Essex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1900
VenueCounty Ground, Leyton on 4th, 5th, 6th June 1900 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by an innings and 58 runs
PointsEssex 1; Leicestershire -1
UmpiresW Hearn, J Phillips
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 93/2 (Carpenter 30*, McGahey 35*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 65/4 (Whitehead 10*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJB Woodb Mead33     
AE Knightb Young0     
L Brownc Russell b Young8     
H Whiteheadc Kortright b Young108     
JH Kingc Kortright b Young51     
H Burgessc Mead b Carpenter5     
S Coec Kortright b Young4     
*CE de Traffordb Carpenter0     
F Geesonb Carpenter6     
A Woodcocknot out12     
+JP Whitesidec Mead b Young0     
Extras(6 b, 4 lb)10
Total(all out, 96 overs)237
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-18, 3-75, 4-202, 5-215, 6-215, 7-215, 8-225, 9-233, 10-237 (96 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mead25   9501--
Young32   9766--
Reeves17   5470--
Perrin2   090--
Carpenter16   4393--
McGahey4   160--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Faneb Woodcock0     
HA Carpenterb Woodcock66     
PA Perrinb King12     
CP McGaheyc and b Brown184     
AP Lucasb King54     
CJ Kortrightb Woodcock10     
*HGP Owenc Brown b Coe62     
W Reevesnot out31     
+TM Russellc Geeson b Woodcock8     
HI Youngnot out8     
W Meaddid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 4 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)18
Total(8 wickets, declared, 123 overs)453
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-30, 3-138, 4-234, 5-261, 6-395, 7-411, 8-440
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woodcock35   61154-1
King31   10922--
Burgess20   58101-
Geeson14   1390--
Coe8   4411--
Wood5   0260--
Brown10   0411--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJB Woodc Russell b Kortright7     
AE Knightb Kortright14     
L Brownb Carpenter25     
H Whiteheadb Young27     
JH Kingb Kortright5     
H Burgessb Kortright0     
S Coenot out61     
*CE de Traffordc Kortright b Young4     
F Geesonc Carpenter b Kortright5     
A Woodcockb Kortright0     
+JP Whitesideb Kortright2     
Extras(8 b)8
Total(all out, 50.3 overs)158
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-32, 3-57, 4-65, 5-65, 6-119, 7-123, 8-136, 9-136, 10-158 (50.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mead15   8240--
Young10   1282--
Carpenter7   0311--

--> H Whitehead (1) passed his previous highest score of 67 in County Championship matches
--> H Whitehead (1) passed his previous highest score of 67 in first-class matches
--> H Burgess made his debut in County Championship matches
--> H Burgess made his debut in first-class matches
--> HA Carpenter (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 62
--> CP McGahey (1) passed his previous highest score of 147 in County Championship matches
--> CP McGahey (1) passed his previous highest score of 147 in first-class matches
--> CP McGahey (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 174
--> S Coe (2) equalled his previous highest score of 61 in County Championship matches
--> HA Carpenter achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 2-24)

Whitehead batted for 160 minutes and scored 13 fours in his 108, his maiden first-class hundred. Kortright was unable to bowl in the first innings, being slightly lame. McGahey's 184 included 20 fours

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