Northamptonshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1948
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 31st July, 2nd, 3rd August 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 182 runs
PointsNorthamptonshire 4; Leicestershire 12
UmpiresWH Ashdown, HG Baldwin
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (2) 4/0 (Berry 2*, Watson 2*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 309/5 (Tompkin 84*, Walsh 10*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Fiddling b Webster26      
GS Watsonb Clarke13      
FT Prenticelbw b Webster22      
M Tompkinlbw b Nutter5      
VE Jacksonb Clarke16      
G Lester hit wkt b Clarke3      
WB Cornocknot out14      
JE Walshc Nutter b Webster8      
VS Mundenc Nutter b Webster1      
+P Corrallb Nutter4      
J Sperryc Fiddling b Nutter0      
Extras(9 b, 3 lb, 3 nb)15
Total(all out, 45.5 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-55, 3-66, 4-94, 5-98, 6-98, 7-112, 8-114, 9-127, 10-127 (45.5 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clarke17   2573--
Webster18   4284--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesb Sperry1      
CP Davisc Prentice b Walsh16      
N Oldfieldc Cornock b Munden66      
W Barronb Walsh17      
V Broderickb Walsh0      
AE Nutterc Corrall b Walsh22      
J Websterrun out2      
*AW Childs-Clarkeb Walsh1      
RW Clarkeb Walsh9      
+K Fiddlingb Walsh7      
RG Garlicknot out15      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 65 overs)160
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-43, 3-81, 4-85, 5-119, 6-123, 7-126, 8-126, 9-135, 10-160 (65 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry8   3201--
Cornock8   2210--
Walsh25   5667--
Jackson10   1200--
Munden14   1291--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryb Clarke92      
GS Watsonb Nutter18      
FT Prenticec Fiddling b Nutter78      
M Tompkinnot out84      
VE Jacksonb Nutter2      
WB Cornockc Fiddling b Webster8      
JE Walshnot out10      
G Lesterdid not bat      
VS Mundendid not bat      
+P Corralldid not bat      
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(13 b, 4 nb)17
Total(5 wickets, declared, 119 overs)309
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-189, 3-199, 4-211, 5-259
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nutter28   7893--
Clarke29   6741--
Broderick24   10590--
Webster26   9551--
Garlick12   5150--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesc Watson b Sperry6      
N Oldfieldc sub b Sperry4      
W Barronc Cornock b Walsh18      
V Broderickc Cornock b Walsh15      
CP Davisrun out4      
AE Nutterlbw b Walsh4      
J Websterb Walsh5      
*AW Childs-Clarkelbw b Walsh9      
RW Clarkec sub b Walsh15      
+K Fiddlingnot out4      
RG Garlickb Sperry0      
Extras(10 b)10
Total(all out, 63.1 overs)94
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-15, 3-40, 4-44, 5-49, 6-60, 7-67, 8-74, 9-85, 10-94 (63.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cornock4   190--
Walsh26   9426--
Jackson15   5130--
Munden8   560--

--> GL Berry (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 30
--> GL Berry (2) passed 25500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> RW Clarke reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> RW Clarke reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> AE Nutter reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> JE Walsh reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Northamptonshire second innings





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