Essex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1928
VenueCounty Ground, Leyton on 25th, 27th, 28th August 1928 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 5; Leicestershire 3
UmpiresA Morton, J Stone
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 314/8 (Gilligan 51*, Raison 15*)
Close of play day 2No play

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Cutmorec Berry b Snary7     
LC Eastmanb Snary23     
J O'Connorc Broughton b Smith123     
CAG Russellb Snary2     
MS Nicholsc and b Coleman22     
HWF Franklinc Snary b Astill13     
*JWHT Douglaslbw b Astill32     
+FW Gilligannot out70     
M Raisonb Astill15     
EC Thompsonb Astill8     
AB Hipkinc Smith b Astill4     
Extras(10 b, 5 lb, 5 nb, 1 w)21
Total(all out, 151.3 overs)340
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-39, 3-41, 4-82, 5-112, 6-192, 7-284, 8-314, 9-332, 10-340 (151.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shipman17   4380--
Snary44   17683--
Smith27   7721--
Armstrong10   1270--
Coleman9   2391--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EW Dawsonnot out126     
AW Shipmanc Franklin b Eastman7     
NF Armstronglbw b O'Connor10     
GL Berryc Nichols b Eastman2     
JC Bradshawb Eastman19     
WE Astillc Douglas b Hipkin62     
EA Broughtonb Hipkin1     
+TE Sidwellb Hipkin1     
CAR Colemanlbw b Hipkin5     
HC Snaryb Franklin5     
HA Smithc Thompson b Nichols1     
Extras(10 b, 7 lb)17
Total(all out, 114.3 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-43, 3-46, 4-104, 5-199, 6-203, 7-205, 8-225, 9-245, 10-256 (114.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Eastman34   12643--
Hipkin23   12324--
O'Connor31   8701--
Raison5   2130--
Thompson5   2250--
Franklin6   2101--

--> JA Cutmore (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> J O'Connor (1) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 54
--> JWHT Douglas made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> EW Dawson (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 118
--> WE Astill (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 10
--> WE Astill reached 1650 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Essex first innings





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