Wiltshire v Dorset
Minor Counties Championship 1903
VenueGreat Western Railway Ground, Swindon on 26th, 27th June 1903 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDorset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWiltshire won by an innings and 140 runs
PointsWiltshire 3; Dorset 0
UmpiresC Marshall, S Wrigley
Close of play day 1Wiltshire (1) 173/6 (Smith 57*, Smart 0*)

Dorset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RE Smartb Smith8     
HJD Huntc Ellison b Smith0     
P Crimminsnot out73     
FAS Sewellb Overton25     
G Battrickc Whittaker b Overton0     
AK Gibsonlbw b Smith3     
HM Greenhillb Overton4     
JFA Barnardb Smart5     
RC Jamesc Warrilow b Smart4     
EBT Leeb Smart0     
*+WH Manfieldb Smart2     
Total(all out, 58.5 overs)130
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-26, 3-93, 4-93, 5-?, 6-110, 7-119, 8-?, 9-?, 10-130 (58.5 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith23   4563--
Overton22   11253--
Miller5   1150--

Wiltshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JE Stevensb Crimmins21     
HRN Ellisonb Hunt31     
ES Warrilowc Manfield b Crimmins27     
CG Bondrun out3     
WRR Smithc Lee b Greenhill115     
AW Newmanb Hunt9     
*AM Millerb Lee1     
T Smartc and b Lee70     
S Whittakernot out16     
W Overtonb Hunt8     
+R Brooks-Kingnot out5     
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 0 nb, 1 w)44
Total(9 wickets, declared, 113 overs)350
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-60, 3-?, 4-113, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-332
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Greenhill29   76911-
Sewell12   1570--
Crimmins16   4492--
Lee24   6432--
Hunt18   1603--
Battrick11   3200--
James2   080--
Gibson1   100--

Dorset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RE Smartlbw b Smart15     
HJD Huntrun out2     
P Crimminsb Smith8     
FAS Sewellb Smith0     
G Battrickb Smith7     
AK Gibsonb Smith0     
HM Greenhillc Smart b Smith11     
JFA Barnardc Warrilow b Smith0     
RC Jamesb Smart1     
EBT Leeb Smart13     
*+WH Manfieldnot out7     
Total(all out, 29.4 overs)80
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-3, 3-?, 4-36, 5-36, 6-56, 7-56, 8-57, 9-61, 10-80 (29.4 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith15   4266--
Overton10   3230--

--> WRR Smith and T Smart added 130 runs for the 7th wicket in the Wiltshire first innings
--> JFA Barnard made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> R Brooks-King made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HRN Ellison (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WRR Smith (1) passed his previous highest score of 102 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WRR Smith (1) passed 1000 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 1
--> HJD Hunt achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Wiltshire first innings (previous best was 3-84)

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
Wiltshire won by an innings and 140 runs at 3.50 pm on the second day. The margin of victory was the third largest of the season. Dorset were dismissed in their second innings for 80 runs in just over an hour and a half. For the winners, Smith's 115 included 7 fours, 5 threes and 21 twos and T Smart's 70 contained ? fours. Smith also took 9 wickets in the match for 82 runs and T Smart 7 for 43. The North Wilts Herald report indicates that in the Wiltshire innings Smith and Smart put on 130 runs for the seventh wicket. This was the highest partnership for that wicket during the season. For Dorset, Crimmins's 73 not out contained 7 fours. Of those batsmen who scored a hundred runs, Smith's all-round performance was the best of the season in terms of the number of wickets taken. The 44 extras conceded in the Wiltshire innings were the most during the season.
[Missing: Extras breakdown; part fall of wickets; in Dorset second innings batting order; in Wiltshire innings duration of Smith's 115, and boundaries in T Smart's 70.]
Sources: Devizes and Wiltshire Gazette 2 July; Evening North Wilts Herald 29 June; North Wilts Herald 3 July; Swindon Advertiser 26 June,3 July; Wiltshire Chronicle 4 July; Wiltshire Telegraph 4 July; Wiltshire Times 4 July; Bournemouth Daily Echo 29 June ; Dorset County Chronicle 2 July; The Sportsman 27,29 June.





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