Leicestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1948
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 7th, 9th, 10th August 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 0; Worcestershire 4
UmpiresJT Bell, FS Lee
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 117/3 (Palmer 61*, Jenkins 26*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 64/4 (Jackson 20*, Howard 0*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Cooperb Sperry0     
F Cooperb Sperry4     
CH Palmerlbw b Walsh89     
D Kenyonb Jackson19     
RO Jenkinsb Munden75     
R Howorthb Walsh12     
LF Outschoornc Munden b Walsh42     
G Dewsc Watson b Munden11     
*AFT Whitec Watson b Walsh42     
RTD Perksc Jackson b Sperry9     
+H Yarnoldnot out12     
Extras(11 b, 10 lb)21
Total(all out, 154.3 overs)336
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-4, 3-39, 4-162, 5-184, 6-249, 7-268, 8-271, 9-292, 10-336 (154.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry38   12543--
Cornock15   4240--
Jackson30   10621--
Munden32   9672--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Dews b Perks0     
GS Watsonb Outschoorn0     
FT Prenticec and b Perks20     
M Tompkinlbw b Jenkins16     
VE Jacksonc Yarnold b Perks34     
J Howardb Howorth1     
WB Cornockst Yarnold b Jenkins51     
JE Walshb Palmer18     
VS Mundenst Yarnold b Jenkins14     
+P Corrallnot out9     
J Sperryb Perks5     
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 110.2 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-1, 3-16, 4-64, 5-70, 6-95, 7-126, 8-164, 9-165, 10-179 (110.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Outschoorn6   491--
Howorth33   19381--
Jenkins24   3493--
Palmer18   9261--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrynot out32     
GS Watsonc and b Howorth51     
FT Prenticenot out14     
M Tompkindid not bat      
VE Jacksondid not bat      
J Howarddid not bat      
WB Cornockdid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
VS Mundendid not bat      
+P Corralldid not bat      
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(1 wicket, 50 overs)102
Fall of wickets:
1-81 (Watson)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks11   4180--
Outschoorn6   340--
Palmer10   4130--
Jenkins14   1380--
Howorth9   1241--

--> CH Palmer (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 59
--> RO Jenkins (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 40
--> LF Outschoorn (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 20
--> J Sperry reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings





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