Leicestershire v Warwickshire
County Championship 1947
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 23rd, 25th, 26th August 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 120 runs
PointsLeicestershire 12; Warwickshire 0
UmpiresP Holmes, GM Lee
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), S Coe (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 81/2 (Hill 36*, Ord 16*)
Close of play day 2Warwickshire (2) 44/1 (Hill 20*, Taylor 3*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Thompson b Hollies37      
HG Pickeringlbw b Cannings15      
GS Watsonc Cannings b Hollies31      
M Tompkinc and b Pritchard19      
VE Jacksonb Pritchard3      
G Lesterc Dollery b Hollies18      
LA Halesb Grove62      
TA Chapmanc Cranmer b Hollies74      
JE Walshb Hollies13      
+P Corrallb Grove0      
J Sperrynot out0      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(all out, 93.2 overs)276
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-68, 3-101, 4-105, 5-111, 6-133, 7-259, 8-269, 9-276, 10-276 (93.2 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard24   4632--
Hollies36   5885--
Cannings12   2381--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Thompsonst Corrall b Lester23      
WA Hillb Jackson48      
KA Taylorc Corrall b Walsh3      
JS Ordnot out81      
+HE Dollerylbw b Walsh0      
R Salest Corrall b Walsh13      
*P Cranmerst Corrall b Walsh2      
CWC Grove hit wkt b Walsh28      
TL Pritchardb Walsh6      
VHD Canningsrun out0      
WE Holliesc and b Jackson12      
Extras(15 b, 6 lb)21
Total(all out, 85.5 overs)237
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-56, 3-108, 4-113, 5-131, 6-139, 7-199, 8-213, 9-217, 10-237 (85.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry10   1220--
Lester12   2321--
Walsh37   8986--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryb Pritchard7      
HG Pickeringc Dollery b Grove9      
GS Watsonc Dollery b Grove0      
M Tompkinlbw b Pritchard2      
VE Jacksonc Ord b Hollies90      
G Lesterlbw b Grove8      
LA Halesb Grove0      
TA Chapmanlbw b Hollies13      
JE Walshc Cranmer b Hollies28      
+P Corrallnot out16      
J Sperryb Grove5      
Extras(3 b, 6 lb, 6 nb)15
Total(all out, 52.5 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-22, 3-25, 4-28, 5-37, 6-41, 7-85, 8-157, 9-189, 10-193 (52.5 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard14   1542--
Hollies18   4653--
Cannings6   1160--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Thompsonb Walsh19      
WA Hillc and b Walsh29      
KA Taylorb Jackson10      
JS Ordlbw b Jackson4      
+HE Dollerylbw b Walsh0      
R Salec and b Jackson7      
*P Cranmerb Walsh1      
CWC Grovelbw b Walsh14      
TL Pritchardc Berry b Walsh4      
VHD Canningsb Jackson12      
WE Holliesnot out9      
Extras(2 lb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 41.3 overs)112
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-60, 3-60, 4-60, 5-69, 6-72, 7-72, 8-79, 9-92, 10-112 (41.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry10   3130--
Walsh18   1676--
Lester2   200--

--> G Lester (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 14
--> LA Hales (1) passed his previous highest score of 11 in first-class matches
--> LA Hales (1) passed his previous highest score of 11 in County Championship matches
--> TA Chapman (1) passed his previous highest score of 38 in first-class matches
--> TA Chapman (1) passed his previous highest score of 38 in County Championship matches
--> JS Ord (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 44
--> VE Jackson (2) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 76
--> LA Hales made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> LA Hales made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> WE Hollies reached 950 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> VE Jackson reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Warwickshire second innings





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