Leicestershire v Hampshire
County Championship 1947
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 31st May, 2nd June 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHampshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 83 runs
PointsLeicestershire 12; Hampshire 0
UmpiresF Chester, GP Heaton
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 193/3 (Tompkin 34*, Jackson 26*)

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Arnoldb Sperry14     
NH Rogersb Sperry3     
L Harrisonc Walsh b Lester34     
J Baileyc Jackson b Walsh18     
G Hillc Berry b Sperry36     
*EDR Eagarlbw b Walsh4     
H Dawsonlbw b Riddington17     
+NT McCorkellnot out14     
VJ Ransomc Corrall b Sperry0     
CJ Knottst Corrall b Walsh22     
GEM Heathb Walsh2     
Extras(7 b, 3 lb)10
Total(all out, 83.5 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-28, 3-60, 4-88, 5-105, 6-134, 7-134, 8-136, 9-168, 10-174 (83.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry22   4454--
Riddington15   5251--
Jackson20   9270--
Lester7   3111--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc and b Knott91     
FT Prenticec Eagar b Ransom7     
G Lesterc and b Knott31     
M Tompkinc Eagar b Heath47     
VE Jacksonc McCorkell b Knott31     
GS Watsonc Dawson b Bailey79     
A Riddingtonnot out77     
TA Chapmanc and b Bailey15     
JE Walshc Knott b Hill26     
+P Corrallnot out15     
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(8 wickets, declared, 128 overs)426
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-133, 3-142, 4-204, 5-220, 6-317, 7-351, 8-386
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ransom16   0751--
Heath23   4921--
Bailey38   15862--
Knott34   21173--
Hill16   3441--
Eagar1   050--

Hampshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Arnoldb Sperry19     
NH Rogersst Corrall b Lester79     
L Harrisonc and b Walsh0     
J Baileyst Corrall b Walsh2     
*EDR Eagarc Jackson b Walsh1     
G Hillb Walsh28     
H Dawsonb Lester5     
+NT McCorkellst Corrall b Walsh12     
CJ Knottc and b Lester10     
GEM Heathnot out9     
VJ Ransomabsent hurt
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 62.3 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-41, 3-46, 4-62, 5-128, 6-138, 7-138, 8-155, 9-169 (62.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry8   2211--
Riddington5   060--
Jackson9   4250--
Walsh20   5745--
Prentice5   1120--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> L Harrison (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in County Championship matches
--> L Harrison (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in first-class matches
--> CJ Knott (1) passed his previous highest score of 19 in County Championship matches
--> CJ Knott (1) passed his previous highest score of 19 in first-class matches
--> GL Berry (1) passed 23000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 53
--> M Tompkin (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 29
--> JE Walsh (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> NH Rogers (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 40





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