Worcestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1947
VenueChester Road North, Kidderminster on 10th, 12th, 13th May 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultWorcestershire won by 150 runs
PointsWorcestershire 12; Leicestershire 4
UmpiresB Flint, N Harris
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 40/5 (Prentice 11*, Riddington 1*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 245/8 (Jenkins 56*, Perks 1*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Cooperc Prentice b Jackson24      
F Cooperc Walsh b Jackson18      
D Kenyonb Walsh21      
*AFT Whitelbw b Jackson4      
RE Birdnot out50      
R Howorthlbw b Walsh0      
JWA Stephensonb Walsh12      
+H Yarnoldrun out4      
RO Jenkinsc Tompkin b Jackson21      
RTD Perksb Walsh0      
PF Jacksonc Riddington b Walsh0      
Extras(4 b, 11 lb)15
Total(all out, 67 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-56, 3-68, 4-92, 5-92, 6-114, 7-125, 8-169, 9-169, 10-169 (67 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry6   0110--
Lester17   3400--
Jackson16   6304--
Walsh28   6735--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Howorth b Perks2      
FT Prenticec Jenkins b Stephenson57      
GS Watsonc and b Perks12      
M Tompkinb Perks0      
VE Jacksonlbw b Perks0      
G Lesterb Perks8      
A Riddingtonc Yarnold b Jackson38      
J Howardst Yarnold b Jackson2      
JE Walshb Perks14      
+P Corrallnot out20      
J Sperryc Perks b Jackson6      
Extras(3 b, 8 lb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 74 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-24, 3-24, 4-24, 5-38, 6-106, 7-122, 8-132, 9-148, 10-171 (74 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks26   8686--
Stephenson24   7511--
Howorth11   1260--
Jackson13   5143--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Cooperc Walsh b Sperry10      
D Kenyonc Corrall b Jackson20      
RE Birdc Walsh b Jackson8      
*AFT Whiteb Walsh36      
R Howorthb Lester77      
F Cooperb Walsh0      
JWA Stephensonlbw b Jackson8      
+H Yarnoldb Jackson6      
RO Jenkinsnot out56      
RTD Perksnot out11      
PF Jacksondid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 6 lb)13
Total(8 wickets, declared, 69 overs)245
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-36, 3-57, 4-75, 5-77, 6-94, 7-118, 8-217
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry12   3261--
Lester13   2531--
Jackson21   9494--
Walsh21   3942--
Riddington2   0100--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Kenyon b Perks15      
FT Prenticelbw b Howorth11      
GS Watsonst Yarnold b Jenkins21      
M Tompkinc E Cooper b Howorth10      
VE Jacksonc Bird b Jenkins13      
G Lesterc Kenyon b Jackson1      
A Riddingtonb Jackson2      
J Howardb Jenkins2      
JE Walshc Bird b Howorth4      
+P Corrallnot out1      
J Sperryb Howorth4      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 61.3 overs)93
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-30, 3-50, 4-61, 5-62, 6-68, 7-76, 8-81, 9-87, 10-93 (61.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks6   471--
Stephenson4   1150--
Jackson22   10212--
Jenkins15   6233--

--> P Corrall (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> JWA Stephenson made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> JWA Stephenson (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> RO Jenkins (2) passed his previous highest score of 48 in County Championship matches
--> RO Jenkins (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 41
--> F Cooper made his debut for Worcestershire in County Championship matches
--> JWA Stephenson made his debut for Worcestershire in County Championship matches
--> JWA Stephenson made his debut for Worcestershire in first-class matches





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