Northamptonshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1924
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 2nd, 4th, 5th August 1924 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNorthamptonshire 1; Leicestershire 3
UmpiresB Brown, W Phillips
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 45/1 (Taylor 12*, Astill 21*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (2) 3/0 (Bull 1*, Nicholson 2*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SS Coulsonc Bull b Woolley12      
CH Taylorc Haywood b Wells12      
WE Astillb Murdin57      
JH Kingc Nicholson b Wells48      
AT Sharp hit wkt b Walden22      
G Gearyc and b Wells61      
GH Salmonc Woolley b Walden7      
AW Shipmanb Woolley5      
+TE Sidwellb Wells28      
*GHS Fowkenot out7      
A Skeldingc Wright b Nicholson0      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 121.2 overs)265
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-45, 3-96, 4-141, 5-170, 6-190, 7-203, 8-257, 9-258, 10-265 (121.2 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wells28   9514--
Woolley35   10592--
Murdin15   2421--
Walden18   5452--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CN Woolleyc Fowke b Geary0      
APR Hawtinb Skelding36      
WW Timmsb Astill24      
RA Haywoodlbw b Skelding4      
FI Waldenc and b Skelding5      
W Wellsb Astill1      
+BW Bellamyb Skelding0      
RL Wrightb Astill11      
*AH Bullc Fowke b Geary8      
JS Nicholsonc King b Geary5      
JV Murdinnot out0      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 52.4 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-52, 3-65, 4-66, 5-67, 6-71, 7-74, 8-84, 9-96, 10-96 (52.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding17   2434--
Shipman7   3140--
Astill17   8253--
Taylor1   020--

Northamptonshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
CN Woolleylbw b Geary19      
JS Nicholsonb Skelding11      
*AH Bullb Skelding20      
APR Hawtinlbw b Geary95      
WW Timmsb Fowke64      
RA Haywoodnot out26      
FI Waldennot out1      
W Wellsdid not bat      
+BW Bellamydid not bat      
RL Wrightdid not bat      
JV Murdindid not bat      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(5 wickets, 116 overs)240
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-44, 3-71, 4-198, 5-229
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Geary41   15602--
Astill22   6390--
Skelding19   5562--
Shipman21   2430--
Taylor10   1250--
Fowke3   0131--

--> WW Timms (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> AH Bull made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> AH Bull made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> W Wells reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> W Wells reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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