Staffordshire v Durham
Minor Counties Championship 1955
VenueThe Hough, Stafford on 18th, 19th July 1955 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossStaffordshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsStaffordshire 1; Durham 3
UmpiresJW Ashley, A Mitchison
ScorersAC Lowerson, W Walker
Close of play day 1Staffordshire (1) 76/4 (Russell 36*, Boon 1*)

Durham first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Keelerb Smith4     
HD Bellc Russell b Smith13     
GM Crawfordc Banks b Shardlow22     
GC Lambc Norcup b Shardlow107     
*DW Hardylbw b Shardlow0     
ME Scottc Russell b Butler41     
K Longstaffst Lawton b Russell20     
JG Williamsonc Smith b Shardlow81     
NW Owennot out30     
+JG Foxnot out9     
J Browndid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(8 wickets, declared, 90 overs)334
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-22, 3-76, 4-79, 5-190, 6-190, 7-263, 8-315
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Norcup8   0310--
Smith16   0682--
Russell12   1581--
Shardlow32   9944--
Crump7   0390--
Butler15   6371--

Staffordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JF Butlerc Fox b Williamson11     
FH Apperleyb Brown6     
D Russellb Scott49     
JS Hallb Williamson5     
NGW Banksc Crawford b Scott15     
H Boonc Owen b Scott27     
BS Crumpb Owen0     
*B Shardlowb Scott15     
SJ Norcupb Scott1     
+GM Lawtonnot out5     
EG Smithst Fox b Scott1     
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(all out, 71 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-17, 3-26, 4-69, 5-111, 6-116, 7-116, 8-119, 9-134, 10-138 (71 ov)
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown10   1331--
Williamson15   3382--
Hardy6   3110--
Owen20   8231--
Scott20   7306--

Staffordshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JF Butlerc Fox b Brown37     
FH Apperleyc Crawford b Scott71     
D Russellst Fox b Scott18     
JS Hallc Hardy b Scott0     
NGW Banksst Fox b Scott20     
H Boonnot out102     
BS Crumpc Owen b Crawford44     
*B Shardlownot out0     
SJ Norcupdid not bat      
+GM Lawtondid not bat      
EG Smithdid not bat      
Extras(15 b, 1 lb)16
Total(6 wickets, 101.1 overs)308
Fall of wickets:
1-74, 2-112, 3-116, 4-145, 5-158, 6-304
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown19   3601--
Williamson18   4530--
Hardy18   5640--
Owen16   2410--
Scott26   4604--
Crawford3   181--

Source: Durham CCC scorebook with thanks to Brian Hunt





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