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Bedfordshire v Cambridgeshire
Minor Counties Championship 2011 (Eastern Division)
VenueBedford School Ground, Bedford on 24th, 25th, 26th July 2011 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossBedfordshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCambridgeshire won by 4 wickets
PointsBedfordshire 4 (Bowling 4); Cambridgeshire 23 (Batting 3, Bowling 4)
UmpiresCD Jones, BS Toombs
ScorersCN Abbott (Cambridgeshire), GI Presswell (Bedfordshire)
Close of play day 1Cambridgeshire (1) 274/7 (Bruce 55*, McMahon ?*)
Close of play day 2Bedfordshire (2) 300/6 (Arblaster ?*, Bacon ?*)

Bedfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GR Thurstancec Summerskill b Ajaz Akhtar413 -- 
JM Kettleboroughc McMahon b Ajaz Akhtar3140 6- 
SD Stubbingslbw b Ajaz Akhtar04 -- 
OJD Swannc Summerskill b Mees1123 2- 
*OJ Claysonb Mees212 -- 
Z Arshadc and b Ajaz Akhtar05 -- 
+GG Arblasternot out1743 2- 
GPW Baconlbw b Bruce1939 2- 
JP Higginbothamlbw b Bruce02 -- 
CR Griggsc Richer b McMahon917 2- 
CJ Eshc Richer b McMahon02 -- 
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 33.1 overs)101
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Thurstance), 2-7 (Stubbings), 3-46 (Swann), 4-46 (Kettleborough), 5-50 (Arshad), 6-50 (Clayson), 7-78 (Bacon), 8-78 (Higginbotham), 9-97 (Griggs), 10-101 (Esh, 33.1 ov)
Cambridgeshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mees13   4292-1
Ajaz Akhtar15   4584--
Bruce4   182--
McMahon1.1102--

Cambridgeshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PG Richerc Swann b Arshad3397 5- 
AG Burtonc Arblaster b Griggs1514 2- 
DA Clarkec Kettleborough b Bacon510 -- 
NJ Ferrabyc Clayson b Arshad3353 5- 
MC Cafferkeyb Esh1339 2- 
JHJ Atkinsonlbw b Kettleborough58120 7- 
+P Summerskillrun out (Arshad)915 1- 
LR Brucenot out65108 7- 
*PJ McMahonrun out (Thurstance)1922 4- 
Ajaz Akhtarc Arblaster b Bacon14 -- 
T Meeslbw b Bacon05 -- 
Extras(6 b, 8 lb, 14 nb, 7 w)35
Total(all out, 80 overs)286
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Burton), 2-30 (Clarke), 3-100 (Richer), 4-107 (Ferraby), 5-133 (Cafferkey), 6-156 (Summerskill), 7-245 (Atkinson), 8-279 (McMahon), 9-286 (Ajaz Akhtar), 10-286 (Mees, 80 ov)
Bedfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Griggs20   4641--
Bacon16   4423--
Higginbotham9   24301-
Arshad12   151266
Esh21   3581--
Kettleborough2   0141--

Bedfordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GR Thurstancelbw b Bruce1627 3- 
JM Kettleboroughc Cafferkey b McMahon126195 13- 
SD Stubbingslbw b Mees80185 7- 
OJD Swannc Richer b Mees629 1- 
*OJ Claysonc Bruce b Mees010 -- 
+GG Arblasterc Richer b McMahon3188 5- 
Z Arshadc Richer b Bruce1571 2- 
GPW Baconb McMahon2463 1- 
JP Higginbothamlbw b Bruce1662 3- 
CR Griggsnot out527 -- 
CJ Eshlbw b Bruce1241 1- 
Extras(17 b, 12 lb)29
Total(all out, 133 overs)360
Fall of wickets:
1-54 (Thurstance), 2-232 (Kettleborough), 3-236 (Stubbings), 4-240 (Clayson), 5-244 (Swann), 6-291 (Arshad), 7-301 (Arblaster), 8-342 (Bacon), 9-342 (Higginbotham), 10-360 (Esh, 133 ov)
Cambridgeshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mees25   8693--
Ajaz Akhtar12   2430--
Bruce40   101034--
McMahon50   19753--
Ferraby5   0370--
Cafferkey1   040--

Cambridgeshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PG Richerc Arblaster b Arshad3965 6- 
AG Burtonc Arblaster b Griggs913 2- 
DA Clarkelbw b Esh5379 7- 
NJ Ferrabyb Arshad06 -- 
MC Cafferkeyc Thurstance b Arshad522 1- 
JHJ Atkinsonnot out4175 6- 
+P Summerskillb Arshad04 -- 
LR Brucenot out2060 1- 
*PJ McMahondid not bat      
Ajaz Akhtardid not bat      
T Meesdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)9
Total(6 wickets, 53.5 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Burton), 2-82 (Richer), 3-84 (Ferraby), 4-106 (Cafferkey), 5-119 (Clarke), 6-120 (Summerskill)
Bedfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Griggs8   2281--
Bacon7   1290--
Esh20.56491--
Higginbotham2   0160--
Arshad15   247412
Kettleborough1   030--

Notes
--> Each first innings was limited to 90
--> JP Higginbotham made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> Ajaz Akhtar made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JHJ Atkinson (1) passed his previous highest score of 37 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> LR Bruce (1) passed his previous highest score of 59 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> LR Bruce (1) passed 500 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 65
--> JM Kettleborough (2) passed his previous highest score of 70 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JM Kettleborough (2) made his first century in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JM Kettleborough (2) passed 500 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 113
--> SD Stubbings (2) passed his previous highest score of 60 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> DA Clarke (2) passed his previous highest score of 52 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> GPW Bacon achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches when he dismissed T Mees in the Cambridgeshire first innings (previous best was 2-62)
--> T Mees achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches when he dismissed OJD Swann in the Bedfordshire second innings (previous best was 2-29)