Leicestershire v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1926
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 22nd, 24th, 25th May 1926 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 1; Northamptonshire 3
UmpiresJ Bedford, J Moss
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 332 all out
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (2) 7/1 (Hawtin 2*, Murdin 1*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
APR Hawtinc Sharp b Bale5      
HF Bagnallb Skelding54      
CN Woolleyc Sidwell b Skelding49      
VWC Juppb Skelding35      
RL Wrightrun out15      
JE Timmslbw b Armstrong23      
+BW Bellamynot out50      
*JM Fitzroyb Astill22      
AE Thomaslbw b Geary21      
JV Murdinb Skelding38      
EW Clarkb Skelding0      
Extras(9 b, 7 lb, 4 nb)20
Total(all out, 124 overs)332
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-78, 3-145, 4-162, 5-175, 6-202, 7-238, 8-264, 9-332, 10-332 (124 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding28   9865--
Astill26   9521--
Geary22   5611--
Bale29   8571--
Shipman12   3290--
Armstrong7   1271--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Shipmanc Murdin b Thomas32      
GL Berryb Clark3      
WE Astilllbw b Jupp12      
NF Armstrongc Fitzroy b Clark29      
AT Sharplbw b Jupp36      
*GHS Fowkeb Clark35      
G Gearyb Jupp5      
JC Bradshawst Bellamy b Thomas14      
+TE Sidwellnot out25      
F Baleb Clark2      
A Skeldingb Jupp18      
Extras(2 b, 7 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 138.4 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-24, 3-67, 4-93, 5-128, 6-140, 7-175, 8-187, 9-192, 10-222 (138.4 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clark32   10554--
Thomas47   25422--
Murdin19   5370--
Woolley10   4180--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
APR Hawtinlbw b Bale39      
RL Wrightb Skelding4      
JV Murdinc Sidwell b Skelding5      
HF Bagnallb Astill18      
CN Woolleylbw b Geary0      
VWC Juppc Armstrong b Geary5      
JE Timmsb Bale8      
+BW Bellamynot out14      
*JM Fitzroyc Berry b Skelding39      
AE Thomasc Geary b Bale0      
EW Clarkb Geary6      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 63 overs)140
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-12, 3-39, 4-40, 5-107, 6-107, 7-113, 8-130, 9-130, 10-140 (63 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding13   2373--
Astill11   3171--
Geary19   5453--
Bale16   4333--
Shipman4   260--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Shipmannot out70      
GL Berryc and b Clark48      
WE Astillnot out17      
NF Armstrongdid not bat      
AT Sharpdid not bat      
*GHS Fowkedid not bat      
G Gearydid not bat      
JC Bradshawdid not bat      
+TE Sidwelldid not bat      
F Baledid not bat      
A Skeldingdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(1 wicket, 50 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-107 (Berry)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clark15   1441--
Thomas13   2260--
Jupp9   2190--
Murdin8   0320--
Woolley2   160--
Timms2   050--
Fitzroy1   030--

--> JM Fitzroy (2) passed his previous highest score of 38 in first-class matches
--> JM Fitzroy (2) passed his previous highest score of 38 in County Championship matches
--> AW Shipman (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 41
--> G Geary reached 650 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Northamptonshire second innings





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