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Yorkshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1948
VenueBramall Lane, Sheffield on 4th, 5th, 6th August 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 66 runs
PointsYorkshire 0; Leicestershire 12
UmpiresTJ Bartley, CN Woolley
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 20/0 (Hutton 12*, Watson 8*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 89/3 (Tompkin 8*, Jackson 2*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Coxon b Wardle26     
GS Watsonst Brennan b Smailes33     
FT Prenticelbw b Aspinall32     
M Tompkinst Brennan b Halliday64     
VE Jacksonc Lester b Wardle56     
J Howardc and b Wardle0     
WB Cornockb Coxon38     
JE Walshc Coxon b Wardle32     
VS Mundenb Smailes2     
+P Corrallc sub b Wardle2     
J Sperrynot out4     
Extras(9 b, 2 lb)11
Total(all out, 117.2 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-60, 3-135, 4-196, 5-199, 6-224, 7-279, 8-281, 9-284, 10-300 (117.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aspinall19   2541--
Coxon19.24341--
Wardle44   121255--
Smailes19   5392--
Halliday11   5281--
Yardley5   190--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonb Walsh28     
W Watsonst Corrall b Walsh9     
JV Wilsonc Corrall b Sperry4     
*NWD Yardleyc Jackson b Walsh4     
EI Lesterst Corrall b Walsh4     
A Coxonb Jackson11     
TF Smailesc Walsh b Sperry60     
R Aspinallnot out60     
H Hallidayb Sperry0     
JH Wardlec Prentice b Sperry10     
+DV Brennanc Corrall b Walsh3     
Extras(10 b, 1 lb)11
Total(all out, 89.4 overs)204
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-41, 3-45, 4-49, 5-49, 6-67, 7-152, 8-154, 9-178, 10-204 (89.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry29   6604--
Cornock8   0240--
Walsh33.46905--
Jackson16   7161--
Munden3   130--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrylbw b Aspinall15     
GS Watsonb Smailes46     
FT Prenticelbw b Smailes6     
M Tompkinb Aspinall17     
VE Jacksonc Brennan b Aspinall4     
J Howardnot out24     
WB Cornockc Brennan b Smailes9     
JE Walshc Lester b Smailes18     
VS Mundenc and b Wardle15     
+P Corrallc Watson b Wardle0     
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 6 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)16
Total(9 wickets, declared, 83.2 overs)170
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-58, 3-87, 4-96, 5-103, 6-117, 7-142, 8-165, 9-170 (83.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aspinall22   73731-
Coxon13   5200--
Smailes29   858411
Yardley3   0100--
Wardle16.28292--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonnot out99     
W Watsonc Howard b Sperry20     
*NWD Yardleyc Tompkin b Jackson19     
EI Lesterst Corrall b Walsh11     
R Aspinallb Jackson21     
TF Smailesc Cornock b Jackson2     
JV Wilsonc Prentice b Jackson1     
JH Wardlerun out8     
A Coxonst Corrall b Walsh3     
+DV Brennanc Jackson b Walsh6     
H Hallidayabsent hurt
Extras(8 b, 2 lb)10
Total(all out, 58.1 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-80, 3-98, 4-139, 5-143, 6-147, 7-161, 8-172, 9-200 (58.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry10   2321--
Cornock6   1180--
Jackson23   1834--
Walsh19.12573--

Notes
--> GL Berry (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 10
--> M Tompkin (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 58
--> M Tompkin (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 46
--> M Tompkin (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 34
--> JE Walsh (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> L Hutton (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 10
--> J Sperry reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Yorkshire first innings
--> R Aspinall reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> JH Wardle reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings

 

 

 

 

 

 

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