Somerset v Leicestershire
County Championship 1929
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 3rd, 4th July 1929 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 109 runs
PointsSomerset 0; Leicestershire 8
UmpiresWR Parry, H Thompson
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 149/3 (Armstrong 14*, Riley 6*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JCW MacBryanc Sidwell b Geary0      
FS Leec Sidwell b Smith0      
JW Leerun out11      
RA Inglec Armstrong b Geary14      
CCC Caselbw b Astill1      
EF Longriggc Geary b Smith8      
*JC Whitenot out25      
HD Burroughb Smith8      
GE Huntc and b Astill10      
AW Wellardb Geary8      
+MV Spurwayc Snary b Geary10      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 51.5 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-1, 3-28, 4-32, 5-33, 6-49, 7-59, 8-80, 9-98, 10-108 (51.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith11   3243--
Astill20   12222--
Snary2   200--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EW Dawsonb Hunt38      
GL Berryc MacBryan b JW Lee22      
JC Bradshawc Burrough b White61      
NF Armstrongc Spurway b Wellard16      
H Rileyb Wellard83      
+TE Sidwellst Spurway b JW Lee29      
WE Astillc Hunt b White8      
G Gearyc White b Wellard0      
CAR Colemannot out41      
HA Smithdid not bat      
HC Snarydid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb, 4 nb)13
Total(8 wickets, declared, 161.5 overs)311
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-108, 3-139, 4-152, 5-195, 6-204, 7-204, 8-311 (161.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hunt29   9641--
White56   30752--
JW Lee39   17842--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JCW MacBryanc Berry b Astill11      
FS Leec Dawson b Astill7      
JW Leec Astill b Coleman8      
RA Inglelbw b Astill7      
CCC Caselbw b Astill1      
EF Longriggc Geary b Coleman4      
*JC Whitelbw b Astill15      
HD Burroughc Sidwell b Smith27      
GE Huntb Astill0      
AW Wellardnot out1      
+MV Spurwayb Astill2      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb, 2 w)11
Total(all out, 50.3 overs)94
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-32, 3-41, 4-46, 5-48, 6-54, 7-88, 8-90, 9-90, 10-94 (50.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Geary17   7200--
Smith4   181--
Coleman10   2212--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> MV Spurway made his debut in County Championship matches
--> MV Spurway made his debut in first-class matches
--> H Riley (1) passed his previous highest score of 41 in first-class matches
--> H Riley (1) passed his previous highest score of 41 in County Championship matches





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