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Somerset v Leicestershire
County Championship 1938
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 31st August, 1st September 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by an innings and 140 runs
PointsSomerset 12; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresCWL Parker, EJ Smith
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 265/3 (Wellard 52*, Buse 7*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Luckes b Andrews0      
GS Watsonb Buse27      
NF Armstrongc Hazell b Andrews28      
FT Prenticec Luckes b Buse5      
LD Thurstingnot out28      
RA Adcockc Luckes b Andrews7      
*+AGG Webblbw b Andrews0      
HA Smithc Wellard b Andrews6      
G Lesterb Hazell9      
WH Flamsonc Bennett b Andrews1      
J Sperryb Hazell0      
Extras(1 b, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 51.5 overs)113
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-49, 3-59, 4-61, 5-80, 6-80, 7-90, 8-110, 9-113, 10-113 (51.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard6   1230--
Andrews25   6566--
Buse10   4182--
Hazell10.55142--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec Watson b Prentice95      
H Gimblettb Smith49      
WHR Andrewsb Prentice48      
AW Wellardb Flamson56      
HFT Busec Armstrong b Flamson67      
*EF Longriggc Thursting b Flamson4      
MD Lyonc Armstrong b Smith14      
GM Bennettb Sperry47      
CJP Barnwellb Sperry35      
+WT Luckesb Sperry0      
HL Hazellnot out1      
Extras(11 b, 4 lb, 1 w)16
Total(all out, 115.2 overs)432
Fall of wickets:
1-112, 2-201, 3-210, 4-275, 5-287, 6-314, 7-395, 8-411, 9-415, 10-432 (115.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry18.25503--
Flamson29   11033--
Smith28   4662--
Prentice24   21082--
Lester13   3590--
Thursting3   0300--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Wellard b Hazell12      
GS Watsonc Hazell b Wellard72      
NF Armstrongc Luckes b Buse7      
FT Prenticec Buse b Andrews7      
LD Thurstingc Luckes b Andrews33      
RA Adcockc Hazell b Wellard4      
*+AGG Webbc Hazell b Andrews11      
HA Smithlbw b Wellard2      
G Lesternot out10      
WH Flamsonb Wellard0      
J Sperryc Luckes b Wellard14      
Extras(6 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 56.2 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-50, 3-75, 4-105, 5-113, 6-135, 7-144, 8-158, 9-163, 10-179 (56.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard18.22375--
Andrews21   3803--
Buse9   3181--
Hazell6   0241--
Longrigg2   0130--

Notes
--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> FS Lee (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 76
--> FS Lee (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 80
--> WHR Andrews (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 47
--> AW Wellard (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> HFT Buse (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 33
--> MD Lyon made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> MD Lyon made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> GM Bennett (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> GS Watson (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 3
--> RA Adcock made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> RA Adcock made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> AGG Webb made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> AGG Webb made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> J Sperry (2) equalled his previous highest score of 14 in first-class matches
--> J Sperry (2) equalled his previous highest score of 14 in County Championship matches
--> WHR Andrews reached 500 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings

 

 

 

 

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