Oxfordshire v Dorset
Minor Counties Championship 1997 (Western Division)
VenueWhite Post Road, Bodicote on 29th, 30th June 1997 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossOxfordshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn (single innings match)
PointsOxfordshire 5; Dorset 5
Close of play day 1No play

Dorset inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JJE Hardyb Evans51     
M Swarbrickb Bellhouse6     
NGC Cowleyc Ellison b Curtis52     
+GD Reynoldsrun out33     
J Cassellb Bellhouse0     
SWD Rintoulnot out35     
GA Bucknellc and b Bellhouse5     
RA Pymannot out15     
VJ Pikedid not bat      
SI Mageedid not bat      
JH Shackletondid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb)10
Total(6 wickets, declared, 50 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-73, 3-144, 4-144, 5-150, 6-175
Oxfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Savin10   2420--
Bellhouse14   1573--
Evans7   2291--
Jones6   1240--
Curtis13   2451--

Oxfordshire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KR Mustowlbw b Shackleton0     
IA Hawtinlbw b Shackleton0     
CS Knightleyb Cowley24     
BCA Ellisonnot out46     
RJ Williamsc Reynolds b Shackleton11     
P Hemmingc Rintoul b Cowley2     
GP Savinnot out16     
*RA Evansdid not bat      
A Jonesdid not bat      
IJ Curtisdid not bat      
MR Bellhousedid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 4 nb, 2 w)11
Total(5 wickets, 52 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-7, 3-43, 4-64, 5-79
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton19   9273--
Magee4   080--
Pike11   1330--
Cowley14   2282--
Pyman4   290--

--> MR Bellhouse made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches