Northamptonshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1937
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 15th, 17th, 18th May 1937 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNorthamptonshire 5; Leicestershire 3
UmpiresG Beet, E Robinson
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 11/0 (Berry 7*, Prentice 4*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (2) 44/2 (Timms 13*, Brookes 0*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FN Grimshawb Geary81     
CP Davislbw b Smith9     
JE Timmsb Geary2     
D Brookesb Geary32     
VWC Juppc Dempster b Smith82     
+KC Jameslbw b Astill38     
*WC Brownlbw b Geary9     
RJ Partridgec Berry b Geary1     
GC Perkinsb Geary1     
EW Clarkc Corrall b Astill7     
JE Buswellnot out0     
Extras(10 b, 5 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)17
Total(all out, 133.1 overs)279
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-11, 3-83, 4-211, 5-229, 6-263, 7-269, 8-270, 9-279, 10-279 (133.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith29   8482--
Astill25   5752--
Bowley22   8340--
Prentice7   0270--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc James b Buswell65     
FT Prenticeb Partridge127     
NF Armstrongb Jupp30     
*CS Dempsterc Grimshaw b Partridge1     
GS Watsonlbw b Clark11     
H Rileylbw b Clark0     
G Gearyb Buswell11     
WE Astillb Clark2     
HB Bowleyb Buswell1     
HA Smithnot out6     
+P Corrallb Partridge1     
Extras(8 b, 1 lb)9
Total(all out, 95.3 overs)264
Fall of wickets:
1-114, 2-178, 3-183, 4-207, 5-207, 6-232, 7-235, 8-244, 9-260, 10-264 (95.3 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clark22   3513--
Jupp19   5561--
Perkins7   3120--
Buswell23   2953--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FN Grimshawb Geary10     
CP Davisb Smith17     
JE Timmslbw b Smith32     
D Brookesb Bowley16     
VWC Juppc Armstrong b Smith51     
+KC Jameslbw b Geary3     
*WC Brownb Smith8     
RJ Partridgec Dempster b Bowley4     
GC Perkinsb Bowley3     
EW Clarkb Astill0     
JE Buswellnot out0     
Extras(3 b, 4 lb)7
Total(all out, 112.2 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-33, 3-79, 4-85, 5-102, 6-114, 7-119, 8-141, 9-151, 10-151 (112.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Geary41   21502--
Astill4   161--
Bowley30   14343--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryb Partridge18     
FT Prenticeb Buswell20     
NF Armstrongnot out22     
H Rileyb Buswell5     
GS Watsonnot out6     
*CS Dempsterdid not bat      
G Gearydid not bat      
WE Astilldid not bat      
HB Bowleydid not bat      
HA Smithdid not bat      
+P Corralldid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(3 wickets, 32 overs)75
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-59, 3-65
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clark8   3150--
Partridge9   2211--
Perkins7   2120--
Buswell8   2232--

--> VWC Jupp (1) passed 22500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 60
--> GL Berry (1) passed 15000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 16
--> FT Prentice (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 85
--> RJ Partridge (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 4
--> HA Smith reached 800 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings
--> G Geary reached 1950 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings





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