Norfolk v Buckinghamshire
Minor Counties Championship 1957
VenueCounty Ground, Lakenham on 31st July, 1st August 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossBuckinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNorfolk 3; Buckinghamshire 1
UmpiresS Cox, AED Smith
Close of play day 1Norfolk (1) 156/2 (Moore 63*, Witherden 26*)

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Mackinnonc Witherden b Schofield61  6- 
NV Butlerb Schofield51  5- 
LE Hitchingsc Walmsley b Schofield4     
G Reynoldsst Greatrex b Schofield9     
*DFV Johnsb Coomb0     
G Atkinsc and b Schofield40     
DR Peppiattb Witherden14     
+RP Farrc Brayne b Witherden6     
CW Smithc Farrer b Schofield2     
RJ Plestednot out2     
GR Irvingst Greatrex b Schofield3     
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 89.1 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-107, 2-111, 3-126, 4-127, 5-129, 6-178, 7-184, 8-196, 9-197, 10-201 (89.1 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walmsley10   4170--
Coomb21   64011-
Moore11   3240-1
Witherden20   8412--
Farrer6   1170--

Norfolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*PG Powellc Irving b Plested34     
R Reynoldsb Irving32     
NH Moorenot out163  24- 
EG Witherdennot out112  9- 
TL Braynedid not bat      
ME Thornedid not bat      
AG Coombdid not bat      
+EJ Greatrexdid not bat      
RJ Farrerdid not bat      
R Schofielddid not bat      
PG Walmsleydid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 1 w)2
Total(2 wickets, declared, 106 overs)343
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-82
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith18   5490--
Irving27   67811-
Plested34   5981--
Reynolds2   0250--
Johns8   1250--
Butler5   1160--
Atkins6   0350--
Peppiatt6   1150--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Mackinnonnot out66  9- 
NV Butlernot out132  22- 
LE Hitchingsdid not bat      
G Reynoldsdid not bat      
*DFV Johnsdid not bat      
G Atkinsdid not bat      
DR Peppiattdid not bat      
+RP Farrdid not bat      
CW Smithdid not bat      
RJ Plesteddid not bat      
GR Irvingdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(no wicket, 85 overs)205
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walmsley16   5410--
Coomb10   3170--
Schofield19   4360--
Farrer12   8170--
Reynolds2   0130--
Witherden11   4160--
Powell3   1110--
Brayne6   0240--
Thorne6   1230--

The last wicket of the match fell at 5.47 on the first day - so more than 7 hours without a wicket
Norfolk 261 unbeaten stand betwwen Moore and Witherden) was a county record for the third wicket





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