Northamptonshire v Wiltshire
Minor Counties Championship 1904
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 12th, 13th August 1904 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorthamptonshire won by an innings and 25 runs
PointsNorthamptonshire 3; Wiltshire 0
UmpiresH Briscoe, H Coulson
Close of play day 1Wiltshire (2) 85/7 (RW Awdry 3*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Kingstonc and b Smart21     
GJ Thompsonc Overton b Smart5     
M Coxb Overton11     
W Eastb Smith20     
EM Crosseb Smith11     
HHK Worsleyb Smith0     
*T Hortonlbw b Smith1     
HB Simpsonc and b Smith4     
AE Worsleynot out51     
CR Wetherallc Smart b Smith30     
+BC Smithc Newman b Miller4     
Extras(10 b, 5 lb)15
Total(all out, 70.5 overs)173
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-29, 3-46, 4-67, 5-67, 6-73, 7-79, 8-88, 9-142, 10-173 (70.5 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smart35   12832--
Smith24   5616--
Overton11   5131--

Wiltshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JE Stevensc and b East11     
TTN Perkinsc Kingston b East18     
HM Butterworthb East0     
AW Newmanrun out6     
CS Awdryc Horton b Thompson9     
+TS Luceb East1     
RW Awdryb East0     
*AM Millerb Thompson4     
WRR Smithc and b East0     
W Overtonb East2     
T Smartnot out1     
Extras(2 b, 1 nb)3
Total(all out, 21.4 overs)55
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-55 (21.4 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thompson11   2302--

Wiltshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JE Stevensc Horton b Thompson21     
HM Butterworthc Simpson b Thompson12     
TTN Perkinsc HHK Worsley b Thompson23     
AW Newmanb Thompson0     
CS Awdryb Simpson26     
+TS Lucec and b Thompson0     
RW Awdrynot out6     
*AM Millerb Simpson0     
WRR Smithlbw b Simpson2     
W Overtonc Kingston b Simpson1     
T Smartc Kingston b Simpson2     
Total(all out, 34 overs)93
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-?, 3-?, 4-82, 5-82, 6-82, 7-85, 8-87, 9-91, 10-93 (34 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thompson17   2635--
East11   2210--
Simpson6   295--

--> HHK Worsley made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AE Worsley made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> GJ Thompson (1) passed 4000 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 5
--> AE Worsley (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HB Simpson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Wiltshire second innings (previous best was 0-35)
--> HB Simpson achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Wiltshire second innings

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
Northamptonshire won by an innings before noon on the second day, after enforcing the follow on.
For the winners, there were 7 fours in A E Worsley's 51 not out.
In the Northamptonshire innings A E Worsley and C R Wetherall added 54 runs for the ninth wicket.
In the Wiltshire second innings, Simpson took 5 wickets for Northamptonshire for just 9 runs.
The victory made it almost certain that Northamptonshire would win the Championship for the second season in a row.
The match aggregate of 321 runs was the lowest for the year for a completed match.
[Missing: Part fall of wickets; precise time completed.]
Sources: Northampton Daily Chronicle 13 August; Northampton Daily Reporter 13 August; Northampton Herald 12 August; Northampton Mercury 12 August; North Wilts Herald 19 August; The Sportsman 13,15 August.





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