Northumberland v Durham
Minor Counties Championship 1957
VenueOsborne Avenue, Jesmond on 10th, 11th June 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthumberland won the toss and decided to field
ResultDurham won by 10 wickets
PointsNorthumberland 0; Durham 10
UmpiresJH Elliss, RE Rushworth
ScorersAE Jackson (Northumberland), AC Lowerson (Durham)
Close of play day 1Northumberland (1) 65/4 (Atkinson 0*, Henderson 1*)

Durham first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HD Bellb Clayforth90     
K Longstaffc Smithson b Clayforth0     
KH Thompsonc Walton b Norton45     
GC Lambst Henderson b Atkinson8     
MP Westonlbw b Oakes11     
*DW Hardyc Norton b Oakes0     
JM Watsonc Oakes b Sisterson37     
R Aspinallc Walton b Atkinson0     
+JG Foxc Clayforth b Sisterson33     
NH Piggc Oakes b Sisterson3     
SH Youngnot out3     
Extras(8 b, 4 lb)12
Total(all out, 102 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-126, 3-144, 4-158, 5-158, 6-158, 7-158, 8-235, 9-238, 10-242 (102 ov)
Northumberland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clayforth32   6932--
Sisterson14   4413--
Oakes20   6412--
Norton26   12371--
Atkinson10   2182--

Northumberland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Waltonc Aspinall b Young9     
PH Shawb Hardy25     
RW Smithsonc Watson b Hardy24     
JY Oakesc Thompson b Hardy5     
CRM Atkinsonc Thompson b Young7     
+HB Hendersonst Fox b Hardy5     
RG Cloughc Fox b Hardy1     
E Sistersonb Hardy0     
*LE Liddellc Weston b Young14     
K Nortonb Young12     
F Clayforthnot out0     
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 47.3 overs)112
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-51, 3-63, 4-64, 5-76, 6-76, 7-76, 8-81, 9-105, 10-112 (47.3 ov)
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aspinall6   1180--
Pigg3   1120--
Watson3   0120--
Hardy15   4276--

Northumberland second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
G Waltonc and b Aspinall9     
PH Shawb Aspinall2     
RW Smithsonc Weston b Young0     
JY Oakesst Fox b Hardy2     
RG Cloughc Thompson b Young3     
CRM Atkinsonc Aspinall b Watson31     
*LE Liddellc Pigg b Watson46     
+HB Hendersonc Thompson b Hardy35     
E Sistersonb Young4     
K Nortonnot out1     
F Clayforthb Hardy0     
Extras(12 b, 3 lb)15
Total(all out, 49 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-13, 3-13, 4-21, 5-21, 6-89, 7-113, 8-128, 9-148, 10-148 (49 ov)
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aspinall11   3262--
Young13   5313--
Hardy9   4173--
Pigg6   1200--
Watson10   2392--

Durham second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HD Bellnot out11     
K Longstaffnot out8     
KH Thompsondid not bat      
GC Lambdid not bat      
MP Westondid not bat      
*DW Hardydid not bat      
JM Watsondid not bat      
R Aspinalldid not bat      
+JG Foxdid not bat      
NH Piggdid not bat      
SH Youngdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 8.2 overs)19
Northumberland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sisterson2   050--
Atkinson2   030--

--> SH Young achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Northumberland first innings (previous best was 3-25)
--> JM Watson reached 250 wickets in Minor Counties Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Northumberland second innings

Rain stopped play from 2.10pm - 2.23pm on the first day
Source: Durham CCC scorebook with thanks to Brian Hunt