Leicestershire v Kent
County Championship 1946
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 24th, 26th, 27th August 1946 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 259 runs
PointsLeicestershire 12; Kent 0
UmpiresJA Smart, J Tranter
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 191/5 (Jackson 16*, Watson 4*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 163/2 (Lester 60*, Tompkin 39*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrylbw b Ridgway96      
FT Prenticec Levett b Davies11      
G Lesterb Dovey47      
M Tompkinc Levett b Crush6      
WA Smithc Crush b Ridgway1      
VE Jacksonnot out39      
GS Watsonc and b Ridgway16      
A Riddingtonb Ridgway0      
JE Walshb Ridgway0      
+P Corralllbw b Crush5      
J Sperryb Crush0      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 104 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-146, 3-157, 4-165, 5-183, 6-214, 7-214, 8-218, 9-231, 10-231 (104 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harding3   0110--
Crush11   4193--
Davies30   10741--
Marsham5   1200--
Dovey31   15451--
Ridgway17   4445--
Ames7   480--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddc Smith b Walsh19      
JGW Daviesb Walsh11      
LEG Amesc and b Walsh7      
*BH Valentinest Corrall b Walsh2      
HA Pawsonb Walsh25      
E Crushb Walsh4      
AJB Marshamc and b Lester8      
+WHV Levettlbw b Walsh0      
NW Hardingnot out7      
RR Doveyb Walsh0      
F Ridgwaylbw b Lester10      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(all out, 41.3 overs)98
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-37, 3-38, 4-47, 5-51, 6-78, 7-78, 8-79, 9-81, 10-98 (41.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry4   270--
Jackson14   5210--
Riddington4   070--
Walsh15   3548--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Levett b Crush8      
FT Prenticec Dovey b Davies39      
G Lesternot out82      
M Tompkinc Dovey b Ridgway51      
WA Smithc Levett b Davies6      
GS Watsonc Harding b Ridgway7      
JE Walshnot out11      
VE Jacksondid not bat      
A Riddingtondid not bat      
+P Corralldid not bat      
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 12 lb, 5 nb)21
Total(5 wickets, declared, 86 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-101, 3-177, 4-192, 5-211
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Todd2   200--
Marsham2   0100--
Ridgway16   3392--
Crush17   5431--
Davies18   6382--
Dovey24   10430--
Ames4   0120--
Harding3   0190--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddb Lester9      
JGW Daviesb Lester12      
LEG Ameslbw b Walsh11      
*BH Valentinelbw b Walsh0      
HA Pawsonst Corrall b Lester19      
E Crushb Walsh12      
AJB Marshamst Corrall b Walsh16      
+WHV Levettb Walsh6      
NW Hardingst Corrall b Lester0      
RR Doveyc Riddington b Walsh3      
F Ridgwaynot out1      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 46.5 overs)99
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-28, 3-29, 4-40, 5-66, 6-72, 7-93, 8-95, 9-97, 10-99 (46.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson4   250--
Sperry3   190--
Lester20   9224--

--> GL Berry (1) passed 22500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 39
--> VE Jackson (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 26
--> AJB Marsham made his debut in County Championship matches
--> G Lester (2) passed his previous highest score of 68 in County Championship matches
--> G Lester (2) passed his previous highest score of 68 in first-class matches
--> GS Watson (2) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 5
--> LJ Todd (2) passed 14500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> AJB Marsham made his debut for Kent in first-class matches
--> JE Walsh reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Kent first innings
--> JE Walsh achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Kent first innings (previous best was 8-90)
--> JGW Davies reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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