Northumberland v Staffordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1909 (North Division)
VenueOsborne Avenue, Jesmond on 19th, 20th July 1909 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossStaffordshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultStaffordshire won by an innings and 138 runs
PointsNorthumberland 0; Staffordshire 5
Close of play day 1Northumberland (1) 101 all out

Staffordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Briggsb Marshall54     
JB Feredayc Carr b Skinner73     
SF Barnesc Marshall b Skinner20     
*B Meakinc Marshall b Skinner122     
A Hollowoodc Wilkinson b Carr39     
JW Johnsonb Foster0     
JE Nicholsnot out44     
+CL Winserb Elsey27     
AF Lanenot out0     
JB Higginsdid not bat      
H Eardleydid not bat      
Total(7 wickets, declared, 89 overs)403
Fall of wickets:
1-84, 2-136, 3-186, 4-289, 5-290, 6-336, 7-391
Northumberland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skinner26   41163--
Elsey29   6861--
Foster15   1711--
Carr9   0571--
Marshall10   0491--

Northumberland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*FW Gillespieb Barnes0     
SW Andersonc Meakin b Barnes4     
J Marshallc Briggs b Eardley10     
JT Carrc Fereday b Barnes36     
NRE Wilkinsonb Eardley13     
H Cooperb Barnes0     
CM Skinnerb Barnes0     
GH Watsonrun out2     
+T Ullathornec Lane b Barnes7     
R Fosterc Briggs b Lane19     
G Elseynot out0     
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 1 nb, 0 w)10
Total(all out, 26.1 overs)101
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-11, 3-17, 4-48, 5-57, 6-63, 7-65, 8-69, 9-99, 10-101 (26.1 ov)
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Eardley12   1382--
Lane1   021--

Northumberland second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*FW Gillespieb Barnes48     
SW Andersonc Barnes b Nichols39     
J Marshallb Nichols0     
JT Carrc Meakin b Barnes28     
NRE Wilkinsonc Briggs b Barnes7     
H Cooperc Nichols b Barnes6     
CM Skinnerb Nichols2     
GH Watsonrun out1     
+T Ullathornec Barnes b Nichols9     
R Fosterc Meakin b Barnes0     
G Elseynot out3     
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 5 nb, 0 w)21
Total(all out, 41.4 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-76, 2-76, 3-118, 4-131, 5-136, 6-141, 7-152, 8-152, 9-152, 10-164 (41.4 ov)
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Barnes15   1605-5
Eardley4   0170--
Lane3   0110--
Higgins6   0210--

--> GH Watson made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> H Cooper made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> B Meakin (1) passed his previous highest score of 52 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> B Meakin (1) made his first century in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JE Nichols (1) passed his previous highest score of 34 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JE Nichols achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Northumberland second innings (previous best was 4-55)

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
Staffordshire won this return match by an innings and 138 runs at 1.20 pm on the second day after Northumberland followed-on 302 runs behind. The match between the two sides at Stoke earlier in the month had also been won by Staffordshire. For the winners, there were 21 fours, 1 three and 5 twos in Meakin's 122, an innings of two hours.
Fereday's 74 included 10 fours and Briggs's 54 contained 6 fours. In the Staffordshire innings, Meakin and Hollowood put on 103 in an hour for the fourth wicket, and Nichols and Winser 55 for the seventh. For the losers, Gillespie top-scored with 48 including 6 fours.
[Missing: Umpires; extras breakdown.]
Sources: Newcastle Daily Chronicle 20,21 July; Newcastle Daily Journal 20,21 July; Staffordshire Annual Report 1909; Staffordshire Advertiser 24 July; Staffordshire Sentinel 19,20; Yorkshire Post 20,21 July; The Sportsman 20,21 July; Cricket 5 August, p 310.





This page was created by the CricketArchive Oracles


| Privacy Policy | FAQs | Contact |
Copyright © 2003-2018 CricketArchive