Derbyshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1937
VenueQueen's Park, Chesterfield on 10th, 12th July 1937 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultDerbyshire won by an innings and 199 runs
PointsDerbyshire 15; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresA Dolphin, D Hendren
Close of play day 1Derbyshire (1) 309/1 (Alderman 151*, Worthington 24*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berrylbw b Mitchell18      
FT Prenticec Worthington b Rhodes1      
NF Armstrongb Mitchell33      
*CS Dempsterb Mitchell0      
GS Watsonc and b AV Pope33      
MS Packeb Mitchell4      
G Gearylbw b Mitchell9      
HA Smithlbw b Mitchell4      
HB Bowleyb AV Pope2      
+GO Dawkesnot out3      
WH Flamsonc Buckston b AV Pope19      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(all out, 42.2 overs)130
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-35, 3-35, 4-70, 5-80, 6-102, 7-104, 8-108, 9-108, 10-130 (42.2 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rhodes8   1241--
AV Pope14.21403--
GH Pope5   1120--
Mitchell15   0506--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Smithb Flamson121      
AE Aldermanb Prentice175      
TS Worthingtonc and b Prentice72      
LF Townsendc Watson b Bowley25      
CS Elliottb Smith33      
GH Popenot out19      
AEG Rhodesb Smith0      
AV Popenot out4      
*RHR Buckstondid not bat      
+H Elliottdid not bat      
TB Mitchelldid not bat      
Extras(19 b, 1 lb, 1 w)21
Total(6 wickets, declared, 140 overs)470
Fall of wickets:
1-233, 2-382, 3-395, 4-433, 5-454, 6-454
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith31   5862--
Flamson26   2991--
Bowley20   3871--
Geary30   3950--
Prentice33   7822--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc GH Pope b Rhodes18      
FT Prenticerun out20      
NF Armstrong hit wkt b Mitchell0      
*CS Dempsternot out49      
GS Watsonlbw b Mitchell5      
MS Packeb GH Pope10      
G Gearyb GH Pope3      
HA Smithb GH Pope8      
HB Bowleyb AV Pope12      
+GO Dawkesb AV Pope0      
WH Flamsonb AV Pope11      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 44.4 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-38, 3-38, 4-43, 5-60, 6-75, 7-87, 8-119, 9-119, 10-141 (44.4 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rhodes9   1221--
AV Pope7.40253--
GH Pope10   2173--
Mitchell15   0642--
Townsend3   280--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> D Smith (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 50
--> AE Alderman (1) passed his previous highest score of 124 in County Championship matches
--> AE Alderman (1) passed his previous highest score of 124 in first-class matches
--> AE Alderman (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 130
--> TS Worthington (1) passed 14000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 47
--> CS Dempster (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 16
--> GH Pope reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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