Leicestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1926
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 16th, 17th, 18th June 1926 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 146 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Worcestershire 5
UmpiresC Charlesworth, A Nash
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 2/1 (Shipman 2*, Armstrong 0*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 144/9 (Rogers 15*, Bowles 3*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MFS Jewellrun out15      
FA Pearsonc Geary b Skelding1      
CV Tarboxc Smith b Skelding35      
WV Foxc Smith b Astill25      
L Wrightb Geary20      
+MK Fosterb Armstrong58      
RH Williamsc Smith b Astill10      
CF Rootrun out2      
HO Rogerslbw b Skelding29      
GC Wilsonb Geary2      
JJ Bowlesnot out11      
Extras(20 b, 1 lb)21
Total(all out, 132.2 overs)229
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-43, 3-69, 4-105, 5-107, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-229 (132.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Astill47   17622--
Geary29   12462--
Bale16   9130--
Armstrong8   3111--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Shipmanb Jewell21      
GL Berryb Root0      
NF Armstrongb Wilson7      
*GHS Fowkec and b Root36      
WE Astillc Foster b Root10      
G Gearylbw b Root22      
+TE Sidwellb Root1      
JC Bradshawrun out3      
HA Smithc Root b Pearson6      
F Balenot out11      
A Skeldingb Bowles12      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 88.2 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-17, 3-53, 4-65, 5-102, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-116, 10-137 (88.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Root32   17245--
Pearson18   8301--
Wilson8   2231--
Jewell9   3131--
Tarbox10   2150--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MFS Jewelllbw b Geary14      
FA Pearsonb Skelding4      
CV Tarboxc Smith b Skelding29      
WV Foxb Astill23      
L Wrightb Astill0      
+MK Fosterc Sidwell b Skelding11      
RH Williamsc Sidwell b Skelding20      
CF Rootlbw b Geary12      
HO Rogersnot out21      
GC Wilsonb Armstrong3      
JJ Bowlesb Astill3      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb)10
Total(all out, 67.4 overs)150
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-150 (67.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding19   3604--
Geary22   7422--
Armstrong4   331--
Shipman5   2160--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Shipmanlbw b Root5      
GL Berryc Jewell b Root1      
NF Armstronglbw b Pearson3      
*GHS Fowkeb Root5      
WE Astillb Root13      
G Gearyb Root20      
+TE Sidwellc Fox b Bowles24      
JC Bradshawc and b Root11      
HA Smithc Tarbox b Bowles2      
F Balenot out6      
A Skeldingb Bowles3      
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 43.3 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-?, 3-9, 4-33, 5-56, 6-70, 7-?, 8-?, 9-91, 10-96 (43.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Root22   10276--
Pearson10   2261--

--> CF Root reached 650 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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