**'A' Division Notes
1893-1992**

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Method of scoring:
**1893 - 1899 One point for a win, no points for a draw, and minus one
point for a defeat.

1900 - 1929 Two points for a win and one point for a draw.

1930 - 1959 Three points for a win and one point for a draw.

1960 - 1962 Extra bonus point for side scoring most runs per over.

1963 - 1969 Win points increased to four.

1970 - 1974 Five points for a win, four points for a tie, two bonus points to side scoring most runs per over.

1975 - 1987 Twenty points for a win, seven points for a tie, four points for a draw, one bonus point for every 25 runs scored over 75 up to a maximum of five, one bonus point for every two wickets taken; only sides who tie, lose or draw are eligible for bonus points.

1988 - 1992 Draw points altered to six points for side batting first and two batting points second.

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Without defeat in a season:
**Constable Burton 1893. West Hartlepool 1913, Redcar 1924, Darlington RA
1932, Normanby Hall 1963, Stockton, 1975, Guisborough & Bishop Auckland 1976,
Middlesbrough 1978, Normanby Hall 1980, Blackhall 1986, Darlington 1987, Redcar
1992.

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Without a victory in a season:
**Marton 1940, Darlington RA 1944, Blackhall 1965, Billingham Synthonia 1979,
Billingham Synthonia 1981, Billingham Synthonia 1992.

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Most centuries by one club in
a season: **Redcar 11 (1992)

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Most individual career
centuries:
**39 C.B. Lambert (30 for Blackhall, 9 for Redcar)

19 R.C. Shukla (10 for Hartlepool, 5 for Stockton and 3 for Thornaby)

17 F.R. Smith (12 for West Hartlepool, 5 for Darlington)

16 A. Dalby (11 for Normanby Hall, 5 for Saltburn)

16 C.L. Townsend (All Norton)

16 Ijaz Ahmed (All Redcar)

15 J.H. Pearson (11 for Saltburn, 4 for Normanby Hall)

15 A.S. Patel (All Hartlepool)

15 N.A. Riddell (13 for Darlington, 2 for Bishop Auckland)

14 H.D. Bell (All Middlesbrough)

13 Rizwan-uz-Zaman Kham (All Normanby Hall)

12 D.L. Haynes (9 for Blackhall, 3 for Guisborough)

12 Tahir Mahmood (All Northallerton)

11 M.G. Farrell (All Marske)

11 K. Williamson (All Norton)

11 T.D. Olver (All Stockton)

11 G. Shaw (6 for Redcar, 4 for Saltburn, 1 for Guisborough)

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Most individual centuries in a
season:
**9 C.B. Lambert (Redcar) 1992

7 Ijaz Ahmed (Redcar) 1989

7 C.B. Lambert (Blackhall) 1986

6 C.B. Lambert (Blackhall) 1989

6 M.G. Farrell (Marske) 1991

6 I.T. Shillingford (Stockton) 1978

S. Tiplady had bowling analysis
of 3.2 - 3 - 0 - 6 for Redcar against Saltburn in 1925, this included a
'hat-trick' and four wickets in five balls; Redcar lost the match.

J.S. Curtis had analysis of 18 - 17 - 2 - 7 for West Hartlepool against Normanby
Hall in 1932.

In 1943 J. Grigor took seven wickets for one run for Norton against Middlebrough.