Leicestershire v Kent
County Championship 1937
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 29th, 31st May, 1st June 1937 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 9 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Kent 15
UmpiresWA Buswell, JA Smart
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 29/0 (Berry 14*, Prentice 13*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 152/4 (Armstrong 70*, Geary 13*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Ashdownb Geary7      
PR Sunnuckslbw b Smith42      
FE Woolleyc Prentice b Bowley37      
LEG Amesc and b Lester182      
LJ Toddb Smith17      
TW Spencerb Prentice35      
*RT Bryanc Berry b Astill51      
FG Foyc Watson b Astill25      
DVP Wrightc Corrall b Prentice0      
+WHV Levettnot out3      
AE Wattb Astill6      
Extras(9 b, 5 lb, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 118.2 overs)420
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-59, 3-128, 4-224, 5-309, 6-335, 7-405, 8-411, 9-413, 10-420 (118.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith30   6812--
Geary27   3841--
Bowley19   2781--
Lester10   1581--
Prentice9   1382--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berrylbw b Wright132      
FT Prenticelbw b Woolley33      
NF Armstrongst Levett b Woolley3      
GS Watsonc Bryan b Woolley2      
H Rileylbw b Wright31      
G Gearyb Wright0      
*WE Astillb Wright0      
HB Bowleyc Levett b Watt9      
+P Corrallb Watt7      
G Lesternot out3      
HA Smithst Levett b Wright1      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 94.4 overs)229
Fall of wickets:
1-94, 2-112, 3-116, 4-191, 5-191, 6-191, 7-213, 8-223, 9-225, 10-229 (94.4 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Todd11   0330--
Watt26   4602--
Woolley23   11383--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berrylbw b Watt14      
FT Prenticec Levett b Watt4      
NF Armstrongb Wright72      
GS Watsonc Woolley b Wright17      
H Rileyst Levett b Woolley18      
G Gearyb Wright15      
*WE Astillc Woolley b Wright14      
HB Bowleyc Levett b Watt7      
+P Corrallc Levett b Wright4      
G Lesternot out17      
HA Smithc Todd b Watt33      
Extras(14 b, 7 lb)21
Total(all out, 84 overs)236
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-25, 3-70, 4-129, 5-155, 6-164, 7-175, 8-185, 9-185, 10-236 (84 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Todd9   5140--
Watt29   7794--
Wright33   10935--
Woolley13   5291--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Ashdownnot out25      
PR Sunnucksc and b Lester14      
LJ Toddnot out6      
FE Woolleydid not bat      
LEG Amesdid not bat      
TW Spencerdid not bat      
*RT Bryandid not bat      
FG Foydid not bat      
DVP Wrightdid not bat      
+WHV Levettdid not bat      
AE Wattdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(1 wicket, 24.4 overs)47
Fall of wickets:
1-38 (Sunnucks)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith7   3140--
Geary6   340--
Lester6   1121--

--> LEG Ames (1) passed 14000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 135
--> FG Foy made his debut in County Championship matches
--> FG Foy made his debut in first-class matches
--> G Lester made his debut in County Championship matches
--> G Lester made his debut in first-class matches





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