Cambridgeshire v Bedfordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1911 (North and East Division)
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 16th, 17th August 1911 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossBedfordshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsCambridgeshire 1; Bedfordshire 3
Close of play day 1Cambridgeshire (1) 55/4 (Ling 17*, Tebbutt 0*)

Bedfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BL Peelb Coulson4     
HF Holdstocklbw b BW Pigg103     
RN Bocquetc BW Pigg b CH Pigg23     
*HR Orrc Hunt b CH Pigg8     
+EE Apthorpc LJ Reid b CH Pigg0     
AF Morcomnot out134     
GE Wharmbyc Collier b Hunt105     
GS Leventhorpenot out10     
SV Grahamdid not bat      
H Griersondid not bat      
TW Saundersdid not bat      
Total(6 wickets, declared, 100 overs)405
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-71, 3-87, 4-87, 5-217, 6-393
Cambridgeshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coulson32   5881--
KG Reid2   0120--
Rose12   0490--
LJ Reid4   0250--
Hunt17   0581--
Ling4   0190--
BW Pigg8   0301--
CH Pigg15   1683--
Tebbutt6   1380--

Cambridgeshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Reidb Orr32     
KG Reidc Apthorp b Morcom0     
AS Lingb Morcom25     
CH Piggb Orr0     
FE Collierlbw b Orr0     
*HC Tebbuttc Saunders b Orr5     
WC Huntb Morcom0     
BW Piggnot out70     
GA Rosec Wharmby b Morcom11     
+GH Wattsc Apthorp b Morcom12     
H Coulsonc Saunders b Grierson12     
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 0 nb, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 65.1 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-55, 3-55, 4-55, 5-68, 6-68, 7-68, 8-100, 9-130, 10-182 (65.1 ov)
Bedfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morcom26   12545--
Peel6   2110--
Orr24   4834--
Wharmby3   0100--

Cambridgeshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Reidb Peel82     
AS Lingc and b Orr79     
FE Collierb Peel10     
WC Huntc Grierson b Orr21     
CH Piggc Graham b Orr14     
KG Reidnot out16     
*HC Tebbuttnot out13     
BW Piggdid not bat      
GA Rosedid not bat      
+GH Wattsdid not bat      
H Coulsondid not bat      
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 0 nb, 1 w)25
Total(5 wickets, 81 overs)260
Fall of wickets:
1-178, 2-182, 3-207, 4-219, 5-223
Bedfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grierson12   5330--
Bocquet4   0180--
Graham7   21501-
Peel16   6502--
Morcom12   4210--
Holdstock6   2180--
Orr24   3803--

--> AF Morcom (1) passed his previous highest score of 68 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AF Morcom (1) made his first century in Minor Counties Championship matches

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
This return match was drawn after Cambridgeshire followed on 223 runs behind on first innings. The match between the two sides at Luton the week before had also been drawn with Bedfordshire leading on first innings. There was 1 five and 9 fours in Morcom's 134 not out, scored in 3 hours, 12 fours
in Wharmby's 105, scored in just under 2 hours, and 5 fours and 8 threes in Holdstock's 103, an innings of 2 hours. In the Bedfordshire innings, Holdstock and Morcom put on 130 runs for the fifth wicket, and Morcom and Wharmby added 176 runs for the sixth wicket. For the visitors, there were 11 fours in L J Reid's 82 and 9 fours in Ling's 79 and B W Pigg scored 70 not out. In the Cambridgeshire first innings, B W Pigg and Coulson added 52 runs for the tenth wicket, and in the second innings, L J Reid and Ling put on 178 runs for the first wicket. A recurrence of a strain prevented Wharmby taking the field after lunch on the second day and E Rogers fielded in his place.
[Missing: Umpires; in Cambridgeshire first innings boundaries in B W Pigg's 70 not out.]
Sources: Cambridge Daily News 16,17,18 August; Cambridge Independent Press 18 August; Cambridgeshire Weekly News 18 August; Bedford and County Record 2 August; Bedfordshire Standard 18,25 August; Bedfordshire Times 18 August; Luton News 24 August; The Sportsman 17,18 August; Cricket 9 September, p 498.





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