Leicestershire v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1948
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 15th, 17th, 18th May 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 4; Northamptonshire 0
UmpiresCAR Coleman, JA Smart
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 0/0 (CB Clarke 0*, Fiddling 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 37/1 (Riddington 24*, Prentice 8*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Fiddling b RW Clarke6     
A Riddingtonrun out7     
FT Prenticec Nutter b Garlick42     
M Tompkinb Broderick40     
VE Jacksonc Davis b Broderick170 24523- 
*GL Berrylbw b Nutter16     
GS Watsonb Nutter18     
WB Cornocklbw b Broderick2     
JE Walshc Oldfield b Nutter18     
+P Corrallc Davis b Broderick18     
J Sperrynot out0     
Extras(11 lb)11
Total(all out, 116.2 overs)348
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-16, 3-70, 4-128, 5-159, 6-184, 7-187, 8-260, 9-340, 10-348 (116.2 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
RW Clarke22   6641--
Nutter24   3693--
Garlick30   9791--
CB Clarke10   0550--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CB Clarkec and b Sperry7     
+K Fiddlingc Watson b Walsh38     
D Brookesb Sperry2     
CP Davislbw b Jackson101 225   
N Oldfieldc Watson b Walsh5     
W Barronc Berry b Sperry42     
AE Nutterc Corrall b Sperry37     
V Broderickc Walsh b Lester24     
*AW Childs-Clarkec Corrall b Jackson0     
RW Clarkeb Walsh12     
RG Garlicknot out0     
Extras(16 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)21
Total(all out, 123.2 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-31, 3-60, 4-78, 5-158, 6-250, 7-252, 8-256, 9-289, 10-289 (123.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry28   11444--
Cornock13   4240--
Jackson39   17582--
Walsh30   31013--
Riddington5   1150--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Nutter3     
A Riddingtonb RW Clarke27     
FT Prenticenot out106     
M Tompkinc Fiddling b RW Clarke0     
VE Jacksonb Broderick36     
*GL Berryc Childs-Clarke b Broderick2     
GS Watsonb Broderick11     
WB Cornockc Fiddling b RW Clarke17     
JE Walshlbw b CB Clarke5     
+P Corrallc Broderick b CB Clarke11     
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(9 wickets, declared, 73.4 overs)221
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-62, 3-62, 4-117, 5-129, 6-144, 7-174, 8-207, 9-221 (73.4 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nutter12   0561--
RW Clarke19   6483--
Broderick23   3673--
Garlick17   3430--
CB Clarke2.4042--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesnot out70     
CP Davisnot out61     
CB Clarkedid not bat      
+K Fiddlingdid not bat      
N Oldfielddid not bat      
W Barrondid not bat      
AE Nutterdid not bat      
V Broderickdid not bat      
*AW Childs-Clarkedid not bat      
RW Clarkedid not bat      
RG Garlickdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(no wicket, 55 overs)139
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry9   460--
Cornock7   3150--
Jackson9   4280--
Walsh11   0410--
Riddington11   1210--
Lester8   1200--

--> VE Jackson (1) passed his previous highest score of 146 in County Championship matches
--> VE Jackson (1) passed his previous highest score of 146 in first-class matches
--> WB Cornock made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JE Walsh (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> W Barron (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 33
--> AE Nutter (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 33
--> V Broderick (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> RW Clarke (1) equalled his previous highest score of 12 in County Championship matches
--> RW Clarke (1) equalled his previous highest score of 12 in first-class matches
--> FT Prentice (2) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49





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