Leicestershire v Essex
Britannic Assurance County Championship 1998
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 9th, 10th, 11th September 1998 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to field
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 99 runs
PointsLeicestershire 24 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Essex 4 (Bowling 4)
UmpiresJW Holder, AA Jones
ScorerGA York (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 301/6 (Wells 140*, Lewis 2*; 84 overs)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 58/4 (Hodgson 11*, Ilott 2*; 30 overs)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
VJ Wellsc Ilott b Grove171      
DL Maddyc Hyam b Cowan7      
IJ Sutcliffec Hyam b Cowan39      
BF Smithlbw b Irani1      
*PV Simmonsc Cowan b Irani61      
A Habibc Hyam b Irani8      
+PA Nixonb Such26      
CC Lewislbw b Ilott14      
DJ Millnsnot out37      
CD Crowec Peters b Grove6      
AD Mullallylbw b Grove0      
Extras(3 b, 6 lb, 16 nb)25
Total(all out, 107.3 overs)395
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-126, 3-129, 4-247, 5-263, 6-299, 7-314, 8-371, 9-395, 10-395 (107.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ilott25   7681--
Cowan19   4792--
Irani23   6803--
Such19   4631--
Grayson4   0200--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*PJ Prichardb Lewis18      
SD Petersc Wells b Mullally2      
TP Hodgsonc Simmons b Wells20      
SG Lawb Mullally7      
RC Iranic Simmons b Lewis11      
AP Graysonb Millns11      
+BJ Hyamb Millns1      
MC Ilottc Sutcliffe b Millns0      
AP Cowanb Wells4      
JO Grovec Mullally b Wells12      
PM Suchnot out0      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 35.4 overs)95
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-31, 3-38, 4-49, 5-76, 6-76, 7-76, 8-81, 9-81, 10-95 (35.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mullally11   4232--
Lewis11   4402--
Millns7   583--

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*PJ Prichardb Lewis1      
SD Petersc Lewis b Millns8      
TP Hodgsonc Nixon b Lewis14      
SG Lawc Maddy b Millns0      
RC Iranic Simmons b Crowe27      
MC Ilottc Maddy b Mullally2      
AP Graysonlbw b Lewis6      
+BJ Hyamb Mullally0      
AP Cowanc Nixon b Millns94      
JO Groveb Lewis0      
PM Suchnot out24      
Extras(2 b, 11 lb, 12 nb)25
Total(all out, 58.3 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-23, 3-25, 4-56, 5-61, 6-65, 7-65, 8-97, 9-99, 10-201 (58.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mullally15   2452--
Lewis20   5724--
Wells4   310--
Crowe5   351--
Simmons4   330--

--> The match was scheduled for four days but completed in three.
--> VJ Wells (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 124
--> AP Cowan (2) passed his previous highest score of 77 in County Championship matches
--> AP Cowan (2) passed his previous highest score of 77 in first-class matches
--> AD Mullally reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex second innings





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