Leicestershire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1926
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 1st, 3rd, 4th May 1926 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresWA Buswell, JA Cuffe
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Australians (1) 309/9 (Gregory 102*, Grimmett 9*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HL Collinsc and b Geary43     
W Bardsleyb Bale33     
CG Macartneyb Bale2     
JM Taylorc Shipman b Skelding19     
J Ryderlbw b Bale16     
WH Ponsfordc Geary b Skelding56     
TJE Andrewsb Skelding8     
JM Gregorynot out120   2 
+WAS Oldfieldb Skelding0     
CS Everettb Skelding8     
CV Grimmettc Astill b Shipman22     
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 136 overs)336
Fall of wickets:
1-54, 2-56, 3-91, 4-116, 5-118, 6-146, 7-248, 8-248, 9-266, 10-336 (136 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding32   9975-1
Geary42   12921--
Astill24   3410--
Shipman10   0381--
Bale25   6433--
Lord3   0160--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Shipmanc and b Gregory13     
GL Berryc Ponsford b Grimmett14     
WE Astillc Oldfield b Everett7     
CH Taylorb Macartney19     
AT Sharplbw b Macartney22     
G Gearyb Macartney2     
*GHS Fowkeb Grimmett7     
A Lordb Ryder0     
+TE Sidwellb Macartney9     
F Baleb Macartney0     
A Skeldingnot out0     
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(all out, 71.1 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-34, 3-34, 4-71, 5-75, 6-80, 7-83, 8-96, 9-96, 10-96 (71.1 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gregory12   2251--
Everett14   5231--
Grimmett22   8262--
Ryder6   1101--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Shipmanlbw b Ryder7     
GL Berrynot out5     
WE Astillnot out1     
CH Taylordid not bat      
AT Sharpdid not bat      
G Gearydid not bat      
*GHS Fowkedid not bat      
A Lorddid not bat      
+TE Sidwelldid not bat      
F Baledid not bat      
A Skeldingdid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(1 wicket, 15 overs)15
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Shipman)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ryder8   541--
Grimmett7   390--

--> JM Taylor (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> JM Gregory (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> WH Ponsford made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> CV Grimmett made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> CS Everett made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> A Skelding reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Australians first innings





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