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Staffordshire v Durham
Minor Counties Championship 1978
VenueBass Worthington Ground, Burton-on-Trent on 14th, 15th August 1978 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDurham won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsStaffordshire 1; Durham 3
UmpiresR Burrows, GA Wenman
ScorersLW Hancock (Staffordshire), AD Reed (Durham)
Close of play day 1Durham (1) 99/3 (Greensword 35*, Riddell 30*; 35 overs)

Staffordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DA Hancocknot out692332452- 
PN Gillc Wasim Raja b Greensword1252731- 
TA Pearsalllbw b Greensword34104845- 
Nasim-ul-Ghanic Mercer b Greensword246-- 
JD Mooreb Wilkinson21419-- 
MJ Ikinc Wilkinson b Wasim Raja1538292- 
NJ Archerlbw b Parsana062-- 
DG Nichollsb Parsana21311-- 
+MR Greennot out1118141- 
BD Gessnerdid not bat      
RI Jamesdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(7 wickets, declared, 245 minutes, 80 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-90, 3-92, 4-99, 5-130, 6-130, 7-141
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilkinson18   8251--
Wishart8   2230--
Greensword22   12293--
Kippax13   8180--
Parsana11   1292-2
Wasim Raja8   1231--

Durham first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SR Atkinsonlbw b James01017-- 
PW Romainesc Green b Gessner3 22-- 
Wasim Rajac Green b Gessner19 292- 
S Greenswordnot out56 17421 
*NA Riddellnot out51 1497- 
PJ Kippaxdid not bat      
C Thomasdid not bat      
DD Parsanadid not bat      
+RAD Mercerdid not bat      
IA Wishartdid not bat      
JS Wilkinsondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 10 lb, 3 nb)14
Total(3 wickets, declared, 197 minutes, 50 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-3, 3-27
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gessner11   4232-1
James17   2531-2
Nicholls14   6270--
Nasim-ul-Ghani5   2160--
Ikin3   0100--

Staffordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DA Hancockc Riddell b Kippax52 1204- 
PN Gillc Atkinson b Wilkinson12 48-- 
TA Pearsallc Riddell b Kippax24 853- 
Nasim-ul-Ghanic Greensword b Parsana5 91- 
JD Mooreb Parsana36 696- 
MJ Ikinb Parsana2 8-- 
NJ Archerlbw b Kippax0 12-- 
DG Nichollsnot out18 503- 
+MR Greennot out1 7-- 
BD Gessnerdid not bat      
RI Jamesdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)9
Total(7 wickets, declared, 208 minutes, 65.2 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-91, 3-98, 4-99, 5-104, 6-115, 7-143
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilkinson17   2501-1
Wishart8   2210-1
Wasim Raja3   1170--
Greensword6   2120--
Kippax15   63531-

Durham second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SR Atkinsonc Moore b Gessner7 16-- 
PW Romainesb Nasim-ul-Ghani16 5211 
Wasim Rajac Gill b James10 221- 
*NA Riddellrun out40 3734 
S Greenswordlbw b Ikin6 26-- 
PJ Kippaxnot out14 461- 
C Thomasrun out27 284- 
DD Parsanab Ikin0 2-- 
+RAD Mercerc Pearsall b Nasim-ul-Ghani2 4-- 
IA Wishartnot out0 7-- 
JS Wilkinsondid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)20
Total(8 wickets, 124 minutes, 34 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-28, 3-39, 4-90, 5-90, 6-133, 7-134, 8-137
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gessner6   0161-2
James5   0111--
Nasim-ul-Ghani12   3672--
Ikin11   2282--

--> Staffordshire score at 55 overs in the first innings was 92-2
--> Nasim-ul-Ghani made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> DD Parsana achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Staffordshire second innings (previous best was 3-54)

Source: Durham CCC scorebook with thanks to Brian Hunt
Start delayed on first day until 11.30am due to a wet ground, and rain stopped play on the second day from 1.55pm - 2.15pm and 5.34pm to 5.44pm.


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