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Northamptonshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1939
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 27th, 29th May 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorthamptonshire won by an innings and 193 runs
PointsNorthamptonshire 12; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresE Cooke, D Hendren
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 280/2 (Brookes 120*, Timms 50*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryb Buswell3      
GS Watsonb Partridge1      
NF Armstrongb Partridge1      
FT Prenticelbw b Partridge1      
*CS Dempsterb Buswell0      
M Tompkinrun out32      
+GO Dawkesb Timms16      
G Lesternot out44      
JE Walshb Buswell14      
HA Smithb Nelson13      
WH Flamsonb Nelson0      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb)9
Total(all out, 39.6 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-6, 3-6, 4-6, 5-8, 6-34, 7-73, 8-97, 9-134, 10-134 (39.6 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buswell14   2433--
Partridge13   2383--
Merritt6   0210--
Timms5   0221--
Nelson1.6012--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HW Greenwoodc Smith b Flamson8      
CP Davisst +Dempster b Walsh84      
D Brookesc Armstrong b Lester187      
JE Timmsc Tompkin b Flamson55      
*RP Nelsonrun out44      
FP O'Brienb Walsh10      
+KC Jamesnot out42      
MEF Dunkleyc Smith b Flamson12      
WE Merrittlbw b Flamson7      
RJ Partridgenot out20      
JE Buswelldid not bat      
Extras(30 b, 11 lb)41
Total(8 wickets, declared, 111 overs)510
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-194, 3-295, 4-387, 5-418, 6-421, 7-467, 8-477
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flamson27   21254--
Smith31   1990--
Walsh33   11572--
Lester13   0601--
Armstrong3   070--
Prentice4   0210--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryb Buswell31      
GS Watsonst James b Merritt36      
NF Armstronglbw b Buswell20      
FT Prenticelbw b Buswell1      
*CS Dempsterb Partridge10      
M Tompkinst James b Merritt13      
+GO Dawkesc James b Merritt1      
G Lesterc Greenwood b Merritt29      
JE Walshc Partridge b Merritt4      
HA Smithst James b Merritt8      
WH Flamsonnot out10      
Extras(7 b, 10 lb, 3 nb)20
Total(all out, 41.7 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-100, 3-100, 4-103, 5-120, 6-121, 7-136, 8-152, 9-164, 10-183 (41.7 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buswell12   2473--
Partridge12   3451--
Merritt10.70566--
Timms6   2150--
Nelson1   100--

Notes
--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> G Lester (1) passed his previous highest score of 36 in County Championship matches
--> G Lester (1) passed his previous highest score of 36 in first-class matches
--> CP Davis (1) passed his previous highest score of 67 in first-class matches
--> CP Davis (1) passed his previous highest score of 67 in County Championship matches
--> CP Davis (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 16
--> D Brookes (1) passed his previous highest score of 113 in County Championship matches
--> D Brookes (1) passed his previous highest score of 114 in first-class matches
--> JE Timms reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> RJ Partridge reached 450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> WE Merritt achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire second innings (previous best was 3-154)
--> WE Merritt achieved his first five wickets in an innings in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire second innings

 

 

 

 

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