Oxfordshire v Dorset
Minor Counties Championship 1957
VenueNorthern Aluminium Company Ground, Banbury on 19th, 20th August 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultOxfordshire won by 6 wickets
PointsOxfordshire 10; Dorset 3
UmpiresDS Richards, AED Smith
ScorersS Hey (Dorset), WH Miller (Oxfordshire)
Close of play day 1

Dorset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MM Walfordnot out131     
DCPR Jowettc Bush b Banton65     
GGL Hebdenb Laitt2     
GWL Courtenayc Capel-Smith b Laitt18     
M Hardwickeb Laitt5     
DA Bulfieldc Carr b Hichens5     
*DJW Bridgec Banton b Laitt10     
ME Doggrellc Carter b Laitt10     
RR Doveyc and b Banton6     
APF Alexanderb Banton0     
+JL Aikenc Capel-Smith b Laitt5     
Extras(6 b, 11 lb, 3 nb)20
Total(all out, 84.5 overs)277
Fall of wickets:
1-122, 2-134, 3-186, 4-207, 5-222, 6-236, 7-255, 8-264, 9-264, 10-277 (84.5 ov)
Oxfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hichens27   3841--
Banton18   1583--
Green9   2370--

Oxfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FJ Taylorb Dovey27     
JW Carterc Aiken b Dovey22     
*JE Bushc Bridge b Dovey21     
D Bantonlbw b Bulfield27     
DE Martinc Aiken b Bridge0     
GD Roynonc Aiken b Dovey62     
DJ Laittb Dovey12     
+CTG Carrlbw b Bridge6     
PJ Capel-Smithc Jowett b Dovey18     
AFR Greenlbw b Bridge2     
AL Hichensnot out0     
Total(all out, 82.2 overs)205
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-70, 3-75, 4-75, 5-118, 6-157, 7-178, 8-184, 9-205, 10-205 (82.2 ov)
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alexander10   0580--
Doggrell6   0250--
Bridge31   8723--
Bulfield4   1151--

Dorset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MM Walfordc Taylor b Laitt33     
DCPR Jowettnot out55     
GGL Hebdenc Carr b Laitt16     
GWL Courtenayb Banton1     
DA Bulfieldc Roynon b Laitt5     
*DJW Bridgec Carr b Laitt0     
ME Doggrellb Laitt20     
M Hardwickedid not bat      
RR Doveydid not bat      
APF Alexanderdid not bat      
+JL Aikendid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 6 lb)12
Total(6 wickets, declared, 32.4 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-93, 3-94, 4-113, 5-114, 6-142 (32.4 ov)
Oxfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hichens6   0240--
Banton10   0441--

Oxfordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FJ Taylorc Hardwicke b Alexander0     
JW Carterlbw b Dovey34     
*JE Bushc Courtenay b Dovey122     
D Bantonc Hebden b Dovey12     
DE Martinnot out36     
GD Roynonnot out4     
DJ Laittdid not bat      
+CTG Carrdid not bat      
PJ Capel-Smithdid not bat      
AFR Greendid not bat      
AL Hichensdid not bat      
Extras(7 b)7
Total(4 wickets, 59.4 overs)215
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-95, 3-123, 4-202
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alexander7   1251--
Doggrell13   2540--
Dovey23   5523--
Bulfield1   0160--

--> AFR Green made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> PJ Capel-Smith made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> MM Walford (1) passed his previous highest score of 126 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> MM Walford (1) passed 3000 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 97
--> GD Roynon (1) passed his previous highest score of 31 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> PJ Capel-Smith (1) passed his previous highest score of 11 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> PJ Capel-Smith made his debut for Oxfordshire in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RR Dovey reached 200 wickets in Minor Counties Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Oxfordshire first innings