Leicestershire v Yorkshire
County Championship 1938
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 3rd, 4th, 5th August 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by an innings and 74 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Yorkshire 12
UmpiresLC Braund, JA Newman
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 23/0 (Mitchell 5*, Sellers 17*)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (1) 440/6 (Leyland 63*, Robinson 23*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Barber b Yardley2      
LD Thurstingc Wood b Bowes28      
NF Armstrongc and b Leyland64      
FT Prenticec Mitchell b Leyland21      
GS Watsonlbw b Leyland60      
M Tompkinlbw b Verity45      
*G Gearyb Leyland15      
+GO Dawkesb Leyland8      
HA Smithrun out20      
G Lesternot out12      
J Sperryb Verity7      
Extras(8 b, 7 lb)15
Total(all out, 113.4 overs)297
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-51, 3-87, 4-167, 5-194, 6-216, 7-232, 8-272, 9-287, 10-297 (113.4 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bowes29   7821--
Yardley14   2331--
Robinson9   2230--
Leyland22   5775--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Mitchellb Lester19      
*AB Sellersrun out46      
H Sutcliffelbw b Smith87      
W Barberc Tompkin b Lester130      
NWD Yardleylbw b Lester13      
M Leylandnot out63      
+A Woodb Smith38      
EP Robinsonnot out23      
H Veritydid not bat      
WE Bowesdid not bat      
J Smurthwaitedid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 12 lb, 2 w)21
Total(6 wickets, declared, 128 overs)440
Fall of wickets:
1-67, 2-71, 3-272, 4-293, 5-340, 6-403
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry28   4990--
Smith35   5972--
Geary16   4310--
Lester32   21213--
Prentice13   1600--
Armstrong4   1110--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Yardley b Verity33      
LD Thurstingc Yardley b Bowes1      
NF Armstrongc Sellers b Verity5      
FT Prenticec Wood b Bowes0      
GS Watsonc Verity b Bowes0      
M Tompkinc Mitchell b Verity8      
*G Gearyc Yardley b Bowes2      
+GO Dawkesb Verity11      
HA Smithc Yardley b Bowes0      
G Lesterst Wood b Verity3      
J Sperrynot out3      
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 29.3 overs)69
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-10, 3-10, 4-10, 5-25, 6-40, 7-50, 8-50, 9-64, 10-69 (29.3 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bowes15   6285--
Yardley2   120--

--> GS Watson (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> W Barber (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 111
--> W Barber (1) passed 10000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 9
--> M Leyland (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 30
--> J Smurthwaite made his debut in County Championship matches
--> J Smurthwaite made his debut in first-class matches
--> GL Berry (2) passed 19500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> M Leyland reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> H Verity reached 1100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings

Barber 130, seventeen 4's.





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