Somerset v Leicestershire
County Championship 1937
VenueAgricultural Showgrounds, Frome on 5th, 7th, 8th June 1937 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 3; Leicestershire 5
UmpiresFI Walden, CN Woolley
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 406/5 (Riley 55*, Geary 41*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (1) 220/6 (Andrews 24*, Wellard 10*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Luckes b Wellard165     
FT Prenticec Lee b Andrews6     
NF Armstronglbw b Andrews37     
*CS Dempsterc Molyneux b Hazell38     
GS Watsonc Buse b Wellard50     
H Rileyb Wellard70     
G Gearyb Andrews61     
WE Astillb Andrews22     
HB Bowleyb Wellard4     
HA Smithnot out20     
+P Corrallb Wellard1     
Extras(7 b, 9 lb)16
Total(all out, 149.3 overs)490
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-94, 3-184, 4-275, 5-315, 6-429, 7-463, 8-465, 9-472, 10-490 (149.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Andrews31   31124--
Buse31   51000--
Hazell37   61261--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec Corrall b Geary3     
H Gimblettc Corrall b Smith72     
HFT Buselbw b Astill23     
EF Longriggb Bowley43     
*RA Ingleb Smith26     
CJP Barnwellb Geary3     
WHR Andrewsb Geary50     
AW Wellardc and b Geary18     
PSM Molyneuxc and b Geary8     
+WT Luckeslbw b Geary0     
HL Hazellnot out1     
Extras(12 b, 5 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)19
Total(all out, 102.5 overs)266
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-103, 3-109, 4-161, 5-170, 6-184, 7-237, 8-255, 9-257, 10-266 (102.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith41   9972--
Bowley8   0361--
Astill11   2411--
Prentice2   110--

Somerset second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec Bowley b Smith31     
WHR Andrewsc Geary b Astill77     
H Gimblettc Smith b Prentice63     
AW Wellardnot out50     
HFT Busec Dempster b Geary7     
EF Longriggnot out1     
*RA Ingledid not bat      
CJP Barnwelldid not bat      
PSM Molyneuxdid not bat      
+WT Luckesdid not bat      
HL Hazelldid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb)7
Total(4 wickets, 80 overs)236
Fall of wickets:
1-86, 2-148, 3-174, 4-227
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith20   6441--
Geary19   9311--
Bowley18   4660--
Astill20   5711--
Prentice3   0171--

--> H Riley (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 64
--> WHR Andrews (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> HFT Buse (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> WHR Andrews (2) passed his previous highest score of 71 in first-class matches
--> WHR Andrews (2) passed his previous highest score of 71 in County Championship matches
--> WHR Andrews (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 28
--> WHR Andrews reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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