Buckinghamshire v Norfolk
Minor Counties Championship 1956
VenueAscott Park, Wing on 24th, 25th August 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorfolk won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsBuckinghamshire 3; Norfolk 1
UmpiresWE Brown, J O'Connor
Close of play day 1Buckinghamshire (1) ?/8

Norfolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*PG Powellb Pickett7     
HC Blofeldc WP Kemp b Smith8     
EG Witherdenc Barnett b Smith50     
NH Moorec Barnett b Smith6     
WO Thomasc Barnett b Smith20     
DW Thaxterc Barnett b Johns21     
GG Fiddlerc Tilbury b Smith0     
CB Grantlbw b Bishton3     
+BGW Stevensnot out4     
D Phippsc Tilbury b Bishton5     
PG Walmsleyc WP Kemp b Johns0     
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)14
Total(all out, 66.4 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-15, 3-32, 4-82, 5-107, 6-109, 7-127, 8-129, 9-138, 10-138 (66.4 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pickett22   74912-
Smith30   12545-1
Bishton3   132--

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WP Kempb Phipps34     
PF Jacksonc Stevens b Phipps4     
LE Hitchingsc Fiddler b Moore54     
SW Bishtonc Stevens b Witherden5     
*DFV Johnsc and b Witherden5     
+BA Barnettc Stevens b Moore16     
JMH Tilburyc and b Moore11     
CA Pickettc Walmsley b Moore10     
BJ Lucasrun out62     
A Kempc Stevens b Witherden2     
CW Smithnot out19     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(all out, 76.4 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-53, 3-58, 4-69, 5-95, 6-121, 7-138, 8-142, 9-156, 10-227 (76.4 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walmsley17   7430--
Moore18   2484--
Phipps24   4862--

Norfolk second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*PG Powellnot out18     
HC Blofeldc Hitchings b Smith3     
EG Witherdennot out36     
NH Mooredid not bat      
WO Thomasdid not bat      
DW Thaxterdid not bat      
GG Fiddlerdid not bat      
CB Grantdid not bat      
+BGW Stevensdid not bat      
D Phippsdid not bat      
PG Walmsleydid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(1 wicket, 26 overs)64
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Blofeld)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pickett8   3150--
Smith10   2261-2
Johns5   280--
Bishton3   080--

--> WP Kemp made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> LE Hitchings (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> A Kemp made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> CW Smith (1) passed his previous highest score of 16 in Minor Counties Championship matches

Witherden hit 5 x 4 in his 50; Hitchings hit 5 x 4 in his 54, Lucas 1 x 6 and 6 x 4 in his 62.
Sources: Bucks score book, Bucks Yearbook





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