Oxfordshire v Buckinghamshire
Minor Counties Championship 1956
VenueMorris Motors Sports Ground, Cowley on 3rd, 4th August 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossBuckinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsOxfordshire 3; Buckinghamshire 1
UmpiresT McMurray, DS Richards
Close of play day 1Oxfordshire (1) ?/1

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PLB Stoddartb Banton8     
D Mackinnonst Carr b Laitt17     
JR Groutb Banton4     
*DFV Johnsc Pitkin b Banton34     
+BA Barnettb Pitkin8     
BJ Lucasc Carter b Laitt20     
KWA Butlerb Banton6     
JA Dydeb Pitkin5     
AJ Hughesb Laitt2     
CW Smithb Banton8     
KI Farrownot out24     
Extras(16 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)19
Total(all out, 53 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-22, 3-48, 4-82, 5-84, 6-91, 7-116, 8-122, 9-126, 10-155 (53 ov)
Oxfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Laitt10   0433--
Pitkin20   7392-1
Banton21   9505--
MacDonald2   140--

Oxfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Carterc Farrow b Smith13     
BCG Wilenkinrun out78     
RH Pitkinst Barnett b Johns19     
*JE Bushc Butler b Hughes5     
WH Millerb Hughes11     
D Bantonb Dyde27     
+C Carrb Hughes6     
MWO Canningnot out2     
TA Gibsonnot out0     
DJ Laittdid not bat      
DA MacDonalddid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb, 3 nb)15
Total(7 wickets, declared, 64 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-66, 3-75, 4-111, 5-156, 6-174, 7-176
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith11   1311-3
Butler10   3210--
Hughes22   5423--
Johns14   3501--
Dyde7   1171--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Mackinnonb Banton12     
PLB Stoddartc Pitkin b Banton37     
JR Groutb Banton2     
*DFV Johnsb Laitt60     
+BA Barnettb Laitt13     
BJ Lucasc Gibson b Laitt37     
KI Farrowb Laitt24     
KWA Butlerc and b MacDonald1     
JA Dydenot out5     
CW Smithc Bush b Laitt8     
AJ Hughesnot out3     
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(9 wickets, declared, 46 overs)206
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-30, 3-65, 4-114, 5-147, 6-188, 7-190, 8-190, 9-198
Oxfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Laitt14   2705--
Pitkin5   0290--
MacDonald8   1221--
Banton17   1713--
Gibson2   0100--

Oxfordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Carterb Hughes40     
BCG Wilenkinc Grout b Butler0     
WH Millerb Farrow27     
*JE Bushb Hughes9     
+C Carrb Farrow0     
D Bantonnot out17     
MWO Canningb Dyde1     
TA Gibsonnot out4     
RH Pitkindid not bat      
DJ Laittdid not bat      
DA MacDonalddid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(6 wickets, 43 overs)99
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-62, 3-73, 4-77, 5-77, 6-89
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith6   2110--
Butler6   3141--
Hughes13   1372--
Dyde9   2261--
Johns3   180--
Farrow6   422--

Rain caused a delay of three hours in mid-afternoon on the first day. Oxfordshire, set to make 186,
made no attempt to score the runs. Wilenkin's 78 contained 3 x 6 and 4 x 4. Johns hit 8 x 4 in his 60.
Sources: Bucks score book, Bucks Yearbook; checked by Oxfordshire





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