Leicestershire v Essex
County Championship 1908
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 13th, 14th, 15th July 1908 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresW Flowers, A Millward
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 247/7 (Crawford 31*, Shields 8*)
Close of play day 2No play

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJB Woodb Douglas58     
AE Knightb Read87     
H Whiteheadb Douglas46     
JH Kingrun out1     
S Coeb Benham1     
VFS Crawfordc JR Freeman b Mead46     
T Jayesb Douglas7     
*AG Hazleriggb Read2     
+J Shieldsc Douglas b Mead14     
WE Astillc Fane b Mead7     
W Shipmannot out1     
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 92.4 overs)276
Fall of wickets:
1-125, 2-176, 3-185, 4-187, 5-204, 6-220, 7-225, 8-260, 9-270, 10-276 (92.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Douglas26   2863--
Benham24   85911-
Read21   6452--
McGahey6   0200--
Reeves8   0290--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Fanerun out37     
JWHT Douglasc Whitehead b Astill10     
EJ Freemanc Hazlerigg b King3     
*CP McGaheyc Jayes b Astill3     
SP Mestonc Shields b Shipman11     
JR Freemannot out6     
W Reevesb Astill1     
AH Readc Knight b Astill4     
+AE Russellc Shields b Shipman2     
CE Benhamc Whitehead b Shipman0     
W Meadc Whitehead b Shipman0     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 58.2 overs)79
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-33, 3-44, 4-60, 5-68, 6-69, 7-77, 8-79, 9-79, 10-79 (58.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
King24   11241--
Astill25   9384--
Jayes4   140--

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Fanec and b Whitehead12     
JWHT Douglasnot out26     
EJ Freemanb Jayes1     
*CP McGaheynot out4     
SP Mestondid not bat      
W Reevesdid not bat      
AH Readdid not bat      
JR Freemandid not bat      
CE Benhamdid not bat      
W Meaddid not bat      
+AE Russelldid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb, 2 w)10
Total(2 wickets, 48 overs)53
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-30
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Astill11   770--
Shipman8   1110--
King6   340--
Wood2   2002-
Whitehead3   141--
Jayes6   291--
Coe4   330--
Crawford5   500--
Hazlerigg3   050--

--> W Shipman made his debut in first-class matches
--> W Shipman made his debut in County Championship matches
--> FL Fane (1) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 20
--> SP Meston (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> W Mead reached 1050 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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