Essex v Yorkshire
County Championship 1927
VenueCounty Ground, Leyton on 24th, 25th, 26th August 1927 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 4; Yorkshire 4
UmpiresW Bestwick, J Moss
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 119/2 (Leyland 49*, Mitchell 14*)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (1) 144/4 (Leyland 64*, Rhodes 3*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Holmesc Gilligan b Douglas18     
H Sutcliffeb Russell26     
M Leylandc and b Hipkin127     
A Mitchellc Hipkin b Shorter15     
R Kilnerc Gilligan b O'Connor2     
W Rhodesnot out41     
E Robinsonnot out4     
GG Macaulaydid not bat      
*AW Luptondid not bat      
+A Dolphindid not bat      
TA Jacquesdid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 4 lb)16
Total(5 wickets, declared, 110 overs)249
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-56, 3-125, 4-141, 5-238
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Douglas22   6571--
Shorter19   4471--
Russell34   8541--
Franklin8   2270--
Hipkin16   8241--
O'Connor11   2241--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LG Crawleyc Holmes b Jacques13     
NG Wykesc and b Robinson9     
J O'Connorc Holmes b Macaulay43     
CAG Russellc Dolphin b Macaulay30     
AB Hipkinc Mitchell b Macaulay0     
*JWHT Douglasnot out11     
HWF Franklinnot out16     
+FW Gilligandid not bat      
RN Shorterdid not bat      
JA Cutmoredid not bat      
EC Thompsondid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(5 wickets, 63 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-25, 3-72, 4-76, 5-109
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Robinson8   2261--
Jacques8   3161--
Macaulay23   10303--
Kilner12   2270--
Rhodes12   3230--

--> CAG Russell (1) passed 18000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 29
--> JWHT Douglas (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 6
--> JWHT Douglas reached 1350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Yorkshire first innings
--> GG Macaulay reached 1100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex first innings

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