Leicestershire v Kent
County Championship 1929
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 15th, 16th May 1929 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 10 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Kent 8
UmpiresA Morton, TW Oates
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 133 all out

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EW Dawsonc and b Ashdown8      
AW Shipmanc Ames b Woolley40      
NF Armstrongb Ashdown0      
GL Berryb Ashdown0      
JC Bradshawc Ames b Freeman15      
WE Astillc Legge b Freeman1      
CAR Colemanc Ashdown b Woolley13      
G Gearyst Ames b Freeman2      
+TE Sidwellb Woolley2      
HA Smithb Freeman7      
A Skeldingnot out3      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 61.4 overs)99
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-20, 3-20, 4-54, 5-56, 6-84, 7-85, 8-89, 9-96, 10-99 (61.4 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wright9   3180--
Beslee10   5140--
Ashdown14   2233--
Woolley6   353--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HTW Hardingerun out38      
WH Ashdownb Shipman6      
FE Woolleyc and b Shipman0      
+LEG Amesb Shipman6      
*GB Leggec Geary b Shipman12      
JA Deedlbw b Astill7      
AL Hilderc Smith b Geary13      
TF Mitchellc and b Skelding22      
AC Wrightb Geary11      
AP Freemanb Smith5      
GP Besleenot out1      
Extras(3 b, 9 lb)12
Total(all out, 50.2 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-10, 3-22, 4-46, 5-65, 6-92, 7-92, 8-113, 9-125, 10-133 (50.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith3   141--
Coleman3   0110--
Shipman9   0254--
Geary13   5182--
Astill5   2121--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EW Dawsonc Hilder b Freeman35      
AW Shipmanb Ashdown5      
NF Armstrongb Beslee10      
GL Berryc Ames b Freeman1      
JC Bradshawc Ames b Freeman0      
WE Astilllbw b Freeman0      
CAR Colemanc Mitchell b Freeman12      
G Gearynot out10      
+TE Sidwellc Mitchell b Woolley28      
HA Smithlbw b Freeman0      
A Skeldingb Freeman0      
Extras(1 b, 7 lb)8
Total(all out, 52.2 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-39, 3-46, 4-46, 5-50, 6-55, 7-72, 8-109, 9-109, 10-109 (52.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wright4   0140--
Beslee8   0251--
Ashdown7   2141--
Woolley14   4371--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HTW Hardingenot out15      
WH Ashdownnot out45      
FE Woolleydid not bat      
+LEG Amesdid not bat      
*GB Leggedid not bat      
JA Deeddid not bat      
AL Hilderdid not bat      
TF Mitchelldid not bat      
AC Wrightdid not bat      
AP Freemandid not bat      
GP Besleedid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 5 lb, 4 w)16
Total(no wicket, 37.2 overs)76
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coleman4   2140--
Skelding9   2170--
Shipman8   2130--
Geary6   330--
Astill6   440--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> WH Ashdown (2) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> AL Hilder made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> FE Woolley reached 1900 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> AW Shipman reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Kent first innings





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