Leicestershire v Nottinghamshire
County Championship 1947
VenuePark Road, Loughborough on 17th, 19th May 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 10 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 12; Nottinghamshire 0
UmpiresD Hendren, CF Root
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 277/6 (Lester 69*, Chapman 16*)

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WW Keetonb Walsh33      
CB Harrisc Corrall b Jackson21      
RT Simpsonlbw b Walsh0      
J Hardstaffc Walsh b Jackson0      
FW Stocksb Jackson8      
TB Reddickc Riddington b Jackson0      
*WA Simeb Jackson2      
W Vocec Tompkin b Walsh19      
A Jepsonst Corrall b Walsh0      
HJ Butlernot out2      
+EA Meadsc Walsh b Jackson0      
Extras(11 b, 3 lb)14
Total(all out, 43.5 overs)99
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-62, 3-63, 4-66, 5-66, 6-68, 7-79, 8-95, 9-96, 10-99 (43.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry5   280--
Lester8   1190--
Walsh12   3244--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryst Meads b Reddick64      
FT Prenticeb Butler0      
GS Watsonc Sime b Voce23      
M Tompkinb Voce44      
VE Jacksonlbw b Voce27      
G Lesterrun out89      
A Riddingtonlbw b Sime26      
TA Chapmanc Meads b Jepson38      
JE Walshb Jepson2      
+P Corrallnot out8      
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(9 wickets, declared, 127.5 overs)332
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-52, 3-131, 4-137, 5-171, 6-229, 7-321, 8-328, 9-332
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Butler21   2521--
Voce38   5953--
Sime22   4551--
Harris4   180--
Reddick18   3431--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WW Keetonc Riddington b Jackson35      
CB Harrislbw b Walsh13      
RT Simpsonst Corrall b Walsh11      
J Hardstaffc Watson b Walsh52      
FW Stocksb Walsh0      
TB Reddickc Chapman b Jackson43      
W Vocec and b Walsh44      
*WA Simec Jackson b Lester13      
A Jepsonc Watson b Jackson15      
HJ Butlerlbw b Walsh2      
+EA Meadsnot out2      
Extras(11 b, 1 lb)12
Total(all out, 87.3 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-57, 3-91, 4-91, 5-150, 6-175, 7-204, 8-230, 9-240, 10-242 (87.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry11   3150--
Lester17   2481--
Walsh33   51116--
Riddington5   0130--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrynot out9      
FT Prenticenot out4      
GS Watsondid not bat      
M Tompkindid not bat      
VE Jacksondid not bat      
G Lesterdid not bat      
A Riddingtondid not bat      
TA Chapmandid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
+P Corralldid not bat      
J Sperrydid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 5.3 overs)13
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Butler3   160--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> G Lester (1) passed his previous highest score of 82 in County Championship matches
--> G Lester (1) passed his previous highest score of 82 in first-class matches
--> A Riddington (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> TA Chapman (1) passed his previous highest score of 34 in County Championship matches
--> TA Chapman (1) passed his previous highest score of 34 in first-class matches
--> VE Jackson reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Nottinghamshire first innings
--> JE Walsh reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Nottinghamshire second innings





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