Leicestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1951
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 4th, 5th, 6th July 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 1 wicket
PointsLeicestershire 12; Worcestershire 4
UmpiresJT Bell, HL Parkin
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 61/5 (Tompkin 18*, Berry 1*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 151/3 (Bird 34*, Dews 71*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Cooperc Corrall b Wooler8      
D Kenyonb Wooler8      
LF Outschoornc Corrall b Palmer45      
*RE Birdc Lester b Wooler1      
RG Broadbentb Wooler8      
RO Jenkinsnot out46      
G Dewsc Smithson b Lester19      
R Howorthc Smithson b Jackson39      
+H Yarnoldb Sperry2      
RTD Perksc Jackson b Sperry11      
JA Flavellrun out0      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(all out, 86 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-19, 3-25, 4-37, 5-100, 6-128, 7-181, 8-183, 9-197, 10-199 (86 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry30   8452--
Wooler25   6694--
Jackson18   4401--
Palmer11   4281--
Lester2   051--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Outschoorn b Perks11      
VS Mundenc Kenyon b Flavell12      
M Tompkinc Howorth b Flavell29      
*CH Palmerc Dews b Perks13      
VE Jacksonb Perks2      
GA Smithsonc Dews b Perks0      
GL Berryc Bird b Flavell51      
DG Harronb Perks14      
CRD Woolerb Perks0      
+P Corrallnot out22      
J Sperryc Broadbent b Howorth17      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(all out, 51.2 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-27, 3-48, 4-50, 5-60, 6-78, 7-128, 8-128, 9-144, 10-176 (51.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks25   6576--
Flavell22   41073--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Cooperb Sperry27      
D Kenyonlbw b Sperry6      
LF Outschoornc Corrall b Sperry0      
*RE Birdc Palmer b Munden38      
G Dewsc Smithson b Munden83      
RG Broadbentrun out0      
RO Jenkinsb Wooler15      
R Howorthnot out43      
+H Yarnoldb Wooler19      
RTD Perksb Wooler15      
JA Flavellnot out3      
Extras(12 b, 5 lb, 2 w)19
Total(9 wickets, declared, 102 overs)268
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-27, 3-42, 4-164, 5-164, 6-179, 7-195, 8-228, 9-253
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry35   12613--
Wooler39   71083--
Jackson11   4290--
Palmer3   0180--
Lester3   0140--
Munden11   4192--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Howorth16      
VS Mundenc Dews b Flavell6      
M Tompkinst Yarnold b Jenkins37      
*CH Palmerc Howorth b Perks118      
VE Jacksonc Yarnold b Jenkins35      
GA Smithsonc Perks b Jenkins0      
GL Berryc Bird b Howorth47      
DG Harronlbw b Howorth24      
CRD Woolerc Yarnold b Perks4      
+P Corrallnot out1      
J Sperrynot out3      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(9 wickets, 73.4 overs)294
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-44, 3-68, 4-135, 5-145, 6-238, 7-280, 8-291, 9-291
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell6   0321--
Howorth26   4963--
Jenkins28   3923--

--> LF Outschoorn (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> RO Jenkins (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 8
--> J Sperry (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 11
--> DG Harron (2) passed his previous highest score of 17 in first-class matches
--> DG Harron (2) passed his previous highest score of 17 in County Championship matches
--> P Corrall made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> P Corrall made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> J Sperry reached 400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> VS Munden reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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