Leicestershire v Yorkshire
County Championship 1897
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 23rd, 24th, 25th August 1897 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJJ Tuck, WAJ West
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 323/6 (Moorhouse 46*, Mounsey 20*; 128 overs)
Close of play day 2No play

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Tunnicliffec Geeson b Stocks1     
JT Brownc Geeson b Stocks45     
D Dentonc Knight b Woodcock51     
E Wainwrightc and b Stocks50     
GH Hirstc Geeson b Woodcock88     
R Moorhousenot out46     
*Lord Hawkec and b Stocks0     
JT Mounseynot out20     
S Haighdid not bat      
+D Hunterdid not bat      
J Shawdid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 4 lb, 6 nb)22
Total(6 wickets, 128 overs)323
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-99, 3-110, 4-247, 5-275, 6-276
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woodcock43   11932--
Stocks43   17884--
Wood4   1180--
Geeson12   4250--
Coe19   5500--
Rudd7   0270--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HH Marriottdid not bat      
CJB Wooddid not bat      
R Joycedid not bat      
GE Rudddid not bat      
AE Knightdid not bat      
AD Pougherdid not bat      
S Coedid not bat      
F Geesondid not bat      
FW Stocksdid not bat      
+JP Whitesidedid not bat      
A Woodcockdid not bat      

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> JT Mounsey made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> JT Mounsey made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> J Shaw made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> J Shaw made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> D Denton (1) passed 3500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 37
--> A Woodcock reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Yorkshire first innings





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