Kent v Leicestershire
County Championship 1937
VenueThe Nevill Ground, Tunbridge Wells on 30th June, 1st, 2nd July 1937 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 73 runs
PointsKent 15; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresF Chester, CV Tarbox
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 127/6 (Riley 30*, Geary 18*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 237/6 (Davies 63*, Pearce 5*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Ashdownc Corrall b Smith4      
PR Sunnucksc Geary b Smith3      
LJ Toddb Flamson0      
+LEG Amesc Dempster b Flamson0      
FE Woolleyb Smith38      
JGW Daviesb Geary89      
*RT Bryanc Smith b Geary35      
TA Pearcerun out6      
DVP Wrightc Riley b Smith0      
AE Wattb Smith21      
CG Colenot out2      
Extras(6 b, 5 lb)11
Total(all out, 63.2 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-8, 3-8, 4-8, 5-59, 6-176, 7-179, 8-184, 9-185, 10-209 (63.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flamson14   2512--
Geary17   3412--
Prentice3   210--
Graham4   0100--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryb Watt1      
FT Prenticec Wright b Watt18      
NF Armstrongc Woolley b Watt4      
*CS Dempsterc Watt b Cole20      
GS Watsonc Wright b Cole27      
HC Grahamc Ames b Watt6      
H Rileyb Watt44      
G Gearyc Sunnucks b Watt74      
HA Smithc Bryan b Watt4      
WH Flamsonb Watt15      
+P Corrallnot out23      
Extras(6 lb)6
Total(all out, 87.1 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-14, 3-45, 4-45, 5-62, 6-108, 7-180, 8-190, 9-209, 10-242 (87.1 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Todd16   3520--
Cole24   6622--
Davies1   050--
Wright9   4170--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Ashdownb Flamson45      
PR Sunnucksc Flamson b Smith7      
LJ Toddb Flamson4      
FE Woolleylbw b Smith22      
+LEG Amesc Berry b Smith46      
JGW Daviesc Corrall b Smith80      
*RT Bryanc Geary b Smith26      
TA Pearcec Corrall b Smith25      
DVP Wrightnot out12      
AE Wattb Flamson16      
CG Colelbw b Smith1      
Extras(9 b, 9 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)20
Total(all out, 92.5 overs)304
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-49, 3-78, 4-111, 5-136, 6-214, 7-261, 8-280, 9-303, 10-304 (92.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flamson38   51163--
Geary16   1580--
Prentice3   1100--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berrylbw b Wright26      
FT Prenticec Wright b Watt14      
NF Armstrongb Wright15      
*CS Dempsterb Cole47      
GS Watsonb Wright6      
HC Grahamlbw b Wright7      
H Rileynot out25      
G Gearyb Cole7      
HA Smithc Todd b Wright19      
WH Flamsonb Cole1      
+P Corrallc Bryan b Cole9      
Extras(12 b, 8 lb, 2 nb)22
Total(all out, 56.1 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-41, 3-71, 4-93, 5-127, 6-137, 7-139, 8-170, 9-178, 10-198 (56.1 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watt14   2471--
Wright24   5775--

--> JGW Davies (1) passed his previous highest score of 66 in County Championship matches
--> JGW Davies (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 77
--> RT Bryan (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> NF Armstrong (2) passed 14000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 8
--> AE Watt achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 7-37)
--> AE Watt achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 7-37)
--> HA Smith reached 800 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Kent second innings





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