Derbyshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1925
VenueThe Town Ground, Burton-on-Trent on 4th, 6th, 7th July 1925 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDerbyshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsDerbyshire 3; Leicestershire 1
UmpiresH Chidgey, D Denton
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 17/2 (Berry 3*, Dowen 3*)
Close of play day 2Derbyshire (2) 56/1 (Lee 24*, Townsend 26*)

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Leerun out10      
J Bowdenc Fowke b Geary55      
LF Townsendc Sidwell b Astill59      
*GR Jacksonc Geary b Shipman110 150    
FG Peachb Geary1      
JM Hutchinsonc Astill b Skelding12      
A Mortonc Geary b Skelding3      
JS Heathb Skelding2      
J Horsleyb Bale12      
+H Elliottnot out12      
W Bestwickc Coulson b Geary0      
Extras(6 b, 11 lb, 1 nb)18
Total(all out, 105.5 overs)294
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-117, 3-170, 4-172, 5-208, 6-212, 7-220, 8-263, 9-293, 10-294 (105.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding25   4853-1
Astill27   11581--
Bale17   7361--
Smith7   1250--
Shipman7   2181--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Shipmanlbw b Bestwick8      
SS Coulsonc Elliott b Horsley3      
GL Berryc Elliott b Morton31      
NT Dowenb Bestwick16      
WE Astillc Hutchinson b Morton39      
*GHS Fowkeb Bestwick50      
G Gearyc Hutchinson b Morton28      
+TE Sidwellc Horsley b Morton10      
HA Smithb Heath65      
F Baleb Horsley6      
A Skeldingnot out8      
Extras(10 b, 6 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)20
Total(all out, 118 overs)284
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-14, 3-43, 4-100, 5-101, 6-154, 7-176, 8-268, 9-270, 10-284 (118 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bestwick32   12623--
Horsley36   1063212
Morton25   6654--
Heath11   0451--
Townsend9   12101-
Lee5   280--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Leec Astill b Skelding24      
FG Peachb Skelding5      
LF Townsendc Smith b Skelding34      
*GR Jacksonc Geary b Skelding9      
JM Hutchinsonb Astill6      
J Horsleynot out44      
JS Heathc Fowke b Skelding0      
J Bowdenc Astill b Bale24      
A Mortonc Fowke b Bale0      
+H Elliottb Bale0      
W Bestwickdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)6
Total(9 wickets, declared, 85 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-56, 3-72, 4-73, 5-81, 6-82, 7-142, 8-146, 9-152 (85 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding25   854511
Astill23   10341--
Shipman10   1210--
Geary13   1250--
Bale14   8123--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Shipmanc Elliott b Bestwick0      
GL Berryb Bestwick26      
NT Dowenc Hutchinson b Bestwick2      
WE Astillc Hutchinson b Bestwick5      
G Gearyc and b Bestwick2      
*GHS Fowkec Elliott b Horsley3      
HA Smithc Elliott b Morton10      
+TE Sidwellb Bestwick7      
SS Coulsonb Bestwick0      
F Balenot out2      
A Skeldingdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(9 wickets, 34.3 overs)60
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-2, 3-8, 4-10, 5-13, 6-26, 7-47, 8-55, 9-60 (34.3 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Horsley8   2211-1
Morton6   441--
Heath3   0120--

--> HA Smith (1) passed his previous highest score of 62 in first-class matches
--> HA Smith (1) passed his previous highest score of 62 in County Championship matches
--> J Bowden (2) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 18
--> FG Peach made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> FG Peach made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> JS Heath made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> JS Heath made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> A Skelding reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Derbyshire first innings
--> A Morton reached 900 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> W Bestwick reached 1350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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