Leicestershire v Warwickshire
County Championship 1948
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 25th, 26th, 27th August 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by an innings and 43 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Warwickshire 12
UmpiresJJ Hills, E Robinson
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), S Coe (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 61/0 (Gardner 26*, Maudsley 34*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 36/2 (Lester 16*, Howard 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Spooner b Grove23     
GS Watsonc Grove b Pritchard0     
G Lesterc and b Grove22     
M Tompkinlbw b Hollies5     
VE Jacksonc Spooner b Maudsley8     
J Howardb Hollies16     
A Riddingtonc Spooner b Hollies59     
JE Walshrun out37     
VS Mundenc Townsend b Hollies28     
+P Corrallb Pritchard0     
J Sperrynot out1     
Extras(2 b, 6 lb)8
Total(all out, 73.3 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-38, 3-43, 4-58, 5-65, 6-85, 7-170, 8-191, 9-205, 10-207 (73.3 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard26   1972--
Grove20   7342--
Maudsley13   1451--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerlbw b Walsh45     
*RH Maudsleyc Riddington b Sperry90     
JS Ordst Corrall b Walsh26     
HE Dolleryst Corrall b Lester18     
KA Taylorc Jackson b Walsh25     
AVG Woltonc and b Munden62     
+RT Spoonerc Walsh b Munden15     
A Townsendc Corrall b Lester7     
CWC Grovenot out104 80102 
TL Pritchardst Corrall b Lester40     
WE Holliesnot out0     
Extras(5 b, 6 lb)11
Total(9 wickets, declared, 137 overs)443
Fall of wickets:
1-94, 2-138, 3-172, 4-187, 5-249, 6-288, 7-289, 8-339, 9-417
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry32   2821--
Jackson16   3480--
Walsh41   31633--
Munden31   10732--
Lester17   4663--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Spooner b Pritchard18     
GS Watsonc Townsend b Pritchard1     
G Lesterc Ord b Grove67     
J Howardb Grove0     
VE Jacksonc Spooner b Grove2     
M Tompkinb Hollies28     
A Riddingtonb Townsend28     
JE Walshb Grove20     
VS Mundenrun out1     
+P Corrallc Grove b Pritchard13     
J Sperrynot out9     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 76.1 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-32, 3-39, 4-42, 5-88, 6-137, 7-162, 8-171, 9-171, 10-193 (76.1 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grove17   3524--
Hollies23   7411--
Maudsley4   0110--
Townsend2   171--

--> A Riddington (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> RH Maudsley (1) passed his previous highest score of 61 in County Championship matches
--> RH Maudsley (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 62
--> AVG Wolton (1) passed his previous highest score of 56 in first-class matches
--> AVG Wolton (1) passed his previous highest score of 56 in County Championship matches
--> CWC Grove (1) passed his previous highest score of 55 in first-class matches
--> CWC Grove (1) passed his previous highest score of 55 in County Championship matches
--> G Lester (2) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 49
--> TL Pritchard reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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