Somerset v Leicestershire
County Championship 1946
VenueRowdens Road, Wells on 20th, 22nd, 23rd July 1946 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 4 wickets
PointsSomerset 12; Leicestershire 4
UmpiresHW Lee, CN Woolley
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 101/2 (Gimblett 71*, Longrigg 6*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 67/2 (Gimblett 32*, Barnwell 11*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryb Wellard53      
G Lesterc Gimblett b Andrews17      
FT Prenticec Luckes b Wellard23      
M Tompkinc Luckes b Meyer41      
GS Watsonst Luckes b Lawrence21      
VE Jacksonlbw b Lawrence13      
A Riddingtonc Luckes b Andrews41      
TA Chapmannot out29      
JE Walshc Gimblett b Meyer21      
+P Corrallb Meyer0      
J Sperryb Meyer0      
Extras(9 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)16
Total(all out, 86 overs)275
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-94, 3-97, 4-154, 5-162, 6-198, 7-238, 8-270, 9-270, 10-275 (86 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard24   2752--
Andrews20   4572--
Buse10   1330--
Meyer19   3474--
Lawrence13   3472--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leeb Riddington12      
H Gimblettc and b Jackson118 21011-  
J Lawrencelbw b Jackson7      
*EF Longrigglbw b Walsh11      
RJO Meyerc Walsh b Lester28      
HE Wattsb Lester13      
HFT Buseb Walsh13      
CJP Barnwellb Walsh25      
AW Wellardb Walsh16      
WHR Andrewsnot out0      
+WT Luckesb Walsh2      
Extras(12 b, 1 lb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 103 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-70, 3-124, 4-179, 5-195, 6-199, 7-238, 8-256, 9-257, 10-259 (103 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry6   2170--
Jackson26   8532--
Prentice4   1100--
Riddington27   9401--
Walsh25   3805--
Lester15   2452--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Lee b Buse5      
G Lesterc Wellard b Meyer8      
FT Prenticeb Meyer28      
M Tompkinlbw b Buse16      
GS Watsonc Luckes b Meyer36      
VE Jacksonc Luckes b Lawrence3      
A Riddingtonrun out7      
TA Chapmanb Wellard4      
JE Walshc Luckes b Wellard0      
+P Corralllbw b Wellard10      
J Sperrynot out0      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb)8
Total(all out, 52.2 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-26, 3-49, 4-67, 5-72, 6-94, 7-110, 8-113, 9-116, 10-125 (52.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buse15   2402--
Andrews6   1140--
Meyer20   7443--
Lawrence4   0131--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leelbw b Jackson14      
H Gimblettlbw b Riddington43      
J Lawrenceb Walsh7      
CJP Barnwellb Jackson20      
RJO Meyerc Corrall b Walsh12      
HE Wattsnot out15      
HFT Busec Corrall b Jackson12      
AW Wellardnot out10      
*EF Longriggdid not bat      
WHR Andrewsdid not bat      
+WT Luckesdid not bat      
Extras(9 b)9
Total(6 wickets, 66.3 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-45, 3-82, 4-101, 5-101, 6-119
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry5   2110--
Jackson24   10373--
Riddington7   181--
Lester2   160--

--> GL Berry (1) passed 22000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> CJP Barnwell (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> AW Wellard reached 1150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> JE Walsh reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> VE Jackson reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> VE Jackson reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset second innings





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