Lancashire Second XI v Cheshire
Minor Counties Championship 1953
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 18th, 19th May 1953 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire Second XI won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLancashire Second XI 2; Cheshire 2
UmpiresJH Elliss, A Mitchison
ScorersWA Glendinning, ESS Medlicott
Close of play day 1Cheshire (1) 62/6

Lancashire Second XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Whartonc Smith b Lord162  234  
S Smithc Cook b Blunt65      
JG Lomaxb Smith9      
P Barcroftb Smith27      
*JF Blackledgec Smith b Williams86      
DJ Smithc Williams b Lord31      
+A Wilsonnot out4      
J Inghamdid not bat      
T Greenhoughdid not bat      
G Ashfielddid not bat      
P Whiteleydid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 3 lb)10
Total(6 wickets, declared, 97.3 overs)394
Fall of wickets:
1-121, 2-172, 3-270, 4-270, 5-352, 6-394 (97.3 ov)
Cheshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blunt23   31071--
Smith15   1492--
Wood10   1440--
Lord32   51002--

Cheshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Woodc Lomax b Wharton12      
+GH Wigglesworthb Ashfield9      
LBP Adamslbw b Ashfield1      
FW Millettnot out14      
*WHR Jonesc Barcroft b Ingham4      
JR Cookc Wilson b DJ Smith6      
G Hardingc Wilson b DJ Smith1      
BH Williamsnot out7      
DJ Smithdid not bat      
AD Lorddid not bat      
L Bluntdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)8
Total(6 wickets, 33 overs)62
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-23, 3-27, 4-36, 5-50, 6-53
Lancashire Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
DJ Smith12   7152-2
Ashfield12   3272-1
Wharton2   121--
Greenhough3   070--
Ingham4   231--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> A Wharton (1) passed his previous highest score of 154 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> BH Williams made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> LBP Adams made his debut for Cheshire in Minor Counties Championship matches





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