Coventry v West
Other matches in England 1944
VenueCourtaulds Ground, Coventry on 23rd July 1944 (1-day single innings match)
Balls per over6
TossCoventry won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCoventry won by 88 runs

Coventry inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CS Dempsterb Nutter9      
J Beresfordc Watson b Davies59      
CS Elliottb Herman1      
J Buckinghamb Nutter7      
J Hewsb Nutter4      
H Storerlbw b Davies51      
F Batesst Yarnold b Beveridge18      
RO Jenkinsb Herman14      
TR Armstrongc Fagg b Beveridge3      
CWC Grovec Jones b Beveridge0      
A Steelnot out1      
Extras(7 b, 4 lb, 3 nb)14
Total(all out, 67 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-53, 5-117, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-181 (67 ov)
West bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Herman17   3532--
Nutter15   3373--
Howorth12   5170--
Beveridge9   5193--
Davies14   2412--

West inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggb Grove13      
R Howorthc Hews b Grove1      
D Daviesb Grove1      
WE Jonesc and b Grove0      
R Beveridgeb Steel0      
AE Nutterc and b Steel0      
+H Yarnoldc Steel b Armstrong42      
AH Clarkeb Steel8      
A Watsonc Storer b Grove11      
GOJ Elliottlbw b Grove3      
OW Hermannot out7      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb)7
Total(all out, 33.2 overs)93
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-93 (33.2 ov)
Coventry bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Steel10   2243--
Jenkins6   0170--
Armstrong6   1231--

This match was played on a very dangerous surface, even the spin bowlers getting the ball head high. Grove, who took six wickets, was very dangerous and players were trying to defend themselves rather than hit the ball.





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