Leicestershire v Kent
County Championship 1947
VenuePark Road, Loughborough on 14th, 16th, 17th June 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultKent won by 52 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Kent 12
UmpiresN Harris, P Holmes
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 155/9 (Corrall 2*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddc and b Riddington3      
AE Faggc Corrall b Walsh48      
LEG Amesc Jackson b Walsh17      
*BH Valentinelbw b Walsh10      
AJB Marshamb Jackson1      
+TG Evansb Walsh4      
BR Edrichc Lester b Jackson47      
RR Doveylbw b Jackson4      
DVP Wrightnot out19      
NW Hardingc Walsh b Lester5      
F Ridgwayb Lester1      
Extras(10 b, 6 lb)16
Total(all out, 81.1 overs)175
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-42, 3-52, 4-61, 5-72, 6-103, 7-120, 8-154, 9-173, 10-175 (81.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry5   280--
Riddington6   281--
Walsh31   3884--
Jackson31   11473--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Harding b Wright45      
FT Prenticeb Wright20      
G Lesterlbw b Wright5      
M Tompkinlbw b Wright0      
VE Jacksonc Evans b Edrich0      
GS Watsonc Ridgway b Wright64      
A Riddingtonlbw b Wright15      
TA Chapmanlbw b Dovey0      
JE Walshc sub b Dovey0      
+P Corrallnot out2      
J Sperryb Wright0      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 46.5 overs)156
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-56, 3-56, 4-59, 5-93, 6-146, 7-151, 8-153, 9-155, 10-156 (46.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harding2   0160--
Ridgway2   090--
Dovey17   6332--
Edrich5   0281--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddb Walsh23      
AE Faggc Riddington b Jackson57      
LEG Ameslbw b Walsh6      
*BH Valentineb Walsh7      
AJB Marshamc Lester b Jackson1      
+TG Evansb Walsh9      
BR Edrichb Jackson15      
RR Doveylbw b Jackson0      
DVP Wrightb Walsh6      
NW Hardingnot out3      
F Ridgwayc Riddington b Jackson0      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(all out, 46 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-46, 2-56, 3-68, 4-75, 5-88, 6-111, 7-111, 8-124, 9-132, 10-133 (46 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Riddington6   0170--
Sperry5   0130--
Lester7   1180--
Walsh17   0615--
Jackson11   5185--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Todd b Dovey20      
FT Prenticelbw b Wright7      
G Lesterb Dovey6      
M Tompkinb Dovey0      
VE Jacksonc Ridgway b Dovey8      
GS Watsonb Wright23      
A Riddingtonc Fagg b Wright8      
TA Chapmanc Marsham b Wright11      
JE Walshb Wright11      
+P Corrallc Todd b Dovey0      
J Sperrynot out0      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb)6
Total(all out, 43.2 overs)100
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-33, 3-33, 4-56, 5-56, 6-70, 7-84, 8-93, 9-100, 10-100 (43.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harding2   180--
Ridgway2   050--
Wright20   8425--

--> BR Edrich (1) passed his previous highest score of 24 in first-class matches
--> BR Edrich (1) passed his previous highest score of 24 in County Championship matches
--> JE Walsh reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent second innings
--> RR Dovey achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire second innings (previous best was 5-44)
--> RR Dovey achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire second innings (previous best was 5-44)





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