Leicestershire v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1946
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 8th, 10th, 11th June 1946 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 0; Northamptonshire 0
UmpiresE Cooke, E Robinson
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 97/1 (Brookes 38*, Whitfield 23*)
Close of play day 2No play

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesnot out100      
CP Davisb Walsh33      
EW Whitfieldlbw b Walsh30      
JE Timmslbw b Walsh11      
W Barronb Walsh0      
+HW Greenwoodlbw b Riddington1      
*PE Murray-Willislbw b Walsh0      
WT Nevellb Walsh13      
RJ Partridgeb Jackson0      
EW Clarknot out1      
AG Robinsondid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 3 lb)12
Total(8 wickets, declared, 92 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-59, 2-126, 3-150, 4-150, 5-157, 6-160, 7-198, 8-199
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry14   2310--
Tilley12   2250--
Jackson18   8281--
Walsh32   2866--
Prentice1   080--
Riddington15   7111--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GS Watsonc Greenwood b Partridge12      
VE Jacksonlbw b Clark2      
FT Prenticeb Whitfield16      
M Tompkinnot out24      
A Riddingtonnot out3      
*GL Berrydid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
J Sperrydid not bat      
+P Corralldid not bat      
JM Josephsdid not bat      
EW Tilleydid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(3 wickets, 28 overs)58
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-23, 3-42
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clark10   3211--
Partridge9   3151--
Whitfield5   391--
Robinson4   0120--

--> JM Josephs made his debut in County Championship matches
--> EW Tilley made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> EW Tilley made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> JE Walsh reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings





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