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Leicestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1938
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 20th, 21st, 22nd July 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 4; Somerset 0
UmpiresJ Hardstaff, JA Newman
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 148/1 (Berry 88*, Armstrong 9*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 130/7 (Barnwell 5*, Jones 4*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leerun out12      
H Gimblettlbw b Geary17      
MD Lyonb Lester47      
HFT Buselbw b Geary2      
*EF Longriggc Dawkes b Lester12      
WHR Andrewsst Dawkes b Smith25      
CJP Barnwellb Geary11      
AW Wellardc Lester b Geary23      
ATM Jonesst Dawkes b Smith8      
+WT Luckesnot out11      
HL Hazellb Smith8      
Extras(8 b, 5 lb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 62.3 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-38, 3-49, 4-84, 5-113, 6-126, 7-156, 8-163, 9-178, 10-190 (62.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith22.34733--
Geary22   4564--
Lester9   0332--
Prentice9   3140--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Luckes b Wellard92      
LD Thurstingb Buse44      
NF Armstrongc Gimblett b Andrews9      
FT Prenticec Barnwell b Buse39      
M Tompkinb Buse29      
GS Watsonb Buse24      
RA Adcockb Wellard7      
*G Gearyrun out49      
+GO Dawkesb Hazell37      
G Lesterc Wellard b Jones15      
HA Smithnot out4      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 126.1 overs)358
Fall of wickets:
1-114, 2-148, 3-158, 4-208, 5-225, 6-250, 7-256, 8-314, 9-352, 10-358 (126.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard34   5942--
Andrews35   8931--
Buse24   4744--
Hazell27   8681--
Gimblett3   060--
Jones3.10141--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec Dawkes b Lester42      
H Gimblettc Dawkes b Adcock16      
MD Lyonb Lester11      
HFT Buselbw b Geary6      
*EF Longriggc Lester b Prentice13      
WHR Andrewsc Adcock b Lester8      
CJP Barnwellc Armstrong b Smith10      
AW Wellardc Berry b Prentice12      
ATM Jonesst Dawkes b Lester106      
+WT Luckesnot out90      
HL Hazellnot out18      
Extras(16 b, 6 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)24
Total(9 wickets, declared, 138 overs)356
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-49, 3-56, 4-85, 5-109, 6-109, 7-123, 8-140, 9-286
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith44   51121--
Geary24   6441--
Lester34   6994--
Prentice26   7482--
Adcock10   2291--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Buse b Wellard5      
LD Thurstingb Andrews9      
NF Armstronglbw b Andrews4      
FT Prenticeb Wellard4      
M Tompkinnot out44      
GS Watsonnot out6      
RA Adcockdid not bat      
*G Gearydid not bat      
+GO Dawkesdid not bat      
G Lesterdid not bat      
HA Smithdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 1 w)4
Total(4 wickets, 33 overs)76
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-17, 3-19, 4-36
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard13   4312--
Andrews12   7182--
Buse2   070--
Hazell4   280--
Jones2   080--

Notes
--> MD Lyon (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> ATM Jones (2) passed his previous highest score of 40 in first-class matches
--> ATM Jones (2) made his first century in first-class matches
--> ATM Jones (2) passed his previous highest score of 40 in County Championship matches
--> ATM Jones (2) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> HA Smith reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> HA Smith reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> AW Wellard reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> FT Prentice reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> AW Wellard reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings

ATM Jones, an eighteen year old Wells Grammar School boy, scored 106, his maiden championship hundred, in 165 minutes, hitting a 5 and eleven 4's out of 170. He was the youngest century maker for Somerset, aged 18 years, 104 days.

 

 

 

 

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