Northamptonshire v Staffordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1895
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 7th, 8th August 1895 (2-day match)
Balls per over5
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNorthamptonshire 0; Staffordshire 0
Close of play day 1Staffordshire (1) 90/7 (Briggs 0*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJB Woodb Gilbert13     
+BC Smithb Gilbert34     
T Hortonlbw b Darlow20     
GJ Thompsonc King b J Brown6     
*AG Henfreyb Turner41     
WH Kingstonb Turner1     
E Scrivenb Turner9     
GH Colsonb Turner0     
HE Kingstonnot out23     
CC Ealesb Turner0     
F Smithc Sulley b J Brown3     
Extras(? b, ? lb, 1 nb, ? w)6
Total(all out, 84 overs)156
Fall of wickets:
1-46, 2-61, 3-70, 4-86, 5-96, 6-118, 7-118, 8-135, 9-137, 10-156 (84 ov)
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Darlow14   5251--
Turner22   8255--
King4   070-1
Briggs4   1100--
J Brown31   11502--
Gilbert9   1332--

Staffordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Kingb Thompson0     
*CC Mottb F Smith12     
W Brownb F Smith3     
A Sulleyc F Smith b Thompson9     
J Brownb Thompson6     
CAW Gilbertc BC Smith b Wood36     
WE Harrisonb Wood13     
P Briggsc HE Kingston b Eales14     
WH Turnerlbw b HE Kingston24     
+G McHargb HE Kingston4     
JF Darlownot out5     
Extras(? b, ? lb, 1 nb, ? w)15
Total(all out, 68 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-10, 3-25, 4-34, 5-51, 6-79, 7-90, 8-117, 9-127, 10-141 (68 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thompson24   8453--
F Smith18   3412--
Colson7   2160--
Wood9   4132-1
Eales5   331--
HE Kingston5   182--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HE Kingstonc Mott b Briggs16     
GH Colsonrun out1     
+BC Smithc W Brown b Turner6     
T Hortonc Sulley b J Brown24     
*AG Henfreylbw b Turner36     
CJB Woodnot out40     
WH Kingstonc and b Gilbert9     
GJ Thompsonc Harrison b Gilbert4     
E Scrivenrun out1     
CC Ealesnot out30     
F Smithdid not bat      
Total(8 wickets, declared, 73 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-18, 3-26, 4-84, 5-96, 6-116, 7-124, 8-125
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
J Brown28   14341--
Turner23   4462--
Briggs4   271--
Darlow7   2200--
Sulley2   0240--
Gilbert9   1352--

Staffordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CC Mottrun out1     
W Brownnot out45     
J Kingnot out38     
A Sulleydid not bat      
J Browndid not bat      
CAW Gilbertdid not bat      
WE Harrisondid not bat      
P Briggsdid not bat      
WH Turnerdid not bat      
+G McHargdid not bat      
JF Darlowdid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 50 overs)93
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Mott)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
HE Kingston12   2210--
Thompson12   5190--
F Smith9   580--
Wood9   3220--
Colson3   210--
Eales5   1130--

--> Bowling in the Northamptonshire second innings adds 1 run under
--> CJB Wood made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> BC Smith (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> T Horton (1) passed his previous highest score of 12 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AG Henfrey (1) passed his previous highest score of 40 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HE Kingston made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> A Sulley made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> CAW Gilbert (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WH Turner (1) passed his previous highest score of 12 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> T Horton (2) passed his previous highest score of 20 in Minor Counties Championship matches

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project.
Drawn return match, after the Northamptonshire second innings declaration left Staffordshire a victory target of 187 runs in an hour and 35 minutes.
The game between the two sides at Stoke-on-Trent in June had been won by Northamptonshire.
The match was played in fine weather on both days with no rain interruptions.
The scoring rate was just over two runs per over.
[Missing: Umpires; extras breakdown; in Northamptonshire 2nd inns runs bowling 1 short in all sources listed that give bowling analyses; overs rounded?]
Sources: Northampton Daily Chronicle 7,8 August; Northampton Daily Reporter 7,8 August; Northampton Herald 10 August; Staffordshire Post 8 August; Staffordshire Sentinel 7,8,9 August; Sporting Chronicle 8,9 August; The Sportsman 7,8,9 August.





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