Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 1914

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club seasons
1914 season
Captain Richard Baggallay
County Championship 12
Most runs Arthur Morton
Most wickets Tom Forrester
Most catches Joe Humphries

Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 1914 represents the last cricket season before World War I and was when the English club Derbyshire had been playing for forty three years. It was the club's twentieth season in the County Championship and the team won five matches, ending twelfth in the Championship table.

1914 season[edit]

Derbyshire CCC played twenty games in the County Championship in 1914 and no other matches. The captain for the year was Richard Baggallay in his second season as captain. Arthur Morton was top scorer. Tom Forrester took most wickets with 70.

Players who made their debut in 1914 and continued playing for Derbyshire after the war were Walter Reader-Blackton, Geoffrey Bell and James Horsley who had previously played for Nottinghamshire. Joseph Gladwin made his debut in 1914 playing two matches and played one match in 1818. Colin Hurt only played his three first class matches in 1914.

First class cricket and the County Championship were suspended during the Great War and did not resume again until the 1919 season.

Matches[edit]

List of matches
No. Date V Result Margin Notes
1 9 May 1914 [1] Worcestershire
County Ground, Derby
Won Innings and 158 runs AG Slater 6-19 and 5-24
2 16 May 1914 [2] Lancashire
Old Trafford, Manchester
Lost 35 runs Sharp 105; T Forrester 5-47 and 5-83
3 23 May 1914 [3] Nottinghamshire
Queen's Park, Chesterfield
Won 5 runs Wass 6-86 an 7-91
4 27 May 1914 [4] Hampshire
May's Bounty, Basingstoke
Lost 8 wickets AG Slater 99; Greig 100; Jacques 8-67 and 6-38; SWA Cadman 6-94
5 1 Jun 1914 [5] Essex
County Ground, Leyton
Lost 145 runs T Forrester 7-89 and 7-124; Johnny Douglas 6-77 and 6-73
6 8 Jun 1914 [6] Yorkshire
Headingley, Leeds
Lost Innings and 5 runs Wilson 101; SWA Cadman 5-69; W Rhodes 7-19
7 11 Jun 1914 [7] Warwickshire
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Lost 125 runs F Foster 6-18; A Morton 5-26; Howell 6-31
8 20 Jun 1914 [8] Northamptonshire
County Ground, Derby
Drawn L Oliver 124; Denton 102; Haywood 100
9 27 Jun 1914 [9] Somerset
Queen's Park, Chesterfield
Won 167 runs White 5-61; J Horsley 5-32
10 4 Jul 1914 [10] Nottinghamshire
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Lost 152 runs Payton 104; Barratt 5-54 and 5-68
11 11 Jul 1914 [11] Lancashire
County Ground, Derby
Drawn Bullough 5-123
12 16 Jul 1914 [12] Yorkshire
Queen's Park, Chesterfield
Lost Innings and 48 runs J Horsley 6-77; Drake 5-6
13 24 Jul 1914 [13] Northamptonshire
County Ground, Northampton
Lost Innings and 3 runs Thompson 6-52 and 5-80; J Horsley 5-77
14 30 Jul 1914 [14] Somerset
County Ground, Taunton
Lost 6 wickets Robson 7-32 and 7-64; SWA Cadman 6-27
15 3 Aug 1914 [15] Essex
County Ground, Derby
Lost Innings and 131 runs A Morton 6-95; Johnny Douglas 6-21; Tremlin 6-43
16 6 Aug 1914 [16] Leicestershire
Aylestone Road, Leicester
Drawn Brown 7-51 and 5-78
17 10 Aug 1914 [17] Warwickshire
County Ground, Derby
Lost 6 wickets Foster 5-47; Santall 5-66; AG Slater 6-51
18 13 Aug 1914 [18] Hampshire
Queen's Park, Chesterfield
Lost 15 runs A Morton 5-31; Kennedy 5-71; AG Slater 5-89; Newman 7-64
19 17 Aug 1914 [19] Leicestershire
The Town Ground, Burton-on-Trent
Won 6 wickets Wood 147; J Horsley 6-17
20 29 Aug 1914 [20] Worcestershire
County Ground, New Road, Worcester
Won 5 wickets M Foster 158; SWA Cadman 119; J Horsley 5-40

Statistics[edit]

County Championship batting averages[edit]

Name Matches Inns Runs High score Average 100s
A Morton 20 38 1023 96 27.64 0
NM Hughes-Hallett 3 5 137 67 27.40 0
SWA Cadman 20 38 830 119* 23.05 1
J Chapman 9 16 354 88 22.12 0
L Oliver 19 36 780 124 21.66 1
AG Slater 20 38 757 99 19.92 0
G Curgenven 18 31 565 86 18.83 0
G Beet 13 25 388 45 16.16 0
J Bowden 16 30 428 70 15.85 0
T Forrester 19 33 389 35 12.96 0
J Humphries 15 28 210 46* 12.35 0
H Wild 7 13 112 47 11.20 0
J Horsley 13 22 167 55 11.13 0
RRC Baggallay 11 21 231 66 11.00 0
CF Root 3 6 44 25 8.80 0
GL Jackson 1 2 16 9 8.00 0
FC Bracey 7 12 44 10* 6.28 0
CNB Hurt 3 5 23 13 4.60 0
J Gladwin 2 4 8 5* 4.00 0
W Reader-Blackton 1 1 31 31* 0
GF Bell 1 1 0 0 0.00 0 [21]

County Championship bowling averages[edit]

Name Balls Runs Wickets BB Average
T Forrester 3739 1405 70 7-89 20.07
AG Slater 2864 1264 69 6-19 18.31
J Horsley 1921 915 56 6-17 16.33
A Morton 3229 1298 50 6-95 25.96
SWA Cadman 2252 985 44 6-27 22.38
CF Root 494 238 8 4-51 29.75
FC Bracey 366 144 7 3-5 20.57
J Gladwin 30 20 1 1-15 20.00
L Oliver 58 44 1 1-19 44.00
J Chapman 102 83 1 1-42 83.00
G Curgenven 24 6 0
CNB Hurt 18 6 0
G Beet 24 18 0
H Wild 96 47 0 [22]

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