Worcestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1946
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 15th, 17th, 18th June 1946 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 43 runs
PointsWorcestershire 0; Leicestershire 12
UmpiresJJ Hills, CN Woolley
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 257/5 (Jackson 38*, Riddington 12*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 111/6 (Perks 18*, Bird 8*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrylbw b Wyatt29      
J Howardc Bird b Wyatt2      
FT Prenticeb Jackson94      
M Tompkinrun out32      
GS Watsonc and b Perks38      
VE Jacksonc Buller b Wyatt69      
A Riddingtonc Howorth b Perks22      
TA Chapmanb Perks34      
JE Walshb Wyatt22      
+P Corrallnot out0      
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(17 b, 6 lb, 3 nb, 2 w)28
Total(9 wickets, declared, 122.1 overs)370
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-41, 3-142, 4-171, 5-221, 6-283, 7-319, 8-370, 9-370 (122.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wyatt25   7684--
Jackson30   10821--
Howorth18   7330--
Jenkins13   1590--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AP Singletonb Jackson7      
E Cooperb Sperry3      
RES Wyattb Jackson10      
AFT Whiteb Sperry5      
CH Palmerc Corrall b Jackson6      
RE Birdb Riddington13      
R Howorthb Walsh34      
RTD Perkslbw b Walsh0      
RO Jenkinsst Corrall b Walsh15      
+JS Bullernot out8      
PF Jacksonb Walsh0      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb)10
Total(all out, 44.5 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-18, 3-29, 4-33, 5-40, 6-79, 7-79, 8-95, 9-111, 10-111 (44.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry11   2212--
Jackson11   2333--
Prentice6   0140--
Riddington5   231--

Worcestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*AP Singletonc Corrall b Sperry1      
E Cooperst Corrall b Walsh26      
RES Wyattlbw b Walsh43      
AFT Whiteb Walsh0      
CH Palmerb Riddington2      
+JS Bullerlbw b Jackson1      
RE Birdnot out72      
RTD Perkslbw b Walsh21      
R Howorthc Berry b Jackson6      
RO Jenkinslbw b Riddington20      
PF Jacksonc Corrall b Walsh5      
Extras(13 b, 6 lb)19
Total(all out, 84.2 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-56, 3-56, 4-59, 5-81, 6-84, 7-115, 8-140, 9-201, 10-216 (84.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry13   1441--
Jackson21   4592--
Riddington21   11192--

--> VE Jackson (1) passed his previous highest score of 46 in County Championship matches
--> TA Chapman (1) passed his previous highest score of 23 in County Championship matches
--> TA Chapman (1) passed his previous highest score of 23 in first-class matches
--> E Cooper (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> RE Bird (2) passed his previous highest score of 68 in County Championship matches
--> RE Bird (2) passed his previous highest score of 68 in first-class matches





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