Leicestershire v Nottinghamshire
County Championship 1939
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 31st May, 1st, 2nd June 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 0; Nottinghamshire 4
UmpiresHG Baldwin, FJ Durston
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 66/2 (Berry 28*, Lester 6*)
Close of play day 2Nottinghamshire (2) 126/2 (Heane 31*, Hardstaff 6*)

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WW Keetonc Dawkes b Prentice60      
CB Harrisc Dempster b Prentice15      
*GFH Heaneb Smith39      
J Hardstaffb Flamson36      
GV Gunnc Armstrong b Smith1      
J Knowlesc Smith b Flamson5      
W Voceb Flamson6      
RJ Gilesc Tompkin b Flamson51      
+AB Wheatc Lester b Armstrong44      
FG Woodheadc Dawkes b Flamson24      
HJ Butlernot out0      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 78.1 overs)290
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-114, 3-117, 4-121, 5-146, 6-156, 7-167, 8-236, 9-290, 10-290 (78.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith28   3792--
Prentice21   3582--
Lester7   1380--
Armstrong1   101--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Knowles b Woodhead46      
GS Watsonc Heane b Butler28      
NF Armstrongc Wheat b Voce3      
G Lesterc Butler b Woodhead23      
FT Prenticec Woodhead b Voce40      
*CS Dempsterc Woodhead b Voce18      
M Tompkinc Wheat b Woodhead41      
+GO Dawkesb Butler16      
LD Thurstingnot out22      
HA Smithb Woodhead3      
WH Flamsonlbw b Woodhead0      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(all out, 78 overs)252
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-59, 3-97, 4-107, 5-139, 6-200, 7-215, 8-247, 9-252, 10-252 (78 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Voce22   3743--
Butler21   2622--
Woodhead18   5515--
Gunn11   0340--
Giles4   0140--
Heane2   050--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WW Keetonc Dawkes b Flamson36      
CB Harrisc Lester b Smith49      
*GFH Heanenot out116      
J Hardstaffnot out125      
GV Gunndid not bat      
J Knowlesdid not bat      
W Vocedid not bat      
RJ Gilesdid not bat      
+AB Wheatdid not bat      
FG Woodheaddid not bat      
HJ Butlerdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(2 wickets, declared, 70 overs)335
Fall of wickets:
1-63, 2-114
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flamson19   2771--
Smith21   2961--
Prentice20   2970--
Lester5   0340--
Armstrong4   0220--
Thursting1   100--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Wheat b Gunn70      
GS Watsonlbw b Butler37      
NF Armstrongrun out52      
*CS Dempsternot out34      
FT Prenticenot out17      
G Lesterdid not bat      
M Tompkindid not bat      
+GO Dawkesdid not bat      
LD Thurstingdid not bat      
HA Smithdid not bat      
WH Flamsondid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 3 nb)10
Total(3 wickets, 59 overs)220
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-169, 3-169
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Voce10   1460--
Butler8   1221--
Woodhead11   0540--
Gunn17   3451--
Giles10   0310--
Heane3   0120--

--> Day 3 Lunch: Nottinghamshire (2) ?/? (Hardstaff 125*, [unknown] ?*)
--> CB Harris (1) passed 12000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> RJ Giles (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in County Championship matches
--> RJ Giles (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in first-class matches
--> NF Armstrong (2) passed 18000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 41
--> HJ Butler reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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