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Leicestershire v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1947
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 2nd, 4th, 5th August 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorthamptonshire won by 6 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Northamptonshire 12
UmpiresB Flint, P Holmes
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 395/8 (Childs-Clarke 31*, Fiddling 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 21/3 (Berry 3*, Jackson 2*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesc Watson b Sperry210 33014- 
CP Davisc Walsh b Sperry14     
BW Corneliusst Corrall b Walsh0     
AL Coxc Berry b Lester2     
V Broderickc Jackson b Walsh15     
J Websterlbw b Walsh1     
E Davislbw b Riddington104 1809- 
*AW Childs-Clarkest Corrall b Walsh68     
CB Clarkeb Jackson4     
+K Fiddlingc Corrall b Walsh10     
RW Clarkenot out6     
Extras(7 b, 14 lb)21
Total(all out, 152.4 overs)455
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-31, 3-46, 4-72, 5-78, 6-337, 7-385, 8-392, 9-436, 10-455 (152.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry30   4662--
Riddington29   7471--
Walsh44.451575--
Lester20   2711--
Jackson15   3401--
Prentice4   0150--
Hales10   1380--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc CB Clarke b Webster16     
A Riddingtonc and b CB Clarke49     
GS Watsonc and b RW Clarke22     
M Tompkinlbw b CB Clarke47     
VE Jacksonc Cox b RW Clarke24     
FT Prenticec Cox b RW Clarke23     
G Lesterb RW Clarke9     
LA Halesb CB Clarke3     
JE Walshc Childs-Clarke b CB Clarke15     
+P Corrallc RW Clarke b CB Clarke2     
J Sperrynot out0     
Extras(5 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(all out, 79.4 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-54, 3-136, 4-145, 5-171, 6-195, 7-206, 8-208, 9-217, 10-224 (79.4 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
RW Clarke27   9564--
Webster18   5511--
Broderick7   0180--
CB Clarke21.42695--
Cox6   1160--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrylbw b Cox102     
A Riddingtonb RW Clarke5     
GS Watsonlbw b Webster0     
M Tompkinc Fiddling b Webster10     
VE Jacksonb CB Clarke17     
FT Prenticec RW Clarke b Webster67     
G Lesterb Broderick40     
LA Haleslbw b Broderick11     
JE Walshc Cornelius b CB Clarke21     
+P Corrallb Broderick21     
J Sperrynot out8     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 110.2 overs)305
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-6, 3-16, 4-60, 5-174, 6-238, 7-252, 8-259, 9-293, 10-305 (110.2 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
RW Clarke30   71021--
Webster17   5353--
CB Clarke28   7892--
Broderick21.28343--
Childs-Clarke7   3110--
Cox7   1311--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesc Lester b Sperry0     
CP Davisc Walsh b Jackson0     
AL Coxnot out41     
V Broderickc Corrall b Sperry5     
E Davisb Sperry18     
BW Corneliusnot out9     
J Websterdid not bat      
*AW Childs-Clarkedid not bat      
CB Clarkedid not bat      
+K Fiddlingdid not bat      
RW Clarkedid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(4 wickets, 25.4 overs)75
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-1, 3-16, 4-61
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry12.44373--
Jackson6   1141--
Walsh7   0220--

Notes
--> D Brookes (1) passed his previous highest score of 200 in first-class matches
--> D Brookes (1) passed his previous highest score of 200 in County Championship matches
--> BW Cornelius made his debut in County Championship matches
--> BW Cornelius made his debut in first-class matches
--> E Davis (1) passed his previous highest score of 56 in County Championship matches
--> E Davis (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> E Davis (1) passed his previous highest score of 56 in first-class matches
--> E Davis (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> AW Childs-Clarke (1) passed his previous highest score of 61 in first-class matches
--> AW Childs-Clarke (1) passed his previous highest score of 61 in County Championship matches
--> RW Clarke made his debut in County Championship matches
--> RW Clarke made his debut in first-class matches
--> FT Prentice (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> LA Hales made his debut in County Championship matches
--> LA Hales made his debut in first-class matches
--> GL Berry (2) passed 22000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 7
--> J Sperry reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings
--> CB Clarke reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> V Broderick reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> J Sperry reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Northamptonshire second innings

 

 

 

 

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