Dorset v Buckinghamshire
Minor Counties Championship 1908 (South Division)
VenuePoole Park, Poole on 29th, 30th July 1908 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDorset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultBuckinghamshire won by 4 wickets
PointsDorset 0; Buckinghamshire 5
Close of play day 1Dorset (2) 82/7 (Medhurst 2*, Harrison 0*)

Dorset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*PFC Williamsc Boddy b Vickerstaff2      
WH Arundellc Wright b Vickerstaff3      
WH Budge hit wkt b Wright26      
P Crimminsc Montague b Wright16      
GM Gordonlbw b Wright25      
HCB Cumminsc Page b Vickerstaff13      
+WH MacAlpine-Lenyb Wright18      
R Medhurstb Wright7      
HM Greenhillc Montague b Vickerstaff8      
WH Harrisonb Vickerstaff11      
FC Staceynot out20      
Total(all out, 59 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-9, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-133, 10-161 (59 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Vickerstaff30   9875--
Boddy9   2200--
Wright20   5425--

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*E Weaver-Adamsc MacAlpine-Leny b Harrison8      
ES Boddyc MacAlpine-Leny b Stacey22      
RW Ortonb Stacey7      
E Southallb Stacey12      
MW Wrightb Cummins3      
HG Hogarthb Cummins0      
DLL Mackeyb Stacey6      
TR Kentnot out18      
H Pageb Cummins2      
+JG Montaguec MacAlpine-Leny b Cummins0      
SJA Vickerstaffc Harrison b Stacey18      
Total(all out, 34.4 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-27, 3-?, 4-53, 5-53, 6-53, 7-59, 8-68, 9-68, 10-97 (34.4 ov)
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harrison11   4211--
Cummins6   2154--

Dorset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*PFC Williamsc Page b Southall32      
WH Arundellc Vickerstaff b Wright1      
WH Budgerun out2      
P Crimminsc Montague b Southall5      
GM Gordonc Orton b Wright23      
HCB Cumminsb Boddy8      
+WH MacAlpine-Lenyc Page b Boddy7      
R Medhurstnot out13      
WH Harrisonb Wright3      
HM Greenhillb Wright0      
FC Staceyb Boddy14      
Total(all out, 40.2 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-110 (40.2 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Vickerstaff6   1340--
Wright20   10364--
Southall7   0202--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*E Weaver-Adamsc MacAlpine-Leny b Cummins81      
HG Hogarthc Cummins b Harrison3      
E Southallnot out50      
RW Ortonlbw b Gordon29      
TR Kentc Greenhill b Cummins3      
ES Boddyrun out1      
MW Wrightrun out0      
DLL Mackeynot out8      
H Pagedid not bat      
+JG Montaguedid not bat      
SJA Vickerstaffdid not bat      
Total(6 wickets, 52.3 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harrison16   7281--
Cummins11   0562--
Gordon8   0371--

--> R Medhurst made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> TR Kent made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> E Weaver-Adams (2) passed 1000 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 11
--> HCB Cummins made his debut for Dorset in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> SJA Vickerstaff reached 100 wickets in Minor Counties Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Dorset first innings
--> MW Wright reached 650 wickets in Minor Counties Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Dorset second innings

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
Set 175 to win, Buckinghamshire won by 4 wickets around 3.00 pm on the second day. For the winners, Weaver-Adams scored 81 and Southall 50 not out.
[Missing: Umpires; extras breakdown; part fall of wickets; in Dorset second innings, part batting order, in Buckinghamshire second innings, boundaries in Weaver-Adams's 81 and Southall's 50 not out and bowling order; precise time completed.]
Sources: Dorset County Chronicle 6 August; East Dorset Herald 6 August; Poole Sun 29 July,1 August; Bucks Advertiser 1 August; Bucks Herald 1 August; Slough Observer 8 August; South Bucks Free Press 7 August; The Sportsman 30,31 July; Cricket 6 August, p 327.





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