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Durham v Cheshire
Minor Counties Championship 1895
VenueFeethams Cricket Ground, Darlington on 24th, 25th June 1895 (2-day match)
Balls per over5
TossDurham won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsDurham 0; Cheshire 0
UmpiresT Hutton, A Smith
Close of play day 1Cheshire (1) 166/4 (Pointon 74*, Brown 4*)

Durham first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AB Crosbyc Pointon b Brown15  2- 
J Youngc Smith b Brown2  -- 
J Dowsonb Brown12  1- 
CY Adamsonb Smith5  1- 
WH Wilsonb Smith16  2- 
JF Whitwellc Disney b Town45  6- 
JW Welfordb Brown5  1- 
+T Lambertb Smith7  1- 
*WF Whitwellb Smith0  -- 
J Gregoryc Ravenscroft b Smith9  -- 
D Nicholnot out2  -- 
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 55.1 overs)122
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-24, 3-32, 4-42, 5-58, 6-65, 7-92, 8-92, 9-120, 10-122 (55.1 ov)
Cheshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown27   10464--
Smith27.17705--
Town1   021--

Cheshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*J Ravenscroftlbw b Gregory13  2- 
C Holdenc Adamson b WF Whitwell11  1- 
T Pointonb Nichol110  17- 
G Davenportrun out57  9- 
W Hartleyb Gregory1  -- 
S Brownc Crosby b Nichol26  1- 
HJ Fishb Nichol1  -- 
JR Batesb Nichol24  4- 
E Smithb Nichol0  -- 
E Townb Nichol6  1- 
+JJ Disneynot out2  -- 
Extras(7 b, 1 lb)8
Total(all out, 96.2 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-33, 3-140, 4-143, 5-213, 6-216, 7-239, 8-243, 9-252, 10-259 (96.2 ov)
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WF Whitwell23   4721--
Gregory37   6892--
Nichol25.210566--
Welford6   2220--
Wilson4   290--
JF Whitwell1   030--

Durham second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AB Crosbyc Davenport b Brown103  17- 
J Youngc Fish b Town36  7- 
J Dowsonb Smith25  6- 
CY Adamsonc Smith b Hartley40  6- 
WH Wilsonc Holden b Town21  3- 
JF Whitwellc Disney b Brown8  1- 
JW Welfordc Pointon b Brown64  11- 
+T Lambertc Pointon b Town5  1- 
*WF Whitwellnot out19  2- 
J Gregorydid not bat      
D Nicholdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(8 wickets, declared, 87 overs)329
Fall of wickets:
1-142, 2-142, 3-184, 4-223, 5-232, 6-257, 7-275, 8-329 (87 ov)
Cheshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown31   6893--
Smith25   7851--
Town20   3873--
Pointon1   090--
Hartley5   1221-1
Holden5   0290--

Cheshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*J Ravenscroftst Lambert b Gregory17  2- 
C Holdenc Welford b Gregory2  -- 
T Pointonnot out33  7- 
G Davenportnot out17  2- 
W Hartleydid not bat      
S Browndid not bat      
HJ Fishdid not bat      
JR Batesdid not bat      
E Smithdid not bat      
E Towndid not bat      
+JJ Disneydid not bat      
Extras0
Total(2 wickets, 34 overs)69
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-23
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichol11   3240--
Gregory12   5212--
WF Whitwell6   2130--
Adamson3   170--
Crosby2   040--

Notes
--> JW Welford scored 1 five in the Durham second innings
--> AB Crosby made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> J Dowson made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JW Welford made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> J Gregory made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> T Pointon (1) passed his previous highest score of 27 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> T Pointon (1) made his first century in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> G Davenport (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HJ Fish made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JR Bates made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> E Town made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AB Crosby (2) made his first century in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> J Young (2) passed his previous highest score of 29 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> CY Adamson (2) passed his previous highest score of 32 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WH Wilson (2) passed his previous highest score of 16 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> J Ravenscroft (2) passed his previous highest score of 13 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> C Holden made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> W Hartley made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> E Town made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> S Brown achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Durham first innings (previous best was 4-55)
--> E Smith achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Durham first innings (previous best was 2-34)
--> E Smith achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Durham first innings
--> D Nichol achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Cheshire first innings (previous best was 5-20)

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project
Source: Durham CCC scorebook with thanks to Brian Hunt
Match drawn after the Durham second innings declaration left Cheshire a victory target of 193 runs in 90 minutes.
On the first day the game started two hours late, at 2.30pm, because the Cheshire team missed their connecting train at Leeds.
For the visitors, there were 17 fours, 2 threes and 6 twos in Pointon's 110.
It was the first century scored in a Championship match.
Davenport's 57 included 9 fours.
In the Cheshire first innings, Pointon and Davenport added 107 runs for the third wicket.
For Durham, Crosby's 103 contained 17 fours, 2 threes and 6 twos, coincidentally the same innings breakdown as in Pointon's century.
There was 1 five and 11 fours in Welford's 64.
In the Durham second innings, Crosby and Young put on 142 runs for the first wicket, and Welford and W F Whitwell 54 runs for the eighth wicket.
Durham's second innings total of 329 for 8 wickets was the joint second highest of the season.
The match run aggregate of 779 runs was also the second highest of the year.
[Missing: In Durham 2nd inns duration of Crosby's innings of 103; in Cheshire 1st inns duration of Pointon's innings of 110.]
Sources: Durham Scorebook; Newcastle Daily Chronicle 25 June; Newcastle Daily Journal 25,26 June, 4 July; Northern Echo 25,26 June; North Star 25,26 June; Cheshire County News 28 June; The Sportsman 24,25,26 June.

 

 

 

 

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