Norfolk v Northumberland
Minor Counties Championship 1898
VenueRecreation Ground, Great Yarmouth on 27th, 28th July 1898 (2-day match)
Balls per over5
TossNorthumberland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorfolk won by an innings and 27 runs
PointsNorfolk 1; Northumberland -1
Close of play day 1Northumberland (2) 4/0 (Mortimer 3*, Chambers 1*)

Northumberland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGE Mortimerb Relf19     
M Chambersb Relf0     
J Hansellst Blake b Shore2     
FGH Claytonb Bathurst30     
HB Fawcusb Relf0     
*EWR Waltersb Bathurst3     
JS Nesbitb Morley13     
G Elseyb Morley10     
E Tomlinc Bathurst b Relf2     
+L Greenwoodb Morley0     
W Hollandnot out2     
Total(all out, 48.3 overs)88
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-7, 3-47, 4-?, 5-57, 6-57, 7-83, 8-84, 9-84, 10-88 (48.3 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shore13   7211--
Bathurst10   5122--
Morley3   223--

Norfolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WFG Sandwithc Greenwood b Clayton33     
LCV Bathurstb Walters12     
AE Relfc Tomlin b Walters0     
HW Fisherb Clayton47     
SD Pageb Clayton8     
ERW Partridgeb Elsey18     
T Morleyb Elsey1     
+GF Blakec Fawcus b Tomlin26     
PW Partridgenot out15     
BK Wilsonb Holland2     
C Shoreb Holland0     
Total(all out, 90 overs)173
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-23, 3-79, 4-95, 5-112, 6-117, 7-149, 8-168, 9-173, 10-173 (90 ov)
Northumberland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walters22   13322--
Tomlin13   4261--
Elsey18   8352--
Chambers8   550--
Clayton20   7453--
Holland9   3192--

Northumberland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGE Mortimerc and b Relf13     
M Chambersc and b Morley2     
J Hansellc Bathurst b Morley1     
FGH Claytonb Morley2     
HB Fawcusb Relf5     
*EWR Waltersb Morley10     
JS Nesbitb Relf0     
G Elseylbw b Morley0     
E Tomlinc Fisher b Bathurst14     
+L Greenwoodb Morley0     
W Hollandnot out7     
Total(all out, 44 overs)58
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-16, 3-18, 4-19, 5-33, 6-33, 7-37, 8-40, 9-46, 10-58 (44 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morley22   12276--
Relf21   12243--
Bathurst1   031--

--> Bowling in the Northumberland first innings adds 6 runs under
--> HW Fisher made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> ERW Partridge made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> PW Partridge made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> T Morley equalled his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Northumberland second innings

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project
Norfolk won this low-scoring match by an innings and 27 runs before lunch on the second day. The run aggregate of 319 runs was the second lowest of the season for a completed match. Morley, bowling fast, took nine wickets in the match for 29 runs for Norfolk. Fisher top-scored for Norfolk with 47. For the visitors, Clayton top-scored with 30.
[Missing: Ground location, umpires; extras breakdown; in Northumberland 1st inns runs conceded by bowlers 6 short in all sources listed, and fall of 4th wicket; precise time completed.]
Sources: Eastern Daily Press 28,29 July; Eastern Evening News 27,28 July; Norfolk Chronicle 30 July; Norwich Mercury 30 July; Newcastle Daily Journal 29 July; The Sportsman 28,29 July.





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