Northamptonshire v Durham
Minor Counties Championship 1899
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 16th, 17th August 1899 (2-day match)
Balls per over5
TossDurham won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNorthamptonshire 0; Durham 0
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 12/0 (Horton 3*, Thompson 7*)

Durham first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Bousfieldc Thorneycroft b Horton155 24018- 
HR Elliotb East24  1- 
EW Elliotb HE Kingston0  -- 
CL Dobsonb Thompson12  1- 
*JF Whitwellc Colson b HE Kingston26  2- 
WS Dobsonc and b Horton53  6- 
AW Welchlbw b HE Kingston32  5- 
J Butlerb HE Kingston0  -- 
WF Whitwellc Colson b HE Kingston4  1- 
+BHA Hanbury-Tracyc and b Horton11  2- 
G Turnbullnot out8  2- 
Extras(10 b, 6 lb)16
Total(all out, 139.3 overs)341
Fall of wickets:
1-58, 2-62, 3-90, 4-166, 5-269, 6-295, 7-296, 8-306, 9-325, 10-341 (139.3 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thompson34   14641--
Brown16   7390--
HE Kingston35.351295--
East24   11301--
Driffield9   1190--
Thorneycroft6   0120--
Horton15   6323--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*T Hortonb WF Whitwell3  -- 
GJ Thompsonc HR Elliot b WF Whitwell37  7- 
WH Kingstonlbw b WF Whitwell1  -- 
W Eastb Butler3  -- 
HE Kingstonb WF Whitwell28  4- 
GH Colsonb WF Whitwell0  -- 
TA Brownb WF Whitwell0  -- 
CJT Poollbw b Butler50  7- 
LT Driffieldlbw b Bousfield9  -- 
+BC Smithnot out27  4- 
CB Thorneycroftb Welch1  -- 
Extras(13 b, 8 lb)21
Total(all out, 117.2 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-27, 3-48, 4-54, 5-54, 6-54, 7-129, 8-131, 9-179, 10-180 (117.2 ov)
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WF Whitwell48   23566--
Turnbull26   17290--
Butler30   13582--
Bousfield8   3101--

Northamptonshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
GJ Thompsonb WF Whitwell4  1- 
HE Kingstonc Turnbull b Welch5  1- 
WH Kingstonb Butler30  4- 
W Eastnot out19  1- 
GH Colsonc Hanbury-Tracy b Bousfield31  6- 
TA Brownb Butler19  3- 
CJT Poolnot out7  1- 
*T Hortondid not bat      
LT Driffielddid not bat      
+BC Smithdid not bat      
CB Thorneycroftdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(5 wickets, 55 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-16, 3-50, 4-88, 5-118
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WF Whitwell10   3331--
Welch8   2171-1
Butler13   4302--
Turnbull11   7130--
Bousfield4   2151--
JF Whitwell9   470--

--> WS Dobson (1) passed his previous highest score of 50 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AW Welch (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> CB Thorneycroft made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> T Horton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Durham first innings (previous best was 2-22)

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project
Source: Durham CCC scorebook with thanks to Brian Hunt
Northamptonshire followed on 161 runs behind in this drawn return match. For Durham, Bousfield's 155 was scored in 4 hours and included 1 five, 18 fours, 12 threes and 9 twos, and W S Dobson's 53 included 6 fours. Bousfield and W S Dobson put on 103 runs for the Durham fifth wicket. Pool's 50 for Northamptonshire contained 7 fours. The 129 runs conceded by H E Kingston in the Durham innings was the second highest total of the season. Horton was reported as being absent on the afternoon of the second day 'attending a wedding'. The match between the two teams at West Hartlepool in July had been won by Northamptonshire.
[Missing: Umpires.]
Sources: Durham Scorebook; Northampton Daily Reporter 16,17 August; Newcastle Daily Chronicle 17,18 August; Newcastle Daily Journal 17,18 August; The Sportsman 17,18 August.





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