|Venue||County Ground, Lakenham on 26th, 27th August 1901 (2-day match)|
|Balls per over||6|
|Toss||Norfolk won the toss and decided to bat|
|Result||Buckinghamshire won by an innings and 22 runs|
|Points||Norfolk -1; Buckinghamshire 1|
|Umpires||F Gladwin, J Yeadon|
|Close of play day 1||Norfolk (2) 11/3 (Partridge 0*, Fryer 0*)|
|Norfolk first innings||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|EJ Mann||st Cobb b Wright||8|
|+SD Page||lbw b Houchin||6|
|L Barratt||b Houchin||0|
|PW Partridge||not out||23|
|WLB Hayter||c Cobb b Houchin||0|
|PA Fryer||run out||6|
|GG Heslop||c Scott-Murray b Wright||4|
|*GF Blake||b Wright||3|
|MW Ireland||c Houchin b Wright||0|
|RG Pilch||c Cobb b Houchin||13|
|AE Howlett||c de Paravicini b Wright||0|
|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 first innings||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|+CE Cobb||c Heslop b Ireland||24|
|HE Bull||c Ireland b Howlett||26|
|FN Bird||b Ireland||1|
|MW Wright||c Blake b Ireland||0|
|A Scott-Murray||b Ireland||4|
|*PJ de Paravicini||b Pilch||26|
|ES Boddy||c and b Ireland||35|
|HJ Bird||c Heslop b Howlett||13|
|H Page||b Ireland||0|
|E Houchin||b Ireland||10|
|G Nash||not out||6|
|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 second innings||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|L Barratt||c Cobb b Houchin||6|
|GG Heslop||st Cobb b Houchin||2|
|WLB Hayter||b Wright||3|
|PW Partridge||not out||12|
|PA Fryer||c Cobb b Wright||17|
|EJ Mann||st Cobb b Houchin||1|
|+SD Page||c and b Houchin||0|
|*GF Blake||c de Paravicini b Wright||15|
|MW Ireland||st Cobb b Wright||2|
|RG Pilch||c Page b Houchin||1|
|AE Howlett||b Houchin||0|
|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)|
--> HE Bull made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> HJ Bird made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> PW Partridge made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> GG Heslop made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AE Howlett made his last appearance 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)
--> MW Ireland achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Buckinghamshire first innings
--> 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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