Leicestershire v Yorkshire
County Championship 1946
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 7th, 8th, 9th August 1946 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 0; Yorkshire 4
UmpiresE Cooke, D Davies
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 249/5 (Smailes 30*, Sellers 16*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 91/6 (Lester 1*, Howard 0*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonc and b Riddington46     
W Barberb Walsh82     
H Beaumontb Riddington4     
M Leylandc Lester b Prentice28     
A Coxonlbw b Jackson17     
TF Smailesb Jackson39     
*AB Sellersc and b Riddington40     
+K Fiddlinglbw b Riddington12     
EP Robinsonc Lester b Walsh6     
WE Bowesb Riddington0     
A Boothnot out0     
Extras(26 b, 8 lb)34
Total(all out, 147.2 overs)308
Fall of wickets:
1-85, 2-97, 3-175, 4-176, 5-218, 6-267, 7-300, 8-307, 9-307, 10-308 (147.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Munden21   0540--
Jackson35   11602--
Walsh49   31112--
Lester4   230--
Prentice11   4121--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrylbw b Coxon11     
FT Prenticelbw b Robinson47     
M Tompkinlbw b Booth1     
GS Watsonrun out0     
VE Jacksonb Coxon0     
A Riddingtonc Robinson b Booth27     
G Lesterlbw b Robinson17     
J Howardb Booth1     
JE Walshb Robinson34     
+P Corrallc Sellers b Robinson8     
VS Mundennot out1     
Extras(11 b, 1 lb)12
Total(all out, 93.4 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-27, 3-28, 4-30, 5-85, 6-91, 7-92, 8-138, 9-152, 10-159 (93.4 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bowes12   2210--
Smailes8   3110--
Booth34   14563--
Coxon6   292--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonnot out57     
W Barberc and b Riddington27     
EP Robinsonnot out17     
H Beaumontdid not bat      
M Leylanddid not bat      
A Coxondid not bat      
TF Smailesdid not bat      
*AB Sellersdid not bat      
+K Fiddlingdid not bat      
WE Bowesdid not bat      
A Boothdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(1 wicket, declared, 17 overs)106
Fall of wickets:
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Munden4   0260--
Jackson4   0180--
Prentice5   0330--
Riddington4   0241--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrylbw b Coxon7     
FT Prenticeb Hutton44     
M Tompkinlbw b Robinson11     
GS Watsonb Robinson2     
VE Jacksonst Fiddling b Booth9     
A Riddingtonnot out32     
G Lesterb Bowes2     
J Howardc Coxon b Hutton3     
JE Walshb Hutton4     
+P Corrallc Beaumont b Hutton0     
VS Mundennot out8     
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(9 wickets, 85 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-39, 3-48, 4-73, 5-73, 6-80, 7-97, 8-101, 9-101
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bowes6   341--
Smailes3   060--
Coxon19   6401-1
Booth15   10111--
Hutton19   7404--
Robinson21   14152--
Leyland2   060--

--> L Hutton (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 10
--> FT Prentice (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28
--> A Riddington achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Yorkshire first innings (previous best was 4-26)
--> A Riddington achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Yorkshire first innings (previous best was 4-26)
--> EP Robinson reached 400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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