Yorkshire v Essex
County Championship 1901
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 17th, 18th June 1901 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by an innings and 60 runs
PointsYorkshire 1; Essex -1
UmpiresG Porter, VA Titchmarsh
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 61/1 (Lucas 27*, Perrin 11*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Tunnicliffelbw b Mead5     
JT Brownlbw b Mead27     
D Dentonb Mead4     
F Mitchellc Lucas b Mead52     
E Wainwrightb Kortright2     
GH Hirstb Young26     
L Whiteheadc Turner b Mead32     
*Lord Hawkec Carpenter b Young60     
S Haighb Reeves0     
W Rhodesb Young21     
+D Hunternot out13     
Extras(1 b, 9 lb)10
Total(all out, 85.2 overs)252
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-17, 3-62, 4-71, 5-112, 6-146, 7-164, 8-182, 9-229, 10-252 (85.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mead36   12785--
Kortright6   0261--
Reeves12   2351--
Tosetti5   1130--
Carpenter3   0160--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AP Lucasb Haigh27     
HA Carpenterb Hirst21     
PA Perrinb Haigh14     
CP McGaheyst Hunter b Rhodes1     
AJ Turnerb Rhodes0     
G Tosettic Whitehead b Haigh7     
CJ Kortrightb Haigh4     
W Reevesst Hunter b Rhodes8     
+TM Russellnot out4     
W Meadb Haigh2     
HI Youngc Denton b Rhodes5     
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 55 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-61, 3-62, 4-64, 5-70, 6-75, 7-86, 8-86, 9-88, 10-97 (55 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hirst19   6331--
Rhodes25   13334--
Brown2   140--
Haigh9   2235-1

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*AP Lucasc Tunnicliffe b Hirst2     
HA Carpenterc Rhodes b Hirst6     
PA Perrinb Rhodes24     
CP McGaheyc Tunnicliffe b Rhodes4     
AJ Turnerc Brown b Rhodes1     
G Tosettiretired hurt1     
CJ Kortrightb Haigh12     
W Reeveslbw b Rhodes16     
+TM Russellst Hunter b Rhodes10     
W Meadc Hirst b Rhodes4     
HI Youngnot out13     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 37.5 overs)95
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-14, 3-24, 4-28, 5-39, 6-68, 7-68, 8-72, 9-95 (37.5 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hirst14   5282--
Haigh5   1201--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> L Whitehead (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 17
--> HI Young (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> W Rhodes reached 550 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Essex second innings
--> G Tosetti retired hurt in the Essex second innings having scored 1 (team score 32/4)

Rain overnight after the first day's play changed the nature of the wicket and made the Yorkshire bowlers unplayable. The match was over by 3.30pm on the 2nd afternoon.

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