Leicestershire v Kent
County Championship 1948
VenueEgerton Park, Melton Mowbray on 29th, 31st May, 1st June 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 86 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Kent 12
UmpiresA Lockett, CF Root
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 39/2 (Berry 12*, Tompkin 4*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 68/2 (Fagg 35*, Valentine 2*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddb Jackson55     
AE Fagglbw b Jackson97     
LEG Amesc Cornock b Jackson0     
*BH Valentinec Cornock b Jackson0     
P Hearnb Walsh15     
BR Edrichlbw b Jackson22     
+TG Evansc Tompkin b Walsh12     
W Murray-Woodst Corrall b Walsh30     
RR Doveylbw b Walsh0     
DVP Wrightc Jackson b Walsh4     
F Ridgwaynot out1     
Extras(23 b, 5 lb)28
Total(all out, 100.3 overs)264
Fall of wickets:
1-142, 2-142, 3-142, 4-191, 5-195, 6-215, 7-254, 8-258, 9-260, 10-264 (100.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry16   6160--
Cornock7   1120--
Jackson34   18495--
Lester3   0160--
Riddington11   3290--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Edrich b Wright35     
G Lesterb Ridgway5     
FT Prenticelbw b Edrich13     
M Tompkinb Edrich55     
VE Jacksonlbw b Ridgway27     
GS Watsonc Valentine b Dovey34     
WB Cornockc and b Wright14     
A Riddingtonc Ridgway b Wright2     
JE Walshb Wright1     
+P Corrallnot out0     
J Sperryc Evans b Wright1     
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 83.1 overs)194
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-35, 3-82, 4-124, 5-152, 6-181, 7-189, 8-193, 9-193, 10-194 (83.1 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway17   3452--
Todd5   190--
Edrich9   3192--
Dovey25   9411--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddb Jackson13     
AE Faggnot out102     
LEG Amesst Corrall b Jackson7     
*BH Valentineb Walsh4     
P Hearnc and b Jackson1     
BR Edrichb Sperry14     
+TG Evansc Riddington b Jackson17     
W Murray-Woodc Corrall b Sperry4     
RR Doveydid not bat      
DVP Wrightdid not bat      
F Ridgwaydid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 5 lb, 1 w)18
Total(7 wickets, declared, 65 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-62, 3-75, 4-80, 5-129, 6-162, 7-180 (65 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry17   2402--
Cornock5   1160--
Jackson27   5564--
Walsh16   1501--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryb Wright3     
G Lesterst Evans b Wright6     
FT Prenticec Edrich b Dovey73     
M Tompkinc Ames b Ridgway6     
VE Jacksonc Fagg b Wright1     
GS Watsonc Evans b Wright7     
WB Cornockc Fagg b Edrich8     
A Riddingtonc Fagg b Wright4     
JE Walshb Ridgway20     
+P Corrallb Edrich26     
J Sperrynot out0     
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 54.4 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-15, 3-30, 4-31, 5-41, 6-63, 7-67, 8-119, 9-154, 10-164 (54.4 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway12   3272--
Todd3   120--
Wright18   3635--
Edrich6   1202--
Murray-Wood4   0190--

--> AE Fagg (2) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 34
--> DVP Wright reached 750 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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