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Leicestershire v Yorkshire
County Championship 1947
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 6th, 7th, 8th August 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by an innings and 4 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Yorkshire 12
UmpiresE Cooke, CN Woolley
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 470/6 (Smailes 3*, Coxon 3*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 294/5 (Prentice 25*, Lester 39*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonc Walsh b Prentice137     
W Watsonb Walsh22     
GA Smithsonc and b Riddington169     
NWD Yardleyc Walsh b Jackson100     
EI Lesterlbw b Riddington0     
*AB Sellersc Corrall b Sperry26     
TF Smailesc and b Sperry19     
A Coxonc Corrall b Jackson3     
R Aspinallc Berry b Sperry12     
+DV Brennannot out15     
JH Wardlenot out28     
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 1 w)10
Total(9 wickets, declared, 144 overs)541
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-252, 3-399, 4-399, 5-464, 6-464, 7-471, 8-487, 9-500
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry33   31213--
Riddington25   47521-
Walsh31   21281--
Jackson32   21082--
Lester15   0630--
Prentice8   1361--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc and b Wardle29     
A Riddingtonc and b Wardle42     
GS Watsonc Coxon b Wardle43     
M Tompkinc Brennan b Coxon48     
VE Jacksonlbw b Coxon61     
FT Prenticelbw b Wardle43     
G Lesterc and b Wardle50     
LD Thurstingb Smailes0     
JE Walshrun out4     
+P Corrallb Smailes8     
J Sperrynot out4     
Extras(4 b, 8 lb)12
Total(all out, 128.3 overs)344
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-97, 3-132, 4-217, 5-234, 6-319, 7-320, 8-326, 9-328, 10-344 (128.3 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aspinall23   4700--
Coxon30   5762--
Wardle49   211075--
Smailes21.36482--
Hutton3   0270--
Lester2   140--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrylbw b Wardle22     
A Riddingtonc Sellers b Aspinall0     
GS Watsonc and b Coxon19     
M Tompkinc Smailes b Coxon19     
VE Jacksonc Wardle b Smailes56     
FT Prenticec Brennan b Aspinall24     
G Lesternot out24     
LD Thurstingc Aspinall b Coxon9     
JE Walshc Hutton b Aspinall2     
+P Corrallc Coxon b Wardle4     
J Sperryb Wardle0     
Extras(3 b, 8 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 79.2 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-24, 3-57, 4-73, 5-120, 6-163, 7-175, 8-180, 9-191, 10-193 (79.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aspinall20   25631-
Coxon24   5533-2
Wardle21.210383--
Smailes12   2251--
Hutton2   070--

Notes
--> GA Smithson (1) passed his previous highest score of 107 in County Championship matches
--> GA Smithson (1) passed his previous highest score of 107 in first-class matches
--> M Tompkin (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 17
--> G Lester (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> LD Thursting made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> LD Thursting made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> A Coxon reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> R Aspinall achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire second innings (previous best was 2-52)
--> JH Wardle reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> JH Wardle reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> R Aspinall achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire second innings (previous best was 2-52)

 

 

 

 

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