Leicestershire v Lancashire
County Championship 1948
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 18th, 19th, 20th August 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 4 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Lancashire 12
UmpiresF Chester, CN Woolley
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 55/3 (Prentice 19*, Jackson 3*)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (2) 98/5 (Howard 39*, Greenwood 5*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Placec Berry b Sperry19      
ND Howardc Corrall b Munden44      
GA Edrichlbw b Walsh35      
JT Ikinb Sperry81      
A Whartonc Cornock b Walsh48      
*K Cranstonb Sperry0      
P Greenwoodc Jackson b Sperry4      
R Pollardb Sperry13      
WB Robertsst Corrall b Walsh11      
MJ Hiltonb Sperry3      
+A Wilsonnot out3      
Extras(16 b, 6 lb)22
Total(all out, 96.5 overs)283
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-73, 3-136, 4-221, 5-221, 6-237, 7-263, 8-267, 9-271, 10-283 (96.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry27   6696--
Cornock11   3330--
Munden12   3261--
Jackson14   3310--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Edrich b Greenwood9      
GS Watsonb Cranston17      
FT Prenticeb Pollard68      
M Tompkinc Wilson b Wharton5      
VE Jacksonc Hilton b Cranston62      
G Lesterb Roberts25      
WB Cornockb Pollard4      
JE Walshb Greenwood38      
VS Mundenb Hilton27      
+P Corrallc Howard b Hilton10      
J Sperrynot out0      
Extras(11 b, 3 lb, 3 nb)17
Total(all out, 113.1 overs)282
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-35, 3-50, 4-169, 5-173, 6-181, 7-244, 8-244, 9-279, 10-282 (113.1 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pollard37   13822--
Greenwood17   5352--
Roberts25   9421--
Cranston23   5742--
Wharton9   1291--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Placec Corrall b Cornock11      
ND Howardb Walsh41      
GA Edrichb Cornock1      
JT Ikinc Cornock b Sperry16      
A Whartonb Walsh9      
*K Cranstonb Jackson17      
P Greenwoodb Walsh9      
R Pollardc Watson b Sperry2      
WB Robertsb Sperry0      
MJ Hiltonnot out12      
+A Wilsonc Walsh b Sperry4      
Total(all out, 57.2 overs)122
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-20, 3-48, 4-59, 5-88, 6-103, 7-104, 8-105, 9-110, 10-122 (57.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cornock9   1212--
Walsh21   6493--
Jackson8   2141--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Cranston b Pollard24      
GS Watsonb Pollard1      
FT Prenticerun out33      
M Tompkinc Cranston b Roberts32      
VE Jacksonc Greenwood b Pollard18      
WB Cornockc Wilson b Pollard1      
JE Walshc Wilson b Pollard0      
G Lesterrun out4      
+P Corrallc Howard b Roberts1      
VS Mundenb Roberts0      
J Sperrynot out1      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(all out, 37 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-36, 3-81, 4-98, 5-100, 6-100, 7-117, 8-117, 9-118, 10-119 (37 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pollard18   4605--
Greenwood11   1280--
Roberts8   0273--

--> FT Prentice (1) passed 8500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 38
--> J Sperry reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> R Pollard reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> R Pollard reached 850 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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