Surrey v Leicestershire
County Championship 1897
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 3rd, 4th May 1897 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by an innings and 285 runs
PointsSurrey 1; Leicestershire -1
UmpiresW Hearn, GH Remnant
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 468/6 (Read 46*, Key 17*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Brockwellc Geeson b Rudd34      
R Abelb Wood144      
TW Haywardb Woodcock130      
C Baldwinb Rudd32      
HDG Leveson-Gowerc Geeson b Wood53      
HB Chinneryb Geeson1      
WW Readb Coe62      
*KJ Keyc Brown b Rudd66      
WH Lockwoodb Coe0      
+H Woodnot out17      
T Richardsonst Whiteside b Rudd6      
Extras(13 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)15
Total(all out, 170.3 overs)560
Fall of wickets:
1-99, 2-271, 3-324, 4-357, 5-358, 6-430, 7-527, 8-527, 9-541, 10-560 (170.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woodcock38   81431--
Geeson34   61181--
Coe37   11922--
Brown9   1280--
Wood24   7842--
Tomlin6   180--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CE de Traffordb Hayward30      
AE Knightb Richardson15      
R Joyceb Hayward32      
W Tomlinb Hayward70      
CJB Woodb Richardson15      
GE Ruddb Richardson0      
L Brownnot out14      
F Geesonb Hayward0      
S Coeb Richardson4      
A Woodcockb Richardson1      
+JP Whitesideb Richardson0      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 3 nb, 4 w)16
Total(all out, 74.3 overs)197
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-74, 3-100, 4-141, 5-147, 6-180, 7-180, 8-187, 9-197, 10-197 (74.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hayward19   6414--
Lockwood12   3450--
Abel9   3180--
Brockwell4   170--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*CE de Traffordc Leveson-Gower b Richardson4      
AE Knightb Richardson1      
R Joyceb Richardson8      
W Tomlinb Richardson12      
CJB Woodc Wood b Richardson0      
GE Ruddb Richardson12      
L Brownb Hayward6      
F Geesonc sub b Hayward0      
S Coerun out16      
A Woodcockb Hayward2      
+JP Whitesidenot out10      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb)7
Total(all out, 28.1 overs)78
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-9, 3-18, 4-18, 5-31, 6-42, 7-42, 8-46, 9-53, 10-78 (28.1 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hayward14   3363--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> R Abel (1) passed 17000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 62
--> HDG Leveson-Gower (1) passed his previous highest score of 14 in County Championship matches
--> HDG Leveson-Gower (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 43
--> HB Chinnery made his debut in first-class matches
--> HB Chinnery made his debut in County Championship matches
--> GE Rudd made his debut in County Championship matches
--> GE Rudd achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Surrey first innings (previous best was 0-5)





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