Leicestershire v Surrey
County Championship 1923
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 23rd, 24th, 25th May 1923 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 0; Surrey 2
UmpiresW Reeves, WAJ West
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 52/2 (Salmon 23*, King 4*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (1) 142/3 (Shepherd 6*, Hitch 3*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GHS Fowkeb Gentry23      
GH Salmonb Shepherd51      
WE Astilllbw b Gentry1      
JH Kingc Fender b Shepherd22      
AT Sharpb Fender1      
S Coenot out80      
G Gearyb Fender3      
A Mounteneylbw b Fender2      
+TE Sidwellc Shepherd b Fender5      
AW Shipmanlbw b Hitch16      
A Skeldingrun out5      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 95.5 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-47, 3-85, 4-86, 5-124, 6-131, 7-133, 8-139, 9-216, 10-222 (95.5 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lowe18   9190--
Gentry17   8312--
Fender27   6654-1
Shepherd16   4352--
Peach5   0130--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hobbsc Coe b King43      
A Sandhamc and b Geary56      
A Ducatb Geary30      
TF Shepherdnot out74      
JW Hitchc Sidwell b Skelding32      
*PGH Fenderb Shipman36      
HS Harrisonb Shipman0      
HA Peachnot out0      
JSB Gentrydid not bat      
+H Strudwickdid not bat      
RF Lowedid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 2 lb)12
Total(6 wickets, declared, 97 overs)283
Fall of wickets:
1-81, 2-128, 3-133, 4-216, 5-278, 6-278
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding19   3701--
Astill31   101100--
Geary27   10482--
King11   3201--
Shipman9   5232--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GHS Fowkeb Hitch2      
GH Salmonb Fender18      
AT Sharpb Hitch2      
JH Kingretired hurt10      
WE Astillc Strudwick b Peach43      
S Coeb Hitch3      
G Gearyrun out12      
A Mounteneylbw b Fender15      
+TE Sidwellnot out38      
AW Shipmanc Fender b Hitch8      
A Skeldingnot out6      
Extras(11 b, 4 lb, 10 nb)25
Total(8 wickets, 67 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-19, 3-40, 4-49, 5-95, 6-106, 7-129, 8-149
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hitch24   4534-5
Peach21   7421--
Fender18   2502-5
Gentry1   020--
Shepherd3   0100--

--> AW Shipman reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> PGH Fender reached 500 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> JH King retired hurt in the Leicestershire second innings having scored 10 (team score 34/2) (split finger)





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