Worcestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1926
VenueWar Memorial Ground, Amblecote on 2nd, 3rd, 4th June 1926 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 61 runs
PointsWorcestershire 0; Leicestershire 5
UmpiresJW Day, WR Parry
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 182/4 (Berry 44*, Fowke 25*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 41/2 (Tarbox 14*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Shipmanc Ponsonby b Jewell22     
EW Dawsonc Wright b Tarbox65     
GL Berryc Fox b Wright86     
NF Armstrong hit wkt b Jewell0     
WE Astillc Ponsonby b Wilson7     
*GHS Fowkec Tarbox b Jewell27     
+TE Sidwellc Ponsonby b Jewell49     
HA Smithc Foster b Jewell2     
SS Coulsonc Williams b Tarbox4     
F Balenot out23     
A Skeldingb Wright0     
Extras(16 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)20
Total(all out, 130.2 overs)305
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-117, 3-121, 4-135, 5-185, 6-259, 7-261, 8-268, 9-305, 10-305 (130.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pearson24   7670--
Wilson24   4611--
Jewell44   8695--
Rogers10   2200--
Tarbox28   5682--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MK Fosterc Sidwell b Skelding3     
RH Williamsb Astill10     
CV Tarboxb Astill4     
WV Foxc Fowke b Bale19     
L Wrightb Astill20     
HO Rogersb Bale1     
FA Pearsonnot out39     
*MFS Jewellc Sidwell b Skelding2     
AW Robinsonb Skelding2     
GC Wilsonb Smith12     
+CB Ponsonbyb Armstrong9     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 79.5 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-20, 3-21, 4-54, 5-58, 6-62, 7-66, 8-70, 9-114, 10-127 (79.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding21   6293--
Astill30   15443--
Bale20   9202--
Smith4   0121--

Worcestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
RH Williamsc and b Astill20     
GC Wilsonc Smith b Skelding5     
CV Tarboxc Fowke b Shipman60     
WV Foxc Smith b Skelding1     
L Wrightc Armstrong b Astill0     
MK Fosterc Smith b Astill5     
FA Pearsonc Smith b Astill0     
*MFS Jewelllbw b Astill12     
HO Rogersnot out4     
AW Robinsonc Berry b Astill4     
+CB Ponsonbyb Shipman0     
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(all out, 51.3 overs)117
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-41, 3-47, 4-56, 5-82, 6-83, 7-108, 8-112, 9-117, 10-117 (51.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding18   4572--
Astill25   10386--

--> EW Dawson (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 32
--> GHS Fowke (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> TE Sidwell (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49
--> GC Wilson reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> MFS Jewell achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 4-62)
--> WE Astill reached 1100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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