Essex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1932
VenueCounty Ground, Chelmsford on 25th, 27th, 28th June 1932 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 7 wickets
PointsEssex 15; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresLC Braund, JW Hitch
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 141/4 (Taylor 49*, Eastman 45*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 278/8 (Snary 19*, Smith 58*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Sheffield b Nichols33      
*CWC Packeb Smith5      
NF Armstrongc Nichols b Daer25      
EA Broughtonc Sheffield b Smith22      
JC Bradshawb Nichols33      
H Rileyb Nichols2      
WE Astillb Smith27      
G Gearyc Sheffield b Nichols52      
HC Snaryc Taylor b Nichols0      
HA Smithlbw b Nichols14      
+P Corrallnot out7      
Extras(5 b, 6 lb)11
Total(all out, 68.3 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-50, 3-86, 4-92, 5-101, 6-142, 7-168, 8-170, 9-208, 10-231 (68.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith20   5773--
Daer11   3291--
Boswell13   0310--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*LG Crawleyb Smith21      
DF Popeb Snary4      
RM Taylorb Snary74      
JA Cutmorec Corrall b Snary0      
MS Nicholsc Berry b Smith12      
LC Eastmanc Broughton b Geary122      
TH Wadelbw b Armstrong14      
HTO Smithc Geary b Armstrong5      
+JR Sheffieldnot out7      
AG Daerc Astill b Geary1      
CSR Boswellc Astill b Geary0      
Extras(8 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(all out, 87.5 overs)276
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-35, 3-43, 4-58, 5-199, 6-243, 7-253, 8-275, 9-276, 10-276 (87.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith24   1852--
Snary32   12683--
Armstrong9   2242--
Astill2   0110--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryrun out97      
*CWC Packec Sheffield b Smith2      
NF Armstrongb Nichols28      
EA Broughtonc Sheffield b Nichols17      
JC Bradshawb Smith11      
H Rileyst Sheffield b Daer15      
WE Astillc Smith b Nichols3      
G Gearyb Eastman8      
HC Snaryc Sheffield b Daer20      
HA Smithnot out59      
+P Corrallb Nichols0      
Extras(16 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)20
Total(all out, 74.3 overs)280
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-51, 3-91, 4-127, 5-161, 6-175, 7-191, 8-191, 9-279, 10-280 (74.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith13   1672--
Daer19   6582--
Boswell12   1470--
Eastman13   4331--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*LG Crawleyc Corrall b Geary86      
DF Popec Riley b Astill72      
RM Taylorb Armstrong29      
JA Cutmorenot out23      
MS Nicholsnot out14      
LC Eastmandid not bat      
TH Wadedid not bat      
HTO Smithdid not bat      
+JR Sheffielddid not bat      
AG Daerdid not bat      
CSR Boswelldid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 6 lb, 2 w)13
Total(3 wickets, 75.3 overs)237
Fall of wickets:
1-128, 2-195, 3-199
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith15   2390--
Snary26   4830--
Geary16   2501--
Armstrong11   3401--
Astill7   481--

--> WE Astill (1) passed 15000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 27
--> G Geary (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> RM Taylor (1) passed his previous highest score of 48 in County Championship matches
--> RM Taylor (1) passed his previous highest score of 48 in first-class matches
--> CSR Boswell made his debut in County Championship matches
--> DF Pope (2) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 57
--> G Geary reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex first innings





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