Leicestershire v Indians
India in British Isles 1946
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 18th, 20th, 21st May 1946 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresE Cooke, H Elliott
Close of play day 1Indians (1) 86/1 (Merchant 54*, Hazare 16*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 83/1 (Berry 41*, Prentice 14*)

Indians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
VM Merchantnot out111      
S Mushtaq Alilbw b Sperry12      
VS Hazareb Jackson27      
L Amarnathb Jackson16      
CS Nayuduc Howard b Prentice6      
Abdul Hafeezb Tilley14      
SW Sohonilbw b Tilley0      
+DD Hindlekarb Tilley0      
*Nawab of Pataudidid not bat      
SG Shindedid not bat      
MH Mankaddid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 6 lb)12
Total(7 wickets, declared, 83.5 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-124, 3-162, 4-173, 5-198, 6-198, 7-198 (83.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry17   4401--
Jackson21   5422--
Walsh9   1210--
Prentice14   6291--
Riddington11   4210--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Sohoni b Amarnath67      
GS Watsonb Mankad23      
FT Prenticeb Nayudu19      
M Tompkinlbw b Mankad8      
VE Jacksonb Nayudu1      
A Riddingtonb Amarnath11      
J Howardc Mankad b Hazare2      
+P Corrallnot out0      
J Sperryb Amarnath0      
EW Tilleyb Amarnath1      
JE Walshabsent hurt
Extras(8 b, 4 lb)12
Total(all out, 83.3 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-100, 3-113, 4-124, 5-139, 6-142, 7-142, 8-142, 9-144 (83.3 ov)
Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hazare12   7191--
Mankad30   15222--
Shinde2   0160--
Nayudu24   4612--

Indians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
VM Merchantnot out57      
S Mushtaq Alirun out6      
VS Hazareb Sperry4      
L Amarnathc Howard b Sperry0      
Abdul Hafeezb Jackson10      
CS Nayudub Tilley16      
SW Sohonist Corrall b Sperry7      
+DD Hindlekarnot out3      
*Nawab of Pataudidid not bat      
SG Shindedid not bat      
MH Mankaddid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(6 wickets, declared, 58 overs)107
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-20, 3-20, 4-54, 5-79, 6-101
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tilley13   4231--
Sperry18   4333--
Jackson10   1211--
Riddington11   5130--
Prentice6   0130--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GS Watsonb Hazare2      
M Tompkinnot out11      
FT Prenticenot out10      
*GL Berrydid not bat      
VE Jacksondid not bat      
A Riddingtondid not bat      
J Howarddid not bat      
+P Corralldid not bat      
J Sperrydid not bat      
EW Tilleydid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
Extras(1 w)1
Total(1 wicket, 23 overs)24
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Watson)
Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Amarnath12   5130--
Hazare11   4101--

--> VM Merchant (1) 100 in 170 minutes
--> FT Prentice (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> EW Tilley achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Indians first innings (previous best was 3-72)





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