Leicestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1921
VenueBath Grounds, Ashby-de-la-Zouch on 16th, 18th July 1921 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 24 runs
PointsLeicestershire 5; Somerset 0
UmpiresFW Marlow, W Reeves
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 221/8 (Rudd 57*, Bale 1*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*J Daniellc Middleton b Astill21      
AES Ripponc Mounteney b Astill22      
PR Johnsonb Astill5      
A Youngb Benskin22      
ML Hamblinglbw b Astill0      
E Robsonc Bale b Benskin5      
JC Whitec Salmon b Benskin7      
WF Baldockc Astill b Bale11      
EP Collingsb Benskin16      
+FE Spurwayb Astill3      
JJ Bridgesnot out4      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb)12
Total(all out, 48.2 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-51, 2-60, 3-60, 4-72, 5-79, 6-88, 7-105, 8-105, 9-124, 10-128 (48.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Astill20   8385--
Bale10   3311--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AT Sharpc Rippon b Hambling37      
A Mounteneyc Spurway b Hambling6      
WE Astillb White8      
JH Kingc Collings b White56      
GH Salmonb Hambling0      
S Coec Bridges b Robson42      
GBF Ruddc Daniell b Bridges69      
JW Middletonlbw b Robson1      
+TE Sidwelllbw b Robson8      
F Balenot out12      
WE Benskinb Bridges3      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(all out, 62.5 overs)249
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-51, 3-55, 4-55, 5-150, 6-154, 7-155, 8-185, 9-235, 10-249 (62.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Robson21   6583--
Hambling10   2663--
White18   3732--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*J Daniellc King b Benskin9      
AES Ripponlbw b Astill5      
PR Johnsonc Rudd b Benskin15      
A Youngc Sharp b Astill11      
ML Hamblingc Sidwell b Astill18      
E Robsonb Benskin22      
JC Whitenot out9      
WF Baldockc and b Astill1      
EP Collingsb Benskin1      
+FE Spurwayb Astill1      
JJ Bridgesc Coe b Astill0      
Extras(4 b, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 25 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-19, 3-43, 4-46, 5-81, 6-85, 7-85, 8-86, 9-97, 10-97 (25 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Benskin12   14741-
Bale1   050--
Astill12   3406--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> WF Baldock made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JJ Bridges reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> WE Astill reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> WE Astill reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings





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