Wiltshire v Dorset
Minor Counties Championship 1955
VenueHardenhuish Park, Chippenham on 12th, 13th August 1955 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultDorset won by 5 wickets
PointsWiltshire 0; Dorset 10
UmpiresAAJ Larby, DS Richards
ScorersS Hey (Dorset), EW Minter (Wiltshire)
Close of play day 1

Wiltshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Thompsonc and b Bridge30      
AEH Rutterb Bridge20      
RJ Knightrun out0      
AOH Millsc Courtenay b Bridge9      
GP Gentst Hunt b Bridge8      
*J Hurnb Bridge22      
RC Robinsonc Courtenay b Bridge0      
DS Milfordb Dovey20      
JH Merryweatherc Walford b Bridge5      
PA Naylornot out10      
AG Marshallc and b Bridge15      
Total(all out, 62.1 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-43, 3-50, 4-61, 5-70, 6-70, 7-105, 8-109, 9-120, 10-139 (62.1 ov)
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dovey24   9491--
Joynt5   270--
Jowett10   390--

Dorset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MM Walfordc Knight b Merryweather38      
GES Woodhouselbw b Milford39      
GWL Courtenayb Knight62      
CF Deaconc Rutter b Milford5      
GW Thompsonc Marshall b Merryweather1      
DJW Bridgec Thompson b Milford11      
HW Joyntb Merryweather7      
+HG Huntb Merryweather14      
RR Doveyc and b Merryweather3      
DCPR Jowettb Knight1      
SP Tindallnot out0      
Extras(6 b, 5 lb)11
Total(all out, 54.4 overs)192
Fall of wickets:
1-77, 2-95, 3-106, 4-109, 5-142, 6-165, 7-183, 8-191, 9-192, 10-192 (54.4 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marshall7   2100--
Naylor7   1240--
Merryweather23   5855--
Milford15   3513--

Wiltshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Thompsonlbw b Dovey8      
AEH Rutterb Bridge20      
AOH Millsc Walford b Tindall4      
JH Merryweatherlbw b Bridge9      
GP Gentc Hunt b Bridge8      
*J Hurnb Joynt100      
RJ Knightb Jowett37      
DS Milfordb Jowett13      
PA Naylorc Walford b Joynt41      
RC Robinsonst Hunt b Joynt8      
AG Marshallnot out0      
Extras(9 b, 4 lb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 83.2 overs)262
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-19, 3-40, 4-48, 5-63, 6-123, 7-149, 8-238, 9-261, 10-262 (83.2 ov)
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dovey34   14561--
Jowett11   1312--
Tindall10   15711-
Bridge15   2643--

Dorset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MM Walfordlbw b Marshall29      
GES Woodhousec Knight b Naylor10      
GWL Courtenayb Naylor5      
CF Deaconlbw b Marshall11      
GW Thompsonnot out61      
DJW Bridgec Thompson b Milford70      
HW Joyntnot out20      
+HG Huntdid not bat      
RR Doveydid not bat      
DCPR Jowettdid not bat      
SP Tindalldid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 2 w)5
Total(5 wickets, 60 overs)211
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-26, 3-58, 4-63, 5-170
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marshall19   5592--
Naylor7   2222--
Merryweather19   6610--
Milford11   24412-
Knight3   090--
Hurn1   0110--

--> RC Robinson made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> DS Milford made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> J Hurn (2) passed his previous highest score of 94 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> J Hurn (2) made his first century in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> PA Naylor (2) passed his previous highest score of 38 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> DJW Bridge achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Wiltshire first innings (previous best was 4-29)
--> DJW Bridge achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Wiltshire first innings





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