Leicestershire v Yorkshire
County Championship 1927
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 3rd, 4th, 5th August 1927 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 3; Yorkshire 5
UmpiresJ Hardstaff, J Moss
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 212/5 (Mitchell 88*, Robinson 29*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 180/8 (Geary 38*, Snary 3*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Holmesc Geary b Skelding10      
M Leylandc Sidwell b Skelding2      
E Oldroydc Sidwell b Geary36      
A Mitchellrun out105      
R Kilnerc Berry b Geary27      
W Rhodesc Armstrong b Geary4      
E Robinsonc Sidwell b Shipman30      
GG Macaulayb Snary7      
A Waddingtonnot out34      
*AW Luptonc Geary b Skelding7      
+A Dolphinb Snary1      
Extras(9 b, 7 lb, 3 nb)19
Total(all out, 167.3 overs)282
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-13, 3-82, 4-155, 5-164, 6-214, 7-226, 8-263, 9-281, 10-282 (167.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding34   12533--
Astill34   7540--
Shipman18   6251--
Geary30   11543--
Taylor4   1110--
Armstrong11   3200--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Shipmanc Holmes b Robinson0      
GL Berryc and b Macaulay43      
JC Bradshawlbw b Kilner14      
NF Armstrongb Kilner15      
WE Astillst Dolphin b Kilner39      
CH Taylorc Leyland b Robinson5      
G Gearynot out79      
*GHS Fowkec Robinson b Rhodes0      
+TE Sidwellc Dolphin b Kilner6      
HC Snaryc Mitchell b Robinson18      
A Skeldingc Waddington b Kilner30      
Extras(11 b, 12 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)27
Total(all out, 166.4 overs)276
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-37, 3-72, 4-87, 5-106, 6-155, 7-167, 8-174, 9-206, 10-276 (166.4 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Robinson38   19433--
Macaulay36   14391--
Waddington7   2220--
Rhodes38   13611--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Holmesnot out43      
M Leylandb Armstrong27      
E Oldroydc and b Armstrong0      
A Waddingtonb Armstrong8      
A Mitchelllbw b Berry14      
R Kilnernot out45      
W Rhodesdid not bat      
E Robinsondid not bat      
GG Macaulaydid not bat      
*AW Luptondid not bat      
+A Dolphindid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 nb)2
Total(4 wickets, 45 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-47, 3-59, 4-75
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding3   160--
Snary4   270--
Astill5   0280--
Shipman3   140--
Taylor6   1190--
Armstrong5   1163--
Fowke8   3190--
Berry4   0141--
Bradshaw7   1240--

--> A Skelding (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 17
--> A Waddington (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> G Geary reached 800 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Yorkshire first innings





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