Buckinghamshire v Hertfordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1958
VenueLondon Road, High Wycombe on 6th, 7th August 1958 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHertfordshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsBuckinghamshire 3; Hertfordshire 1
UmpiresG Downs, WF Simpson
Close of play day 1Buckinghamshire (1) 151/5

Hertfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A O'Neillb Butler1     
TW Tyrwhitt-Drakec Taylor b Hughes38     
GA Smithsonb Hughes49     
TL Cloughlbw b Hughes16     
RE Howec Hitchings b Butler66     
+RG Simonslbw b Butler41     
BS Darvellb Butler0     
TGA Morleyb Taylor0     
*CVL Marquesb Taylor0     
G Meadowcroftnot out0     
LC Batemanlbw b Butler19     
Extras(11 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)19
Total(all out, 87.5 overs)249
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-92, 3-94, 4-113, 5-208, 6-245, 7-247, 8-247, 9-249, 10-249 (87.5 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Taylor20   3602--
Hughes19   4493--
Dare16   1450--
Clifford8   2100--
Reynolds5   0260--

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LE Hitchingsc Tyrwhitt-Drake b Darvell57     
A Harveylbw b Darvell16     
G Atkinsb Marques41     
ERJ Cliffordc O'Neill b Darvell0     
+BA Barnettc Simons b Marques7     
RA Darec Morley b Meadowcroft18     
*G Reynoldsc Howe b Meadowcroft59     
SW Bishtonc Darvell b Marques7     
KWA Butlerb Meadowcroft7     
BL Taylornot out6     
AJ Hughesnot out21     
Extras(6 lb, 7 nb, 2 w)15
Total(9 wickets, declared, 86 overs)254
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-96, 3-96, 4-116, 5-136, 6-180, 7-212, 8-223, 9-225
Hertfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marques31   781327
Meadowcroft26   6623--
Morley13   1530--
Darvell15   0433--
Tyrwhitt-Drake1   100--

Hertfordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A O'Neillc Hitchings b Clifford45     
TW Tyrwhitt-Drakeb Butler45     
GA Smithsonb Butler9     
TL Cloughb Butler0     
RE Howelbw b Clifford4     
+RG Simonsc Atkins b Hughes24     
LC Batemanb Dare6     
BS Darvellc Clifford b Hughes5     
*CVL Marquesnot out12     
TGA Morleydid not bat      
G Meadowcroftdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 1 w)11
Total(8 wickets, declared, 55.5 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-80, 2-105, 3-108, 4-110, 5-118, 6-141, 7-145, 8-161 (55.5 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Taylor7   1240--
Butler23   6533--
Clifford11   2262--
Dare4   0101--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LE Hitchingsc Simons b Marques2     
A Harveyc O'Neill b Darvell33     
G Atkinsb Meadowcroft2     
+BA Barnettc Simons b Meadowcroft0     
*G Reynoldsc Bateman b Meadowcroft7     
RA Darec Smithson b Darvell27     
SW Bishtonlbw b Meadowcroft0     
ERJ Cliffordlbw b Meadowcroft0     
KWA Butlerlbw b Darvell17     
BL Taylornot out3     
AJ Hughesnot out7     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 w)6
Total(9 wickets, 38 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-15, 3-20, 4-36, 5-54, 6-55, 7-55, 8-89, 9-94
Hertfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marques5   0211--
Meadowcroft15   8345--
Darvell14   4413--
Morley4   320--

--> RE Howe (1) passed his previous highest score of 60 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> A Harvey (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> BL Taylor made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> LC Bateman made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> A Harvey (2) passed his previous highest score of 16 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> SW Bishton made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> KWA Butler achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Hertfordshire first innings (previous best was 5-53)

Bucks were left 105 minutes to score 157,but were saved from defeat by the last pair.
Howe hit 8 x 4 in his 66; Hitchings 7 x 4, Reynolds 7 x 4.
Sources: Bucks score book, Bucks Yearbook





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