Leicestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1947
VenueKirkby Road, Barwell on 25th, 26th, 27th June 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 42 runs
PointsLeicestershire 12; Worcestershire 4
UmpiresP Holmes, JA Smart
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 146/3 (White 12*, Howorth 0*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 75/8 (Young 4*, Yarnold 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Jackson b Perks8     
FT Prenticec Jackson b Perks8     
GS Watsonc Bird b Howorth85     
M Tompkinc Yarnold b Perks7     
VE Jacksonc Yarnold b Jackson0     
G Lesterc Genders b Perks1     
A Riddingtonc Outschoorn b Perks24     
J Howardnot out4     
JE Walshc Outschoorn b Howorth0     
+P Corrallc Outschoorn b Perks17     
J Sperryc Bird b Jackson33     
Extras(1 b, 8 lb)9
Total(all out, 58.5 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-16, 3-24, 4-31, 5-34, 6-139, 7-141, 8-141, 9-160, 10-196 (58.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks27   9666--
Howorth11   4392--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Cooperc and b Jackson88     
D Kenyonc Corrall b Prentice30     
RE Birdc Walsh b Sperry4     
*AFT Whitec Walsh b Sperry20     
R Howorthc Riddington b Jackson0     
LF Outschoornb Jackson0     
DM Youngc Prentice b Walsh9     
WR Gendersc Corrall b Sperry18     
RTD Perksc Corrall b Walsh35     
+H Yarnoldb Walsh7     
PF Jacksonnot out7     
Extras(21 b, 5 lb, 1 w)27
Total(all out, 98.5 overs)245
Fall of wickets:
1-137, 2-?, 3-146, 4-147, 5-147, 6-157, 7-185, 8-202, 9-232, 10-245 (98.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry30   7603--
Jackson27   8653--
Lester10   6110--
Prentice8   3171--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrylbw b Perks36     
FT Prenticelbw b Howorth15     
GS Watsonc and b Jackson0     
M Tompkinlbw b Howorth1     
VE Jacksonc Cooper b Howorth2     
G Lesterb Howorth27     
A Riddingtonlbw b Jackson23     
J Howardst Yarnold b Howorth6     
JE Walshc Jackson b Perks4     
+P Corrallnot out38     
J Sperryc White b Jackson8     
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(all out, 59.2 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-31, 3-32, 4-34, 5-71, 6-91, 7-111, 8-119, 9-152, 10-171 (59.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks18   5692--
Howorth15   2335--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Cooperst Corrall b Walsh6     
D Kenyonlbw b Walsh21     
RE Birdc Jackson b Walsh20     
*AFT Whitelbw b Walsh1     
R Howorthc Sperry b Walsh0     
LF Outschoornlbw b Walsh1     
RTD Perksc Walsh b Jackson18     
DM Youngnot out5     
WR Gendersb Jackson0     
+H Yarnoldb Jackson2     
PF Jacksonb Jackson2     
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 36.2 overs)80
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-33, 3-35, 4-37, 5-48, 6-55, 7-71, 8-72, 9-78, 10-80 (36.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry4   180--
Lester3   0180--
Walsh15   9186--

--> GS Watson (1) passed 6000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 30
--> J Sperry (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in First-Class matches
--> J Sperry (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in County Championship matches
--> E Cooper (1) passed 6000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 28
--> E Cooper (1) passed 6500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 14
--> AFT White (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 16
--> PF Jackson reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> R Howorth reached 800 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> VE Jackson reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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