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Leicestershire v Middlesex
County Championship 1947
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 12th, 14th, 15th July 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to field
ResultMiddlesex won by 10 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Middlesex 12
UmpiresGP Heaton, A Mitchison
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 134/0 (Robertson 58*, Edrich 54*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 160/2 (Berry 72*, Tompkin 32*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrylbw b Sims53     
FT Prenticec LH Compton b Edrich1     
GS Watsonlbw b Gray3     
M Tompkinlbw b Sims33     
G Lesterb Sims19     
VE Jacksonb Young117     
A Riddingtonc Sims b Young63     
J Howardst Price b Sims0     
JE Walshc Brown b Sims6     
+P Corrallb Sims5     
J Sperrynot out0     
Extras(6 b, 3 lb)9
Total(all out, 95.5 overs)309
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-12, 3-74, 4-113, 5-114, 6-221, 7-230, 8-242, 9-285, 10-309 (95.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich13   2371--
Gray22   6651--
Young21.56582--
Sims36   41356--
DCS Compton3   150--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Brownretired hurt13     
JDB Robertsonc Watson b Walsh75     
*WJ Edrichc Riddington b Sperry257 285264 
DCS Comptonst Corrall b Walsh151  21- 
AW Thompsonnot out89     
LR Whitelbw b Lester6     
LH Comptonnot out29     
JM Simsdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
LH Graydid not bat      
+WFF Pricedid not bat      
Extras(14 b, 3 lb)17
Total(4 wickets, declared, 136 overs)637
Fall of wickets:
1-185, 2-462, 3-539, 4-563
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry27   21101--
Riddington18   0750--
Walsh35   11592--
Lester21   21071--
Jackson27   21290--
Prentice8   0400--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrylbw b Edrich154 280   
FT Prenticec and b DCS Compton31     
GS Watsonc Sims b DCS Compton4     
M Tompkinc LH Compton b Edrich76     
G Lesterc LH Compton b Sims40     
VE Jacksonc Sims b Gray7     
A Riddingtonlbw b Sims3     
J Howardst Price b DCS Compton2     
JE Walshc Young b DCS Compton15     
+P Corrallc Gray b DCS Compton25     
J Sperrynot out2     
Extras(21 b, 12 lb, 1 nb)34
Total(all out, 122.1 overs)393
Fall of wickets:
1-87, 2-97, 3-249, 4-336, 5-345, 6-345, 7-349, 8-353, 9-387, 10-393 (122.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich15   3372--
Gray21   4641--
Sims43   81212--
Young14   5290--
DCS Compton29.131085--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WJ Edrichnot out29     
DCS Comptonnot out33     
SM Browndid not bat      
JDB Robertsondid not bat      
AW Thompsondid not bat      
LR Whitedid not bat      
LH Comptondid not bat      
JM Simsdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
LH Graydid not bat      
+WFF Pricedid not bat      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(no wicket, 7 overs)66
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry4   0350--
Jackson3   0270--

Notes
--> GL Berry (1) passed 23500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 36
--> VE Jackson (1) passed his previous highest score of 105 in first-class matches
--> VE Jackson (1) passed his previous highest score of 105 in County Championship matches
--> SM Brown (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 9
--> SM Brown (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> WJ Edrich (1) passed his previous highest score of 245 in first-class matches
--> WJ Edrich (1) passed his previous highest score of 245 in County Championship matches
--> WJ Edrich (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 185
--> GL Berry (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 113
--> M Tompkin (2) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> WJ Edrich (2) passed 8000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 7
--> JM Sims reached 750 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> DCS Compton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire second innings (previous best was 4-23)
--> DCS Compton achieved his first five wickets in an innings in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire second innings
--> SM Brown retired hurt in the Middlesex first innings having scored 13 (team score 26/0)

 

 

 

 

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