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Durham v Staffordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1907 (North Division)
VenueAshbrooke, Sunderland on 12th, 13th June 1907 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDurham won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsDurham 3; Staffordshire 0
UmpiresT Attewell, O Firth
Close of play day 1Staffordshire (1) 36/9 (Bourne 11*, Bucknell 0*; 19 overs)

Durham first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CY Adamsonb Mee24  1- 
JE Fairleyb Mee3  -- 
*T Coulsonc Bucknell b Barnes0  -- 
EB Proudst Winser b Mee1  -- 
G Turnbullc Bucknell b Mee2  -- 
FG Messervyb Barnes1  -- 
W Tolsonnot out18  -- 
CH Parkinlbw b Barnes5  -- 
J Thackerayb Barnes0  -- 
+J Kirtleyb Mee16  3- 
A Morrisc Bourne b Barnes1     
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 28.2 overs)74
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-13, 3-18, 4-20, 5-23, 6-41, 7-52, 8-52, 9-71, 10-74 (28.2 ov)
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mee14   4425--

Staffordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Brownb Morris1  -- 
A Hollowoodb Morris0  -- 
JB Feredayc Morris b Turnbull0  -- 
SF Barnesb Morris2  -- 
RJ Meeb Morris11  -- 
*HD Strattonb Morris3  -- 
JE Nicholslbw b Turnbull0  -- 
EH Bournenot out11  1- 
JB Russellb Morris0  -- 
+CL Winserc Thackeray b Turnbull4  1- 
A Bucknellb Morris0  -- 
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 19.3 overs)36
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-1, 3-1, 4-6, 5-18, 6-19, 7-21, 8-27, 9-32, 10-36 (19.3 ov)
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Turnbull10   1153--

--> JE Fairley made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> FG Messervy made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> FG Messervy made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> CH Parkin made his debut for Durham in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> A Morris achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Staffordshire first innings (previous best was 6-23)

Source: Durham CCC scorebook with thanks to Brian Hunt
Match drawn with Durham winning on first innings. The match was dominated by the weather, with a start not being possible before 3.30 pm on the first day and only 3 balls being bowled on the second day before rain prevented further play. The match was abandoned at 2.15 pm on the second day. In both innings the respective bowlers bowled unchanged. For Durham, Morris took 7 wickets for 17 runs. The Staffordshire score of 36 was the second lowest of the season.
[Missing: Complete.]
Sources: Durham Scorebook; Staffordshire Scorebook; Newcastle Daily Journal 13,14 June; Staffordshire Advertiser 15 June; Staffordshire Sentinel 12,15 June; Birmingham Daily Post 13,14 June; Yorkshire Post 14 June; The Sportsman 12,13,14 June.


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