Cheshire v Northumberland
Minor Counties Championship 1961
VenueVictoria Road, Macclesfield on 14th, 15th August 1961 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultCheshire won by 2 wickets
PointsCheshire 10; Northumberland 3
UmpiresT Drinkwater, GE Hart
Close of play day 1Cheshire (1) 12/1 (Sutton 8*, Ingman ?*)

Northumberland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GK Knoxlbw b Davies31     
PH Shawb Millett10     
KD Smithb Davies6     
*RW Smithsonb Davies26     
RG Cloughlbw b Davies10     
RE Woodc Hardstaff b Millett60     
BS Coweyc Ingman b Smith6     
RM Raceb Millett7     
+HB Hendersonb Davis1     
K Drapernot out0     
K Nortondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(9 wickets, declared, 72.3 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-48, 3-48, 4-84, 5-85, 6-106, 7-146, 8-157, 9-161 (72.3 ov)
Cheshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davis12   3341- 
Smith15   3311- 
Davies26   13314- 
Sutton2   0110- 

Cheshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*FW Millettc Henderson b Draper4     
JA Suttonc Shaw b Smithson18     
+EK Ingmanrun out3     
BM Lowec Knox b Smithson14     
JM Cownleynot out4     
PD Briggsnot out19     
PAC Kellydid not bat      
GC Hardstaffdid not bat      
MJ Davisdid not bat      
DJ Smithdid not bat      
S Daviesdid not bat      
Total(4 wickets, declared, 16.2 overs)62
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-25, 3-33, 4-39
Northumberland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Draper4   251--
Race3   230--
Norton1   040--
Shaw4   1160--

Northumberland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GK Knoxnot out38     
PH Shawc Sutton b Smith1     
KD Smithnot out47     
*RW Smithsondid not bat      
RG Cloughdid not bat      
RE Wooddid not bat      
BS Coweydid not bat      
RM Racedid not bat      
+HB Hendersondid not bat      
K Draperdid not bat      
K Nortondid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(1 wicket, declared, 26 overs)87
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Shaw)
Cheshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davis5   0100--
Smith3   091--
Millett7   2310--
Davies9   0280--
Sutton2   080--

Cheshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*FW Millettrun out7     
JA Suttonc Shaw b Race23     
BM Loweb Draper13     
JM Cownleyc Shaw b Knox97     
PD Briggsb Race0     
PAC Kellyb Race31     
GC Hardstaffc Wood b Knox2     
MJ Davisrun out5     
DJ Smithnot out3     
S Daviesnot out4     
+EK Ingmandid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(8 wickets, 39.1 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-39, 3-43, 4-43, 5-148, 6-163, 7-172, 8-185
Northumberland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Draper14   3551--
Race14   3393--
Norton4   0290--
Cowey2   0250--

--> RE Wood (1) passed his previous highest score of 53 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RM Race made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> PD Briggs (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JM Cownley (2) passed his previous highest score of 63 in Minor Counties Championship matches

The start was delayed by rain for two and a half hours on the first day





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