Leicestershire v South Africans
South Africa in British Isles 1924
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 3rd, 5th, 6th May 1924 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africans won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresGH Watts, WAJ West
Close of play day 1South Africans (1) 53/1 (Catterall 34*, Taylor 0*)
Close of play day 2South Africans (2) 10/2 (Commaille 6*)

South Africans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RH Catteralllbw b Astill44      
JMM Commaillec Sidwell b Geary19      
*HW Taylornot out60      
AW Noursec Sharp b Geary2      
PAM Handsc Sharp b Astill5      
HG Deanec and b Astill0      
JM Blanckenbergc Fowke b Astill7      
+TA Wardb Astill12      
EP Nupenb Bale0      
CD Dixonb Geary2      
CP Carterlbw b Geary0      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 71.5 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-72, 3-75, 4-86, 5-86, 6-104, 7-130, 8-131, 9-153, 10-153 (71.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding3   0180--
Astill28   9705--
Bale11   0251--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GH Salmonb Dixon11      
AT Sharpc Ward b Carter21      
WE Astillc Nupen b Carter9      
JH Kingc Ward b Blanckenberg3      
*GHS Fowkeb Blanckenberg4      
JAFMP de Lislest Ward b Carter1      
GBF Ruddb Blanckenberg6      
+TE Sidwellb Dixon20      
G Gearynot out9      
F Baleb Blanckenberg0      
A Skeldingb Blanckenberg0      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 52.5 overs)90
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-43, 3-47, 4-49, 5-50, 6-57, 7-64, 8-89, 9-90, 10-90 (52.5 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nourse6   250--
Dixon15   4292--
Nupen8   4190--
Carter11   683--

South Africans second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RH Catterallc de Lisle b Geary3      
JMM Commaillec Geary b Astill7      
*HW Taylorb Bale5      
AW Noursec Bale b Skelding32      
PAM Handslbw b Skelding60      
HG Deanec Geary b Skelding2      
JM Blanckenbergc Sidwell b Skelding18      
+TA Wardb Astill0      
EP Nupennot out25      
CD Dixonb Astill5      
CP Carterc Rudd b Astill2      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 56.4 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-10, 3-15, 4-33, 5-95, 6-105, 7-130, 8-137, 9-161, 10-167 (56.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding12   1434--
Geary17   6421--
Bale13   3351--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GH Salmonb Carter3      
AT Sharplbw b Nupen10      
WE Astillc Carter b Nupen24      
JH Kinglbw b Nupen3      
*GHS Fowkeb Nupen9      
JAFMP de Lislest Ward b Blanckenberg4      
GBF Ruddc Ward b Blanckenberg0      
+TE Sidwellb Carter17      
G Gearynot out13      
F Balec Deane b Carter11      
A Skeldingnot out13      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(9 wickets, 59 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-25, 3-42, 4-45, 5-56, 6-56, 7-64, 8-82, 9-96
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dixon12   5160--
Carter16   4283-1
Nupen17   6304--
Blanckenberg14   3332--

--> JMM Commaille made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> JM Blanckenberg made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> PAM Hands made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> CD Dixon made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> EP Nupen made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> RH Catterall made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> HG Deane made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> WE Astill reached 1000 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the South Africans first innings





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