Leicestershire v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1923
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 4th, 6th, 7th August 1923 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 115 runs
PointsLeicestershire 5; Northamptonshire 0
UmpiresHR Butt, GP Harrison
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 14/0 (Lord 2*, Sidwell 7*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 418/8 (Sharp 116*, Geary 9*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RL Wrightb Benskin1     
CN Woolleyb Astill15     
HF Bagnalllbw b Geary4     
RA Haywoodc Taylor b Geary37     
+BW Bellamyc and b Astill21     
FI Waldenc Taylor b Geary2     
W Wellsc Geary b Benskin21     
CH Tylerc and b Geary0     
AE Thomasb Benskin42     
*PA Wrightb Geary30     
JV Murdinnot out21     
Extras(6 b, 5 lb)11
Total(all out, 113.3 overs)205
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-15, 3-41, 4-65, 5-81, 6-87, 7-90, 8-115, 9-161, 10-205 (113.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Geary38   18605--
Astill33   12572--
King17   11170--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Lordc and b Walden23     
+TE Sidwellc Walden b Thomas86     
CH Taylorc Bellamy b Thomas49     
WE Astillc PA Wright b Walden63     
AT Sharpnot out116 17014- 
JH Kingc RL Wright b Murdin1     
GH Salmonc Wells b Murdin33     
S Coelbw b Walden2     
*GHS Fowkeb RL Wright3     
G Gearynot out9     
WE Benskindid not bat      
Extras(28 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)33
Total(8 wickets, declared, 155 overs)418
Fall of wickets:
1-73, 2-156, 3-210, 4-267, 5-269, 6-343, 7-347, 8-364
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Murdin38   51052--
Thomas39   12832--
Woolley35   6820--
PA Wright6   0300-1
Walden33   8593--
RL Wright4   0261--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RL Wrightb Astill12     
CN Woolleyb Benskin13     
HF Bagnallb Geary25     
RA Haywoodb Astill0     
+BW Bellamyb Geary1     
FI Waldenb Astill31     
W Wellslbw b Astill1     
AE Thomaslbw b Astill3     
CH Tylerb Geary1     
*PA Wrightb Astill0     
JV Murdinnot out1     
Extras(5 b, 5 lb)10
Total(all out, 49.4 overs)98
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-54, 3-54, 4-59, 5-61, 6-66, 7-67, 8-81, 9-87, 10-98 (49.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Geary21   12263--
Benskin11   4231--

--> TE Sidwell (1) passed his previous highest score of 57 in first-class matches
--> TE Sidwell (1) passed his previous highest score of 57 in County Championship matches
--> TE Sidwell (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 7
--> CH Taylor (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in County Championship matches
--> AT Sharp (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 22
--> GH Salmon (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 31
--> G Geary (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8





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