Norfolk v Suffolk
Minor Counties Championship 1909 (East Division)
VenueCounty Ground, Lakenham on 26th, 27th July 1909 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSuffolk won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorfolk won by 9 wickets
PointsNorfolk 5; Suffolk 0
Close of play day 1Suffolk (2) 83/3 (Quaife 12*, Leeming 0*)

Suffolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HL Wilsonc Cozens-Hardy b Gibson35      
JF Irelandc NW Stevens b Smith3      
AJ Leemingc Cozens-Hardy b Gibson7      
+VJ Lewisb G Stevens3      
CW Alexandernot out44      
W Quaifec and b Gibson9      
JTC Murrayc and b Allsopp0      
W Penfoldc and b Gibson0      
VF Gabyc Cozens-Hardy b Gibson11      
HC Henleyc Meyrick-Jones b Gibson2      
FG Trudgettb Gibson0      
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 2 nb, 0 w)7
Total(all out, 40 overs)121
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-20, 3-48, 4-49, 5-82, 6-83, 7-91, 8-108, 9-112, 10-121 (40 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gibson20   8367--
Smith5   0231--
Allsopp7   0221-2
Lord1   070--
G Stevens7   1261--

Norfolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FM Meyrick-Jonesb Penfold32      
NW Stevensc Lewis b Penfold1      
GA Stevensb Trudgett83      
B Cozens-Hardyb Penfold1      
*BK Wilsonc and b Trudgett0      
TC Allsoppc Penfold b Trudgett4      
+RW Thurgarb Trudgett5      
G Stevensc Lewis b Henley17      
E Gibsonc Alexander b Ireland11      
E Lordnot out3      
EW Smithc Ireland b Trudgett8      
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 0 nb, 2 w)17
Total(all out, 44 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-35, 3-37, 4-38, 5-56, 6-72, 7-106, 8-152, 9-173, 10-182 (44 ov)
Suffolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Penfold18   6593--
Ireland6   03311-
Trudgett13   3395--
Henley5   11511-
Gaby2   0190--

Suffolk second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CW Alexanderc Allsopp b G Stevens43      
+VJ Lewisb G Stevens16      
W Quaifeb Smith29      
VF Gabyc Cozens-Hardy b Lord5      
AJ Leeminglbw b G Stevens13      
JF Irelandc Cozens-Hardy b Gibson33      
*HL Wilsonb G Stevens0      
JTC Murrayb Smith1      
W Penfoldnot out6      
HC Henleyb G Stevens0      
FG Trudgettc Gibson b G Stevens0      
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 1 nb, 0 w)13
Total(all out, 50 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-?, 3-83, 4-119, 5-125, 6-132, 7-133, 8-156, 9-159, 10-159 (50 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gibson11   4231--
Allsopp9   1300--
Smith11   3292--
G Stevens15   3566--
Lord4   181-1

Norfolk second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FM Meyrick-Jonesnot out46      
NW Stevensc and b Trudgett18      
GA Stevensnot out30      
B Cozens-Hardydid not bat      
*BK Wilsondid not bat      
TC Allsoppdid not bat      
+RW Thurgardid not bat      
G Stevensdid not bat      
E Gibsondid not bat      
E Lorddid not bat      
EW Smithdid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 20.1 overs)102
Fall of wickets:
1-62 (NW Stevens)
Suffolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trudgett10   2491--
Henley3   0130--

--> AJ Leeming made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> CW Alexander (1) passed his previous highest score of 21 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> FM Meyrick-Jones made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> FM Meyrick-Jones made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> E Lord made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> E Lord made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> NW Stevens (2) passed his previous highest score of 13 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> G Stevens achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Suffolk second innings (previous best was 3-32)
--> G Stevens achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Suffolk second innings

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
Norfolk won this return match by nine wickets at 1.35 pm on the second day. The match between the two sides at Woodbridge in June was drawn. For the winners, Gibson took 7 wickets for 36 runs in the Suffolk first innings. There were 15 fours in G A Stevens's 83. For Suffolk C W Alexander top-scored with innings of 44 not out with 5 fours and 43 with 6 fours. There were two brief interruptions for rain on the second day. Quaife missed his train and batted down the order in the Suffolk first innings.
[Missing: Umpires; extras breakdown; in Suffolk second innings fall of second wicket.]
Sources: Eastern Daily Press 27,28 July; Eastern Evening News 26,27 July; East Anglian Daily Times 27,28 July; Norfolk Chronicle 31 July; Norwich Mercury 28 July; The Sportsman 27,28 July; Cricket 5 August, p 318.





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