Yorkshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1899
VenueBramall Lane, Sheffield on 17th, 18th, 19th July 1899 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by an innings and 3 runs
PointsYorkshire 1; Leicestershire -1
UmpiresVA Titchmarsh, A Young
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 337 all out
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 8/1 (L Brown 6*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CE de Traffordc Tunnicliffe b Haigh62     
AE Knightc Whitehead b Brown131     
AD Pougherb Brown18     
L Brownb Whitehead30     
CJB Woodc Bairstow b Brown2     
JH Kingc Mitchell b Whitehead0     
JH Brownb Haigh20     
H Whiteheadc Haigh b Whitehead9     
FW Stocksb Haigh18     
F Geesonb Haigh27     
+JP Whitesidenot out3     
Extras(12 b, 5 lb)17
Total(all out, 130.2 overs)337
Fall of wickets:
1-107, 2-187, 3-249, 4-253, 5-254, 6-258, 7-277, 8-299, 9-318, 10-337 (130.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wainwright12   3330--
Brown32   10813--
Hirst16   1630--
Wilson11   4220--
Whitehead27   11473--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Tunnicliffec Whitehead b Stocks5     
ER Wilsonc Whitehead b King16     
D Dentonb Geeson110     
*F Mitchellb King77     
TL Taylorc Whitehead b Wood42     
E Wainwrightst Whiteside b Geeson77     
GH Hirstc Knight b JH Brown53     
S Haighc Whitehead b Geeson10     
L Whiteheadb JH Brown4     
JT Brownnot out28     
+A Bairstowb Geeson2     
Extras(23 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)28
Total(all out, 141.4 overs)452
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-88, 3-183, 4-243, 5-292, 6-380, 7-412, 8-419, 9-421, 10-452 (141.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stocks33   41161--
Wood17   2551--
King21   4682--
JH Brown17   6562--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+JP Whitesideb Brown2     
L Brownb Brown6     
AE Knightc Mitchell b Wainwright10     
AD Pougherb Brown2     
*CE de Traffordc Taylor b Brown4     
CJB Woodc Tunnicliffe b Brown1     
JH Kingc Bairstow b Haigh37     
JH Brownb Wainwright0     
H Whiteheadc Whitehead b Haigh26     
FW Stocksc Tunnicliffe b Haigh12     
F Geesonnot out10     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 46.1 overs)112
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-9, 3-11, 4-15, 5-18, 6-48, 7-50, 8-81, 9-93, 10-112 (46.1 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wainwright16   6242--
Brown21   3675--
Whitehead2   110--

--> CE de Trafford (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 36
--> AE Knight (1) passed his previous highest score of 110 in first-class matches
--> AE Knight (1) passed his previous highest score of 110 in County Championship matches
--> TL Taylor made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JT Brown (1) passed his previous highest score of 16 in County Championship matches
--> JT Brown (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in first-class matches

Knight's innings of 131 included 1 five and 16 fours. Denton hit 17 fours in his innings of 110 which lasted just over 2 hours.





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