Cambridgeshire v Norfolk
Minor Counties Championship 1908 (East Division)
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 10th, 11th August 1908 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorfolk won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsCambridgeshire 0; Norfolk 3
UmpiresBW Mason, S Wrigley
Close of play day 1Cambridgeshire (1) 88/1 (LJ Reid 36*, Swann-Mason 49*)

Norfolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
M Falconb KG Reid54      
CE Dunningc LJ Reid b Coulson7      
GA Stevensc Bristowe b Tebbutt68      
*L Barrattb Tebbutt64      
OHC Dunellb Tebbutt13      
AK Watsonb Coulson10      
BK Wilsonc Gray b Coulson7      
E Gibsonc Hunt b KG Reid12      
+SD Pagec Crouch b KG Reid15      
JN Wormanc Crouch b Tebbutt6      
EW Smithnot out0      
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 6 nb, 0 w)19
Total(all out, 68 overs)275
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-84, 3-158, 4-188, 5-207, 6-227, 7-232, 8-269, 9-269, 10-275 (68 ov)
Cambridgeshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coulson31   61063--
Swann-Mason11   4290--
KG Reid9   2383--
Tebbutt17   1834-6

Cambridgeshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Reidlbw b Gibson74      
KG Reidlbw b Gibson0      
RS Swann-Masonc Worman b Smith69      
AH Bristowec Smith b Gibson10      
M Grayrun out12      
HC Tebbuttb Gibson28      
+GH Wattsb Worman26      
WC Huntb Worman0      
H Coulsonnot out9      
*C Piggrun out1      
WJB Crouchc Dunning b Worman4      
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 0 nb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 82.5 overs)239
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-121, 3-155, 4-160, 5-173, 6-196, 7-215, 8-225, 9-231, 10-239 (82.5 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gibson27   7754--
Smith16   3511--
Falcon3   1801-
Barratt2   0140--

Norfolk second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
M Falconb Tebbutt2      
OHC Dunellb Tebbutt17      
GA Stevensc and b Tebbutt0      
AK Watsonnot out60      
CE Dunningnot out55      
*L Barrattdid not bat      
BK Wilsondid not bat      
E Gibsondid not bat      
+SD Pagedid not bat      
JN Wormandid not bat      
EW Smithdid not bat      
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)16
Total(3 wickets, declared, 38 overs)150
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-4, 3-32
Cambridgeshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coulson8   290--
Tebbutt10   1523-4
Hunt9   3210--
KG Reid5   0260--
Swann-Mason5   0200--
Crouch1   0601-

Cambridgeshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WC Huntb Gibson0      
AH Bristowec Gibson b Worman6      
M Grayb Gibson0      
KG Reidb Gibson0      
LJ Reidb Worman1      
RS Swann-Masonnot out14      
HC Tebbuttc Stevens b Gibson5      
+GH Wattsnot out5      
H Coulsondid not bat      
*C Piggdid not bat      
WJB Crouchdid not bat      
Total(6 wickets, 17 overs)36
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-4, 4-9, 5-12, 6-25
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Worman9   4142--
Gibson8   3174--

--> Cambridgeshire full substitute: WJB Crouch for AE Bellars
--> GA Stevens (1) passed 1000 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 50
--> JN Worman (1) passed 500 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 2
--> LJ Reid (1) passed his previous highest score of 57 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> GH Watts (1) passed 3500 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 9
--> L Barratt made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WJB Crouch made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> KG Reid achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Norfolk first innings (previous best was 1-11)

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
Drawn return match with Norfolk winning on first innings. The match between the two sides at Norwich the previous week had been won by Norfolk. For the home side, there were 8 fours in L J Reid's 74 and 4 fours in Swann-Mason's 69. In the Cambridgeshire first innings, these two players put on 117 runs for the second wicket. For the visitors, Stevens's 68 contained 10 fours, Barratt's 64 6 fours, Watson's 60 not out 7 fours, Dunning's 55 not out 5 fours, and Falcon's 54 6 fours. In the Norfolk second innings, Watson and Dunning put on 118 runs undefeated for the fourth wicket. A E Bellars took the field with the Cambridgeshire team but dislocated his thumb in the first few minutes. The Norfolk captain agreed to Crouch replacing him.
[Missing: Extras breakdown.]
Sources: Cambridge Daily News 10,11 August; Cambridge Independent Press 14 August; Cambridgeshire Weekly News 14 August; Eastern Daily Press 11,12 August; Eastern Evening News 10,11 August; Norfolk Chronicle 15 August; Norwich Mercury 15 August; East Anglian Daily Times 11,12 August; The Sportsman 11,12 August; Cricket 20 August, p 367.





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