Essex v Derbyshire
County Championship 1926
VenueCounty Ground, Leyton on 11th, 12th, 13th August 1926 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDerbyshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 3; Derbyshire 1
UmpiresHR Butt, JA Cuffe
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 95/1 (Freeman 34*, O'Connor 45*)
Close of play day 2Derbyshire (1) 155 all out

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+JR Freemanc and b Townsend43      
JA Cutmoreb Morton10      
J O'Connorc Storer b Townsend66      
CAG Russellnot out102      
LG Crawleyrun out6      
HM Morrisc Cresswell b Morton1      
*JWHT Douglaslbw b Morton5      
FW Gilliganc Lee b Morton4      
MS Nicholsb Morton13      
AB Hipkinb Cresswell16      
GC Melluishc Morton b Lee1      
Extras(11 b, 1 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 132.4 overs)281
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-115, 3-144, 4-153, 5-168, 6-181, 7-199, 8-221, 9-261, 10-281 (132.4 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Worthington8   580--
Cresswell12   2371--
Morton49   18945--
Townsend43   17802--
Storer9   2190--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Bowdenc Hipkin b Melluish11      
GM Leec Gilligan b Hipkin3      
H Storerc Freeman b Nichols62      
*GR Jacksonb Nichols7      
JL Crommelin-Brownc Hipkin b O'Connor2      
LF Townsendb Nichols2      
TS Worthingtonc Hipkin b O'Connor13      
JM Hutchinsonc Douglas b O'Connor10      
A Mortonlbw b Hipkin13      
+H Elliottb Hipkin14      
JA Cresswellnot out5      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 64.2 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-57, 3-72, 4-90, 5-92, 6-108, 7-109, 8-127, 9-144, 10-155 (64.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols14   0273--
O'Connor22   5653--
Morris3   1110--
Melluish8   1191--
Russell3   030--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Cutmorec Jackson b Cresswell8      
J O'Connornot out51      
LG Crawleyc Morton b Townsend22      
HM Morrisnot out6      
+JR Freemandid not bat      
CAG Russelldid not bat      
*JWHT Douglasdid not bat      
FW Gilligandid not bat      
MS Nicholsdid not bat      
AB Hipkindid not bat      
GC Melluishdid not bat      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(2 wickets, declared, 29 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-77
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Worthington5   2150--
Cresswell9   2281--
Morton10   1340--
Townsend5   1101--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Leec O'Connor b Melluish28      
H Storernot out33      
LF Townsendnot out4      
J Bowdendid not bat      
*GR Jacksondid not bat      
JL Crommelin-Browndid not bat      
TS Worthingtondid not bat      
JM Hutchinsondid not bat      
A Mortondid not bat      
+H Elliottdid not bat      
JA Cresswelldid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(1 wicket, 34 overs)67
Fall of wickets:
1-58 (Lee)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols8   1210--
Hipkin11   4160--
O'Connor4   150--
Melluish8   1171--
Russell3   060--

--> JM Hutchinson (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> MS Nichols reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Derbyshire first innings





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