Buckinghamshire v Hertfordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1957
VenueLondon Road, High Wycombe on 7th, 8th August 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossBuckinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsBuckinghamshire 3; Hertfordshire 1
UmpiresLAC D'Arcy, RO Prouton
Close of play day 1Hertfordshire (1) 123/3

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NV Butlerb Marques0      
RGL Janawayb Hughes2      
LE Hitchingsc Marriott b Pratt68      
*DFV Johnsc Simons b Marques122      
+BA Barnettb Pratt4      
G Reynoldsnot out52      
JA Cockettb Marques6      
KWA Butlerb Marques5      
CW Smithb Morley0      
RD Averynot out8      
AJ Hughesdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 3 nb)5
Total(8 wickets, declared, 65 overs)272
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-7, 3-165, 4-180, 5-211, 6-221, 7-231, 8-236
Hertfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marques17   5624-2
Hughes11   1531--
Morley20   3841-1
Darvell6   2260--
Pratt11   1422--

Hertfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Smithsonlbw b KWA Butler10      
A O'Neillc Barnett b KWA Butler41      
RB Marriottlbw b KWA Butler18      
TL Cloughb Avery39      
+RG Simonsb Smith71      
B Hatley hit wkt b Hughes8      
*CVL Marquesc Barnett b KWA Butler17      
TGA Morleyb Smith14      
BS Darvellc Hitchings b KWA Butler6      
RC Hughesc Avery b Smith17      
D Prattnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(all out, 94.5 overs)254
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-47, 3-117, 4-123, 5-150, 6-211, 7-219, 8-232, 9-246, 10-254 (94.5 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
KWA Butler35   12735--
Hughes14   3311--
Avery10   2381--
Reynolds4   170--
Johns7   1250--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NV Butlerrun out35      
RGL Janawaynot out73      
*DFV Johnsc Simons b Pratt70      
+BA Barnettnot out4      
LE Hitchingsdid not bat      
G Reynoldsdid not bat      
JA Cockettdid not bat      
KWA Butlerdid not bat      
CW Smithdid not bat      
RD Averydid not bat      
AJ Hughesdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb)7
Total(2 wickets, declared, 41 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-84, 2-173
Hertfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marques10   1350--
Hughes7   1280--
Pratt16   2671--
Morley6   1300--
Darvell2   0220--

Hertfordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Smithsonb Avery49      
+RG Simonsb Smith4      
RB Marriottb KWA Butler4      
TL Cloughc NV Butler b Avery23      
A O'Neillb Hughes6      
B Hatleyc Janaway b Avery0      
*CVL Marquesc Janaway b Avery0      
TGA Morleyc KWA Butler b NV Butler6      
BS Darvellnot out11      
RC Hughesnot out0      
D Prattdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(8 wickets, 46 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-23, 3-80, 4-82, 5-88, 6-88, 7-90, 8-111
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith8   0261--
KWA Butler8   2171--
Hughes12   3301--
Johns7   3190--
Avery7   5114--
Reynolds3   300--
NV Butler1   101--

--> LE Hitchings (1) passed his previous highest score of 54 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RGL Janaway (2) passed his previous highest score of 27 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RB Marriott made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> B Hatley made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RD Avery achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Hertfordshire second innings (previous best was 3-29)

Herts were set to score 208 in 125 minutes. Johns hit 17 x 4 in his 122, Hitchings 10 x 4 in his 68,
Reynolds 8 x 4 in his 52; Simons hit 11 x 4 in his 71; Janaway hit 1 x 6, 1 x 5 and 10 x 4in his 73,
Johns 11 x 4 in his 70.
Sources: Bucks score book, Bucks Yearbook





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