|Venue||County Ground, Northampton on 28th, 29th June 1901 (2-day match)|
|Balls per over||6|
|Toss||Northumberland won the toss and decided to bat|
|Points||Northamptonshire 0; Northumberland 0|
|Umpires||R Rogers, J Yeadon|
|Close of play day 1||Northumberland (1) 485 all out|
|Northumberland first innings||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|*FGH Clayton||c Wetherall b H Thompson||116|
|RGE Mortimer||c GJ Thompson b H Thompson||55|
|J Hansell||b GJ Thompson||40|
|S Brutton||b Horton||38|
|+C Page||b H Thompson||11|
|J Marshall||b H Thompson||67|
|FW Gillespie||c and b GJ Thompson||47|
|CE Greenway||st Smith b Colson||57|
|G Elsey||not out||16|
|E Tomlin||c Smith b Colson||0|
|A Lowings||c Wetherall b Colson||17|
|Extras||(9 b, 8 lb, 4 nb)||21|
|Total||(all out, 127 overs)||485|
|Fall of wickets:|
|1-177, 2-178, 3-235, 4-254, 5-304, 6-380, 7-420, 8-463, 9-?, 10-485 (127 ov)|
|Northamptonshire first innings||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|GK Papillon||b Lowings||97|
|WH Kingston||b Tomlin||3|
|GJ Thompson||lbw b Elsey||0|
|HS Hall||c Marshall b Lowings||51|
|W East||c Page b Lowings||33|
|GH Colson||c Brutton b Clayton||13|
|CR Wetherall||c Greenway b Marshall||21|
|*T Horton||c Page b Marshall||29|
|M Cox||not out||32|
|+BC Smith||c Page b Lowings||9|
|H Thompson||b Elsey||22|
|Extras||(? b, ? lb, 0 nb, 1 w)||37|
|Total||(all out, 98.4 overs)||347|
|Fall of wickets:|
|1-26, 2-26, 3-138, 4-217, 5-217, 6-237, 7-260, 8-297, 9-308, 10-347 (98.4 ov)|
|Northamptonshire second innings (following on)||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|M Cox||c Page b Hansell||45|
|WH Kingston||not out||68|
|GJ Thompson||not out||19|
|GK Papillon||did not bat|
|HS Hall||did not bat|
|W East||did not bat|
|GH Colson||did not bat|
|CR Wetherall||did not bat|
|*T Horton||did not bat|
|+BC Smith||did not bat|
|H Thompson||did not bat|
|Total||(1 wicket, 44 overs)||138|
|Fall of wickets:|
--> FGH Clayton (1) passed his previous highest score of 113 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> S Brutton (1) passed his previous highest score of 19 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> FW Gillespie (1) passed his previous highest score of 27 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> CE Greenway (1) passed his previous highest score of 50 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> G Elsey (1) passed 500 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 2
--> GK Papillon (1) passed his previous highest score of 92 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> M Cox (1) passed his previous highest score of 26 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> H Thompson made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> M Cox (2) passed his previous highest score of 32 in Minor Counties Championship matches
This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
This high-scoring match ended as a draw.
The match aggregate of 970 runs was the highest of the season.
The average runs per wicket was 46.19.
For Northumberland, there were 17 fours, 1 three and 7 twos in Clayton's 116, scored in two hours and 10 minutes.
6 fours, Greenway 57 and Mortimer 55.
Clayton and Mortimer put on 177 runs for the Northumberland first wicket, which was the third highest partnership for that wicket during the season.
For Northamptonshire, Papillon scored 97 with 9 fours, Kingston 68 not out, and Hall 51 with 8 fours.
In the home team's first innings, Papillon and Hall put on 112 runs for the third wicket.
In the same innings, G J Thompson was dismissed off the seventh ball of an Elsey over.
The 48 overs bowled by G J Thompson and the 166 runs he conceded were both second highest for an innings during the season.
During the match, 15 players bowled.
[Missing: Part extras breakdown; in Northumberland inns boundaries in Greenway's 57 and Mortimer's 55, and fall of ninth wicket; in Northamptonshire 1st inns extras breakdown 3 short; in Northamptonshire 2nd inns boundaries in Kingston's 68*.]
Sources: Northampton Daily Chronicle 29 June; Northampton Daily Reporter 1 July; Northampton Herald 29 June; Northampton Mercury 5 July; Newcastle Daily Journal 29 June, 1 July.
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