Norfolk v Buckinghamshire
Minor Counties Championship 1959
VenueCounty Ground, Lakenham on 29th, 30th July 1959 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorfolk won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNorfolk 3; Buckinghamshire 1
Close of play day 1Buckinghamshire (2) 22/1

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NV Butlerc Blofeld b Walmsley7      
+LE Hitchingsc Allcock b Walmsley2      
*PLB Stoddartc Powell b Walmsley15      
MJ Hardyc and b Edrich26      
GLT Scottc Edrich b Godfrey28      
KWA Butlerc Blofeld b Godfrey18      
BC Janesc Allcock b Godfrey10      
ERJ Cliffordc Watts b Godfrey7      
FW Harrisc Allcock b Godfrey0      
RJ Plestedc Blofeld b Walmsley21      
RD Averynot out2      
Extras(9 b, 1 lb)10
Total(all out, 59.3 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-13, 3-56, 4-58, 5-97, 6-110, 7-115, 8-115, 9-140, 10-146 (59.3 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walmsley27   10504--
Edrich9   1281--
Schofield4   0170--

Norfolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PG Powellb Harris8      
HC Blofeldc Clifford b Harris2      
EG Witherdenc Clifford b NV Butler66      
AD Cunninghamc NV Butler b Harris43      
*WJ Edrichnot out39      
T Allcockc Hitchings b KWA Butler6      
IM Wattsnot out8      
DM Rossidid not bat      
DG Godfreydid not bat      
R Schofielddid not bat      
PG Walmsleydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb)6
Total(5 wickets, declared, 46 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-13, 3-97, 4-129, 5-150
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harris16   6483--
Avery3   280--
Janes9   0450--
KWA Butler12   3351--
NV Butler6   0361--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NV Butlerb Godfrey121      
+LE Hitchingsc Allcock b Walmsley0      
*PLB Stoddartc Allcock b Edrich104      
MJ Hardyb Edrich3      
GLT Scottc Allcock b Schofield2      
KWA Butlerb Godfrey11      
BC Janesc Allcock b Walmsley5      
ERJ Cliffordnot out4      
FW Harrisc Allcock b Walmsley12      
RJ Plestednot out4      
RD Averydid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(8 wickets, declared, 87 overs)273
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-180, 3-184, 4-187, 5-223, 6-244, 7-254, 8-269
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walmsley26   9743--
Godfrey24   3922--
Schofield19   4641--
Edrich18   6362--

Norfolk second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HC Blofeldc Hitchings b Harris0      
PG Powellc Hardy b Janes10      
EG Witherdenc Hitchings b Janes79      
T Allcockb Harris38      
*WJ Edrichb Harris16      
AD Cunninghamc NV Butler b KWA Butler5      
IM Wattsnot out22      
DM Rossinot out35      
DG Godfreydid not bat      
R Schofielddid not bat      
PG Walmsleydid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(6 wickets, 57 overs)206
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-40, 3-100, 4-128, 5-141, 6-158
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harris23   4743--
Janes16   2772--
KWA Butler18   4541--

--> DM Rossi made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> PLB Stoddart (2) passed his previous highest score of 100 in Minor Counties Championship matches

Bucks left Norfolk 163 minutes in which to make 242. Avery hurt his arm while batting and soon retired
from bowling. Witherden's 66 contained 10 x 4; N Butler hit 19 x 4 in his 121, Stoddart 13 x 4; in Norfolk's
second innings Witherden hit 1 x 5 and 10 x 4 in his 79.
Sources: Bucks score book, Bucks Yearbook





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