Army v Sir PF Warner's XI
Other matches in England 1942
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 23rd, 25th May 1942 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossArmy won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresG Beet, AJB Fowler
Close of play day 1

Army first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Lyon b LH Compton24      
SM Brownb Clarke24      
EDR Eagarrun out8      
M Leylandc Lyon b Clarke67      
TPB Smithlbw b Bedser1      
MS Nicholsc Griffith b Bedser45      
TN Pearcerun out10      
HM Garland-Wellsc McRae b Clarke4      
AB Sellerslbw b Clarke30      
WHV Levettnot out6      
AR Goverb Clarke10      
Extras(14 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)18
Total(all out, 59.5 overs)247
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-51, 3-60, 4-61, 5-151, 6-163, 7-180, 8-205, 9-237, 10-247 (59.5 ov)
Sir PF Warner's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith12   2450--
Bedser19   1662-1
LH Compton7   2221--
Halliday3   160--

Sir PF Warner's XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlockc and b Smith87      
H Hallidayb Gover8      
LH Comptonc Nichols b Smith62      
DCS Comptonc Pearce b Leyland13      
FM McRaeb Leyland2      
BH Lyonc Levett b Leyland2      
GOB Allenlbw b Leyland0      
SC Griffithb Smith0      
R Smithc and b Leyland1      
AV Bedserlbw b Smith3      
CB Clarkenot out10      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 55.5 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-129, 3-170, 4-176, 5-178, 6-178, 7-179, 8-180, 9-181, 10-193 (55.5 ov)
Army bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gover13   1411--
Nichols14   2400--
Garland-Wells1   050--
Leyland7   0305--

Army second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonlbw b Clarke36      
SM Brownc Griffith b Lyon49      
EDR Eagarc Griffith b Clarke2      
M Leylandb Clarke20      
TPB Smithc Smith b Lyon20      
MS Nicholsb Lyon1      
TN Pearcenot out7      
HM Garland-Wellsdid not bat      
AB Sellersdid not bat      
WHV Levettdid not bat      
AR Goverdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(6 wickets, declared, 29.5 overs)136
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-91, 3-114, 4-119, 5-?, 6-?
Sir PF Warner's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith7   0300--
Bedser7   0160--
LH Compton3   0120--
Clarke8   0523--

Sir PF Warner's XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlockc sub b Robertson53      
H Hallidaynot out56      
DCS Comptonnot out35      
LH Comptondid not bat      
FM McRaedid not bat      
BH Lyondid not bat      
GOB Allendid not bat      
SC Griffithdid not bat      
R Smithdid not bat      
AV Bedserdid not bat      
CB Clarkedid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb, 3 w)5
Total(1 wicket, 21 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-102 (Fishlock)
Army bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gover6   0240--
Nichols6   1270--
Smith4   0360--
Garland-Wells2   0260--
Robertson3   0311--

The printed scorecards says "In the event of an Air Raid good cover from shrapnel and splinters should be obtainable under the concrete stands. Public shelters will be found in St John's Wood Church, Wellington Court, Wellington Road, South Lodge, Circus Road. Spectators are advised not to loiter in the streets."





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