Norfolk v Cambridgeshire
Minor Counties Championship 1909 (East Division)
VenueKing Edward VII Grammar School Ground, King's Lynn on 9th, 10th August 1909 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorfolk won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorfolk won by an innings and 67 runs
PointsNorfolk 5; Cambridgeshire 0
UmpiresR Head, A Rudd
Close of play day 1Cambridgeshire (1) 52/6 (Barker 3*, Watts 8*)

Norfolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG McCormickb Coulson12      
AK Watsonc Watts b Bellars66      
GA Stevensc Reid b Tebbutt104      
RAA Beresfordb Tebbutt63      
GB Raikesc Collier b Tebbutt25      
CE Durrantb Coulson26      
E Gibsonc C Pigg b Tebbutt11      
*BK Wilsonb Tebbutt7      
G Stevensb Coulson0      
+SD Pagenot out19      
EW Smithrun out13      
Total(all out, 100.1 overs)379
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-145, 3-247, 4-257, 5-293, 6-329, 7-329, 8-329, 9-335, 10-379 (100.1 ov)
Cambridgeshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coulson34   12803--
BW Pigg19   2680--
Reid5   0220--
Bellars15   1521--
Barker10   1530--

Cambridgeshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Reidst Page b Raikes8      
FE Collierb Raikes0      
F Robersonc Page b Raikes4      
AS Lingb Gibson13      
BW Piggc McCormick b Raikes13      
HC Tebbuttc and b Raikes0      
HR Barkerb Raikes9      
+GH Wattsc G Stevens b Raikes17      
*C Piggc Gibson b Smith18      
H Coulsonnot out3      
AE Bellarsc McCormick b Smith9      
Total(all out, 32.4 overs)101
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-13, 3-28, 4-30, 5-33, 6-44, 7-63, 8-89, 9-?, 10-101 (32.4 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gibson14   6201--
Raikes16   2637--

Cambridgeshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Reidst Page b Raikes57      
H Coulsonb Gibson14      
FE Collierb Raikes2      
AS Lingb G Stevens19      
+GH Wattsc Smith b G Stevens0      
HC Tebbuttb Smith5      
F Robersonnot out54      
BW Piggc Durrant b Raikes29      
HR Barkerc and b Raikes15      
*C Piggb G Stevens3      
AE Bellarsb G Stevens3      
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 2 nb, 0 w)10
Total(all out, 63 overs)211
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-36, 3-81, 4-81, 5-101, 6-101, 7-147, 8-190, 9-197, 10-211 (63 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gibson11   3311--
Raikes27   21094--
Smith16   4361--
G Stevens9   1254-2

--> RAA Beresford (1) passed his previous highest score of 19 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> CE Durrant made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> BK Wilson made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AE Bellars made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> F Roberson (2) passed his previous highest score of 50 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.
Norfolk won this return match by an innings and 67 runs shortly before 3.45 pm on the second day. When the two sides had met at Newmarket in July Cambridgeshire had been victorious. For the winners, Raikes took 11 wickets in the match for 172 runs, including 7 for 63 in the Cambridgeshire first innings. There were 11 fours, 6 threes and 2 twos in G A Stevens's 104, an innings of 2 hours. Watson's 66 included 8 fours, and Beresford's 63 contained 9 fours. In the Norfolk innings, Watson and G A Stevens added 116 runs for the second wicket, and Stevens and Beresford 102 for the third. For Cambridgeshire, Reid scored 57 and Roberson 54 not out. This was the first Championship match played at the ground.
[Missing: Ground location; extras breakdown; in Cambridgeshire first innings fall of ninth wickets; in Cambridgeshire second innings boundaries in Reed's 57 and Roberson's 54 not out.]
Sources: Eastern Daily Press 10,11 August; Eastern Evening News 9,10 August; Norfolk Chronicle 14 August; Norwich Mercury 14 August; Cambridgeshire Weekly News 13 August; East Anglian Daily Times 10,11 August; The Sportsman 10,11 August; Cricket 19 August, p 350.





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