Essex v Yorkshire
County Championship 1901
VenueCounty Ground, Leyton on 15th, 16th August 1901 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by an innings and 33 runs
PointsEssex -1; Yorkshire 1
UmpiresRG Barlow, H Wood
Close of play day 1Essex (2) 15/6 (Tosetti 0*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HA Carpenterb Hirst0     
FL Faneb Hirst1     
PA Perrinc Hunter b Hirst0     
CP McGaheyb Hirst11     
JWHT Douglasb Hirst0     
*AP Lucasrun out3     
G Tosettib Hirst3     
W Reevesc Denton b Rhodes10     
+TM Russellc Taylor b Rhodes0     
HI Youngnot out1     
W Meadb Hirst0     
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 16.1 overs)30
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-1, 4-1, 5-6, 6-17, 7-22, 8-23, 9-30, 10-30 (16.1 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rhodes8   0172--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JT Brownlbw b Mead3     
J Tunnicliffeb Mead10     
D Dentonc Mead b Young5     
TL Taylorb Reeves44     
F Mitchellb Mead10     
GH Hirstc Reeves b Mead0     
E Wainwrightc Young b Reeves4     
E Smithc Fane b Reeves8     
*Lord Hawkeb Mead7     
W Rhodesnot out9     
+D Hunterlbw b Mead4     
Total(all out, 44 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-12, 3-36, 4-72, 5-72, 6-76, 7-76, 8-91, 9-100, 10-104 (44 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Young12   3281--
Mead22   8406--
Reeves10   3363--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HA Carpenterb Hirst0     
FL Faneb Hirst3     
PA Perrinc Hawke b Hirst9     
CP McGaheylbw b Rhodes1     
JWHT Douglasb Hirst0     
*AP Lucasc and b Hirst0     
G Tosettic and b Rhodes9     
W Reevesst Hunter b Rhodes12     
+TM Russellretired hurt1     
HI Youngnot out0     
W Meadst Hunter b Rhodes2     
Extras(2 b, 2 nb)4
Total(all out, 20 overs)41
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-8, 3-13, 4-15, 5-15, 6-15, 7-32, 8-39, 9-41 (20 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hirst10   6175-2
Rhodes10   2204--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> JWHT Douglas made his debut in first-class matches
--> JWHT Douglas made his debut in County Championship matches
--> W Reeves (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> TM Russell retired hurt in the Essex second innings having scored 1 (team score 39/8)

Play did not start until 12.45pm on the first day due to rain and was over just after midday on the 2nd day. The Essex 1st innnings lasted barely an hour.

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