Leicestershire v Hampshire
County Championship 1897
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 5th, 6th August 1897 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossHampshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultHampshire won by an innings and 195 runs
PointsLeicestershire -1; Hampshire 1
UmpiresRO Clayton, WF Collishaw
Close of play day 1Hampshire (1) 243/4 (Quinton 64*, Lacey 43*)

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
VA Bartonb Stocks47      
+C Robsonb Stocks2      
*EG Wynyardc Marriott b Woodcock58      
FWD Quintonc Whiteside b Woodcock73      
AS Webbc Whiteside b Woodcock19      
FE Laceyc and b Stocks55      
C Heseltinest Whiteside b Stocks13      
EC Leenot out34      
H Baldwinc King b Woodcock14      
DA Steelec Coe b Stocks43      
T Soarb Stocks4      
Extras(14 b, 1 lb, 1 w)16
Total(all out, 137.3 overs)378
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-102, 3-126, 4-159, 5-262, 6-264, 7-281, 8-300, 9-372, 10-378 (137.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woodcock46   81094--
Geeson26   5630--
King6   0270--
Coe6   1210--
Wood6   0250--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJB Woodc Quinton b Baldwin14      
AE Knightc Lee b Heseltine5      
*HH Marriottc and b Heseltine8      
JH Kingc Soar b Heseltine13      
W Tomlinc Robson b Soar20      
S Coec Heseltine b Baldwin6      
R Joyceb Baldwin2      
F Geesonc Heseltine b Soar10      
FW Stocksc Robson b Baldwin2      
+JP Whitesidenot out1      
A Woodcockc Soar b Heseltine6      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(all out, 50.2 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-24, 3-42, 4-48, 5-64, 6-72, 7-72, 8-84, 9-84, 10-91 (50.2 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Baldwin24   14184--
Steele1   100--
Soar8   2202--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
CJB Woodb Baldwin11      
AE Knightb Baldwin1      
*HH Marriottc Lacey b Heseltine14      
JH Kingc Heseltine b Baldwin3      
W Tomlinc Robson b Heseltine0      
S Coeb Baldwin0      
R Joycec Steele b Soar21      
F Geesonnot out29      
FW Stockslbw b Quinton3      
+JP Whitesidec Lee b Quinton0      
A Woodcockc Steele b Heseltine0      
Extras(9 b, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 42.3 overs)92
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-24, 3-26, 4-29, 5-29, 6-29, 7-70, 8-91, 9-91, 10-92 (42.3 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Baldwin15   4404--
Steele4   170--
Soar4   171--
Lee3   1120--
Quinton2   202--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> VA Barton (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 22
--> FE Lacey (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 34
--> EC Lee (1) equalled his previous highest score of 34 in first-class matches
--> EC Lee (1) equalled his previous highest score of 34 in County Championship matches
--> FW Stocks achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Hampshire first innings (previous best was 5-49)





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