Warwickshire v Lancashire
County Championship 1948
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 23rd, 24th, 25th June 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 7 wickets
PointsWarwickshire 0; Lancashire 12
UmpiresE Cooke, K McCanlis
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), GM Taylor (Lancashire)
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 89/5 (Wharton 10*, Cranston 15*)
Close of play day 2Warwickshire (2) 134/3 (Hill 48*, Spooner 39*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Pollard b Cranston44      
WA Hillb Pollard2      
KA Taylorc EH Edrich b Pollard38      
JS Ordc EH Edrich b Pollard0      
+RT Spoonerc GA Edrich b Cranston0      
A Townsendb Cranston2      
*RH Maudsleyb Greenwood40      
WE Fanthamc Pollard b Cranston0      
CWC Groveb Cranston10      
TL Pritchardc GA Edrich b Cranston15      
WE Holliesnot out6      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(all out, 91.4 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-74, 3-78, 4-83, 5-91, 6-92, 7-92, 8-114, 9-149, 10-166 (91.4 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pollard33   13553--
Cranston33   14666--
Wharton2   060--
Roberts12   5120--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TL Brierleyc Spooner b Grove5      
ND Howardb Pritchard7      
GA Edrichc Spooner b Hollies13      
JT Ikinst Spooner b Hollies29      
+EH Edrichc Spooner b Pritchard7      
A Whartonc Fantham b Pritchard115      
*K Cranstonc and b Pritchard142      
P Greenwoodnot out14      
R Pollardb Hollies1      
WB Robertsb Pritchard5      
W Placeabsent hurt
Extras(10 b, 6 lb, 2 nb)18
Total(all out, 105.3 overs)356
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-15, 3-43, 4-62, 5-66, 6-326, 7-335, 8-339, 9-356 (105.3 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grove23   4631--
Hollies41   71203--
Townsend6   0210--
Maudsley4   0240--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Hillc Cranston b Pollard50      
FC Gardnerlbw b Pollard11      
KA Taylorlbw b Pollard12      
JS Ordb Pollard8      
+RT Spoonerc Brierley b Pollard55      
A Townsendnot out80      
*RH Maudsleyb Greenwood2      
WE Fanthamc Brierley b Ikin0      
CWC Grovec Howard b Ikin2      
TL Pritchardb Roberts34      
WE Holliesc Ikin b Pollard5      
Extras(16 b, 11 lb)27
Total(all out, 132.5 overs)286
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-53, 3-63, 4-142, 5-163, 6-170, 7-175, 8-181, 9-243, 10-286 (132.5 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Greenwood26   8431--
Cranston21   6400--
Roberts19   9401--
Wharton3   060--
Ikin15   4462--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TL Brierleyc and b Hollies42      
ND Howardc Spooner b Hollies25      
GA Edrichnot out24      
JT Ikinb Hollies0      
+EH Edrichnot out1      
A Whartondid not bat      
*K Cranstondid not bat      
P Greenwooddid not bat      
R Pollarddid not bat      
WB Robertsdid not bat      
W Placedid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(3 wickets, 37.4 overs)98
Fall of wickets:
1-63, 2-78, 3-84
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard6   0280--
Grove10   2220--
Hollies13   5173--

--> RH Maudsley (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> CWC Grove (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 10
--> WA Hill made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> RT Spooner (2) passed his previous highest score of 48 in first-class matches
--> RT Spooner (2) passed his previous highest score of 48 in County Championship matches
--> A Townsend (2) passed his previous highest score of 56 in first-class matches
--> A Townsend (2) passed his previous highest score of 56 in County Championship matches
--> WE Fantham made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> K Cranston reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Warwickshire first innings
--> K Cranston reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Warwickshire first innings
--> R Pollard reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Warwickshire second innings
--> WE Hollies reached 1100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Lancashire second innings





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