Leicestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1929
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 25th, 27th, 28th May 1929 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 5; Worcestershire 3
UmpiresW Bestwick, H Thompson
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 19/1 (Jewell 14*, Nichol 4*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 39/1 (Dawson 3*, Berry 21*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EW Dawsonlbw b Jewell45      
AW Shipmanc Quaife b Root6      
GL Berrylbw b Root16      
NF Armstrongc Quaife b Root106      
JC Bradshawb Root11      
JW Kingb Root1      
WE Astillc Fox b Root23      
CAR Colemanlbw b Root38      
G Gearynot out44      
+TE Sidwellc Gibbons b Lane6      
HA Smithb Root6      
Extras(10 b, 11 lb, 1 nb)22
Total(all out, 120.5 overs)324
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-62, 3-70, 4-87, 5-89, 6-140, 7-227, 8-300, 9-315, 10-324 (120.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tarbox23   5640--
Jewell19   10281--
Price8   1250--
Nichol10   1370--
Wright2   080--
Lane8   1221--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Higginsb Geary0      
*MFS Jewellb Astill55      
M Nicholc and b Berry29      
HHIH Gibbonsc Smith b Coleman20      
WV Foxlbw b Astill59      
L Wrightlbw b Geary9      
+BW Quaifeb Smith44      
CV Tarboxc Geary b Coleman7      
CF Rootlbw b Geary17      
AF Laneb Geary0      
J Pricenot out2      
Extras(14 b, 4 lb)18
Total(all out, 131 overs)260
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-77, 3-95, 4-118, 5-159, 6-205, 7-221, 8-250, 9-250, 10-260 (131 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shipman21   8340--
Geary43   18604--
Smith22   5461--
Astill31   10542--
Berry3   061--
Coleman8   0342--
Armstrong3   080--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EW Dawsonc Price b Root46      
AW Shipmanb Jewell14      
GL Berryc Tarbox b Price44      
NF Armstrongnot out49      
JC Bradshawb Wright10      
JW Kingb Root0      
WE Astillb Root2      
CAR Colemanlbw b Tarbox6      
G Gearynot out18      
+TE Sidwelldid not bat      
HA Smithdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(7 wickets, declared, 94 overs)197
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-94, 3-116, 4-126, 5-126, 6-134, 7-145
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Root44   19523--
Tarbox27   6721--
Jewell2   061--
Price7   1221--
Wright12   2311--
Lane2   060--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Higginsc Smith b Astill46      
*MFS Jewellb Shipman0      
M Nicholb Geary7      
WV Foxnot out21      
L Wrightb Astill5      
HHIH Gibbonsdid not bat      
+BW Quaifedid not bat      
CV Tarboxdid not bat      
CF Rootdid not bat      
AF Lanedid not bat      
J Pricedid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 2 w)7
Total(4 wickets, 49.4 overs)86
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-18, 3-78, 4-86 (49.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shipman9   4131--
Geary12   7101--
Smith8   390--
Berry1   100--
Coleman4   250--

--> TE Sidwell (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> M Nichol (1) passed his previous highest score of 27 in County Championship matches
--> EW Dawson (2) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> NF Armstrong (2) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 38
--> JW King made his debut for Leicestershire in County Championship matches
--> JW King made his debut for Leicestershire in first-class matches
--> HA Smith reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> WE Astill reached 1700 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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