Durham v Staffordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1895
VenueAshbrooke, Sunderland on 26th, 27th June 1895 (2-day match)
Balls per over5
TossStaffordshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsDurham 0; Staffordshire 0
Close of play day 1Durham (1) 155/4 (Young 49*)

Staffordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CC Mottc Wilson b Gregory4  1- 
J Kingrun out47  3- 
J Brownc Nichol b Mallett48  41 
HR Bruntc and b Whitwell31  2- 
W Brownb Whitwell0  -- 
FJ Stanleyb Whitwell26  3- 
H Briscoec Adamson b Whitwell3  -- 
WH Turnerc Lambert b Nichol6  1- 
JF Darlowb Whitwell0  -- 
+W Burrowsnot out4  1- 
G Mayerb Whitwell8  1- 
Extras(9 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(all out, 85.1 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-65, 3-129, 4-130, 5-147, 6-167, 7-176, 8-177, 9-177, 10-189 (85.1 ov)
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gregory29   10511--
Nichol15   5361--
Mallett8   4211--
Wilson2   170--

Durham first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Welfordc and b Turner48  8- 
J Youngc Stanley b Darlow67  6- 
J Dowsonb Darlow12  2- 
CY Adamsonb W Brown22  3- 
WH Wilsonb Briscoe5  1- 
A Burnc Darlow b Briscoe36  2- 
RH Mallettlbw b Darlow22  2- 
*WF Whitwellb J Brown69  6- 
+T Lambertrun out10  1- 
J Gregorynot out12  -- 
D Nicholst Burrows b J Brown1     
Extras(20 b, 5 lb)25
Total(all out, 117.3 overs)329
Fall of wickets:
1-87, 2-117, 3-149, 4-155, 5-178, 6-208, 7-257, 8-310, 9-314, 10-329 (117.3 ov)
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Darlow23   5643--
Mayer21   8540--
Stanley5   1180--
J Brown14.31352--
Turner38   14941--
Briscoe12   4252--
W Brown4   1141--

Staffordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Kingb Whitwell1  -- 
W Brownnot out25  3- 
*CC Mottnot out0  -- 
J Browndid not bat      
HR Bruntdid not bat      
FJ Stanleydid not bat      
H Briscoedid not bat      
WH Turnerdid not bat      
JF Darlowdid not bat      
+W Burrowsdid not bat      
G Mayerdid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(1 wicket, 22 overs)28
Fall of wickets:
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whitwell11   5171--
Gregory10   590--
Mallett1   100--

--> WF Whitwell scored 1 five in the Durham first innings
--> J Brown (1) passed his previous highest score of 19 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HR Brunt made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> FJ Stanley made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> G Mayer made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> J Young (1) passed his previous highest score of 36 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> A Burn made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RH Mallett made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WF Whitwell (1) passed his previous highest score of 19 in Minor Counties Championship matches

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project
Source: Durham CCC scorebook with thanks to Brian Hunt
Match drawn with rain preventing a start on the second day until 2.10 pm and ending play early at 5.40 pm.
For Durham, there was 1 five and 6 fours in Whitwell's 69 and 6 fours in Young's 67.
In the Durham innings Whitwell and Lambert added 53 runs for the eighth wicket.
The Durham innings total of 329 was the joint second highest of the season.
[Missing: Umpires.]
Sources: Durham Scorebook; Newcastle Daily Chronicle 28 June; Newcastle Daily Journal 27,28 June; Sunderland Herald 27,28 June; Staffordshire Post 26,27,28 June; Staffordshire Sentinel 26,27 June; The Sportsman 26,27,28 June.
No play on the second day until 2.10pm because of rain, match abandoned at 5.40pm





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