Middlesex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1949
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 18th, 19th May 1949 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 44 runs
PointsMiddlesex 12; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, F Chester
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 19/2 (Berry 8*, Tompkin 3*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Berry b Jackson51      
SM Brownc Watson b Sperry0      
WJ Edrichb Sperry2      
DCS Comptonb Jackson60      
*FG Mannlbw b Jackson13      
HPH Sharpnot out62      
AW Thompsonc Jackson b Sperry25      
+LH Comptonc Evans b Sperry2      
JM Simsc Corrall b Walsh18      
JA Youngb Sperry22      
LH Grayb Sperry3      
Extras(14 b, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 98.2 overs)273
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-30, 3-87, 4-119, 5-134, 6-186, 7-188, 8-211, 9-255, 10-273 (98.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Symington5   1200--
Walsh25   4861--
Jackson29   9643--
Evans9   0430--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc LH Compton b Gray20      
G Lesterc Robertson b Gray1      
FT Prenticec Robertson b Gray0      
M Tompkinc Robertson b Young16      
VE Jacksonc Robertson b Gray0      
GS Watsonnot out20      
*SJ Symingtonb Gray4      
G Evansc LH Compton b Young0      
JE Walshb Gray1      
+P Corrallb Young0      
J Sperryb Young0      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(all out, 40.5 overs)70
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-10, 3-39, 4-45, 5-45, 6-55, 7-58, 8-61, 9-70, 10-70 (40.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich5   0120--
Gray20   5386--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Gray b Young28      
G Lesterb Edrich12      
FT Prenticec DCS Compton b Gray3      
M Tompkinb Sims38      
VE Jacksonlbw b Sims21      
GS Watsonc DCS Compton b Young1      
*SJ Symingtonrun out8      
G Evansc LH Compton b Young0      
JE Walshc Brown b Young27      
+P Corrallc Robertson b Young9      
J Sperrynot out0      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb)12
Total(all out, 61 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-22, 3-56, 4-101, 5-106, 6-120, 7-120, 8-134, 9-159, 10-159 (61 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich7   0331--
Gray8   641--
Young24   11425--
DCS Compton8   0190--
Sims14   1492--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> JE Walsh (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 22
--> G Evans made his debut for Leicestershire in County Championship matches
--> LH Gray reached 550 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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