Oxfordshire v Buckinghamshire
Minor Counties Championship 1957
VenueMorris Motors Sports Ground, Cowley on 2nd, 3rd August 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossOxfordshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsOxfordshire 3; Buckinghamshire 1
UmpiresT McMurray, DS Richards
Close of play day 1Buckinghamshire (1) ?/1

Oxfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JE Bushc Nickless b Butler31     
JW Carterc Hitchings b Avery6     
D Bantonb Hughes63     
AD Pickeringrun out5     
GD Roynonc Peppiatt b Butler1     
RE Wheelerb Smith85     
RA Winstonec Butler b Avery9     
TA Gibsonnot out41     
+C Carrc Johns b Avery18     
BC Pagerun out1     
AL Hichensnot out10     
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(9 wickets, declared, 92 overs)276
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-46, 3-51, 4-52, 5-138, 6-180, 7-220, 8-254, 9-258
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith23   3661--
Avery23   2683-2
Butler17   7362--
Peppiatt7   1270--
Hughes17   1581--
Johns5   2150--

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Mackinnonrun out15     
NV Butlerb Hichens46     
LE Hitchingsb Banton50     
*DFV Johnsb Hichens0     
RGL Janawayc Banton b Hichens0     
G Atkinsb Banton5     
DR Peppiattc Wheeler b Hichens2     
CW Smithlbw b Hichens0     
+RT Nicklessc Carr b Hichens7     
RD Averyb Hichens0     
AJ Hughesnot out0     
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 4 nb)13
Total(all out, 59.5 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-72, 3-72, 4-75, 5-99, 6-112, 7-112, 8-136, 9-136, 10-138 (59.5 ov)
Oxfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Page12   4250--
Hichens19   6417-4
Gibson14   7280--

Oxfordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Carterc Peppiatt b Hughes27     
*JE Bushrun out47     
AD Pickeringb Hughes6     
RE Wheelerst Nickless b Hughes3     
RA Winstonenot out24     
BC Pageb Smith13     
TA Gibsonnot out6     
D Bantondid not bat      
GD Roynondid not bat      
+C Carrdid not bat      
AL Hichensdid not bat      
Total(5 wickets, declared, 33 overs)126
Fall of wickets:
1-51, 2-64, 3-72, 4-95, 5-119
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith7   1231--
Avery3   0230--
Butler4   0190--
Hughes12   1363--
Johns7   1250--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Mackinnonlbw b Gibson7     
NV Butlerc and b Hichens0     
LE Hitchingsb Hichens4     
*DFV Johnsc Carr b Roynon103     
G Atkinsb Gibson0     
RGL Janawayb Banton27     
DR Peppiattlbw b Banton7     
CW Smithc Gibson b Hichens2     
+RT Nicklessnot out5     
RD Averynot out1     
AJ Hughesdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(8 wickets, 60 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-9, 3-29, 4-33, 5-88, 6-116, 7-148, 8-157
Oxfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hichens19   2693-1
Page3   260--
Gibson19   8392--
Banton18   3422--
Roynon1   101--

Bucks were set to get 265 in three hours, but soon lost wickets. Banton hit 7 x 4 in his 63, Wheeler 10 x 4
Hitchings hit 3 x 6 and 3 x 4 in his 50; Johns hit 1 x 6 and 14 x 4 in his 103.
Sources: Bucks score book, Bucks Yearbook; checked by Oxfordshire.





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