Durham v Northumberland
Minor Counties Championship 1957
VenueAshbrooke, Sunderland on 5th, 6th August 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDurham won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsDurham 1; Northumberland 3
UmpiresL Fisher, HC Turner
ScorersAE Jackson (Northumberland), AC Lowerson (Durham)
Close of play day 1Northumberland (1) 59/3 (Smithson 27*, Atkinson 2*)

Durham first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HD Belllbw b Oakes15     
WG Moffittc Oakes b Clayforth2     
KH Thompsonc Henderson b Earl18     
GC Lambb Oakes0     
GM Crawfordc Liddell b Atkinson23     
JM Watsonc and b Earl41     
*DW Hardyb Norton36     
R Aspinalllbw b Oakes1     
K Williamsonc Henderson b Oakes7     
+JG Foxnot out40     
NH Piggc and b Earl22     
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(all out, 102.1 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-20, 3-20, 4-59, 5-65, 6-131, 7-142, 8-152, 9-158, 10-218 (102.1 ov)
Northumberland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clayforth28   12401--
Oakes36   15584--
Atkinson7   0331--
Norton9   0301--

Northumberland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PH Shawst Fox b Pigg12     
RW Smithsonc Bell b Williamson72     
KD Smithc Williamson b Pigg11     
RG Cloughc Crawford b Pigg6     
CRM Atkinsonlbw b Aspinall52     
JY Oakesb Aspinall71     
*LE Liddellc Lamb b Hardy16     
+HB Hendersonb Aspinall15     
KJ Earlb Aspinall4     
K Nortonnot out1     
F Clayforthnot out5     
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 5 nb)14
Total(9 wickets, declared, 81 overs)279
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-29, 3-49, 4-129, 5-202, 6-243, 7-263, 8-273, 9-273
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Williamson16   3621--
Pigg19   6563--
Hardy9   2331--
Watson14   4540--
Aspinall23   4604--

Durham second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HD Bellc Atkinson b Norton39     
WG Moffittc Henderson b Clayforth3     
KH Thompsonc Earl b Norton14     
GC Lambc Liddell b Norton0     
GM Crawfordnot out33     
JM Watsonc Henderson b Clough11     
*DW Hardyc Clayforth b Clough21     
R Aspinallnot out4     
K Williamsondid not bat      
+JG Foxdid not bat      
NH Piggdid not bat      
Extras(17 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)20
Total(6 wickets, 71 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-54, 3-58, 4-64, 5-102, 6-140
Northumberland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Earl12   2240--
Clayforth10   3231--
Oakes10   2210--
Norton16   6233--
Atkinson4   240--
Clough11   5212--
Smithson2   040--
Smith2   150--
Shaw2   200--
Henderson1   100--
Liddell1   100--

--> WG Moffitt made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RW Smithson (1) passed 1000 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 70
--> K Norton reached 50 wickets in Minor Counties Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Durham second innings

Source: Durham CCC scorebook with thanks to Brian Hunt