Worcestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1931
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 11th, 13th, 14th July 1931 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 5; Leicestershire 3
UmpiresTW Oates, EJ Smith
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 6/0 (Shipman 2*, Berry 1*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 126/8 (Quaife 36*, Perks 1*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CF Waltersc Sidwell b Geary65      
J Foxrun out40      
M Nicholc Sidwell b Geary1      
HHIH Gibbonsb Geary25      
+BW Quaifelbw b Snary42      
PH Phelpsc Sidwell b Snary7      
FD Ahlb Snary5      
CF Rootc Sidwell b Shipman11      
GW Brookc Armstrong b Shipman2      
RTD Perksc Bradshaw b Geary5      
PF Jacksonnot out2      
Extras(19 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)26
Total(all out, 134.2 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-110, 2-113, 3-124, 4-171, 5-188, 6-202, 7-205, 8-217, 9-226, 10-231 (134.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shipman17   3592--
Snary30   13313--
Bowley28   9300--
Astill18   8300--
Armstrong11   5140--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Shipmanc Nichol b Perks7      
GL Berryb Root1      
*EW Dawsonc and b Root3      
NF Armstrongb Perks16      
H Rileyc Phelps b Perks0      
JC Bradshawb Root3      
WE Astillb Jackson8      
G Gearyc Quaife b Perks28      
+TE Sidwellb Root20      
HC Snarylbw b Root7      
FJ Bowleynot out0      
Extras(3 b, 10 lb)13
Total(all out, 64.2 overs)106
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-15, 3-19, 4-19, 5-30, 6-36, 7-55, 8-88, 9-104, 10-106 (64.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks16   7304--
Brook10   2210--
Jackson8   291--
Fox4   250--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CF Walterslbw b Geary7      
J Foxc Sidwell b Geary22      
M Nicholc Astill b Geary14      
HHIH Gibbonsb Geary0      
+BW Quaifec and b Geary46      
PH Phelpsc Sidwell b Bowley11      
FD Ahlb Armstrong14      
CF Rootc Dawson b Geary5      
GW Brookb Geary4      
RTD Perksb Astill7      
PF Jacksonnot out1      
Extras(6 b, 6 lb, 2 nb)14
Total(all out, 86.2 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-19, 3-40, 4-55, 5-74, 6-106, 7-116, 8-120, 9-143, 10-145 (86.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shipman6   1130--
Snary25   7380--
Geary32   8547--
Bowley5   271--
Armstrong4   061--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Shipmanb Brook12      
GL Berryc Jackson b Brook28      
*EW Dawsonlbw b Brook3      
NF Armstrongnot out8      
H Rileynot out6      
JC Bradshawdid not bat      
WE Astilldid not bat      
G Gearydid not bat      
+TE Sidwelldid not bat      
HC Snarydid not bat      
FJ Bowleydid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(3 wickets, 30 overs)59
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-42, 3-47
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Root8   2170--
Perks8   1200--
Brook10   6133--
Jackson4   170--

--> CF Walters (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 50
--> CF Root reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> CF Root reached 1350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> G Geary reached 1450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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