Leicestershire v Warwickshire
County Championship 1938
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 21st, 23rd, 24th May 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 4 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 12; Warwickshire 0
UmpiresG Beet, D Hendren
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 167/5 (Cherrington 4*, Geary 4*)
Close of play day 2Warwickshire (2) 153/2 (Croom 76*, Ord 40*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJW Croomb Flamson4     
FR Santalllbw b Smith16     
RES Wyattlbw b Geary43     
JS Ordc Berry b Flamson5     
HE Dolleryb Geary2     
+J Buckinghamlbw b Flamson4     
*P Cranmerb Geary3     
GAE Painelbw b Flamson19     
K Wilmotb Smith3     
JH Mayerb Flamson10     
WE Holliesnot out2     
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 53 overs)112
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-22, 3-48, 4-57, 5-62, 6-65, 7-84, 8-87, 9-109, 10-112 (53 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flamson23   6335--
Smith12   3422--
Geary18   3363--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Ord b Mayer55     
FT Prenticec Croom b Wilmot9     
NF Armstrongc Buckingham b Mayer69     
*CS Dempsterc Mayer b Wilmot21     
GS Watsonlbw b Wilmot2     
PR Cherringtonc and b Paine8     
G Gearynot out116     
HA Smithc Croom b Mayer29     
+GO Dawkesc Mayer b Hollies16     
G Lesterc Mayer b Hollies10     
WH Flamsonlbw b Paine4     
Extras(10 lb)10
Total(all out, 140.5 overs)349
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-90, 3-138, 4-150, 5-163, 6-198, 7-247, 8-287, 9-330, 10-349 (140.5 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mayer28   1973--
Wilmot29   7693--
Santall5   2110--
Hollies33   8912--
Wyatt1   100--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJW Croomlbw b Smith88     
FR Santallb Flamson13     
RES Wyattc Geary b Smith18     
JS Ordc Armstrong b Geary49     
HE Dollerynot out127     
*P Cranmerc Smith b Flamson32     
+J Buckinghamlbw b Armstrong33     
GAE Painelbw b Smith15     
K Wilmotb Armstrong3     
JH Mayernot out2     
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 4 lb)15
Total(8 wickets, declared, 140 overs)395
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-62, 3-170, 4-181, 5-230, 6-289, 7-328, 8-346
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flamson34   81082--
Smith37   71083--
Geary35   9671--
Lester12   1330--
Prentice12   3440--
Armstrong10   2202--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc and b Wilmot26     
*CS Dempsterlbw b Paine20     
FT Prenticelbw b Paine30     
GS Watsonb Mayer37     
NF Armstrongb Paine11     
PR Cherringtonb Mayer0     
G Gearynot out19     
HA Smithnot out16     
+GO Dawkesdid not bat      
G Lesterdid not bat      
WH Flamsondid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(6 wickets, 37.3 overs)160
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-52, 3-95, 4-121, 5-124, 6-125
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mayer12   0462--
Wilmot6   0271--
Hollies7   1330--

--> HA Smith (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> AJW Croom (2) passed 15000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 66
--> HE Dollery (2) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 97
--> HA Smith reached 850 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Warwickshire second innings

Leicestershire's first victory at Leicester since August 1935.
G Geary's first championship hundred since 1929, 116*, eleven 4's, 240 minutes.
HE Dollery 127* in 215 minutes, twelve 4's.





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