Buckinghamshire v Norfolk
Minor Counties Championship 1959
VenueLondon Road, High Wycombe on 24th, 25th August 1959 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorfolk won the toss and decided to field
ResultNorfolk won by 8 wickets
PointsBuckinghamshire 0; Norfolk 10
UmpiresGE Hart, AED Smith
Close of play day 1Buckinghamshire (2) 97/4

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ERJ Cliffordb Corran2     
GLT Scottc Schofield b Coomb2     
JR Groutb Coomb18     
LE Hitchingsc Moore b Coomb5     
MJ Hardyb Coomb19     
BJ Lucasb Coomb14     
*+BA Barnettb Coomb0     
PF Jacksonnot out11     
RJ Plestedc and b Coomb0     
RC Dickensb Corran0     
GR Irvingb Corran0     
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 26.2 overs)77
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-26, 3-28, 4-36, 5-54, 6-54, 7-67, 8-67, 9-67, 10-77 (26.2 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coomb13   3407--

Norfolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PG Powellc Hardy b Dickens3     
GG Fiddlerb Clifford25     
EG Witherdenc Hitchings b Dickens126     
NH Mooreb Dickens100     
CM Kenyonnot out5     
R Fellowesrun out4     
*WJ Edrichdid not bat      
IM Wattsdid not bat      
AJ Corrandid not bat      
AG Coombdid not bat      
R Schofielddid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb)9
Total(5 wickets, declared, 81 overs)272
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-62, 3-260, 4-263, 5-272 (81 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dickens18   1553--
Irving20   3660--
Plested15   2470--
Clifford17   2501--
Hardy7   1350--
Grout4   0100--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LE Hitchingsc Corran b Coomb15     
GLT Scottc Kenyon b Corran6     
JR Groutc Kenyon b Corran21     
MJ Hardyc Witherden b Coomb19     
PF Jacksonc Watts b Corran20     
BJ Lucasc Witherden b Corran21     
*+BA Barnettc Kenyon b Coomb4     
ERJ Cliffordb Corran60     
RJ Plestedb Corran57     
RC Dickensnot out14     
GR Irvinglbw b Coomb0     
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 79.5 overs)241
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-21, 3-59, 4-67, 5-103, 6-108, 7-108, 8-219, 9-240, 10-241 (79.5 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Corran27   41036-1
Schofield13   4260--
Edrich7   3230--

Norfolk second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EG Witherdennot out35     
CM Kenyonb Clifford4     
IM Wattsb Plested0     
R Fellowesnot out5     
PG Powelldid not bat      
GG Fiddlerdid not bat      
NH Mooredid not bat      
*WJ Edrichdid not bat      
AJ Corrandid not bat      
AG Coombdid not bat      
R Schofielddid not bat      
Extras(3 b)3
Total(2 wickets, 14 overs)47
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dickens4   0210--
Irving3   230--
Clifford4   0171--
Plested3   131--

Bucks suffered on a spiteful wicket that later eased. Witherden had 12 x 4 in his 126 and Moore 11 x 4.
Clifford hit 1 x 6 and 7 x 4 in his 60, Plested 7 x 4 in his 57. They added 111, still a Bucks record for the 8th wicket.
Sources: Bucks score book, Bucks Yearbook





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