Gloucestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1927
VenueVictoria Ground, Cheltenham on 13th, 14th, 15th July 1927 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsGloucestershire 3; Leicestershire 5
UmpiresWR Cuttell, J Stone
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 214/6 (Astill 77*, Sidwell 4*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (1) 100/1 (Dipper 39*, Smith 46*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GHS Fowkec Neale b Parker25      
AW Shipmanc Goddard b Mills54      
GL Berryrun out24      
JC Bradshawrun out2      
WE Astillc Parker b Sinfield84      
NF Armstrongc Dipper b Parker14      
G Gearyrun out1      
+TE Sidwellc Goddard b Sinfield4      
HA Smithnot out4      
HC Snaryst Smith b Sinfield0      
A Skeldingc Bessant b Parker13      
Extras(6 b, 5 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 134.3 overs)238
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-98, 3-100, 4-136, 5-188, 6-194, 7-214, 8-221, 9-221, 10-238 (134.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mills31   6551--
Sinfield30   9463--
Bessant3   050--
Goddard9   4210--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Sinfieldc Smith b Astill15      
AE Dipperc and b Astill71      
+H Smithlbw b Geary53      
BS Bloodworthc Smith b Geary10      
WL Nealeb Geary0      
EG Morrisonlbw b Astill1      
CWL Parkerc and b Astill0      
*WH Rowlandsb Geary0      
JGWT Bessantnot out19      
PT Millsc and b Geary5      
TWJ Goddardb Geary0      
Extras(10 b, 1 lb, 2 w)13
Total(all out, 89 overs)187
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-126, 3-138, 4-140, 5-141, 6-143, 7-144, 8-176, 9-187, 10-187 (89 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shipman10   4160--
Skelding9   2190--
Astill33   9574--
Geary30   6656--
Snary7   2170--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GHS Fowkec Neale b Parker2      
AW Shipmanlbw b Sinfield6      
GL Berryc Bloodworth b Mills32      
JC Bradshawb Parker0      
WE Astillc Goddard b Parker15      
NF Armstrongc Sinfield b Parker3      
G Gearylbw b Mills2      
+TE Sidwellnot out36      
HA Smithst Smith b Sinfield1      
HC Snarydid not bat      
A Skeldingdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(8 wickets, declared, 42.2 overs)102
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-8, 3-13, 4-34, 5-49, 6-49, 7-82, 8-102 (42.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Parker19   3394--
Mills11   4292--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Sinfieldc Geary b Skelding17      
AE Dipperb Skelding12      
+H Smithc Sidwell b Skelding8      
BS Bloodworthc Bradshaw b Geary0      
WL Nealec Astill b Skelding6      
EG Morrisonb Geary2      
JGWT Bessantnot out2      
CWL Parkernot out2      
*WH Rowlandsdid not bat      
PT Millsdid not bat      
TWJ Goddarddid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(6 wickets, 32 overs)52
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-36, 3-37, 4-48, 5-48, 6-48
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding16   8194--
Geary16   7302--

--> AW Shipman (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49
--> G Geary reached 1000 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> CWL Parker reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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