|Venue||FP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 14th, 15th August 1901 (2-day match)|
|Balls per over||6|
|Toss||Cambridgeshire won the toss and decided to bat|
|Points||Cambridgeshire 0; Norfolk 0|
|Umpires||D Bookless, R Rogers|
|Close of play day 1||Cambridgeshire (1) 71/4 (Watts 30*)|
|Cambridgeshire first innings||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|*JH Widdicombe||c Mann b Pilch||0|
|DM Hayward||b Pilch||7|
|H Gray||b Pilch||8|
|P Hattersley-Smith||b Heslop||22|
|+GH Watts||c and b Leman||106|
|CT Scott||c Page b Pilch||52|
|AJ Rich||not out||6|
|W Prest||not out||1|
|W Bryan||did not bat|
|MC Fison||did not bat|
|HC Tebbutt||did not bat|
|Extras||(2 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)||6|
|Total||(6 wickets, declared, 60 overs)||208|
|Fall of wickets:|
|1-0, 2-15, 3-21, 4-71, 5-193, 6-205|
|Norfolk first innings||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|GG Heslop||b Hayward||19|
|WLB Hayter||b Hayward||0|
|L Barratt||b Gray||5|
|EJ Mann||c Watts b Bryan||18|
|LH Leman||not out||16|
|RAA Beresford||did not bat|
|*+GF Blake||did not bat|
|A Finch||did not bat|
|CF Garnett||did not bat|
|SD Page||did not bat|
|RG Pilch||did not bat|
|Extras||(5 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)||7|
|Total||(4 wickets, 35 overs)||65|
|Fall of wickets:|
|1-3, 2-18, 3-26, 4-65 (35 ov)|
--> GH Watts (1) passed 2000 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 31
--> CT Scott (1) passed his previous highest score of 19 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> EJ Mann made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RAA Beresford made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> A Finch made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RG Pilch achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Cambridgeshire first innings (previous best was 3-68)
This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
This rain-affected return match ended as a draw, as had the game between the two teams earlier in the month at Norwich.
Only an hour of play was possible before lunch on the first day, and there was no play on the second day before 2.35 pm.
Watts's innings of 106 for Cambridgeshire contained 12 fours, 8 threes and 6 twos, and lasted 2 hours.
There were 6 fours in Scott's 52 scored in 85 minutes.
In the Cambridgeshire innings, Watts and Scott added 122 for the fifth wicket, which was the highest partnership for that wicket during the season.
Norfolk were an all-amateur team.
Sources: Cambridge Weekly News 16 August; Eastern Daily Press 15,16 August; Eastern Evening News 14,15 August; Norfolk Chronicle 17 August; Norwich mercury 17 August; East Anglian Daily Times 15,16 August; The Sportsman 15,16 August.
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