Leicestershire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1924
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 25th, 26th, 27th June 1924 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 1 run
PointsLeicestershire 5; Gloucestershire 0
UmpiresW Phillips, AE Street
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 78/0 (Simmonds 27*, Dipper 51*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 122/4 (King 35*, Fowke 12*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Berridgeb Hammond15     
SS Coulsonb Goddard4     
WE Astillb Hammond2     
JH Kingc Bloodworth b Parker11     
G Gearyb Parker30     
+TE Sidwellc Goddard b Dennett36     
*GHS Fowkec Bessant b Mills22     
GL Berryc Goddard b Parker37     
AW Shipmanc Goddard b Parker7     
LS Hutchinsonnot out1     
A Skeldingst Bloodworth b Dennett2     
Extras(7 b, 4 lb)11
Total(all out, 96 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-22, 3-26, 4-36, 5-85, 6-105, 7-150, 8-172, 9-175, 10-178 (96 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hammond10   1332--
Goddard15   3291--
Parker38   12614--
Mills15   6171--
Dennett18   5272--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Dipperlbw b Astill61     
WH Simmondsc and b Astill44     
+BS Bloodworthc Astill b Geary49     
WR Hammondb Skelding20     
*FG Rogersc Sidwell b Skelding5     
NFC Hobbsc Hutchinson b Shipman13     
PT Millsb Geary1     
CWL Parkerb Astill34     
EG Dennettc Geary b Astill14     
JGWT Bessantnot out5     
TWJ Goddardc Geary b Astill3     
Extras(22 b, 5 lb)27
Total(all out, 95.5 overs)276
Fall of wickets:
1-101, 2-110, 3-131, 4-143, 5-175, 6-178, 7-215, 8-259, 9-264, 10-276 (95.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding30   9792--
Shipman14   2421--
Geary29   5742--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Berridgeb Hammond2     
SS Coulsonc Parker b Dennett2     
WE Astillc Dennett b Hammond17     
JH Kingc Rogers b Goddard47     
G Gearyb Mills12     
+TE Sidwellb Dennett33     
*GHS Fowkest Bloodworth b Dennett56     
GL Berryc Rogers b Parker6     
AW Shipmannot out22     
LS Hutchinsonst Bloodworth b Parker7     
A Skeldingc Hammond b Parker0     
Extras(9 b, 8 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)19
Total(all out, 92.4 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-28, 3-55, 4-105, 5-142, 6-149, 7-154, 8-203, 9-223, 10-223 (92.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hammond17   54721-
Goddard10   2281-1
Dennett23   6513--
Mills8   3141--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Dipperb Shipman22     
WH Simmondsb Astill5     
+BS Bloodworthc Sidwell b Skelding10     
WR Hammondc Sidwell b Shipman40     
*FG Rogersb Shipman12     
NFC Hobbsc King b Skelding0     
PT Millsb Geary0     
CWL Parkerc Sidwell b Geary17     
EG Dennettb Shipman1     
JGWT Bessantnot out11     
TWJ Goddardb Geary1     
Extras(1 b, 4 lb)5
Total(all out, 44.5 overs)124
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-33, 3-54, 4-68, 5-80, 6-81, 7-107, 8-111, 9-112, 10-124 (44.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding12   1292--
Astill3   091--
Shipman11   2154--

--> GHS Fowke (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 20
--> WH Simmonds made his debut in County Championship matches
--> WH Simmonds made his debut in first-class matches
--> WR Hammond (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> TE Sidwell (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> WE Astill reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> SS Coulson retired hurt in the Leicestershire second innings having scored 2 (team had lost 0 wickets) and later returned





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