Oxfordshire v Buckinghamshire
Minor Counties Championship 1966
VenueSmith's Industries Ground, Witney on 3rd, 4th August 1966 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossOxfordshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultOxfordshire won by 103 runs
PointsOxfordshire 10; Buckinghamshire 0
UmpiresTC Burrell, DR Ingrey
Close of play day 1Buckinghamshire (1) 25/3

Oxfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MD Nurtonb Sidaway18      
BR Edrichnot out101      
JWA Loverun out25      
RD Montgomeriec McAdam b Waite14      
DJ Castlenot out0      
PB Smithdid not bat      
*D Bantondid not bat      
DJ Laittdid not bat      
+MW Smithdid not bat      
RWG Whitedid not bat      
RB Matthewsdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(3 wickets, declared, 63.4 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-113, 3-161
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harris5   190--
Sidaway22   6591--
Lever17   6310--
Leach7   0220--

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CW Leachb Matthews0      
C Leverc sub (Barrington) b White0      
G Atkinsb Matthews4      
KPWJ McAdamb Matthews32      
DFV Johnsc PB Smith b Matthews12      
*BC Janeslbw b Banton23      
JE Palmerc Montgomerie b Banton0      
+GD Hudsonlbw b Laitt0      
BG Sidawayc Love b White2      
CR Harrisc MW Smith b Laitt2      
AC Waitenot out1      
Extras(3 lb, 2 nb)5
Total(all out, 36.1 overs)81
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-4, 3-5, 4-46, 5-62, 6-71, 7-72, 8-74, 9-78, 10-81 (36.1 ov)
Oxfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Matthews12   5214-2
White7   2221--
Banton11   3202--

Oxfordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MD Nurtonc and b Harris3      
BR Edrichc Janes b Lever23      
JWA Lovec Janes b Sidaway27      
RD Montgomerierun out24      
DJ Castlenot out17      
PB Smithc Leach b Sidaway0      
*D Bantonnot out11      
DJ Laittdid not bat      
+MW Smithdid not bat      
RWG Whitedid not bat      
RB Matthewsdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(5 wickets, declared, 40 overs)114
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-43, 3-72, 4-96, 5-100
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Waite16   4420-1
Harris5   0141--
Lever6   1111--
Sidaway13   2382--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CW Leachb Edrich20      
C Leverc PB Smith b Love5      
G Atkinsc Castle b Laitt12      
KPWJ McAdamc Banton b Edrich4      
DFV Johnsc Edrich b Laitt17      
*BC Janesb Banton4      
JE Palmerlbw b Banton0      
+GD Hudsonb Banton3      
BG Sidawayc Edrich b Laitt7      
CR Harrisb Laitt1      
AC Waitenot out7      
Extras(6 b, 9 lb)15
Total(all out, 53.3 overs)95
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-31, 3-35, 4-61, 5-66, 6-70, 7-70, 8-75, 9-78, 10-95 (53.3 ov)
Oxfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Matthews6   2100--
White3   270--
Banton16   10113--
Edrich7   3162--
Love6   2141--

--> Wickets given to bowlers do not agree with batting scorecard for the Buckinghamshire first innings
--> BR Edrich made his debut for Oxfordshire in Minor Counties Championship matches

The match ended at 6.17 after Bucks had been dismissed for 95 when set to make 199 in155 minutes.
Edrich, making his first appearance for Oxfordshire, hit 15 x 4 in his 101*. The match was played in unpleasant
conditions, but a strong wind after heavy overnight rain allowed play to startat 1.50 on the first day.
Sources: Bucks score book, Bucks Yearbook





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