJ Lockenot out55      
DJ Laittlbw b Hughes38      
TV Strangerun out6      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 82.2 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-31, 3-73, 4-73, 5-74, 6-74, 7-78, 8-80, 9-152, 10-182 (82.2 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pickett13   7210--
Smith19   8403--
Hughes29   13505--
Peppiatt7   3190--

Oxfordshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Millerc Hawkins b Pickett7      
JE Bushb Pickett51      
BCG Wilenkinb Smith1      
D Bantonc Pickett b Smith0      
JEO Smithb Smith0      
HJ Lockeb Pickett9      
TA Gibsonb Pickett0      
D Cummingsb Pickett5      
*+WW Ingec Taylor b Smith23      
DJ Laittc Peppiatt b Smith0      
TV Strangenot out8      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 29.4 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-16, 3-16, 4-20, 5-29, 6-29, 7-41, 8-68, 9-68, 10-108 (29.4 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith15   2505--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Taylornot out4      
PLB Stoddartnot out4      
PF Jacksondid not bat      
BJ Lucasdid not bat      
KWA Butlerdid not bat      
CG Hawkinsdid not bat      
*DR Peppiattdid not bat      
+SG Healeydid not bat      
CA Pickettdid not bat      
AJ Hughesdid not bat      
CW Smithdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(no wicket, 1.1 overs)9
Oxfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bush1   040--

--> PLB Stoddart (1) passed his previous highest score of 49 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> KWA Butler (1) passed his previous highest score of 32 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JEO Smith made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> TA Gibson made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> D Cummings made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HJ Locke (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in Minor Counties Championship matches

The match ended shortly after 3.00pm. Stoddart's 57 contained 8 x 4, Butler's 96 1 x 5 and 18 x 4
Locke's 55 had 10 x 4, Bush's 51 1 x 5 and 7 x 4.
Sources: Bucks score book, Bucks Yearbook; checked by Oxfordshire





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