Leicestershire v Lancashire
County Championship 1947
VenueEgerton Park, Melton Mowbray on 2nd, 3rd, 4th July 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 10 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Lancashire 12
UmpiresF Chester, CV Tarbox
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 133/5 (Prentice 1*)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (1) 355/9 (Barlow 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Barlow b Roberts54      
J Howardc Ikin b Cranston23      
GS Watsonc Place b Roberts21      
M Tompkinc Edrich b Roberts22      
FT Prenticelbw b Pollard2      
G Lesterc Pollard b Roberts5      
VE Jacksonc Barlow b Cranston11      
A Riddingtonb Pollard0      
JE Walshb Pollard5      
+P Corrallnot out3      
J Sperryc Washbrook b Cranston0      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 4 nb)14
Total(all out, 84.4 overs)160
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-99, 3-124, 4-127, 5-133, 6-137, 7-138, 8-147, 9-160, 10-160 (84.4 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Phillipson6   2120--
Pollard22   5413--
Roberts34   14434--
Garlick14   4320--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Washbrookc Lester b Walsh62      
W Placest Corrall b Walsh35      
JT Ikinc sub b Lester100 185    
BJ Howardb Riddington19      
GA Edrichc Corrall b Sperry32      
*K Cranstonb Riddington0      
WE Phillipsonc Jackson b Prentice58      
RG Garlickb Sperry17      
R Pollardc and b Sperry18      
+A Barlownot out0      
WB Robertsdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 8 lb)14
Total(9 wickets, declared, 114.1 overs)355
Fall of wickets:
1-79, 2-122, 3-181, 4-236, 5-245, 6-275, 7-306, 8-354, 9-355 (114.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry20   2623--
Riddington23   6592--
Jackson24   9680--
Walsh21   2992--
Lester14   4321--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Howard b Pollard42      
J Howardc Barlow b Pollard2      
GS Watsonb Phillipson10      
M Tompkinb Phillipson1      
FT Prenticec Ikin b Cranston75      
G Lesterrun out9      
VE Jacksonnot out22      
A Riddingtonb Pollard12      
JE Walshb Pollard6      
+P Corralllbw b Pollard0      
J Sperryb Phillipson1      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb, 9 nb, 1 w)19
Total(all out, 65 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-28, 3-30, 4-137, 5-156, 6-165, 7-185, 8-191, 9-196, 10-199 (65 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Phillipson17   3483--
Pollard17   5485--
Cranston10   3311--
Roberts19   6400--
Ikin2   0130--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RG Garlicknot out1      
+A Barlownot out4      
C Washbrookdid not bat      
W Placedid not bat      
JT Ikindid not bat      
BJ Howarddid not bat      
GA Edrichdid not bat      
*K Cranstondid not bat      
WE Phillipsondid not bat      
R Pollarddid not bat      
WB Robertsdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 1.1 overs)5
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Prentice1   030--

--> M Tompkin (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 20
--> C Washbrook (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 18
--> JT Ikin (1) passed his previous highest score of 82 in County Championship matches
--> JT Ikin (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> WE Phillipson (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 42
--> WB Roberts reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> A Riddington reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Lancashire first innings





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