Leicestershire v Hampshire
County Championship 1939
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 22nd, 24th, 25th July 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossHampshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 4 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 12; Hampshire 4
UmpiresG Beet, GM Lee
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 28/1 (Dempster 16*, Armstrong 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 117/6 (Armstrong 51*, Dawkes 4*)

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+NT McCorkellc Watson b Palmer3     
J Baileyb Sperry2     
JP Blakec Dawkes b Palmer3     
J Arnoldc Dawkes b Palmer44     
DF Walkerrun out4     
AE Pothecaryc Packe b Prentice67     
PA MacKenziec Dawkes b Sperry14     
*GR Taylorb Prentice26     
GS Boyesnot out16     
RCL Courtlbw b Prentice0     
GEM Heathc Dawkes b Sperry0     
Extras(9 b, 5 lb)14
Total(all out, 66.4 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-8, 3-12, 4-25, 5-101, 6-134, 7-170, 8-192, 9-192, 10-193 (66.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer17   7423--
Smith14   4430--
Prentice16   3423--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CS Dempsterb Boyes38     
GL Berryc Taylor b Heath6     
NF Armstrongnot out71     
FT Prenticec Boyes b Bailey4     
GS Watsonc Walker b Bailey3     
MS Packeb Boyes1     
M Tompkinb Bailey4     
+GO Dawkesb Bailey6     
GH Palmerb Bailey1     
HA Smithc Arnold b Boyes8     
J Sperryc Blake b Bailey8     
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(all out, 70.7 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-71, 3-89, 4-93, 5-98, 6-113, 7-121, 8-131, 9-140, 10-157 (70.7 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Heath14   4251--
Court2   080--
Boyes25   7453--

Hampshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+NT McCorkellc Sperry b Smith22     
GS Boyesb Sperry0     
JP Blakec Packe b Sperry14     
J Arnoldc Tompkin b Sperry12     
DF Walkerb Sperry8     
AE Pothecaryc Dawkes b Sperry0     
RCL Courtb Sperry0     
J Baileyb Smith11     
PA MacKenzieb Sperry9     
*GR Taylornot out0     
GEM Heathdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 2 nb)3
Total(9 wickets, declared, 33.1 overs)79
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-35, 3-37, 4-54, 5-54, 6-54, 7-59, 8-79, 9-79 (33.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer1   0100--
Smith13   2332--
Prentice5   0140--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CS Dempsterc Court b Boyes10     
GL Berrylbw b Bailey22     
GS Watsonc and b Bailey2     
MS Packeb Boyes8     
M Tompkinb Boyes39     
+GO Dawkesc Court b Boyes5     
NF Armstrongnot out18     
FT Prenticenot out3     
GH Palmerdid not bat      
HA Smithdid not bat      
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb)9
Total(6 wickets, 24.7 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-24, 3-47, 4-49, 5-61, 6-111
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Heath1   070--
Bailey12   0402--

--> NF Armstrong (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 5
--> J Sperry achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Hampshire second innings (previous best was 5-46)
--> J Sperry reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 7th wicket in the Hampshire second innings
--> J Sperry achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Hampshire second innings (previous best was 5-46)
--> J Bailey reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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