Yorkshire v Essex
Schweppes County Championship 1977
VenueAcklam Park, Middlesbrough on 27th, 29th, 30th August 1977 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsYorkshire 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 4); Essex 1 (Bowling 1)
UmpiresJG Langridge, CG Pepper
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 52/2 (Lumb 6*, Cope 6*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 115/4 (Fletcher 25*, McEvoy 1*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessc Bairstow b Cooper25     
MK Foshlbw b Stevenson4     
KS McEwanlbw b Stevenson2     
*KWR Fletcherc Bairstow b Robinson1     
GA Goochc Bairstow b Stevenson0     
KR Pontc Cooper b Robinson12     
MSA McEvoyc Athey b Robinson2     
S Turnerlbw b Robinson0     
RE Eastc Bairstow b Stevenson19     
+N Smithb Robinson23     
DL Acfieldnot out2     
Extras(1 b, 8 lb, 9 nb)18
Total(all out, 38.4 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-18, 3-24, 4-27, 5-48, 6-56, 7-56, 8-57, 9-89, 10-108 (38.4 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Robinson12   3325--
Cooper13   4181--
Cope1   010--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Leadbeaterrun out29     
CWJ Atheyc Smith b Turner8     
RG Lumbrun out91     
GA Copec Pont b East78     
*JH Hampshirenot out53     
JD Lovenot out52     
+DL Bairstowdid not bat      
GB Stevensondid not bat      
P Carrickdid not bat      
HP Cooperdid not bat      
AL Robinsondid not bat      
Extras(11 lb, 12 nb, 1 w)24
Total(4 wickets, declared, 114.3 overs)335
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-41, 3-211, 4-237
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Turner28   10741--
Pont27   5750--
McEvoy3   140--
Acfield22   5620--
East16   2441--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessc Bairstow b Robinson24     
MK Foshc Hampshire b Cope32     
KS McEwanc Bairstow b Stevenson16     
*KWR Fletchernot out106     
GA Goochc Leadbeater b Carrick1     
MSA McEvoynot out67     
KR Pontdid not bat      
S Turnerdid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
+N Smithdid not bat      
DL Acfielddid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 8 lb, 16 nb, 1 w)30
Total(4 wickets, 110 overs)276
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-67, 3-92, 4-105
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stevenson22   4611--
Robinson14   3271--
Cooper19   2510--
Cope34   16531--
Carrick20   9461--
Hampshire1   080--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> MH Denness (1) passed 23000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 17
--> GA Cope (1) passed his previous highest score of 66 in first-class matches
--> GA Cope (1) passed his previous highest score of 66 in County Championship matches
--> KWR Fletcher (2) passed 17000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 4
--> MSA McEvoy (2) passed his previous highest score of 61 in first-class matches
--> MSA McEvoy (2) passed his previous highest score of 61 in County Championship matches

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