Lancashire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1897
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 9th, 10th August 1897 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 9 wickets
PointsLancashire 1; Leicestershire -1
UmpiresAB Hide, W Shrewsbury
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (2) 9/0 (Stocks 3*, Whiteside 2*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AC MacLarenc Knight b Woodcock13      
A Wardc Stocks b Woodcock27      
FH Suggb Geeson4      
GR Bakerc Wood b King35      
+C Smithc Wood b Geeson19      
J Briggsc Whiteside b Woodcock22      
J I'Ansonb Woodcock28      
SM Tindallc sub b Woodcock14      
*AN Hornbyc Whiteside b Geeson21      
WR Cuttellnot out11      
AW Hallamc Whiteside b Woodcock0      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb)6
Total(all out, 78.1 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-43, 3-49, 4-93, 5-124, 6-124, 7-154, 8-180, 9-192, 10-200 (78.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stocks16   4360--
Geeson24   9443--
King5   0181--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJB Woodb Briggs7      
H Germanb Briggs0      
AE Knightc Hornby b Briggs3      
HH Marriottlbw b Briggs35      
AD Pougherlbw b Briggs0      
JH Kingrun out10      
R Joycec Ward b Hallam7      
F Geesonc Tindall b Hallam12      
FW Stocksb Briggs2      
+JP Whitesidenot out0      
A Woodcockb Hallam1      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 39.4 overs)79
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-3, 3-15, 4-15, 5-52, 6-62, 7-66, 8-78, 9-78, 10-79 (39.4 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Briggs20   5436--
Cuttell6   1230--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
FW Stocksc Ward b Hallam40      
+JP Whitesiderun out14      
AE Knightc Ward b Briggs5      
HH Marriottb I'Anson0      
CJB Woodrun out25      
AD Pougherc and b Cuttell17      
JH Kinglbw b Cuttell1      
H Germanc Cuttell b Briggs13      
R Joycec Smith b Hallam6      
F Geesonc Sugg b Briggs13      
A Woodcocknot out18      
Extras(20 b)20
Total(all out, 116.4 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-47, 3-48, 4-93, 5-118, 6-121, 7-122, 8-129, 9-146, 10-172 (116.4 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cuttell29   8432--
Hallam36   23352--
I'Anson15   8111--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AC MacLarenb Stocks16      
A Wardnot out21      
FH Suggnot out15      
GR Bakerdid not bat      
+C Smithdid not bat      
J Briggsdid not bat      
J I'Ansondid not bat      
SM Tindalldid not bat      
*AN Hornbydid not bat      
WR Cuttelldid not bat      
AW Hallamdid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(1 wicket, 17 overs)53
Fall of wickets:
1-28 (MacLaren)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woodcock5   0180--
Stocks8   591-1
Geeson4   1250--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> AN Hornby (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 10
--> H German (2) equalled his previous highest score of 13 in County Championship matches
--> H German (2) equalled his previous highest score of 13 in first-class matches
--> FW Stocks (2) passed his previous highest score of 30 in County Championship matches
--> FW Stocks (2) passed his previous highest score of 39 in first-class matches





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