Surrey v Leicestershire
County Championship 1903
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 31st August, 1st, 2nd September 1903 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 3 wickets
PointsSurrey 1; Leicestershire -1
UmpiresG Bean, A Pike
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 303/8 (Knight 143*, Allsopp 2*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 58/3 (Knight 28*, de Trafford 9*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJB Woodb Richardson0      
H Whiteheadc Strudwick b Richardson18      
AE Knightc Hayward b Lees144      
JH Kingc Strudwick b Lockwood23      
VFS Crawfordb McDonell12      
*CE de Traffordc Strudwick b Richardson36      
RT Crawfordb Richardson2      
GC Gillst Strudwick b Hayes40      
WW Odellc Bush b Dowson9      
TC Allsoppnot out4      
+JP Whitesideb Lees6      
Extras(11 b, 5 nb, 2 w)18
Total(all out, 103.1 overs)312
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-42, 3-95, 4-121, 5-167, 6-171, 7-252, 8-275, 9-304, 10-312 (103.1 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Richardson25   759411
McDonell21   0631--
Lockwood18   378114
Hayes6   2161--
Dowson5   0211--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Hollandlbw b Gill6      
TW Haywardrun out16      
EG Hayesc RT Crawford b King31      
HS Bushlbw b Odell3      
EM Dowsonlbw b King18      
WH Lockwoodnot out60      
*L Walkerc King b RT Crawford36      
WS Leesb RT Crawford0      
HC McDonellb RT Crawford3      
+H Strudwickb King1      
T Richardsonb RT Crawford4      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 4 nb)10
Total(all out, 72.5 overs)188
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-38, 3-46, 4-72, 5-81, 6-172, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-188 (72.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
RT Crawford13.53434--
Gill15   4421-4
Odell15   4391--
King15   5263--
Allsopp8   2210--
Whitehead6   270--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Knightnot out91      
H Whiteheadc Hayward b Lees1      
JH Kingc Lockwood b Richardson14      
VFS Crawfordc Strudwick b Richardson6      
*CE de Traffordc and b McDonell25      
RT Crawfordst Strudwick b McDonell6      
GC Gillb McDonell10      
WW Odellc Strudwick b Lees0      
TC Allsoppb McDonell2      
+JP Whitesidec Hayes b Lees0      
CJB Woodabsent hurt
Total(all out, 65 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-155 (65 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Richardson24   5622--
Lees17   3513--
McDonell24   9424--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Hollandc VFS Crawford b Odell66      
TW Haywardrun out55      
EG Hayesnot out105      
HS Bushc Whitehead b Gill19      
EM Dowsonc King b Gill0      
WH Lockwoodc and b Gill13      
*L Walkerrun out2      
WS Leesc RT Crawford b Gill10      
HC McDonellnot out3      
+H Strudwickdid not bat      
T Richardsondid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 2 nb, 2 w)7
Total(7 wickets, 75 overs)280
Fall of wickets:
1-108, 2-152, 3-?, 4-?, 5-207, 6-261, 7-268
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
RT Crawford10   23702-
Gill20   2884-2
Odell25   6731--
King11   2440--
Allsopp5   1180--
Whitehead4   0130--

--> AE Knight (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 12
--> EG Hayes (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> WH Lockwood (1) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> L Walker (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 23
--> TW Hayward (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 39
--> L Walker made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> WS Lees reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> GC Gill reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Surrey second innings

Knight's 144 lasted just over five hours





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