Warwickshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1946
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 22nd, 24th, 25th June 1946 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by 229 runs
PointsWarwickshire 12; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresH Cruice, D Davies
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), S Coe (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 45/3 (Berry 24*, Watson 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 15/0 (Berry 6*, Lester 8*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JMA Marshallb Jackson26      
KA Taylorb Walsh24      
JS Ordlbw b Walsh19      
HE Dolleryc Berry b Lester144      
*P Cranmerc Jackson b Walsh0      
WE Fanthamc Tompkin b Walsh2      
JJ Hossellc Berry b Sperry83      
R Mead-Briggsnot out44      
FR Mitchelllbw b Walsh4      
+CC Goodwaylbw b Walsh0      
WE Holliesb Jackson0      
Extras(16 b, 6 lb)22
Total(all out, 123.3 overs)368
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-71, 3-81, 4-83, 5-83, 6-244, 7-348, 8-367, 9-367, 10-368 (123.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry28   51021--
Riddington21   8330--
Walsh37   5946--
Lester6   0351--
Tompkin1   0130--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Fantham b Mitchell24      
G Lesterb Hollies14      
FT Prenticelbw b Hollies0      
M Tompkinlbw b Hollies0      
GS Watsonc Mead-Briggs b Mitchell10      
VE Jacksonc Cranmer b Mead-Briggs77      
TA Chapmanlbw b Hollies9      
A Riddingtonlbw b Mitchell46      
JE Walshc Dollery b Mitchell1      
+P Corrallc Goodway b Hollies6      
J Sperrynot out0      
Extras(6 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(all out, 88 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-45, 3-45, 4-45, 5-56, 6-73, 7-135, 8-145, 9-176, 10-200 (88 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mitchell35   13694--
Mead-Briggs21   8441--
Hollies30   13685--
Marshall2   060--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KA Taylorb Walsh20      
JS Ordc Jackson b Walsh62      
WE Fanthamb Sperry15      
HE Dollerynot out54      
*P Cranmerst Corrall b Walsh7      
JJ Hossellnot out16      
JMA Marshalldid not bat      
R Mead-Briggsdid not bat      
FR Mitchelldid not bat      
+CC Goodwaydid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb)12
Total(4 wickets, declared, 57 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-67, 2-96, 3-124, 4-138
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry13   2381--
Prentice6   0120--
Walsh19   2813--
Riddington19   7430--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Ord b Hollies28      
G Lesterb Mitchell11      
FT Prenticest Goodway b Hollies4      
M Tompkinst Goodway b Marshall31      
GS Watsonc Marshall b Hollies20      
TA Chapmanc Mead-Briggs b Hollies5      
VE Jacksonc Goodway b Marshall0      
A Riddingtonnot out9      
JE Walshc Goodway b Marshall4      
+P Corrallc Marshall b Hollies1      
J Sperryc Ord b Marshall4      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(all out, 58.4 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-31, 3-76, 4-85, 5-89, 6-100, 7-113, 8-118, 9-120, 10-125 (58.4 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mitchell10   2171--
Hollies23   3555--
Mead-Briggs5   070--
Fantham4   400--

--> HE Dollery (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 108
--> JJ Hossell (1) passed his previous highest score of 58 in County Championship matches
--> JJ Hossell (1) passed his previous highest score of 58 in first-class matches
--> FR Mitchell made his debut in County Championship matches
--> FR Mitchell made his debut in first-class matches
--> VE Jackson (1) passed his previous highest score of 69 in County Championship matches
--> HE Dollery (2) passed 7000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 54
--> R Mead-Briggs made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> R Mead-Briggs made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> JE Walsh reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Warwickshire first innings
--> WE Hollies reached 800 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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