Cheshire v Northumberland
Minor Counties Championship 1956
VenueTownfield Lane, Oxton on 15th, 16th August 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsCheshire 1; Northumberland 3
UmpiresJB Bowes, L Fisher
Close of play day 1Cheshire (1) 177 all out

Cheshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FW Millettc Henderson b Clough7      
JRL Daviesc Atkinson b Norton21      
*BM Lowec Henderson b McGibbon21      
WA Bardsleyb Atkinson8      
A Mutchlbw b McGibbon9      
AG Ligginsc Smith b Atkinson0      
A Vickerylbw b McGibbon27      
DJ Smithc Clough b Norton22      
+WG Allennot out31      
SG Shepherdb McGibbon9      
MJ Jamesb McGibbon4      
Extras(17 b, 1 lb)18
Total(all out, 80.3 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-48, 3-54, 4-62, 5-62, 6-74, 7-127, 8-137, 9-161, 10-177 (80.3 ov)
Northumberland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clough7   0261--
Norton18   4242--
Oakes9   2200--
Atkinson15   5332--

Northumberland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Waltonc Millett b Smith23      
RW Smithsonc Davies b Smith6      
KD Smithc Bardsley b Shepherd31      
JY Oakesb Smith5      
CRM Atkinsonc Millett b Shepherd50      
R Jowseyc Allen b Smith0      
RG Cloughc Bardsley b Shepherd8      
*LE Liddellc Lowe b Shepherd41      
+HB Hendersonb Smith3      
K Nortonnot out1      
L McGibbonnot out2      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 6 nb)8
Total(9 wickets, 61 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-31, 3-62, 4-70, 5-71, 6-84, 7-160, 8-167, 9-176
Cheshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith29   11515--
James9   2340--
Vickery4   1180--
Shepherd19   2674--

--> AG Liggins made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WG Allen made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> MJ James made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches





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