Hertfordshire v Buckinghamshire
Minor Counties Championship 1956
VenueDurrants Sports Ground, Croxley Green on 20th, 21st August 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHertfordshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultBuckinghamshire won by 2 wickets
PointsHertfordshire 0; Buckinghamshire 10
UmpiresC Fairservice, J O'Connor
Close of play day 1Buckinghamshire (1) 102/6

Hertfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A O'Neillc KWA Butler b Bishton10      
+RG Simonsrun out53      
TL Cloughrun out8      
RD Montgomerielbw b KWA Butler10      
GF Webbc NV Butler b Bishton8      
RB Marriottc Mackinnon b Bishton5      
AN Bradbeernot out12      
RA Carrnot out5      
*CVL Marquesdid not bat      
BS Darvelldid not bat      
TGA Morleydid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(6 wickets, declared, 63 overs)115
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-65, 3-81, 4-92, 5-96, 6-98
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pickett19   7280--
KWA Butler15   6291--
NV Butler5   2110--
Bishton21   2373--
Reynolds3   260--

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NV Butlerb Morley30      
D Mackinnonb Darvell38      
+BA Barnettb Darvell7      
*G Reynoldsc Webb b Darvell0      
JA Cockettc Montgomerie b Darvell22      
JMH Tilburyb Carr1      
PF Jacksonc Marques b Darvell0      
A Kempnot out19      
CA Pickettc Montgomerie b Carr14      
KWA Butlerc Bradbeer b Darvell13      
SW Bishtondid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(9 wickets, declared, 61.1 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-65, 2-76, 3-76, 4-77, 5-80, 6-83, 7-106, 8-125, 9-149 (61.1 ov)
Hertfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marques8   0270--
Morley14   4201--
Carr14   5272--

Hertfordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A O'Neillc Tilbury b Pickett41      
+RG Simonsc KWA Butler b Pickett2      
TL Cloughc Tilbury b Reynolds13      
GF Webbc Barnett b Reynolds4      
RD Montgomeriec Kemp b Pickett31      
RB Marriottc Pickett b Reynolds27      
AN Bradbeerb Pickett0      
RA Carrc Tilbury b Pickett17      
BS Darvellc Cockett b Pickett16      
*CVL Marquesnot out7      
TGA Morleylbw b KWA Butler4      
Extras(7 b, 4 lb)11
Total(all out, 76.1 overs)173
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-28, 3-36, 4-82, 5-117, 6-117, 7-131, 8-154, 9-166, 10-173 (76.1 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pickett29   10396--
KWA Butler13.15171--
Reynolds21   2633--
NV Butler4   250--
Bishton9   1380--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NV Butlerb Darvell32      
D Mackinnonc Simons b Morley4      
+BA Barnettc Carr b Marques41      
*G Reynoldsc Morley b Marques1      
JA Cockettb Marques0      
SW Bishtonb Darvell2      
JMH Tilburyb Darvell12      
CA Pickettnot out21      
PF Jacksonb Morley1      
KWA Butlernot out15      
A Kempdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 6 lb)12
Total(8 wickets, 39.1 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-66, 3-73, 4-73, 5-84, 6-84, 7-105, 8-124
Hertfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marques15   1523--
Morley11   1422--

--> RD Montgomerie made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RA Carr made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> D Mackinnon (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> A Kemp made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> GF Webb made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> SW Bishton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Hertfordshire first innings (previous best was 1-11)

The match ended with four minutes to spare after Bucks had been left to score 140 in 135 minutes.
Simons hit 3 x 4 in his 53
Sources: Bucks score book, Bucks Yearbook





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