Norfolk v Buckinghamshire
Minor Counties Championship 1901
VenueCounty Ground, Lakenham on 26th, 27th August 1901 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorfolk won the toss and decided to bat
ResultBuckinghamshire won by an innings and 22 runs
PointsNorfolk -1; Buckinghamshire 1
UmpiresF Gladwin, J Yeadon
Close of play day 1Norfolk (2) 11/3 (Partridge 0*, Fryer 0*)

Norfolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EJ Mannst Cobb b Wright8     
+SD Pagelbw b Houchin6     
L Barrattb Houchin0     
PW Partridgenot out23     
WLB Hayterc Cobb b Houchin0     
PA Fryerrun out6     
GG Heslopc Scott-Murray b Wright4     
*GF Blakeb Wright3     
MW Irelandc Houchin b Wright0     
RG Pilchc Cobb b Houchin13     
AE Howlettc de Paravicini b Wright0     
Total(all out, 45 overs)67
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-14, 3-20, 4-22, 5-29, 6-36, 7-43, 8-45, 9-64, 10-67 (45 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wright23   11375--
Houchin22   10264--

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+CE Cobbc Heslop b Ireland24     
HE Bullc Ireland b Howlett26     
FN Birdb Ireland1     
MW Wrightc Blake b Ireland0     
A Scott-Murrayb Ireland4     
*PJ de Paravicinib Pilch26     
ES Boddyc and b Ireland35     
HJ Birdc Heslop b Howlett13     
H Pageb Ireland0     
E Houchinb Ireland10     
G Nashnot out6     
Extras(? b, 0 lb, 1 nb, 0 w)6
Total(all out, 53.5 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-38, 3-40, 4-46, 5-68, 6-98, 7-131, 8-131, 9-142, 10-151 (53.5 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pilch10   3311-1
Howlett22   7392--
Barratt2   070--

Norfolk second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Barrattc Cobb b Houchin6     
GG Heslopst Cobb b Houchin2     
WLB Hayterb Wright3     
PW Partridgenot out12     
PA Fryerc Cobb b Wright17     
EJ Mannst Cobb b Houchin1     
+SD Pagec and b Houchin0     
*GF Blakec de Paravicini b Wright15     
MW Irelandst Cobb b Wright2     
RG Pilchc Page b Houchin1     
AE Howlettb Houchin0     
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 49.5 overs)62
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-8, 3-11, 4-31, 5-40, 6-40, 7-55, 8-59, 9-62, 10-62 (49.5 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wright25   12294--

--> HE Bull made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> MW Wright reached 50 wickets in Minor Counties Championship matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Norfolk first innings
--> MW Ireland achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Buckinghamshire first innings (previous best was 1-25)
--> E Houchin achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Norfolk second innings (previous best was 5-22)

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
Buckinghamshire won this return match by an innings at 12.45 pm on the second day.
Buckinghamshire had also won when the two sides met the previous week at Aylesbury.
Norfolk fielded an all-amateur team.
On the first day, bad light ended play 20 minutes early.
For the winners, Houchin and Wright bowled unchanged through both innings, with the former taking 10 wickets for 56 runs, and Wright 9 for 66.
S D Page kept wicket for Norfolk so that Blake could concentrate on the captaincy.
The match aggregate of 280 runs was the lowest of the season for a completed game.
For Buckinghamshire, Cobb's 3 stumpings in the Norfolk second innings equalled the Championship record, as did his 5 dismissals in an innings.
His 8 dismissals were the most in a match during the season.
[Missing: Extras breakdown.]
Sources: Bucks Advertiser 31 August; Bucks Herald 31 August; South Bucks Free Press 30 August; Eastern Daily Press 27,28 August; The Sportsman 27,28 August.





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