Derbyshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1931
VenueCounty Ground, Derby on 2nd, 4th, 5th May 1931 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsDerbyshire 5; Leicestershire 3
UmpiresRD Burrows, A Dolphin
Close of play day 1Derbyshire (1) 6/0 (Storer 1*, Smith 4*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 26/0 (Dawson 12*, Shipman 14*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EW Dawsonb Worthington8      
AW Shipmanrun out23      
GL Berryb Lee59      
NF Armstrongst Elliott b Mitchell6      
H Rileyb Mitchell3      
JC Bradshawb Townsend22      
WE Astilllbw b Mitchell24      
G Gearyb Lee15      
CAR Colemanc Smith b Townsend23      
+TE Sidwellc Smith b Mitchell10      
HC Snarynot out9      
Extras(9 b, 4 lb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 141.4 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-52, 3-64, 4-80, 5-129, 6-131, 7-163, 8-185, 9-199, 10-216 (141.4 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Slater29   12420--
Worthington29   11381--
Townsend26   9442--
Lee15   6222--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Storerst Sidwell b Geary34      
D Smithc Geary b Astill42      
AE Aldermanlbw b Shipman19      
GM Leec Dawson b Astill15      
LF Townsendb Astill18      
*AW Richardsonc Bradshaw b Geary22      
TS Worthingtonst Sidwell b Geary10      
JM Hutchinsonc Sidwell b Geary0      
AG Slaterlbw b Snary26      
+H Elliottnot out13      
TB Mitchellb Astill0      
Extras(13 b, 12 lb)25
Total(all out, 125.4 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-65, 2-103, 3-121, 4-137, 5-157, 6-178, 7-178, 8-183, 9-223, 10-224 (125.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shipman20   10301--
Geary35   16504--
Coleman4   1170--
Snary25   8391--
Armstrong4   220--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EW Dawsonc Lee b Slater43      
AW Shipmanc and b Slater16      
GL Berryb Worthington36      
NF Armstronglbw b Worthington8      
H Rileylbw b Storer44      
JC Bradshawnot out48      
WE Astillnot out9      
G Gearydid not bat      
CAR Colemandid not bat      
+TE Sidwelldid not bat      
HC Snarydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(5 wickets, declared, 110 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-85, 3-102, 4-105, 5-189
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Slater20   10392--
Worthington20   5422--
Mitchell21   7410--
Townsend20   9190--
Lee14   2250--
Storer8   1271--
Smith7   2110--

--> NF Armstrong (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 3
--> D Smith (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> H Elliott (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 4
--> G Geary reached 1050 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Derbyshire first innings





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