Leicestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1949
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 28th, 30th, 31st May 1949 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 18 runs
PointsLeicestershire 4; Somerset 12
UmpiresHG Baldwin, E Cooke
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 141/4 (Jackson 41*, Watson 6*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 56/2 (Berry 4*, Tompkin 11*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettc Berry b Symington26      
E Hillc and b Symington11      
*GES Woodhousec Walsh b Jackson10      
M Coopeb Jackson15      
FL Angelllbw b Walsh1      
HFT Busenot out66      
MF Tremlettb Jackson9      
SS Rogersc Chapman b Lester13      
J Lawrencec and b Walsh4      
+HW Stephensonb Walsh17      
AW Wellardb Sperry22      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 80.2 overs)204
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-39, 3-54, 4-63, 5-63, 6-79, 7-133, 8-144, 9-172, 10-204 (80.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Symington11   2402--
Jackson20   5403--
Walsh26   7643--
Lester10   2271--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Wellard b Buse29      
G Lesterc Tremlett b Wellard1      
FT Prenticelbw b Wellard4      
M Tompkinst Stephenson b Lawrence57      
VE Jacksonc Stephenson b Wellard42      
GS Watsonc and b Wellard16      
*SJ Symingtonst Stephenson b Lawrence4      
TA Chapmanlbw b Lawrence4      
JE Walshnot out43      
+P Corrallrun out5      
J Sperryst Stephenson b Wellard16      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(all out, 81.2 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-19, 3-58, 4-131, 5-147, 6-152, 7-157, 8-170, 9-191, 10-225 (81.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buse23   4801--
Tremlett7   1250--
Lawrence21   3783--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettlbw b Jackson82      
E Hillc Tompkin b Jackson41      
*GES Woodhouseb Walsh0      
M Coopec Symington b Walsh35      
FL Angellc Corrall b Sperry19      
HFT Buseb Walsh14      
MF Tremlettc Chapman b Lester6      
SS Rogersnot out42      
J Lawrencec Sperry b Symington0      
+HW Stephensonb Sperry3      
AW Wellardc Prentice b Jackson22      
Extras(9 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 85.1 overs)275
Fall of wickets:
1-102, 2-104, 3-164, 4-165, 5-184, 6-195, 7-218, 8-219, 9-226, 10-275 (85.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry15   2482--
Symington8   1551--
Walsh28   4833--
Lester3   1101--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berrynot out109      
G Lesterc Stephenson b Buse4      
FT Prenticeb Tremlett16      
M Tompkinc Wellard b Tremlett11      
VE Jacksonc Buse b Gimblett46      
GS Watsonc Buse b Lawrence12      
*SJ Symingtonb Tremlett0      
TA Chapmanb Lawrence3      
JE Walshc Lawrence b Wellard25      
+P Corrallc Lawrence b Buse2      
J Sperryb Tremlett0      
Extras(5 b, 2 nb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 94.4 overs)236
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-44, 3-56, 4-124, 5-140, 6-140, 7-149, 8-186, 9-220, 10-236 (94.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard24   6561--
Buse22   4562--
Lawrence22   2622--
Gimblett3   141--

--> H Gimblett (2) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 82
--> SS Rogers (2) passed his previous highest score of 23 in County Championship matches
--> SS Rogers (2) passed his previous highest score of 23 in first-class matches
--> GL Berry (2) passed 24000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 35
--> GL Berry (2) passed 26000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> G Lester reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> AW Wellard reached 1350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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