Southport and Birkdale v New Brighton
Liverpool and District Cricket Competition 1937
VenueTrafalgar Road, Southport on 4th September 1937 (1-day single innings match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultNew Brighton won by 1 wicket
PointsSouthport and Birkdale 0; New Brighton 2

Southport and Birkdale inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RG Stevensc Boucher b AB Wootton9     
J Threlfallc Reece b Barber33     
PWG Suttonb Barber2     
JP Wrightb Boucher17     
CR Mortonlbw b Barber0     
JA Rogersb Canevali1     
GC Taylorb Boucher1     
HF Ainleyb Barber10     
WK Holtb Boucher5     
FE Templarst Reece b Boucher1     
HW Leighnot out0     
Total(all out)88
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-88
New Brighton bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AB Wootton10   1191--

New Brighton inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JD Canevalic Threlfall b Leigh30     
+CS Reeceb Threlfall25     
HG Woottonb Holt7     
RL Daviesc Templar b Stevens8     
AE Edwardsc Rogers b Leigh0     
WS Chaltonb Leigh0     
RD Gillmoreb Leigh0     
AB Woottonb Stevens0     
JA Boucherlbw b Leigh0     
RP Fisknot out0     
WH Barbernot out1     
Total(9 wickets)89
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-88, 5-88, 6-88, 7-88, 8-88, 9-88
Southport and Birkdale bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Leigh6   395--

--> Bowling in the Southport and Birkdale innings adds 25 runs under
--> Bowling in the New Brighton innings adds 45 runs under

With their side on 88 for 3 in reply to the Southport total of 88 all out, most of the remaining New Brighton players had changed, believing that they would not have to bat. However six wickets then fell without a run being scored, and several of the visiting team were forced to rush back to the pavilion and change again. Eventually W H Barber, who had not troubled to re-change, had to go out to bat in his ordinary clothes and a sweater. To New Brighton's undoubted relief, he proceeded to snick the winning single from the second delivery that he faced.





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