Essex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1924
VenueCounty Ground, Leyton on 14th, 15th, 16th May 1924 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 7 wickets
PointsEssex 0; Leicestershire 5
UmpiresGH Watts, WAJ West
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 140/6 (Hipkin 0*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 35/3 (O'Connor 6*, Hipkin 12*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CAG Russellc and b Geary8      
FWH Nicholasc Fowke b Geary62      
+JR Freemanb Astill41      
J O'Connorlbw b Astill14      
PA Perrinc and b Geary0      
*JWHT Douglasc Sidwell b Geary10      
AB Hipkinc King b Astill0      
CJH Treglownlbw b Astill13      
JV Richardsonnot out51      
HM Morrisb Geary18      
HJ Palmerc King b Astill5      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 88 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-108, 3-119, 4-120, 5-138, 6-140, 7-140, 8-161, 9-196, 10-227 (88 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Geary37   131005--
Astill36   11885-1
Bale11   1260--
Skelding4   180--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Lordc O'Connor b Hipkin22      
+TE Sidwellrun out16      
EW Dawsonlbw b Douglas28      
JH Kinglbw b Douglas54      
WE Astillc O'Connor b Hipkin11      
W Berridgeb Douglas4      
G Gearyc Nicholas b Douglas2      
*GHS Fowkenot out12      
AW Shipmanc Douglas b Hipkin1      
F Baleb Hipkin0      
A Skeldingb Douglas11      
Extras(10 b, 7 lb)17
Total(all out, 73.2 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-49, 3-124, 4-141, 5-149, 6-153, 7-156, 8-157, 9-173, 10-178 (73.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer13   2280--
Hipkin26   4694--
Russell3   220--
Richardson4   2100--
Morris5   160--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FWH Nicholasc Berridge b Astill10      
CJH Treglownc King b Geary4      
+JR Freemanc and b Astill2      
J O'Connorc Shipman b Geary6      
AB Hipkinlbw b Astill12      
PA Perrinlbw b Astill2      
JV Richardsonb Geary1      
*JWHT Douglasb Bale2      
CAG Russellnot out34      
HM Morrisb Skelding5      
HJ Palmerb Geary2      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(all out, 50.2 overs)86
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-17, 3-20, 4-38, 5-40, 6-40, 7-41, 8-65, 9-72, 10-86 (50.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Astill19   7424--
Bale6   2131--
Skelding4   091--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Lordb Palmer1      
+TE Sidwellc O'Connor b Douglas2      
EW Dawsonlbw b Palmer6      
WE Astillnot out75      
JH Kingnot out43      
W Berridgedid not bat      
G Gearydid not bat      
*GHS Fowkedid not bat      
AW Shipmandid not bat      
F Baledid not bat      
A Skeldingdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb)9
Total(3 wickets, 46.5 overs)136
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-9, 3-17
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Douglas13   3451--
Palmer16   4442--
Hipkin5   170--
Richardson8   0160--

--> JR Freeman (1) passed 10000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28
--> JV Richardson (1) passed his previous highest score of 12 in first-class matches
--> JV Richardson (1) passed his previous highest score of 12 in County Championship matches
--> EW Dawson (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in County Championship matches
--> EW Dawson (1) passed his previous highest score of 23 in first-class matches
--> AB Hipkin reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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