Leicestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1937
VenueAshby Road, Hinckley on 17th, 19th, 20th July 1937 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 8 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Worcestershire 15
UmpiresHW Lee, W Reeves
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (2) 7/2 (Prentice 0*, Dawkes 3*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 43/6 (Prentice 17*, Geary 8*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryb Jackson33      
FT Prenticec Buller b Perks4      
NF Armstrongc Kimpton b Jackson39      
*CS Dempster hit wkt b Jackson3      
GS Watsonst Buller b Howorth1      
HC Grahamlbw b Jackson7      
G Gearyst Buller b Kimpton3      
WE Astilllbw b Kimpton8      
HA Smithb Jackson13      
+GO Dawkesb Jackson3      
WH Flamsonnot out0      
Extras(4 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 50.4 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-48, 3-52, 4-53, 5-73, 6-89, 7-94, 8-108, 9-116, 10-119 (50.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks11   4171--
Martin6   1170--
Howorth14   4261--
Kimpton5   0202--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CH Bullc Dawkes b Geary10      
FB Warneb Smith4      
E Cooperb Smith8      
HHIH Gibbonsc Smith b Geary60      
SH Martinb Geary30      
RCM Kimptonrun out1      
*BW Quaifenot out11      
R Howorthlbw b Geary5      
+JS Bullerc Flamson b Geary0      
RTD Perksb Flamson1      
PF Jacksonb Flamson0      
Extras(5 b, 6 lb)11
Total(all out, 55.1 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-20, 3-62, 4-118, 5-121, 6-122, 7-132, 8-134, 9-135, 10-141 (55.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith18   5272--
Geary19   5565--
Prentice10   0340--
Astill3   090--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berrylbw b Perks2      
FT Prenticenot out36      
NF Armstronglbw b Martin1      
+GO Dawkesc Quaife b Martin3      
*CS Dempsterc and b Martin0      
GS Watsonc and b Martin2      
HC Grahamb Jackson3      
G Gearyb Martin8      
WE Astillb Perks19      
HA Smithc Jackson b Perks2      
WH Flamsonst Buller b Martin6      
Extras(7 lb)7
Total(all out, 47.4 overs)89
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-3, 3-7, 4-7, 5-15, 6-22, 7-43, 8-78, 9-80, 10-89 (47.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks10   2153--
Howorth1   100--
Jackson14   6241--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CH Bullb Smith2      
FB Warneb Geary9      
E Coopernot out27      
HHIH Gibbonsnot out16      
SH Martindid not bat      
RCM Kimptondid not bat      
*BW Quaifedid not bat      
R Howorthdid not bat      
+JS Bullerdid not bat      
RTD Perksdid not bat      
PF Jacksondid not bat      
Extras(15 b)15
Total(2 wickets, 26 overs)69
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-13
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith11   2211--
Geary8   2161--
Prentice2   0100--
Flamson5   070--

--> NF Armstrong (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 17
--> SH Martin reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> G Geary reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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