Leicestershire v Kent
County Championship 1931
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 6th, 8th, 9th June 1931 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by an innings and 19 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Kent 15
UmpiresA Morton, W Reeves
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 41/0 (Hardinge 20*, Ashdown 17*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 64/2 (Shipman 31*, Armstrong 9*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HTW Hardingec Shipman b Astill39      
WH Ashdownb Shipman21      
FE Woolleyb Smith89      
+LEG Amesnot out75      
*APF Chapmanb Smith18      
BH Valentinec Riley b Snary38      
LJ Todddid not bat      
TC Longfielddid not bat      
AE Wattdid not bat      
AP Freemandid not bat      
CS Marriottdid not bat      
Extras(14 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)20
Total(5 wickets, declared, 108 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-51, 2-100, 3-192, 4-214, 5-300 (108 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shipman19   4451--
Smith24   5962--
Geary20   4420--
Astill23   6501--
Snary22   7471--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EW Dawsonst Ames b Freeman23      
AW Shipmanc Ashdown b Freeman38      
GL Berrylbw b Freeman0      
NF Armstrongb Marriott10      
H Rileyc Ashdown b Marriott26      
JC Bradshawc Ashdown b Freeman14      
WE Astillc Woolley b Marriott17      
G Gearyc Ashdown b Freeman2      
+TE Sidwelllbw b Marriott8      
HC Snarynot out3      
HA Smithst Ames b Marriott1      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb)6
Total(all out, 82.3 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-46, 3-65, 4-93, 5-99, 6-123, 7-131, 8-142, 9-144, 10-148 (82.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watt7   2110--
Longfield4   0180--
Freeman37   11685--
Hardinge4   220--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*EW Dawsonst Ames b Marriott53      
AW Shipmanc Watt b Ashdown10      
GL Berryc Todd b Marriott12      
NF Armstrong hit wkt b Freeman14      
H Rileyst Ames b Freeman10      
JC Bradshawb Freeman6      
WE Astillb Freeman4      
G Gearyc Woolley b Marriott4      
+TE Sidwellc Ames b Marriott5      
HC Snarylbw b Freeman6      
HA Smithnot out0      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(all out, 64 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-50, 3-89, 4-107, 5-107, 6-118, 7-119, 8-126, 9-129, 10-133 (64 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watt5   1100--
Freeman25   7535--
Marriott26   11504--
Ashdown8   4111--

--> WH Ashdown (1) passed 12000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> EW Dawson (2) passed 10000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> CS Marriott reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> AP Freeman reached 2500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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