Cambridgeshire v Suffolk
Minor Counties Championship 1909 (East Division)
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 28th, 29th July 1909 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCambridgeshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCambridgeshire won by an innings and 77 runs
PointsCambridgeshire 5; Suffolk 0
Close of play day 1Suffolk (1) 82/8 (Murray 43*, Cornell 0*)

Cambridgeshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Coulsonb Bassett11     
LJ Reidc and b Trudgett22     
AS Lingc Alexander b Trudgett136     
CH Piggc and b Henley26     
HC Tebbuttlbw b Henley0     
BW Piggc and b Trudgett46     
+GH Wattsc Wilson b Bassett83     
FE Collierc Bennett b Trudgett24     
HW Fromantlbw b Trudgett0     
GA Rosec Alexander b Trudgett1     
*C Piggnot out9     
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 87.5 overs)372
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-36, 3-88, 4-88, 5-152, 6-331, 7-341, 8-?, 9-348, 10-372 (87.5 ov)
Suffolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bassett31   39921-
Wilson11   0630--
Henley7   1282--
Mustard2   0140-1
Alexander2   0200--

Suffolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Quaifelbw b Coulson4     
CW Alexanderc Rose b BW Pigg11     
FTD Wilsonb Coulson18     
JTC Murraynot out55     
*FH Mustardst Watts b Reid2     
VJ Lewisst Watts b Reid0     
H Bassettc and b Reid0     
SG Bennettb Reid0     
HC Henleyb Coulson4     
+PP Cornellc Reid b BW Pigg1     
FG Trudgettrun out1     
Total(all out, 45.3 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-20, 3-61, 4-?, 5-74, 6-74, 7-?, 8-81, 9-85, 10-96 (45.3 ov)
Cambridgeshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coulson23   7373--
BW Pigg13.33372--
Reid9   4224--

Suffolk second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JTC Murrayc C Pigg b BW Pigg16     
H Bassettc Reid b Rose49     
CW Alexanderc Watts b Coulson52     
FTD Wilsonlbw b Coulson13     
W Quaifelbw b BW Pigg20     
*FH Mustardb BW Pigg12     
VJ Lewisb Coulson1     
SG Bennettb Coulson4     
HC Henleyc CH Pigg b BW Pigg4     
+PP Cornellc Rose b BW Pigg5     
FG Trudgettnot out1     
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 0 nb, 5 w)22
Total(all out, 59.3 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-120, 3-139, 4-150, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-199 (59.3 ov)
Cambridgeshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coulson24   7584--
BW Pigg23.356451-
Rose9   12814-
Reid3   0270--

--> AS Ling (1) passed his previous highest score of 128 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> CW Alexander made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JTC Murray made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> CW Alexander (2) passed his previous highest score of 44 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.
Cambridgeshire won this return match by an innings and 77 runs after lunch on the second day with Suffolk following-on 276 runs behind. The match between the two sides at Felixstowe earlier in July had been a rain-affected draw. For the winners, there were 16 fours, 5 threes and 15 twos in Ling's 136, an innings of just over 3 hours. Watts's 83 contained 8 fours. In the Cambridgeshire innings, Ling and Watts added 179 runs for the sixth wicket. For Suffolk, Murray scored 55 not out with 6 fours and Alexander 52.
[Missing: Umpires; extras breakdown; part fall of wickets; in Suffolk second innings boundaries in Alexander's 52; time completed.]
Sources: Cambridge Chronicle 30 July; Cambridge Daily News 28,29 July; East Anglian Daily Times 29,30 July; The Sportsman 29,30 July; Cricket 12 August, p 335.





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