Wiltshire v Dorset
Minor Counties Championship 1957
VenueMarlborough College Ground, Marlborough on 16th, 17th August 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultWiltshire won by 60 runs
PointsWiltshire 10; Dorset 0
UmpiresG Downs, TS Jennings
ScorersC Allen (Wiltshire), S Hey (Dorset)
Close of play day 1

Wiltshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Thompsonb Doggrell29     
*J Hurnc Walford b Alexander0     
MH Lloydb Deane3     
IR Lomaxb Doggrell24     
AM Smithc Dovey b Bridge66     
RJ Knightb Dovey31     
+M Hannac Hardwicke b Dovey1     
JH Merryweatherc Baker b Bridge4     
AG Marshallb Dovey2     
MH Martinnot out7     
PK Jonesc Courtenay b Dovey0     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(all out, 58.1 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-12, 3-52, 4-67, 5-148, 6-158, 7-163, 8-163, 9-170, 10-172 (58.1 ov)
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alexander16   3511--
Deane8   4111--
Doggrell15   4592--
Bridge6   2172--

Dorset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MM Walfordc Lomax b Merryweather33     
M Hardwickec Smith b Merryweather8     
HL Bakerb Lomax5     
GWL Courtenayc Marshall b Merryweather11     
GES Woodhousec and b Merryweather14     
+HG Huntc Lomax b Merryweather16     
*DJW Bridgec Merryweather b Jones15     
PA Deanelbw b Merryweather4     
ME Doggrellb Merryweather18     
RR Doveyc Knight b Merryweather14     
APF Alexandernot out3     
Extras(4 b, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 51.4 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-42, 3-48, 4-66, 5-80, 6-101, 7-105, 8-125, 9-128, 10-146 (51.4 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Martin8   3240-1
Marshall4   1140--
Lomax8   3151--
Jones10   0261--

Wiltshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Thompsonb Deane9     
JH Merryweatherc Walford b Alexander0     
MH Lloydb Deane9     
IR Lomaxc Alexander b Dovey16     
AM Smithrun out11     
RJ Knightc Alexander b Dovey5     
*J Hurnb Alexander44     
+M Hannalbw b Bridge12     
AG Marshallc Doggrell b Alexander12     
MH Martinlbw b Dovey0     
PK Jonesnot out0     
Extras(11 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)17
Total(all out, 66.1 overs)135
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-13, 3-20, 4-52, 5-56, 6-56, 7-93, 8-135, 9-135, 10-135 (66.1 ov)
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alexander10   3223--
Doggrell2   1140--
Bridge12   4151--
Deane18   8272--

Dorset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MM Walfordst Hanna b Merryweather70     
M Hardwickeb Martin4     
HL Bakerb Merryweather1     
GWL Courtenayc Marshall b Martin12     
GES Woodhousec Smith b Marshall10     
+HG Huntst Hanna b Merryweather0     
*DJW Bridgeb Merryweather2     
PA Deanelbw b Merryweather0     
ME Doggrellc Smith b Marshall0     
RR Doveyb Marshall1     
APF Alexandernot out0     
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 45.4 overs)101
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-36, 3-51, 4-73, 5-76, 6-78, 7-78, 8-87, 9-93, 10-101 (45.4 ov)
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Martin11   2352--
Lomax2   0210--
Marshall12   4133--

--> HL Baker made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HL Baker made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JR Thompson (1) passed 1000 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 25
--> JH Merryweather achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Dorset first innings (previous best was 7-57)
--> APF Alexander achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Wiltshire second innings (previous best was 3-44)