Leicestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1901
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 22nd, 23rd, 24th August 1901 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by an innings and 90 runs
PointsLeicestershire -1; Worcestershire 1
UmpiresW Hearn, JE West
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 472/5 (Pearson 83*, Lowe 107*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 5/0 (MacDonald 5*, Whiteside 0*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HK Fosterst Whiteside b Geeson35     
FL Bowleyb Coe134     
EG Arnoldc Whiteside b Geeson2     
*RE Fosterc Coe b Gill96     
WHB Evansc Whiteside b Gill3     
FA Pearsonc Gill b Geeson83     
WW Lowec Knight b Odell154     
A Birdc Geeson b Odell2     
RD Burrowsc Whitehead b Coe26     
GA Wilsonc Coe b Odell8     
+T Strawnot out0     
Extras(11 b, 2 lb, 5 w)18
Total(all out, 152.1 overs)561
Fall of wickets:
1-59, 2-73, 3-245, 4-250, 5-304, 6-473, 7-500, 8-553, 9-554, 10-561 (152.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gill28   89121-
Geeson42   219834-
King20   3530--
Coe9   3232--
Wood7   1370--
MacDonald3   0120--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CE de Traffordb Wilson29     
CJB Woodc Straw b Bird131     
JH Kingc HK Foster b Burrows9     
R MacDonaldb Wilson30     
H Whiteheadc Pearson b Bird30     
AE Knightc and b Pearson14     
S Coec Pearson b Burrows49     
F Geesonb Wilson13     
WW Odellb Wilson5     
+JP Whitesidenot out1     
EH Gillb Wilson0     
Extras(3 b, 4 lb)7
Total(all out, 93 overs)318
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-94, 3-139, 4-233, 5-236, 6-248, 7-312, 8-317, 9-318, 10-318 (93 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilson16   1835--
Pearson27   4951--
Arnold3   1150--
Burrows23   5672--
Bird22   10382--
Evans2   0130--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
R MacDonaldb Lowe37     
+JP Whitesideb Wilson6     
CJB Woodb Bird48     
JH Kingb Wilson3     
AE Knightst Straw b Pearson4     
*CE de Traffordb Wilson10     
S Coec Straw b Wilson0     
H Whiteheadc Arnold b Wilson28     
F Geesonlbw b Burrows2     
WW Odellnot out10     
EH Gillb Wilson0     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(all out, 64.5 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-96, 3-98, 4-103, 5-105, 6-105, 7-114, 8-131, 9-153, 10-153 (64.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pearson13   2261--
Burrows20   6391--
Bird6   2101--
RE Foster3   0110--
Lowe2   071--

--> FL Bowley (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> WW Lowe (1) passed his previous highest score of 120 in first-class matches
--> WW Lowe (1) passed his previous highest score of 120 in County Championship matches
--> FA Pearson reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> GA Wilson reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings

Lowe's 154 included 21 fours and lasted 150 minutes. Wood took 160 minutes for his 131 which included 13 fours. Bowley's 134 included 16 fours and took 225 minutes





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