Staffordshire v Durham
Minor Counties Championship 1957
VenueHighfield, Leek on 28th, 29th August 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDurham won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsStaffordshire 1; Durham 3
UmpiresJH Elliss, CI Haines
ScorersBM Baxendale (Staffordshire), AC Lowerson (Durham)
Close of play day 1Staffordshire (1) 40/3 (S Crump 0*, H Boon 0*)

Durham first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KH Thompsonc Searle b Norcup60     
D Kirbyc Bean b Shardlow55     
GC Lambb S Crump35     
GM Crawfordc Swift b S Crump4     
*DW Hardyc BS Crump b Norcup50     
MP Westonb BS Crump20     
JM Watsonlbw b BS Crump9     
R Aspinallc Searle b BS Crump2     
+JG Foxnot out26     
SH Youngnot out24     
F Forsterdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 nb)4
Total(8 wickets, declared, 97 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-104, 2-131, 3-156, 4-157, 5-226, 6-226, 7-237, 8-238
Staffordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Norcup29   6822--
BS Crump14   1463--
SB Boon4   0190--
S Crump17   5332--
Shardlow21   5611--
Searle9   2210--
Whittaker3   1230--

Staffordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DR Beanc Crawford b Watson19     
*DM Haynesrun out0     
BS Crumplbw b Aspinall12     
S Crumpc Lamb b Watson62     
H Boonc Crawford b Hardy23     
HG Searlelbw b Watson43     
SB Boonb Aspinall2     
TA Whittakerc Thompson b Aspinall0     
+DSG Swiftnot out6     
B Shardlowc Fox b Watson0     
JC Norcupc Kirby b Aspinall1     
Extras(11 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)16
Total(all out, 103.1 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-40, 3-40, 4-80, 5-166, 6-169, 7-169, 8-181, 9-181, 10-184 (103.1 ov)
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Young16   2420--
Forster10   2230--
Watson29   8524--
Hardy5   0111--
Weston7   1150--
Kirby5   330--

Staffordshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
DR Beanc Lamb b Young0     
*DM Haynesc Young b Aspinall11     
BS Crumpc Thompson b Weston31     
S Crumpnot out15     
H Boonb Kirby9     
HG Searledid not bat      
SB Boondid not bat      
TA Whittakerdid not bat      
+DSG Swiftdid not bat      
B Shardlowdid not bat      
JC Norcupdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 nb)7
Total(4 wickets, 51.2 overs)73
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-41, 3-56, 4-73 (51.2 ov)
Durham bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Young8   471--
Forster5   500--
Hardy3   170--
Watson12   8100--
Aspinall13   9151--
Weston6   0201--

--> R Aspinall made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> DM Haynes made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> B Shardlow made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> KH Thompson (1) passed his previous highest score of 48 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> D Kirby (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> SH Young (1) passed his previous highest score of 23 in Minor Counties Championship matches

Source: Durham CCC scorebook with thanks to Brian Hunt