Yorkshire v Essex
County Championship 1904
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 15th, 16th, 17th August 1904 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresW Attewell, JE West
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 379 all out
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 118/6 (Keigwin 3*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*FS Jacksonc Perrin b Reeves21     
H Rudstonc Perrin b Keigwin4     
D Dentonc Littlehales b Benham17     
J Tunnicliffec Fane b Benham32     
GH Hirstc Benham b Buckenham140     
W Rhodesc Perrin b McGahey58     
H Wilkinsonc Perrin b Benham16     
S Haighc and b Benham51     
H Myersc Benham b Buckenham17     
C Oystonnot out8     
+D Hunterc Fane b Benham4     
Extras(10 b, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 100.5 overs)379
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-39, 3-43, 4-113, 5-227, 6-276, 7-319, 8-365, 9-369, 10-379 (100.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Reeves36   71441--
Keigwin12   3431--
Buckenham12   04221-
McGahey6   1281--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*FL Faneb Hirst8     
HA Carpenterb Hirst10     
PA Perrinb Hirst7     
CP McGaheyc Tunnicliffe b Rhodes7     
FH Gillinghamc Oyston b Hirst0     
AJ Turnerc Tunnicliffe b Haigh76     
RP Keigwinc Hunter b Myers23     
W Reeveslbw b Myers0     
+CG Littlehalesb Haigh23     
CP Buckenhamc Hunter b Myers16     
CE Benhamnot out27     
Extras(1 b, 6 lb)7
Total(all out, 73.1 overs)204
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-27, 3-28, 4-28, 5-38, 6-100, 7-100, 8-147, 9-170, 10-204 (73.1 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hirst19   3644--
Rhodes23   8591--
Haigh13   1482--
Oyston4   250--
Jackson6   2120--

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*FL Fanec Hunter b Myers12     
HA Carpenterc Hunter b Hirst0     
PA Perrinlbw b Rhodes67     
CP McGaheyc Tunnicliffe b Rhodes20     
FH Gillinghamc Denton b Rhodes3     
AJ Turnerb Rhodes8     
RP Keigwinnot out3     
W Reevesdid not bat      
+CG Littlehalesdid not bat      
CP Buckenhamdid not bat      
CE Benhamdid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(6 wickets, 47.3 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-14, 3-69, 4-77, 5-111, 6-118 (47.3 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hirst10   2321-1
Myers8   2291--
Haigh8   2190--
Jackson6   2210--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> GH Hirst (1) passed 12000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 59
--> W Rhodes (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 58
--> CG Littlehales (1) passed his previous highest score of 21 in County Championship matches
--> CG Littlehales (1) passed his previous highest score of 21 in first-class matches
--> CE Benham made his debut in first-class matches
--> CE Benham made his debut in County Championship matches
--> CE Benham achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Yorkshire first innings
--> CE Benham achieved his first five wickets in an innings in County Championship matches in the Yorkshire first innings
--> W Rhodes reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings

There was no play on the third day. Hirst's 140 lasted 180 minutes







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