Somerset v Leicestershire
County Championship 1947
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 21st, 23rd, 24th June 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 100 runs
PointsSomerset 12; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresH Cruice, B Flint
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 143/8 (Howard 13*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 86/5 (Lester 1*, Riddington 3*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec Riddington b Walsh12     
H Gimblettc Jackson b Walsh58     
M Coopeb Walsh5     
AW Wellardb Jackson9     
HFT Busec Lester b Walsh47     
J Lawrencec Prentice b Walsh31     
FL Angellb Walsh4     
+WT Luckesc Corrall b Jackson20     
*RJO Meyerc Walsh b Jackson0     
MF Tremlettnot out29     
WHR Andrewsc Berry b Walsh18     
Extras(13 b)13
Total(all out, 91.1 overs)246
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-63, 3-72, 4-92, 5-130, 6-145, 7-192, 8-192, 9-204, 10-246 (91.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry14   6320--
Riddington7   0240--
Jackson26   11723--
Lester10   4240--
Prentice3   160--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Luckes b Wellard15     
FT Prenticec Angell b Wellard4     
G Lesterb Andrews7     
M Tompkinlbw b Tremlett39     
VE Jacksonb Wellard2     
GS Watsonc Gimblett b Buse3     
A Riddingtonc Wellard b Buse26     
J Howardnot out25     
JE Walshc Gimblett b Tremlett29     
+P Corralllbw b Wellard18     
J Sperryb Wellard0     
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 65.4 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-13, 3-43, 4-49, 5-55, 6-94, 7-104, 8-143, 9-176, 10-176 (65.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Andrews10   2281--
Buse15   2412-1
Tremlett16   0662--
Meyer5   270--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec Jackson b Sperry6     
H Gimblettc Howard b Walsh35     
M Coopelbw b Jackson3     
HFT Busec Corrall b Sperry65     
J Lawrencec Walsh b Lester11     
MF Tremlettc Corrall b Sperry1     
+WT Luckeslbw b Jackson0     
AW Wellardc Howard b Jackson4     
*RJO Meyerb Jackson30     
WHR Andrewsb Sperry6     
FL Angellnot out2     
Extras(7 b, 5 lb)12
Total(all out, 72.3 overs)175
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-26, 3-77, 4-98, 5-102, 6-103, 7-109, 8-161, 9-170, 10-175 (72.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson24   10684--
Lester12   3141--
Walsh12   4331--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryb Andrews15     
FT Prenticec Tremlett b Wellard10     
GS Watsonlbw b Tremlett34     
M Tompkinb Tremlett0     
VE Jacksonc Coope b Andrews7     
G Lesterb Tremlett22     
A Riddingtonb Tremlett12     
J Howardrun out2     
JE Walshc Gimblett b Wellard11     
+P Corrallnot out5     
J Sperryb Wellard6     
Extras(16 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)21
Total(all out, 49.5 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-74, 3-74, 4-76, 5-83, 6-108, 7-123, 8-128, 9-136, 10-145 (49.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Andrews16   8202--
Buse2   0140--
Tremlett15   3484-1

--> FL Angell made his debut in first-class matches
--> FL Angell made his debut in County Championship matches
--> HFT Buse (2) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> JE Walsh reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 7th wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> AW Wellard reached 1400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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