Leicestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1912
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 11th, 12th July 1912 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 40 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Worcestershire 5
UmpiresJ Blake, T Westborough
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 168/3 (Wood 81*, King 58*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Bowleyc Mounteney b Astill100 120101  
FA Pearsonrun out0      
EG Arnoldb Astill19      
CGA Collierc Shields b King14      
BG Stevensc Shields b King26      
JA Cuffec Wood b Astill8      
*GHT Simpson-Haywardb Astill3      
F Chesterb Astill17      
AT Cliffc Shields b Geary16      
RD Burrowsc Astill b Geary33      
+EW Balenot out1      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)10
Total(all out, 69.5 overs)247
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-48, 3-116, 4-167, 5-174, 6-178, 7-178, 8-203, 9-241, 10-247 (69.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shipman16   1910--
King24   5642-3
Astill19   4425--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJB Woodc Bale b Burrows91      
WN Rileyc Bale b Burrows7      
H Whiteheadb Cuffe4      
AE Knightb Cuffe11      
JH Kingnot out104 18010-  
CA Bodenc and b Cuffe17      
A Mounteneyc Collier b Simpson-Hayward3      
W Shipmanst Bale b Simpson-Hayward5      
*+J Shieldsc Burrows b Simpson-Hayward2      
WE Astillst Bale b Simpson-Hayward2      
G Gearyb Cuffe0      
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 82.3 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-30, 3-54, 4-185, 5-222, 6-225, 7-231, 8-239, 9-249, 10-256 (82.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Burrows21   3652-2
Pearson11   0390--
Simpson-Hayward14   0524--
Chester6   3100--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Bowleyb King4      
FA Pearsonc Mounteney b Geary45      
EG Arnoldc Whitehead b Shipman7      
CGA Collierc Shields b Astill13      
BG Stevensc Whitehead b Astill5      
JA Cuffec Knight b Astill11      
*GHT Simpson-Haywardst Shields b Geary2      
F Chesterb Astill5      
RD Burrowsnot out3      
+EW Balec Geary b Astill15      
AT Cliffc Riley b King2      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 51.2 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-34, 3-70, 4-80, 5-84, 6-86, 7-98, 8-98, 9-116, 10-119 (51.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shipman9   0321--
Geary16   5302--
Astill16   5335--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJB Woodb Burrows8      
AE Knightc Bale b Burrows3      
H Whiteheadb Cuffe0      
WN Rileyc Pearson b Cuffe2      
JH Kingb Cuffe12      
CA Bodenb Burrows1      
A Mounteneyrun out5      
W Shipmanc sub b Simpson-Hayward26      
*+J Shieldsst Bale b Simpson-Hayward3      
WE Astillb Cuffe0      
G Gearynot out0      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 3 nb)10
Total(all out, 25.2 overs)70
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-15, 3-17, 4-28, 5-31, 6-37, 7-46, 8-69, 9-70, 10-70 (25.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cuffe13   2434-1
Burrows10   3173-2

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> FL Bowley (1) passed 14500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 85
--> BG Stevens (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in first-class matches
--> BG Stevens (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in County Championship matches
--> F Chester (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in first-class matches
--> G Geary made his debut in first-class matches
--> G Geary made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JH King reached 650 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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