Gloucestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1947
VenueWagon Works Ground, Gloucester on 7th, 9th, 10th June 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by 6 wickets
PointsGloucestershire 12; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresE Cooke, CF Root
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 143/4 (Barnett 85*, Goddard 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 218/5 (Jackson 57*, Riddington 15*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrylbw b Goddard14      
FT Prenticec Wilson b Lambert5      
GS Watsonb Lambert20      
M Tompkinlbw b Goddard33      
VE Jacksonc Scott b Goddard25      
G Lesterb Goddard1      
A Riddingtonc and b Goddard20      
TA Chapmanc Crapp b Goddard2      
J Howardnot out11      
+P Corrallc Scott b Goddard4      
J Sperryst Wilson b Goddard0      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(all out, 53 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-31, 3-57, 4-87, 5-101, 6-104, 7-111, 8-134, 9-142, 10-142 (53 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert13   3532--
Barnett9   2190--
Goddard17   7268--
Cranfield14   1370--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJ Barnettnot out228 360211  
*BO Allenc Berry b Sperry7      
WL Nealec Jackson b Riddington0      
JF Crappc Lester b Sperry1      
GM Emmettc Prentice b Sperry42      
TWJ Goddardb Lester13      
BH Lyonb Lester8      
+AE Wilsonlbw b Lester19      
LM Cranfieldrun out18      
GEE Lambertb Riddington10      
CJ Scottb Riddington4      
Extras(9 b, 4 lb)13
Total(all out, 123.4 overs)363
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-16, 3-27, 4-143, 5-193, 6-207, 7-259, 8-313, 9-347, 10-363 (123.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry34   9753--
Lester26   5713--
Jackson32   7760--
Prentice8   1430--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrylbw b Cranfield54      
FT Prenticest Wilson b Cranfield48      
GS Watsonc Scott b Goddard6      
M Tompkinb Goddard3      
VE Jacksonc Neale b Goddard105 16513-  
G Lesterb Lambert18      
A Riddingtonlbw b Goddard19      
TA Chapmanc Allen b Goddard11      
J Howardb Goddard10      
+P Corrallc Crapp b Goddard0      
J Sperrynot out13      
Extras(11 b, 10 lb)21
Total(all out, 100.3 overs)308
Fall of wickets:
1-98, 2-115, 3-117, 4-121, 5-166, 6-235, 7-259, 8-285, 9-285, 10-308 (100.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert21   7411--
Barnett5   0290--
Scott5   0330--
Cranfield28   6762--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJ Barnettb Sperry23      
*BO Allen hit wkt b Lester33      
WL Nealec Prentice b Jackson23      
JF Crappc Chapman b Jackson1      
GM Emmettnot out6      
+AE Wilsonnot out1      
TWJ Goddarddid not bat      
BH Lyondid not bat      
LM Cranfielddid not bat      
GEE Lambertdid not bat      
CJ Scottdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(4 wickets, 26 overs)89
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-79, 3-81, 4-86
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry8   2321--
Riddington2   0160--
Jackson11   3232--
Lester5   1161--

--> VE Jackson (2) passed his previous highest score of 77 in County Championship matches
--> VE Jackson (2) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> VE Jackson (2) passed his previous highest score of 99 in first-class matches
--> VE Jackson (2) made his first century in first-class matches
--> VE Jackson (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 47
--> TWJ Goddard reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> VE Jackson reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings
--> G Lester reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings





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