Derbyshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1938
VenueCounty Ground, Derby on 16th, 18th, 19th July 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDerbyshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsDerbyshire 0; Leicestershire 4
UmpiresLC Braund, J Hardstaff
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 144/8 (Thursting 13*, Smith 0*)

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Smithb Geary25      
AE Aldermanlbw b Smith27      
TS Worthingtonc Dempster b Smith7      
LF Townsendc Geary b Thursting17      
GH Popenot out46      
AV Popeb Geary0      
TD Hounsfieldb Smith0      
+H Elliottc Armstrong b Geary6      
*RHR Buckstonb Smith1      
TB Mitchellc Dempster b Geary7      
WH Copsonb Smith2      
Extras(5 b, 6 lb)11
Total(all out, 66.1 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-64, 3-97, 4-104, 5-105, 6-126, 7-126, 8-127, 9-142, 10-149 (66.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Geary24   7554--
Lester12   2240--
Thursting6   1111--
Prentice1   100--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryb Copson25      
*CS Dempsterc Smith b AV Pope36      
NF Armstronglbw b Mitchell22      
FT Prenticeb GH Pope15      
GS Watsonc Alderman b Mitchell7      
M Tompkinb GH Pope0      
LD Thurstingnot out15      
G Gearyb Copson8      
+GO Dawkesc Worthington b Mitchell10      
HA Smithnot out7      
G Lesterdid not bat      
Extras(8 lb)8
Total(8 wickets, declared, 64 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-58, 2-80, 3-105, 4-105, 5-107, 6-117, 7-126, 8-141
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Copson20   6562--
AV Pope16   6331--
GH Pope14   8112--
Mitchell14   3453--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Smithc Tompkin b Geary12      
AE Aldermanlbw b Lester58      
TS Worthingtonb Smith4      
LF Townsendc Dawkes b Smith39      
GH Popenot out48      
AV Popelbw b Lester1      
TD Hounsfieldc and b Lester14      
+H Elliottb Prentice7      
TB Mitchellrun out10      
*RHR Buckstondid not bat      
WH Copsondid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 1 w)7
Total(8 wickets, declared, 83 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-22, 3-105, 4-119, 5-123, 6-155, 7-182, 8-200 (83 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith28   10502--
Geary22   7271--
Lester15   1553--
Thursting13   3440--
Prentice5   0171--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berrynot out15      
*CS Dempsterc Elliott b Worthington26      
NF Armstrongrun out0      
FT Prenticeb Worthington6      
GS Watsonnot out0      
M Tompkindid not bat      
LD Thurstingdid not bat      
G Gearydid not bat      
+GO Dawkesdid not bat      
HA Smithdid not bat      
G Lesterdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(3 wickets, 30 overs)54
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-40, 3-54
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Copson9   2230--
AV Pope7   290--
Mitchell5   2100--
Worthington6   332--
Townsend2   120--
Alderman1   100--

--> TD Hounsfield made his debut in County Championship matches
--> TD Hounsfield made his debut in first-class matches
--> NF Armstrong (1) passed 17000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> HA Smith reached 950 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Derbyshire first innings
--> TB Mitchell reached 1350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> AV Pope reached 400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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