Leicestershire v Northamptonshire
Other matches in England 1940
VenueKirkby Road, Barwell on 11th, 13th May 1940 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 8 wickets
UmpiresJH King, A Skelding
ScorersS Coe (Leicestershire), W Edwards (Northamptonshire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 162/8d

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Snowdenb Drake4      
HW Greenwoodc Armstrong b Drake11      
JE Timmsb Smith1      
KC Jamesc sub (GL Berry) b Drake16      
AL Coxc Dawkes b Smith25      
AG Dawesst Dawkes b Drake0      
JN Stevensc Geary b Drake34      
RAJ Heronlbw b Lester1      
I Mason hit wkt b Lester0      
AHT Sargentc Dempster b Drake4      
EW Clarknot out1      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)8
Total(all out, 34.5 overs)105
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-11, 3-22, 4-39, 5-39, 6-68, 7-73, 8-73, 9-82, 10-105 (34.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith10   0352--
Lester9   0282--
West3   180-1

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CS Dempsterc Heron b Sargent46      
LD Thurstingb Stevens6      
NF Armstrongc James b Clark17      
GS Watsonc Stevens b Clark14      
+GO Dawkesb Timms39      
BL Higgsb Stevens3      
G Lesternot out14      
K Gearyc James b Stevens1      
HA Smithc Clark b Stevens13      
AR Westnot out4      
CH Drakedid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(8 wickets, declared, 47 overs)162
Fall of wickets:
1-16 (Thursting), 2-73 (Dempster), 3-73 (Armstrong), 4-104 (Watson), 5-130 (Dawkes), 6-136 (Higgs), 7-138 (Geary), 8-158 (Smith)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clark11   1582--
Stevens14   0434--
Timms13   4331--
Cox3   0110--
Sargent6   1121--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Snowdenc and b Armstrong29      
HW Greenwoodc Armstrong b Smith19      
JE Timmslbw b Armstrong11      
KC Jamesc Dempster b West6      
AL Coxst Dawkes b West25      
AG Dawesb Smith8      
JN Stevensb Smith1      
RAJ Heronb West4      
I Masonb West17      
AHT Sargentc Armstrong b Lester16      
EW Clarknot out8      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 42.2 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-54, 3-79, 4-95, 5-96, 6-99, 7-104, 8-108, 9-139, 10-151 (42.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith15   2553--
Armstrong12   1422--
West15   1474-1

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CS Dempsterc Cox b Stevens26      
LD Thurstingb Stevens8      
NF Armstrongnot out25      
GS Watsonnot out32      
+GO Dawkesdid not bat      
BL Higgsdid not bat      
G Lesterdid not bat      
K Gearydid not bat      
HA Smithdid not bat      
AR Westdid not bat      
CH Drakedid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(2 wickets, 18.5 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-30 (Thursting), 2-43 (Dempster)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clark8   2270--
Stevens8   0432--
Cox1   080--





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