Leicestershire v Yorkshire
County Championship 1939
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 9th, 10th, 11th August 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultYorkshire won by 97 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Yorkshire 12
UmpiresH Elliott, D Hendren
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 89 all out
Close of play day 2No play

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Mitchelllbw b Walsh21     
L Huttonb Sperry4     
W Barberc Dawkes b Walsh47     
C Turnerb Walsh10     
W Watsonb Drake30     
NWD Yardleyc and b Drake0     
*AB Sellersc Dawkes b Drake8     
+A Woodc Prentice b Drake16     
EP Robinsonc and b Walsh3     
J Johnsonb Walsh1     
J Smurthwaitenot out0     
Extras(10 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)15
Total(all out, 48.1 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-32, 3-62, 4-97, 5-100, 6-131, 7-148, 8-151, 9-154, 10-155 (48.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry5   0121--
Drake16   4434--
Smith8   0290--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CS Dempsterb Robinson21     
GL Berrylbw b Robinson44     
NF Armstrongc Mitchell b Robinson3     
FT Prenticec Robinson b Turner5     
M Tompkinc Barber b Robinson2     
*MS Packec Wood b Turner0     
+GO Dawkesrun out4     
JE Walshc Yardley b Robinson1     
HA Smithb Smurthwaite1     
CH Drakelbw b Robinson0     
J Sperrynot out0     
Extras(8 b)8
Total(all out, 37.2 overs)89
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-54, 3-59, 4-68, 5-69, 6-78, 7-88, 8-89, 9-89, 10-89 (37.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Yardley4   0200--
Robinson14   2346--
Hutton5   410--
Turner10   1222--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Mitchelllbw b Walsh42     
L Huttonnot out56     
W Barberlbw b Smith0     
+A Woodb Smith30     
C Turnerdid not bat      
W Watsondid not bat      
NWD Yardleydid not bat      
*AB Sellersdid not bat      
EP Robinsondid not bat      
J Johnsondid not bat      
J Smurthwaitedid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 3 nb)6
Total(3 wickets, declared, 24 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-93, 2-94, 3-134 (24 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry4   1180--
Drake6   0320--
Walsh8   0431--
Smith6   0352--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CS Dempsterc Smurthwaite b Turner12     
GL Berryc Sellers b Turner0     
NF Armstrongb Johnson12     
FT Prenticelbw b Robinson0     
M Tompkinc Smurthwaite b Yardley14     
*MS Packeb Johnson44     
+GO Dawkesc Hutton b Johnson2     
JE Walshb Hutton10     
HA Smithnot out5     
CH Drakest Wood b Johnson0     
J Sperryb Johnson0     
Extras(1 b, 3 lb)4
Total(all out, 32.6 overs)103
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-12, 3-13, 4-32, 5-61, 6-63, 7-87, 8-103, 9-103, 10-103 (32.6 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Yardley5   171--
Smurthwaite4   0130--
Robinson11   0401--
Hutton2   0111--
Turner5   2122--

--> A Mitchell (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 15
--> GL Berry (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 12
--> L Hutton (2) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28
--> J Johnson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire second innings (previous best was 0-11)
--> J Johnson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire second innings (previous best was 0-11)





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