Buckinghamshire v Norfolk
Minor Counties Championship 1960
VenueThe Meadow, Chesham on 22nd, 23rd August 1960 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorfolk won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsBuckinghamshire 3; Norfolk 1
Close of play day 1Norfolk (1) 197 all out

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*PLB Stoddartc Moore b Corran1      
BC Janesb Walmsley0      
G Atkinsb Edrich96      
G Reynoldsc Powell b Walmsley7      
JA Cockettc Kenyon b Edrich22      
SJ Tomlinc Corran b Edrich0      
MJ Hardyb Edrich55      
+BA Barnettc Powell b Edrich6      
VHD Canningsc Kenyon b Thorne2      
RJ Plestednot out14      
JWC Millsb Edrich10      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(all out, 66.1 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-2, 3-37, 4-126, 5-126, 6-129, 7-149, 8-166, 9-192, 10-216 (66.1 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walmsley9   3222--
Corran9   1331--
Coomb7   2170--
Thorne21   8661--

Norfolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GG Fiddlerb Reynolds36      
PG Powellc Cannings b Plested14      
EG Witherdenst Barnett b Plested29      
NH Moorelbw b Plested20      
*WJ Edrichc Janes b Reynolds38      
JJC Gibsonb Plested1      
AG Coombb Reynolds36      
DC Thorneb Plested3      
CM Kenyonc Cannings b Plested5      
AJ Corranc Stoddart b Reynolds7      
PG Walmsleynot out0      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb)8
Total(all out, 69.5 overs)197
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-86, 3-96, 4-133, 5-145, 6-153, 7-159, 8-189, 9-193, 10-197 (69.5 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cannings8   3100--
Janes5   2210--
Mills10   2290--
Plested27   7576--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*PLB Stoddartc Edrich b Corran4      
BC Janesb Corran10      
G Atkinsc Corran b Edrich87      
G Reynoldsc Corran b Coomb3      
JA Cockettb Coomb1      
SJ Tomlinlbw b Corran0      
MJ Hardyc and b Thorne34      
+BA Barnettb Edrich10      
VHD Canningsb Corran28      
RJ Plestedb Corran12      
JWC Millsnot out15      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 83.5 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-15, 3-34, 4-40, 5-43, 6-113, 7-136, 8-167, 9-188, 10-209 (83.5 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walmsley6   2200--
Coomb13   3252--
Thorne17   2461--
Edrich23   7472--

Norfolk second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GG Fiddlerc Reynolds b Mills14      
PG Powellb Cannings20      
*WJ Edrichb Mills101      
EG Witherdenc Reynolds b Mills20      
NH Moorec Cockett b Plested20      
AJ Corranst Barnett b Plested5      
JJC Gibsonrun out1      
AG Coombnot out38      
DC Thornec Cannings b Mills0      
CM Kenyonnot out0      
PG Walmsleydid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(8 wickets, 53 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-35, 3-78, 4-135, 5-144, 6-147, 7-211, 8-213
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cannings13   2351--
Mills16   1714-1
Plested14   1462--
Reynolds10   1670--

--> JWC Mills (2) passed his previous highest score of 10 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> CM Kenyon made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JWC Mills achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Norfolk second innings (previous best was 3-71)

Norfolk failed by just two runs to achieve victory after being required to make 229 in 130 minutes.
Bucks fielding was poor, Edrich being dropped seven times in hitting 101 with 7 x 6 and 4 x 4.
Atkins' 96 contained 1 x 6 and 13 x 4, his 87 included 9 x 4. Hardy hit 3 x 6 and 5 x 4 in his 55.
Sources: Bucks score book, Bucks Yearbook





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