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Leicestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1947
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 20th, 21st, 22nd August 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 6 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 4; Somerset 12
UmpiresGP Heaton, CN Woolley
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 11/1 (Walford 3*, Buse 5*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 101/6 (Prentice 19*, Walsh 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Luckes b Lawrence46     
A Riddingtonc Hazell b Buse3     
GS Watsonb Buse10     
M Tompkinst Luckes b Meyer122  142 
VE Jacksonc Mitchell-Innes b Hazell35     
FT Prenticec Luckes b Buse30     
G Lesternot out106     
HG Pickeringc Lawrence b Meyer57     
JE Walshc Watts b Hazell2     
+P Corrallb Meyer26     
J Sperryrun out6     
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 126.2 overs)454
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-20, 3-138, 4-203, 5-235, 6-269, 7-375, 8-382, 9-446, 10-454 (126.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Meyer38   41183--
Buse22   9693--
Hazell37   5962--
Lawrence20.211041--
Coope8   05401-
Gimblett1   020--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettc Berry b Jackson2     
MM Walfordc Corrall b Sperry12     
HFT Busec Corrall b Sperry52     
HE Wattsc Corrall b Sperry0     
GES Woodhousec Walsh b Riddington109     
NS Mitchell-Innesc Riddington b Prentice74     
J Lawrencelbw b Riddington0     
*RJO Meyerc Riddington b Prentice3     
M Coopec Corrall b Prentice1     
+WT Luckesc Corrall b Sperry10     
HL Hazellnot out26     
Extras(19 b, 1 lb)20
Total(all out, 126.1 overs)309
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-27, 3-27, 4-124, 5-261, 6-262, 7-267, 8-268, 9-273, 10-309 (126.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry26.16774--
Jackson21   6321--
Riddington21   7302--
Walsh26   1740--
Lester10   3260--
Prentice22   5503--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc sub b Buse1     
G Lesterc Lawrence b Meyer4     
GS Watsonc Watts b Hazell47     
M Tompkinb Buse8     
VE Jacksonc Mitchell-Innes b Meyer6     
FT Prenticeb Hazell27     
HG Pickeringc Luckes b Lawrence6     
JE Walshb Meyer4     
+P Corrallc Coope b Meyer3     
J Sperrynot out3     
A Riddingtonabsent hurt
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 41 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-21, 3-38, 4-47, 5-88, 6-100, 7-108, 8-116, 9-120 (41 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buse13   2472--
Meyer17   33941-
Hazell8   3132--
Coope1   050--
Lawrence2   151--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MM Walfordc sub b Sperry81     
*RJO Meyerrun out19     
HE Wattsc and b Walsh51     
NS Mitchell-Innesrun out62     
M Coopenot out35     
+WT Luckesnot out4     
H Gimblettdid not bat      
HFT Busedid not bat      
GES Woodhousedid not bat      
J Lawrencedid not bat      
HL Hazelldid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 6 lb)17
Total(4 wickets, 61.2 overs)269
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-128, 3-187, 4-247
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry25   2801--
Jackson17   1720--
Prentice14.21590--
Walsh5   0411--

Notes
--> FT Prentice (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 4
--> G Lester (1) passed his previous highest score of 89 in County Championship matches
--> G Lester (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> G Lester (1) passed his previous highest score of 89 in first-class matches
--> G Lester (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> GES Woodhouse (1) passed his previous highest score of 70 in first-class matches
--> GES Woodhouse (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> GES Woodhouse (1) passed his previous highest score of 70 in County Championship matches
--> GES Woodhouse (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> HL Hazell (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 23
--> FT Prentice (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 7
--> MM Walford (2) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 72
--> FT Prentice reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings

 

 

 

 

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