Leicestershire v Derbyshire
County Championship 1947
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 30th, 31st July, 1st August 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDerbyshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 3 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 12; Derbyshire 4
UmpiresH Cruice, J Tranter
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 38/1 (Riddington 20*, Watson 13*)
Close of play day 2Derbyshire (2) 168/6 (Pope 77*, Marsh 13*)

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AF Townsendc Berry b Sperry6     
+CS Elliottb Sperry79     
JD Eggarc Jackson b Walsh105     
*EJ Gothardb Sperry0     
GH Popeb Walsh47     
AC Revillb Sperry32     
AE Aldermannot out39     
FE Marshb Walsh6     
AEG Rhodesrun out7     
C Gladwinst Corrall b Walsh1     
WH Copsonrun out20     
Extras(8 b, 7 lb)15
Total(all out, 111.2 overs)357
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-155, 3-155, 4-241, 5-241, 6-277, 7-286, 8-313, 9-318, 10-357 (111.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry29   5994--
Riddington15   5210--
Jackson23   8550--
Lester10   4340--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrylbw b Copson4     
A Riddingtonrun out50     
GS Watsonc Pope b Rhodes58     
M Tompkinst Elliott b Rhodes31     
FT Prenticec sub b Rhodes19     
VE Jacksonb Pope15     
G Lesterc Revill b Rhodes2     
HG Pickeringc Revill b Rhodes1     
JE Walshc Marsh b Rhodes10     
+P Corrallnot out13     
J Sperryc Eggar b Gladwin1     
Extras(6 b, 6 lb)12
Total(all out, 64.1 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-101, 3-116, 4-163, 5-168, 6-176, 7-180, 8-190, 9-209, 10-216 (64.1 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Copson19   6421--
Pope12   4541--
Rhodes19   2736--
Marsh6   180--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+CS Elliottc Lester b Sperry4     
AF Townsendrun out5     
JD Eggarc Riddington b Walsh30     
*EJ Gothardlbw b Walsh14     
GH Popenot out115     
AC Revillst Corrall b Walsh15     
AE Aldermanc Jackson b Prentice4     
FE Marshc and b Riddington21     
AEG Rhodesc Prentice b Walsh30     
C Gladwindid not bat      
WH Copsondid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 4 lb)11
Total(8 wickets, declared, 81.1 overs)249
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-9, 3-38, 4-89, 5-110, 6-138, 7-181, 8-249 (81.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry15   0491--
Riddington10   2301--
Lester10   1370--
Jackson15   8240--
Prentice5   1131--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryb Copson7     
A Riddingtonc sub b Gladwin0     
GS Watsonc Revill b Copson47     
M Tompkinc Rhodes b Marsh70     
FT Prenticelbw b Marsh21     
VE Jacksonnot out120  16- 
G Lesterb Copson47     
HG Pickeringc Marsh b Gladwin62     
JE Walshnot out5     
+P Corralldid not bat      
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 8 lb)15
Total(7 wickets, 96.3 overs)394
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-22, 3-101, 4-148, 5-155, 6-236, 7-376
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Copson29   4993--
Rhodes16   1740--
Pope16   2550--
Marsh14   1622--
Eggar2   0130--

--> CS Elliott (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 21
--> JD Eggar (1) passed his previous highest score of 86 in County Championship matches
--> JD Eggar (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> M Tompkin (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 16
--> VE Jackson (2) passed his previous highest score of 117 in first-class matches
--> VE Jackson (2) passed his previous highest score of 117 in County Championship matches
--> VE Jackson (2) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 108
--> HG Pickering (2) passed his previous highest score of 17 in County Championship matches
--> HG Pickering (2) passed his previous highest score of 17 in first-class matches
--> JE Walsh reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Derbyshire first innings
--> AEG Rhodes reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> J Sperry reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Derbyshire second innings





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