Cheshire v Staffordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1948
VenueTownfield Lane, Oxton on 12th, 13th May 1948 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCheshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCheshire won by an innings and 3 runs
PointsCheshire 10; Staffordshire 0
Close of play day 1

Cheshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DE Mountb Norcup1      
HN Nuttallc Wood b Thornhill36      
CB Harrisonb Shardlow29      
AM Wolstenholmelbw b Taylor28      
JG Cranmerc Dennis b Taylor1      
G Bullc Broderick b Thornhill94      
W Winstanleylbw b Shardlow1      
J Briggsc Norcup b Thornhill16      
SG Shepherdc Norcup b Taylor0      
AD Lordnot out47      
*+L Wilsonb Thornhill4      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(all out, 109 overs)269
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-67, 3-71, 4-76, 5-105, 6-110, 7-133, 8-134, 9-261, 10-269 (109 ov)
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Norcup18   6481--
Taylor27   4583--
Shardlow33   10532--
Broderick15   1470--
Thornhill15   3424--
Wood1   090--

Staffordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Smithc Winstanley b Shepherd17      
FR Baileylbw b Winstanley6      
EA Huttonc Wilson b Winstanley28      
E Broderickc Winstanley b Briggs39      
+ED Dennisb Winstanley17      
*B Shardlowc Bull b Shepherd14      
HH Woodc Wilson b Shepherd4      
PHC Charnockb Shepherd1      
F Taylorc Mount b Winstanley7      
HJ Thornhillb Winstanley0      
SJ Norcupnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 68.2 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-28, 3-80, 4-110, 5-127, 6-127, 7-130, 8-139, 9-139, 10-139 (68.2 ov)
Cheshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Winstanley19   5495--
Briggs12   5321--
Lord14   5200--

Staffordshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
R Smithc Mount b Shepherd10      
FR Baileyc Winstanley b Shepherd0      
EA Huttonc Nuttall b Winstanley9      
E Broderickc Wilson b Briggs12      
+ED Dennisc Nuttall b Shepherd11      
HH Woodb Shepherd10      
*B Shardlowc Wilson b Shepherd26      
PHC Charnockb Briggs18      
F Taylorrun out3      
HJ Thornhillc Nuttall b Winstanley16      
SJ Norcupnot out5      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(all out, 61.2 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-18, 3-26, 4-43, 5-45, 6-64, 7-85, 8-91, 9-121, 10-127 (61.2 ov)
Cheshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shepherd23   8455--
Briggs13   6212--
Lord8   3230--

--> CB Harrison made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JG Cranmer made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> G Bull (1) passed his previous highest score of 60 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AD Lord (1) passed his previous highest score of 16 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> J Briggs made his debut for Cheshire in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HJ Thornhill achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Cheshire first innings (previous best was 1-32)





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