Yorkshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1897
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 24th, 25th, 26th May 1897 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by an innings and 129 runs
PointsYorkshire 1; Leicestershire -1
UmpiresM Sherwin, A Young
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 399/7 (Hirst 73*, Milligan 29*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 86/4 (Wood 16*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*FS Jacksonc Whiteside b Coe31     
J Tunnicliffec Whiteside b Woodcock13     
D Dentonb Geeson0     
R Moorhousec Coe b Wood91     
E Wainwrightrun out25     
R Peelst Whiteside b Geeson115     
GH Hirstc Tomlin b Woodcock89     
JT Mounseyb Woodcock6     
FW Milliganb Woodcock42     
S Haighb Woodcock4     
+D Hunternot out3     
Extras(3 b, 13 lb)16
Total(all out, 143.2 overs)435
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-37, 3-62, 4-98, 5-227, 6-331, 7-338, 8-424, 9-428, 10-435 (143.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Geeson44   101132--
Coe25   4891--
Smith14   3400--
Wood12   3481--
Cobley4   1180--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CE de Traffordb Haigh0     
AE Knightb Haigh1     
W Tomlinc Tunnicliffe b Hirst3     
CJB Woodc Tunnicliffe b Peel22     
A Smithc Tunnicliffe b Haigh0     
L Brownc Tunnicliffe b Wainwright36     
A Cobleyc Tunnicliffe b Peel12     
S Coenot out20     
F Geesonb Milligan9     
A Woodcockc Moorhouse b Milligan2     
+JP Whitesidec Hunter b Haigh0     
Extras(13 b, 6 lb)19
Total(all out, 88.4 overs)124
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-3, 3-7, 4-7, 5-68, 6-82, 7-86, 8-121, 9-123, 10-124 (88.4 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hirst21   12261--
Jackson7   470--
Wainwright18   9291--
Peel20   14172--
Milligan2   122--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*CE de Traffordc Denton b Wainwright35     
AE Knightc Tunnicliffe b Milligan1     
W Tomlinb Jackson29     
CJB Woodc Hunter b Haigh18     
A Smithb Jackson1     
L Brownb Haigh7     
A Cobleyc Hunter b Haigh7     
S Coec Tunnicliffe b Hirst32     
F Geesonnot out31     
A Woodcockc and b Peel8     
+JP Whitesiderun out1     
Extras(9 b, 3 lb)12
Total(all out, 88 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-63, 3-80, 4-86, 5-96, 6-99, 7-122, 8-165, 9-181, 10-182 (88 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Haigh22   7453--
Hirst12   1161--
Jackson16   10252--
Wainwright10   4231--
Peel17   4311--
Milligan11   3401--

--> R Moorhouse (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 17
--> R Peel (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 97
--> A Smith made his debut in first-class matches
--> A Smith made his debut in County Championship matches
--> L Brown (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in first-class matches
--> L Brown (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in County Championship matches
--> A Cobley made his debut in first-class matches
--> A Cobley made his debut in County Championship matches
--> F Geeson reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Yorkshire first innings





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