Surrey v Leicestershire
County Championship 1947
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 27th, 28th, 29th August 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by an innings and 201 runs
PointsSurrey 12; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresB Flint, JJ Hills
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 509/7 (EA Bedser 59*, AV Bedser 27*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 96/2 (Pickering 42*, Tompkin 20*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlockc and b Walsh26     
TH Clarkc Corrall b Sperry51     
HS Squiresc Corrall b Walsh78     
GJ Whittakerc Sperry b Jackson105  16- 
JF Parkerst Corrall b Walsh134     
*ERT Holmesb Sperry11     
EA Bedsernot out92     
JC Lakerb Walsh0     
AV Bedserc Corrall b Sperry48     
+GA Wheatleyb Jackson4     
AR Goverb Walsh5     
Extras(11 b, 10 lb, 1 nb)22
Total(all out, 168.4 overs)576
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-117, 3-190, 4-345, 5-368, 6-455, 7-455, 8-548, 9-559, 10-576 (168.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry51   71543-1
Jackson51   61562--
Lester17   3570--
Prentice20   2640--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryb AV Bedser30     
HG Pickeringc Wheatley b Gover6     
GS Watsonc Parker b AV Bedser0     
M Tompkinlbw b Squires30     
VE Jacksonc Parker b Squires37     
FT Prenticec Holmes b Squires8     
G Lesterc Parker b Laker11     
TA Chapmanb Squires1     
JE Walshnot out9     
+P Corralllbw b Squires5     
J Sperryc Clark b Laker0     
Extras(14 b, 12 lb, 4 nb)30
Total(all out, 57.3 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-39, 3-40, 4-106, 5-132, 6-139, 7-141, 8-159, 9-164, 10-167 (57.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gover10   1301-4
AV Bedser13   1362--
Parker1   010--
Squires15   1345--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrylbw b AV Bedser20     
HG Pickeringc Holmes b Laker79     
GS Watsonc Holmes b Laker1     
M Tompkinc Squires b AV Bedser36     
VE Jacksonlbw b AV Bedser9     
FT Prenticenot out30     
G Lesterb Laker0     
TA Chapmanc AV Bedser b EA Bedser4     
JE Walshc and b EA Bedser8     
+P Corrallc Clark b EA Bedser0     
J Sperryb Laker1     
Extras(8 b, 11 lb, 1 nb)20
Total(all out, 68.1 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-55, 3-116, 4-134, 5-180, 6-180, 7-189, 8-207, 9-208, 10-208 (68.1 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gover14   0580--
AV Bedser20   5423-1
Squires8   1250--
EA Bedser6   0133--

--> TH Clark made his debut in first-class matches
--> TH Clark made his debut in County Championship matches
--> HS Squires (1) passed 15500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 65
--> GJ Whittaker (1) passed his previous highest score of 102 in County Championship matches
--> GJ Whittaker (1) passed his previous highest score of 102 in first-class matches
--> EA Bedser (1) passed his previous highest score of 72 in County Championship matches
--> EA Bedser (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 86
--> EA Bedser (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 59
--> M Tompkin (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 10
--> HG Pickering (2) passed his previous highest score of 62 in first-class matches
--> HG Pickering (2) passed his previous highest score of 62 in County Championship matches
--> JE Walsh reached 150 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> HS Squires achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 5-37)





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