Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1898
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 11th, 12th, 13th August 1898 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 119 runs
PointsMiddlesex 1; Leicestershire -1
UmpiresA Shaw, J Street
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 479 all out
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 129/6 (Coe 3*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PF Warnerc Geeson b Agar70     
J Douglaslbw b Geeson18     
FGJ Fordb Woodcock115     
RN Douglasb Wood54     
AT Coodeb Wood4     
CM Wellsc Agar b Geeson59     
AE Trottb Stocks76     
FHE Cunliffec L Brown b Geeson31     
*AJ Webbenot out12     
+EH Brayb Wood1     
JT Hearnec Stocks b Geeson11     
Extras(17 b, 11 lb)28
Total(all out, 113.1 overs)479
Fall of wickets:
1-68, 2-125, 3-252, 4-271, 5-282, 6-378, 7-434, 8-460, 9-464, 10-479 (113.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woodcock23   41011--
Stocks21   4791--
Coe6   0360--
Agar9   2391--
JH Brown7   0440--
Marriott3   0180--
Wood18   1633--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJB Woodb Trott28     
AE Knightb Hearne16     
L Brownc Ford b Trott12     
HH Marriottb Trott17     
JH Brownb Trott4     
S Coec Coode b Trott43     
H Germanc Hearne b Cunliffe6     
FW Stocksb Cunliffe0     
F Geesonnot out16     
C Agarc Ford b Trott0     
A Woodcockc Bray b Hearne3     
Extras(12 b, 3 lb)15
Total(all out, 72.3 overs)160
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-44, 3-60, 4-64, 5-98, 6-131, 7-131, 8-154, 9-154, 10-160 (72.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trott33   12706--
Cunliffe10   3242--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
CJB Woodc Warner b Trott67     
AE Knightc Warner b Ford39     
L Brownc Bray b Trott5     
HH Marriottc Trott b Hearne8     
JH Brownb Trott4     
S Coenot out37     
H Germanb Hearne8     
FW Stocksc sub b Trott0     
F Geesonb Trott10     
C Agarc RN Douglas b Hearne0     
A Woodcockb Hearne3     
Extras(17 b, 2 w)19
Total(all out, 98.3 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-103, 2-120, 3-137, 4-137, 5-137, 6-149, 7-188, 8-192, 9-192, 10-200 (98.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trott38   18835--
Cunliffe8   5160--
Wells10   1230--
Ford7   3181--

--> J Douglas (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> AT Coode made his debut in County Championship matches
--> AE Trott (1) passed his previous highest score of 45 in County Championship matches
--> S Coe (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> CJB Wood achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Middlesex first innings (previous best was 2-19)
--> F Geeson reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> CJB Wood achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Middlesex first innings (previous best was 2-19)
--> AE Trott achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 6-72)



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