Northamptonshire v Staffordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1898
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 1st, 2nd August 1898 (2-day match)
Balls per over5
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorthamptonshire won by an innings and 95 runs
PointsNorthamptonshire 1; Staffordshire -1
Close of play day 1Staffordshire (1) 39/1 (Brunt 16*, Gardner 0*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GH Colsonc Hollowood b Grimshaw28     
*T Hortonb Brown4     
GJ Thompsonb Turner134     
WH Kingstonb Grimshaw3     
HE Kingstonb Grimshaw0     
TA Brownc Grimshaw b Mainwaring77     
W Eastrun out10     
+BC Smithrun out15     
E Scrivenb Turner0     
CC Ealesc Grimshaw b Turner12     
JA Berwicknot out4     
Extras(7 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(all out, 116.1 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-62, 3-68, 4-68, 5-208, 6-267, 7-270, 8-270, 9-295, 10-300 (116.1 ov)
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown21   3701--
Grimshaw29   7403-1
Price23   8610--
Cummins7   2140--
Mainwaring4   1201--
Wright3   0140--

Staffordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HR Bruntc HE Kingston b Thompson17     
HCB Cumminsrun out23     
HC Gardnerc Smith b Berwick0     
W Brownc Brown b Thompson4     
T Grimshawb Berwick28     
A Hollowoodc Eales b Thompson16     
H Wrightc Horton b Thompson0     
GB Priceb Berwick4     
*PE Mainwaringnot out8     
WH Turnerb Berwick0     
+G McHargb Berwick0     
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 41.2 overs)101
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-40, 3-40, 4-57, 5-78, 6-78, 7-93, 8-97, 9-97, 10-101 (41.2 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thompson20   4594--
East1   050--

Staffordshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*PE Mainwaringc Brown b Thompson11     
HC Gardnerc Scriven b Brown44     
HCB Cumminsb Berwick8     
W Brownc WH Kingston b Brown14     
T Grimshawc Smith b Brown1     
A Hollowoodlbw b HE Kingston13     
H Wrightst Smith b HE Kingston9     
HR Bruntb HE Kingston2     
GB Pricelbw b HE Kingston0     
WH Turnerc Smith b HE Kingston0     
+G McHargnot out1     
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 46.4 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-30, 3-69, 4-71, 5-90, 6-96, 7-98, 8-103, 9-103, 10-104 (46.4 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Berwick16   9271--
Thompson6   1161--
Brown17   1403--
HE Kingston7.40205--

--> GJ Thompson (1) passed his previous highest score of 89 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> TA Brown (1) passed his previous highest score of 74 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HCB Cummins made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> H Wright made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> GB Price made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HC Gardner (2) passed his previous highest score of 18 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> T Grimshaw achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Northamptonshire first innings (previous best was 3-54)
--> JA Berwick achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Staffordshire first innings (previous best was 1-25)

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project
Northamptonshire won this return match at 4.10 pm on the second day after Staffordshire followed on 199 runs behind on first innings. The match at Stoke-on-Trent in June had been drawn. For the winners, there were 17 fours, 8 threes and 8 twos in Thompson's 134, an innings which lasted 3 hours and 40 minutes. T A Brown's 77 was scored in 90 minutes and included 1 five and 10 fours. In the Northamptonshire innings, Thompson and Brown put on 140 runs for the fifth wicket, which was the highest partnership for that wicket during the season. For the losers, Gardner top-scored with 44.
[Missing: Umpires.]
Sources: Northampton Daily Chronicle 2 August; Northampton Daily Reporter 2 August; Northampton Herald 6 August; Northampton Mercury 5 August; Staffordshire Advertiser 6 August; Staffordshire Sentinel 2 August; The Sportsman 2,3 August.





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