Northumberland v Durham
Minor Counties Championship 1948
VenueOsborne Avenue, Jesmond on 2nd, 3rd August 1948 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDurham won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNorthumberland 5; Durham 3
UmpiresFM Bickerton, A Hardy
ScorersJ Appleby, AC Lowerson
Close of play day 1Northumberland (1) 20/1 (Cunningham 6*, Townsend 4*)

Durham first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DG Harronc Cunningham b Robson17      
DCH Townsendc Earl b Oswald2      
WA Buffhamc Henderson b Earl17      
G Thompsonc Henderson b Townsend14      
TK Jacksonc Robinson b Oswald21      
*RB Proudb Earl77      
DW Hardyb Townsend45      
WK Laidlawlbw b Oswald0      
NW Owenc Shackleton b Oswald1      
+AW Austinnot out18      
FI Herbertst Henderson b Robson3      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 89 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-31, 3-50, 4-56, 5-150, 6-154, 7-154, 8-158, 9-209, 10-222 (89 ov)
Northumberland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Oswald22   11614--
Shackleton16   3350--
Earl20   7592--
Townsend16   5242--
Robson15   1362--

Northumberland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AD Cunninghamst Austin b Laidlaw43      
JB Muchallb Jackson8      
LF Townsendb Laidlaw69      
CL Routledgec Herbert b Laidlaw2      
GB Robinsonlbw b Laidlaw43      
*LE Liddellb Owen96      
LF Shackletonc Harron b Laidlaw6      
JS Oswaldnot out3      
+HB Hendersonb Laidlaw0      
H Robson hit wkt b Laidlaw1      
KJ Earlst Austin b Laidlaw0      
Extras(11 b, 6 lb, 3 nb)20
Total(all out, 79.5 overs)291
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-134, 3-136, 4-137, 5-265, 6-274, 7-287, 8-287, 9-291, 10-291 (79.5 ov)
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Herbert19   10490--
Jackson16   6401--
Owen21   4811--
Hardy3   130--

Durham second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DG Harronnot out101      
G Thompsonb Robson42      
WA Buffhamc Robinson b Routledge39      
DW Hardynot out9      
DCH Townsenddid not bat      
TK Jacksondid not bat      
*RB Prouddid not bat      
WK Laidlawdid not bat      
NW Owendid not bat      
+AW Austindid not bat      
FI Herbertdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(2 wickets, 70 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-74, 2-159
Northumberland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Oswald11   2290--
Shackleton22   3590--
Earl7   0220--
Robson14   5311--
Townsend8   630--
Routledge5   0241--
Cunningham3   0230--

--> DW Hardy made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AW Austin (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> GB Robinson (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> LE Liddell (1) passed his previous highest score of 86 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> LF Shackleton made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> DG Harron (2) passed his previous highest score of 23 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> DG Harron (2) made his first century in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WK Laidlaw achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Northumberland first innings (previous best was 6-29)

Rain stopped play from 5.10pm until the close on the first day
Source: Durham CCC scorebook with thanks to Brian Hunt





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