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Essex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1899
VenueCounty Ground, Leyton on 22nd, 23rd, 24th May 1899 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresWB Clarke, WAJ West
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Essex (1) 136/4 (McGahey 47*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Knightc Russell b Young15     
L Brownc Mead b Young16     
CJB Woodb Young4     
AD Pougherc Russell b Young13     
JH Kingst Russell b Bull10     
*CE de Traffordc and b Bull45     
H Whiteheadst Russell b Mead3     
C Agarnot out7     
F Geesonrun out0     
A Woodcockc Reeves b Mead5     
+JP Whitesideb Bull3     
Extras(2 b, 6 lb)8
Total(all out, 77.2 overs)129
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-35, 3-51, 4-54, 5-103, 6-112, 7-113, 8-113, 9-124, 10-129 (77.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mead27   11332--
Bull22.211363--
Reeves12   8140--
Young16   6384--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HA Carpenterb Woodcock4     
*HGP Owenlbw b Pougher51     
PA Perrinc de Trafford b Woodcock0     
CP McGaheynot out47     
AJ Turnerrun out22     
GW Ayresdid not bat      
+TM Russelldid not bat      
W Reevesdid not bat      
W Meaddid not bat      
FG Bulldid not bat      
HI Youngdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 5 lb)12
Total(4 wickets, 54.1 overs)136
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-14, 3-77, 4-136 (54.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woodcock18.15312--
Geeson10   0370--
King7   1200--
Agar10   3200--
Pougher9   4161--

Notes
--> There was no play on the final day.

Due to the weather play was only possible on the second day

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