Yorkshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1947
VenueFartown, Huddersfield on 16th, 17th, 18th July 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsYorkshire 0; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresH Elliott, J Tranter
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 38/1 (Halliday 22*, Watson 9*)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (1) 167/3 (Smithson 57*, Jakeman 2*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Keighleyb Sperry5     
H Hallidayc Jackson b Sperry36     
W Watsonc Corrall b Sperry60     
GA Smithsonnot out57     
F Jakemannot out2     
*AB Sellersdid not bat      
+DV Brennandid not bat      
WE Bowesdid not bat      
A Coxondid not bat      
EP Robinsondid not bat      
JH Wardledid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 1 w)7
Total(3 wickets, declared, 88 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-62, 3-165
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry24   73231-
Riddington15   6230--
Jackson23   8510--
Lester18   3430--
Prentice8   2110--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc and b Coxon31     
FT Prenticec Brennan b Coxon6     
GS Watsonnot out8     
M Tompkinst Brennan b Wardle53     
G Lesternot out3     
VE Jacksondid not bat      
A Riddingtondid not bat      
TA Chapmandid not bat      
J Howarddid not bat      
+P Corralldid not bat      
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(3 wickets, 56 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-19 (Prentice), 2-49 (Berry), 3-103 (Tompkin)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bowes13   5130--
Coxon19   6292-2
Robinson15   5140--
Wardle9   1451--

--> WG Keighley made his debut in County Championship matches





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