Norfolk v Buckinghamshire
Minor Counties Championship 1956
VenueRecreation Ground, Hunstanton on 1st, 2nd August 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorfolk won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNorfolk 2; Buckinghamshire 2
UmpiresF Berry, WE Brown
Close of play day 1No play

Norfolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*PG Powellnot out101     
EG Witherdenlbw b Butler33     
WO Thomasc Farrow b Dyde0     
RHG Hoffc Mackinnon b Butler46     
TL Braynec Barnett b Rickard3     
DD Carterc Johns b Rickard8     
DW Thaxterb Rickard4     
AG Coombb Rickard0     
D Phippsdid not bat      
+BGW Stevensdid not bat      
PG Walmsleydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(7 wickets, declared, 80 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-60, 3-151, 4-160, 5-178, 6-198, 7-198 (80 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rickard17   2434--
Butler33   12652--
Farrow2   090--
Johns3   0150--
Dyde13   2321--
Hughes12   1310--

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PLB Stoddartc Brayne b Walmsley0     
D Mackinnonc Thaxter b Coomb8     
WP Kempb Walmsley0     
*DFV Johnsc Thomas b Walmsley18     
+BA Barnettc Stevens b Coomb6     
KWA Butlernot out18     
JA Dydenot out8     
JMH Tilburydid not bat      
KI Farrowdid not bat      
D Rickarddid not bat      
AJ Hughesdid not bat      
Extras(8 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(5 wickets, 32 overs)67
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-21, 4-31, 5-49
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walmsley12   6163--
Coomb13   5332-1
Witherden4   310--
Phipps3   180--

--> D Mackinnon made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> D Rickard made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AG Coomb made his debut for Norfolk in Minor Counties Championship matches

After a blank first day Bucks were set to make 199 in 130 minutes. Powell hit 4 x 4 in his 101 in 4 hours.
Sources: Bucks score book, Bucks Yearbook





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