Oxfordshire v Dorset
Minor Counties Championship 1956
VenueRoman Way Sports Ground, Oxford on 20th, 21st August 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultDorset won by 112 runs
PointsOxfordshire 0; Dorset 10
UmpiresT McMurray, HW Parks
ScorersS Hey (Dorset), HT Lewendon (Oxfordshire)
Close of play day 1

Dorset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MM Walfordb Banton17      
DCPR Jowettc Cummings b Laitt22      
GWL Courtenayb Banton0      
GGL Hebdennot out71      
CF Deaconc and b Banton5      
*DJW Bridgec Cummings b Banton4      
M Hardwickec Bush b Laitt0      
JJM Barronb Banton6      
RR Doveyb Laitt14      
APF Alexanderc Bush b Laitt0      
+JK Aikenlbw b Banton2      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 59.2 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-32, 3-54, 4-59, 5-65, 6-66, 7-81, 8-116, 9-116, 10-147 (59.2 ov)
Oxfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pitkin4   1120-1
Laitt12   2194--
Banton26   5566--

Oxfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Carterb Barron2      
*JE Bushb Barron4      
BCG Wilenkinb Barron0      
EJ Gardnerc Alexander b Dovey66      
D Bantonc Aiken b Dovey11      
+C Carrc Hardwicke b Alexander12      
RA Winstonelbw b Dovey0      
TA Gibsonc Hebden b Jowett2      
DJ Laittlbw b Dovey0      
D Cummingsnot out6      
RH Pitkinb Barron0      
Extras(3 b, 4 nb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 57.2 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-5, 3-22, 4-47, 5-84, 6-94, 7-101, 8-101, 9-110, 10-111 (57.2 ov)
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alexander10   61411-
Dovey21   12194--
Bridge1   020--
Jowett10   3241-1

Dorset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MM Walfordc Pitkin b Laitt112      
DCPR Jowettc Carr b Pitkin21      
GWL Courtenayc Wilenkin b Pitkin0      
GGL Hebdenc Carter b Pitkin47      
CF Deaconb Gibson26      
*DJW Bridgenot out8      
M Hardwickenot out4      
JJM Barrondid not bat      
RR Doveydid not bat      
APF Alexanderdid not bat      
+JK Aikendid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(5 wickets, declared, 57 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-39, 3-169, 4-212, 5-219
Oxfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pitkin17   3823-1
Laitt12   1421--
Cummings3   0110--
Banton7   1260--
Gibson18   4571--

Oxfordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Carterc Bridge b Jowett39      
*JE Bushb Barron0      
BCG Wilenkinc Alexander b Dovey14      
EJ Gardnerc Walford b Jowett0      
D Bantonc Aiken b Jowett7      
+C Carrst Aiken b Hardwicke11      
RA Winstonec Aiken b Barron34      
TA Gibsonb Barron18      
DJ Laittnot out4      
D Cummingsc Hebden b Bridge4      
RH Pitkinc Aiken b Dovey10      
Extras(11 b, 3 nb)14
Total(all out, 56.4 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-58, 3-58, 4-58, 5-73, 6-93, 7-130, 8-133, 9-142, 10-155 (56.4 ov)
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Barron13   3363--
Alexander5   0240-3
Jowett11   4233--
Hardwicke8   1341--
Bridge9   5111--

--> EJ Gardner (1) passed his previous highest score of 56 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RA Winstone (2) passed his previous highest score of 17 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> TA Gibson (2) equalled his previous highest score of 18 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> D Cummings made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches





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