Norfolk v Hertfordshire
Minor Counties Championship 1957
VenueCounty Ground, Lakenham on 5th, 6th August 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHertfordshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultHertfordshire won by 4 wickets
PointsNorfolk 3; Hertfordshire 10
Close of play day 1Norfolk (2) 59/5 (Thorne 5*, Fiddler 4*)

Norfolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*PG Powellc Hughes b Marques41     
R Reynoldsnot out74     
NH Moorenot out37     
EG Witherdendid not bat      
TL Braynedid not bat      
ME Thornedid not bat      
GG Fiddlerdid not bat      
AG Coombdid not bat      
+EJ Greatrexdid not bat      
R Schofielddid not bat      
PG Walmsleydid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, declared, 47 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-65 (Powell)
Hertfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marques11   0321--
Hughes6   2210--
Morley17   2610--
Vine13   2380--

Hertfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Smithsonc Greatrex b Walmsley0     
RW Smithb Witherden33     
LC Batemanst Greatrex b Witherden31     
AN Bradbeerb Schofield2     
TL Cloughst Greatrex b Schofield0     
CVL Marquesc Brayne b Fiddler15     
A O'Neillc Fiddler b Witherden35     
RC Hughesb Fiddler2     
TGA Morleyc and b Fiddler7     
BS Darvellrun out1     
R Vinenot out0     
Total(all out, 42.2 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-64, 3-?, 4-?, 5-69, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-127 (42.2 ov)
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walmsley10   2241--
Coomb9   1350--
Schofield8   0292--
Fiddler4   1123--

Norfolk second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*PG Powellc Smith b Vine19     
R Reynoldsc Clough b Hughes8     
NH Mooreb Hughes29     
EG Witherdenc Smith b Hughes0     
TL Braynec Clough b Darvell11     
ME Thornelbw b Hughes10     
GG Fiddlerb Morley34     
AG Coombb Darvell1     
+EJ Greatrexnot out12     
R Schofieldb Morley0     
PG Walmsleyb Morley0     
Total(all out, 59.5 overs)136
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-31, 3-54, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-100, 8-136, 9-136, 10-136 (59.5 ov)
Hertfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marques10   2360--
Hughes24   8544--
Vine9   3191--
Darvell16   5152--

Hertfordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A O'Neillrun out22     
RW Smithb Walmsley0     
GA Smithsonb Moore63     
LC Batemanb Coomb0     
TL Cloughnot out48     
AN Bradbeerc Powell b Moore0     
CVL Marquesc Powell b Witherden14     
TGA Morleynot out4     
RC Hughesdid not bat      
BS Darvelldid not bat      
R Vinedid not bat      
Total(6 wickets, 88.5 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-54, 3-54, 4-128, 5-?, 6-?
Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walmsley16   7241--
Coomb17   11151--
Schofield10   1340--
Witherden23   15271--
Fiddler3   0110--

--> R Reynolds (1) passed his previous highest score of 66 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> NH Moore (1) passed 3000 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 10
--> LC Bateman (1) passed 2500 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 25
--> GA Smithson (2) passed 1500 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 49
--> GA Smithson made his debut for Hertfordshire in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> GG Fiddler achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Hertfordshire first innings (previous best was 1-24)