Yorkshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1938
VenuePark Avenue Cricket Ground, Bradford on 13th, 15th August 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultYorkshire won by an innings and 141 runs
PointsYorkshire 12; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresGM Lee, CWL Parker
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 223/4 (Sutcliffe 79*, Robinson 32*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Robinson b Verity10     
*CS Dempsternot out28     
NF Armstrongc Mitchell b Verity1     
FT Prenticec Robinson b Verity0     
GS Watsonc Robinson b Verity0     
PR Cherringtonb Verity0     
+GO Dawkesc and b Robinson4     
WE Astillc Robinson b Verity3     
HA Smithc Robinson b Verity0     
G Lesterb Smailes5     
J Sperryb Smailes4     
Extras(6 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 36.4 overs)62
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-27, 3-27, 4-31, 5-31, 6-40, 7-45, 8-45, 9-58, 10-62 (36.4 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bowes11   6100--
Verity15   5187--
Robinson5   2131--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Sutcliffec Dawkes b Sperry105     
L Huttonb Astill9     
A Mitchellb Smith1     
+PA Gibbc Smith b Astill7     
M Leylandst Dawkes b Sperry85     
EP Robinsonb Smith49     
W Barberb Smith4     
*AB Sellersc Dawkes b Smith18     
TF Smailesc Dempster b Smith14     
H Verityc Sperry b Smith19     
WE Bowesnot out2     
Extras(11 b, 3 lb, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 103.5 overs)328
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-24, 3-37, 4-177, 5-249, 6-257, 7-285, 8-299, 9-319, 10-328 (103.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry25   4832--
Astill23   1632--
Lester9   0200--
Cherrington7   3120--
Prentice2   030--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berrylbw b Bowes2     
*CS Dempsterc Robinson b Bowes18     
NF Armstrongb Bowes0     
FT Prenticeb Bowes11     
GS Watsonb Robinson24     
PR Cherringtonb Smailes4     
+GO Dawkesb Smailes15     
WE Astillnot out29     
HA Smithb Robinson12     
J Sperryc Leyland b Robinson9     
G Lesterabsent hurt
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 45.2 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-5, 3-31, 4-32, 5-43, 6-67, 7-95, 8-107, 9-125 (45.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bowes16   2304--
Smailes7   1362--
Verity11   890--
Leyland3   0190--
Hutton4   0120--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> CS Dempster (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 5
--> M Leyland (1) passed 20000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 76
--> H Verity (1) passed 5000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 1
--> TF Smailes reached 550 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> WE Bowes reached 1350 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings

Sutcliffe 105, eight 4's in 270 minutes.
Lester was absent hurt with an injured toe in Leicestershire's second innings.





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