Leicestershire v Australians
Australia in England 1896
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 13th, 14th, 15th July 1896 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJ Phillips, W Shrewsbury
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 299/3 (Darling 145*, Gregory 10*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 26/1 (Holland 15*, Tomlin 4*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Iredalec Tomlin b Woodcock0      
J Darlingc Geeson b Pougher194      
*G Giffenc Woodcock b Pougher67      
H Donnanrun out66      
SE Gregoryc Tomlin b Pougher102      
H Grahamb Woodcock12      
C Hillb Coe16      
CJ Eadyc Pougher b Coe19      
H Trumblenot out45      
+JJ Kellyb Pougher1      
E Jonesb Pougher34      
Extras(11 b, 13 lb, 1 nb, 3 w)28
Total(all out, 200.1 overs)584
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-145, 3-278, 4-423, 5-454, 6-465, 7-488, 8-516, 9-531, 10-584 (200.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woodcock48   101592--
Geeson28   9870--
Wright27   7750--
Coe27   8592--
Marriott6   2120--
Tomlin15   3500--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CE de Traffordc Iredale b Giffen7      
J Hollandb Giffen41      
W Tomlinb Jones6      
AE Knightc Darling b Giffen5      
HH Marriottc Eady b Giffen0      
AD Pougherst Kelly b Giffen14      
SR Wrightlbw b Giffen0      
S Coerun out0      
F Geesonb Giffen5      
A Woodcockc Darling b Giffen1      
+JP Whitesidenot out8      
Total(all out, 70.2 overs)87
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-28, 3-34, 4-36, 5-72, 6-72, 7-72, 8-78, 9-81, 10-87 (70.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones11   3161--
Eady1   030--
Trumble26   16210--
Donnan8   3170--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*CE de Traffordlbw b Giffen0      
J Hollandc Kelly b Trumble10      
HH Marriottc Eady b Trumble36      
W Tomlinb Giffen7      
AE Knightc and b Giffen19      
SR Wrightc Gregory b Giffen1      
S Coest Kelly b Giffen10      
AD Pougherb Donnan26      
F Geesonnot out53      
A Woodcockb Giffen5      
+JP Whitesidenot out1      
Extras(9 b, 3 lb)12
Total(9 wickets, 70 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-42, 3-53, 4-53, 5-57, 6-77, 7-94, 8-133, 9-156
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Eady3   210--
Trumble19   7352--
Giffen35   12896--
Donnan13   2431--

--> J Darling (1) passed his previous highest score of 121 in first-class matches
--> J Darling (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 176
--> SE Gregory (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 73
--> F Geeson (2) passed his previous highest score of 49 in first-class matches
--> G Giffen reached 850 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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