Durham v Staffordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1956
VenueKingsway, Bishop Auckland on 25th, 26th June 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossStaffordshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsDurham 1; Staffordshire 3
UmpiresAH Barrett, GWF Reeves
ScorersCLW Cooper, AC Lowerson
Close of play day 1Durham (1) 64/5 (Watson 25*, Aspinall 11*)

Staffordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JS Hallc Sanders b JG Williamson23      
*DM Haynesnot out136      
WR Smithb JG Williamson13      
RL Haltonc Fox b JG Williamson0      
BS Crumplbw b Aspinall9      
H Boonc Sanders b Froud20      
EJ Shawst Fox b JG Williamson25      
EJ Lowellst Fox b JG Williamson0      
B Shardlowc Aspinall b K Williamson25      
+AD Gilesb K Williamson0      
JC Norcupb K Williamson0      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb)10
Total(all out, 104.2 overs)261
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-95, 3-95, 4-125, 5-158, 6-197, 7-197, 8-255, 9-255, 10-261 (104.2 ov)
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
K Williamson25.28563--
JG Williamson28   8795--
Watson16   5310--
Aspinall24   6511--
Scott6   2150--
Froud5   0191--

Durham first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Sandersc Shaw b Norcup1      
HD Bellb Norcup1      
ME Scottb Lowell2      
GC Lambc Shaw b Norcup7      
JM Watsonnot out69      
JG Keelerlbw b Shardlow8      
R Aspinallc Boon b Norcup11      
K Williamsonc Haynes b Crump13      
JG Williamsonc Giles b Crump0      
*+JG Foxb Lowell3      
WN Froudb Lowell4      
Extras(9 b)9
Total(all out, 46.4 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-4, 3-4, 4-21, 5-44, 6-69, 7-111, 8-111, 9-120, 10-128 (46.4 ov)
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Norcup13   3174--
Halton4   360--
Crump10   1312--
Shardlow6   1171--

Durham second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Keelerlbw b Norcup47      
HD Bellc Boon b Lowell0      
AW Sandersc Giles b Shardlow38      
ME Scottrun out0      
GC Lambc Boon b Halton16      
JM Watsonc Norcup b Halton0      
R Aspinallnot out101      
K Williamsonlbw b Lowell8      
JG Williamsonc Haynes b Lowell19      
*+JG Foxb Norcup0      
WN Froudrun out2      
Extras(4 b, 10 lb)14
Total(all out, 78.2 overs)245
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-75, 3-78, 4-109, 5-109, 6-109, 7-141, 8-211, 9-228, 10-245 (78.2 ov)
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lowell14   0633--
Norcup25   7722--
Shardlow16   3541--
Crump7   0230--

Staffordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JS Hallrun out3      
*DM Haynesb JG Williamson4      
RL Haltonc Fox b JG Williamson16      
H Boonb JG Williamson40      
EJ Lowellb JG Williamson0      
EJ Shawnot out5      
BS Crumpnot out8      
WR Smithdid not bat      
B Shardlowdid not bat      
+AD Gilesdid not bat      
JC Norcupdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb)4
Total(5 wickets, 20 overs)80
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-21, 3-33, 4-33, 5-68
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
JG Williamson10   1624--
K Williamson10   4140--

--> DM Haynes (1) passed his previous highest score of 81 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> DM Haynes (1) made his first century in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WR Smith made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> EJ Lowell made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AD Giles made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> R Aspinall (2) passed his previous highest score of 100 in Minor Counties Championship matches

Source: Durham CCC scorebook with thanks to Brian Hunt





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