|Venue||County Ground, Northampton on 24th, 25th June 1904 (2-day match)|
|Balls per over||6|
|Toss||Northamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat|
|Result||Northamptonshire won by an innings and 214 runs|
|Points||Northamptonshire 3; Northumberland 0|
|Close of play day 1||Northamptonshire (1) 459/8 (Vials 55*, Smith 15*)|
|Northamptonshire first innings||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|WH Kingston||c Mortimer b Skinner||163|
|GJ Thompson||c Lambert b Milne||20|
|EM Crosse||c and b Tomlin||11|
|W East||c Lambert b Skinner||108|
|HB Simpson||b Tomlin||27|
|GAT Vials||not out||55|
|*T Horton||b Tomlin||1|
|TE Manning||c Lambert b Skinner||38|
|H Hawkins||b Skinner||0|
|+BC Smith||not out||15|
|WH Edwards||did not bat|
|Extras||(18 b, 3 lb)||21|
|Total||(8 wickets, declared, 134 overs)||459|
|Fall of wickets:|
|1-37, 2-66, 3-321, 4-321, 5-360, 6-?, 7-?, 8-428|
|Northumberland first innings||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|*FGH Clayton||b East||7|
|J Hansell||b Thompson||21|
|M Chambers||b East||1|
|RG Elliott||st Smith b East||1|
|J Marshall||b Thompson||11|
|FW Gillespie||c Kingston b Thompson||21|
|RGE Mortimer||b Thompson||7|
|CM Skinner||b Thompson||0|
|E Tomlin||b Thompson||0|
|GT Milne||c Edwards b Thompson||4|
|+T Lambert||not out||0|
|Extras||(8 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)||13|
|Total||(all out, 40.4 overs)||86|
|Fall of wickets:|
|1-22, 2-28, 3-32, 4-32, 5-49, 6-59, 7-61, 8-61, 9-73, 10-86 (40.4 ov)|
|Northumberland second innings (following on)||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|+T Lambert||c Smith b East||3|
|FW Gillespie||c Smith b East||3|
|J Hansell||b East||13|
|M Chambers||c Thompson b East||0|
|J Marshall||c Smith b Thompson||20|
|RG Elliott||run out||5|
|RGE Mortimer||c Manning b Thompson||25|
|*FGH Clayton||run out||24|
|CM Skinner||b Thompson||37|
|E Tomlin||c Smith b Edwards||6|
|GT Milne||not out||13|
|Total||(all out, 50.4 overs)||159|
|Fall of wickets:|
|1-6, 2-18, 3-25, 4-28, 5-35, 6-68, 7-91, 8-104, 9-124, 10-159 (50.4 ov)|
--> WH Kingston (1) passed his previous highest score of 149 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WH Kingston (1) passed 3000 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 46
--> GAT Vials (1) passed his previous highest score of 48 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> TE Manning (1) passed his previous highest score of 25 in Minor Counties Championship matches
This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
Northamptonshire won by an innings and 214 runs at 5.30 pm on the second day.
For the winners, there was 1 six, 17 fours, 3 threes and 6 twos in Kingston's 163, scored in just under four hours, and 1 six, 2 fives, 7 fours, 5 threes and 6 twos in East's 108, an innings of three hours.
In the Northamptonshire innings, Kingston and East added 255 for the third wicket, and Vials and Manning put on 54 runs for the seventh wicket.
There was 1 five and 7 fours in Vials's 55 not out.
Thompson took 10 wickets in the match for 80 runs, including 7 for 33 in the Northumberland first innings.
There were two short rain interruptions on the afternoon of the second day.
The 459 runs hit by Northamptonshire on the first day were scored at the rate of 80 runs an hour..
[Missing: Umpires; in Northamptonshire innings fall of sixth and seventh wickets.]
Sources: Northampton Daily Chronicle 25,27 June; Northampton Daily Reporter 25,27 June; Northampton Herald 24 June; Northampton Mercury 24 June, 1 July; Newcastle Daily Chronicle 25,27 June; Newcastle Daily Journal 25,27 June; Sporting Life 27 June; The Sportsman 25,27 June.
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