Worcestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1903
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 10th, 11th, 12th August 1903 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresRG Barlow, GB Nichols
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 419/7 (Knight 200*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (1) 235/6 (Caldwell 99*, Gaukrodger 13*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJB Woodc GN Foster b Wilson1      
*CE de Traffordc HK Foster b Bird22      
JH Kingc Bowley b Keene72      
AE Knightnot out229      
VFS Crawfordc RE Foster b Wilson32      
H Whiteheadc RE Foster b Arnold17      
RT Crawfordb Keene18      
GC Gillb Arnold37      
S Coeb Wilson4      
+JP Whitesidec RE Foster b Arnold1      
TC Allsopprun out11      
Extras(5 b, 15 lb, 1 w)21
Total(all out, 133.1 overs)465
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-43, 3-193, 4-254, 5-281, 6-344, 7-419, 8-424, 9-431, 10-465 (133.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Arnold34   3983--
Wilson33   21463--
Keene29   7792--
RE Foster10   04501-

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HK Fosterc Whiteside b King49      
FL Bowleylbw b King3      
WS Caldwellc Whitehead b Gill101      
RE Fosterb Allsopp5      
EG Arnoldc Whitehead b Gill16      
GN Fosterc Whitehead b Gill0      
GF Wheldonc Whiteside b Gill46      
+GW Gaukrodgernot out39      
A Birdc Whitehead b Allsopp18      
GA Wilsonrun out4      
JW Keeneb Gill6      
Extras(6 b, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 137.5 overs)294
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-81, 3-86, 4-118, 5-118, 6-190, 7-237, 8-270, 9-281, 10-294 (137.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
King39   17472--
Allsopp32   13612--
RT Crawford14   2480--
Coe9   4160--
Whitehead7   1140--
Wood4   0190--
VFS Crawford4   0140--

Worcestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
RE Fosterb Gill2      
FL Bowleynot out55      
WS Caldwellc RT Crawford b Gill0      
*HK Fosterc Whitehead b Gill2      
EG Arnoldnot out34      
GN Fosterdid not bat      
GF Wheldondid not bat      
+GW Gaukrodgerdid not bat      
A Birddid not bat      
GA Wilsondid not bat      
JW Keenedid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 nb)5
Total(3 wickets, 51 overs)98
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-6, 3-13
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
King12   5220--
Gill17   3303--
Allsopp7   3170--
Coe7   360--
Whitehead8   2180--

--> CE de Trafford (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 22
--> AE Knight (1) passed his previous highest score of 182 in County Championship matches
--> AE Knight (1) passed his previous highest score of 190 in first-class matches
--> GN Foster made his debut in County Championship matches
--> GN Foster made his debut in first-class matches
--> EG Arnold (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 21
--> JH King reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> JH King reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings

Knight's 229* took 340 minutes and included 21 fours. Caldwell's 101 lasted 260 minutes





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