Durham v Staffordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1957
VenueWood Terrace, South Shields on 26th, 27th June 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDurham won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsDurham 3; Staffordshire 1
UmpiresAH Barrett, GWF Reeves
ScorersCLW Cooper (Staffordshire), AC Lowerson (Durham)
Close of play day 1Staffordshire (1) 94/6 (Crump 9*)

Durham first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HD Bellc Giles b Hayward21     
WG Moffittb Higgs34     
KH Thompsonb Higgs31     
GC Lambb Crump41     
MP Westonb Higgs8     
MJ Tatec Giles b Shardlow15     
JM Watsonnot out40     
*DW Hardyc sub (WR Smith) b Higgs31     
+JG Foxb Higgs0     
SH Youngb Higgs17     
SGC Stokerb Higgs8     
Extras(14 b, 2 lb)16
Total(all out, 90.1 overs)262
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-87, 3-90, 4-114, 5-155, 6-155, 7-213, 8-226, 9-254, 10-262 (90.1 ov)
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hayward24   8521--
Crump19   7531--
Shardlow19   4671--

Staffordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FR Baileyc Hardy b Watson31     
JF Butlerb Hardy11     
DR Beanc Thompson b Watson7     
TA Whittakerc Thompson b Watson0     
H Boonb Tate14     
BS Crumpc Fox b Stoker10     
NGW Banksc Lamb b Watson11     
*B Shardlowc Fox b Watson11     
K Higgsnot out13     
CB Haywardc Thompson b Watson0     
+AD Gileslbw b Hardy0     
Extras(17 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)19
Total(all out, 62 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-54, 3-54, 4-63, 5-77, 6-94, 7-100, 8-112, 9-118, 10-127 (62 ov)
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Young13   4250--
Stoker10   1151--
Hardy16   9302--
Watson18   8266--
Tate5   2121--

Staffordshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
FR Baileyc Fox b Young0     
JF Butlerc and b Tate48     
DR Beannot out55     
TA Whittakernot out6     
H Boondid not bat      
BS Crumpdid not bat      
NGW Banksdid not bat      
*B Shardlowdid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
CB Haywarddid not bat      
+AD Gilesdid not bat      
Extras(8 b)8
Total(2 wickets, 51 overs)117
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-90
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Young7   2121--
Stoker6   470--
Hardy5   240--
Tate17   0491--
Watson16   3370--

--> WG Moffitt made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> SGC Stoker made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AD Giles made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> K Higgs achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Durham first innings (previous best was 6-38)

Start delayed until 2.00pm on the second day owing to overnight rain
Source: Durham CCC scorebook with thanks to Brian Hunt