Berkshire v Buckinghamshire
Minor Counties Championship 1957
VenueChurch Road, Reading on 5th, 6th August 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossBerkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultBerkshire won by 13 runs
PointsBerkshire 10; Buckinghamshire 0
UmpiresTM McMurray, RO Prouton
ScorerJ Hinton (Berkshire)
Close of play day 1Buckinghamshire (1) 175/5 (Reynolds 33*, Cockett 13*)

Berkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Menceb Hughes13     
AA Hillarylbw b KWA Butler164     
AT Davisc Steel b Johns20     
CMS Crombiec Barnett b Johns6     
JGC Surridgelbw b Reynolds12     
FC Pickettlbw b Johns7     
CEW Brooksc Smith b KWA Butler5     
*GR Langdalenot out41     
+REA Dymentnot out2     
KMD Hooperdid not bat      
EF Wilkinsdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(7 wickets, declared, 77 overs)275
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-95, 3-129, 4-177, 5-200, 6-210, 7-249
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith20   3750--
KWA Butler18   7462--
Hughes16   0781-1
Johns17   1513--
NV Butler3   180--
Reynolds3   1121--

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DMA Steelc Pickett b Hooper17     
NV Butlerb Pickett0     
LE Hitchingsc Hooper b Pickett30     
DFV Johnsb Brooks14     
+BA Barnettc Davis b Hooper61     
G Reynoldsb Hooper63     
JA Cockettb Langdale16     
RGL Janawaylbw b Langdale0     
KWA Butlerb Pickett20     
CW Smithc Dyment b Hooper0     
AJ Hughesnot out1     
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 85 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-23, 3-65, 4-67, 5-145, 6-190, 7-190, 8-230, 9-230, 10-231 (85 ov)
Berkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pickett17   5413--
Hooper17   5334--
Wilkins7   1280--
Brooks23   4811-1
Langdale21   6392--

Berkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Menceb KWA Butler8     
AA Hillaryb Smith34     
AT Davisb KWA Butler0     
CMS Crombie hit wkt b Hughes36     
JGC Surridgerun out18     
*GR Langdalest Barnett b Johns42     
CEW Brooksst Barnett b Johns16     
FC Pickettc Smith b KWA Butler6     
+REA Dymentc Janaway b Johns0     
KMD Hooperc Reynolds b Johns0     
EF Wilkinsnot out1     
Extras(8 b, 1 lb)9
Total(all out, 56 overs)170
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-23, 3-47, 4-74, 5-112, 6-162, 7-169, 8-169, 9-169, 10-170 (56 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith23   4681--
KWA Butler21   5473--
Hughes7   0371--
Johns5   194--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DMA Steelb Pickett22     
NV Butlerc Wilkins b Pickett17     
LE Hitchingsb Pickett10     
+BA Barnettc Crombie b Langdale58     
DFV Johnsc Dyment b Langdale30     
G Reynoldsc Hooper b Langdale8     
JA Cockettb Langdale7     
KWA Butlerb Langdale2     
RGL Janawayb Pickett21     
CW Smithst Dyment b Langdale15     
AJ Hughesnot out3     
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 50.2 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-40, 3-74, 4-129, 5-148, 6-158, 7-159, 8-167, 9-197, 10-201 (50.2 ov)
Berkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hooper7   0390--
Langdale18   2626--
Brooks3   0170--

--> REA Dyment made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> EF Wilkins made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AA Hillary (1) passed his previous highest score of 142 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> GR Langdale (2) passed 2000 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 20
--> KWA Butler reached 50 wickets in Minor Counties Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Berkshire first innings
--> KMD Hooper achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Buckinghamshire first innings (previous best was 3-24)