Essex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1946
VenueVista Road Recreation Ground, Clacton-on-Sea on 10th, 12th, 13th August 1946 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 0; Leicestershire 4
UmpiresHW Lee, CN Woolley
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 190/7 (Wilcox 12*, Taylor 9*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 224/7 (Lester 31*, Walsh 42*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AV Averyc Lester b Jackson61     
HP Crabtreec Prentice b Munden3     
TC Doddslbw b Walsh9     
TE Baileyb Walsh38     
FH Vigarb Lester12     
*TN Pearcec and b Walsh22     
DR Wilcoxc Corrall b Jackson36     
R Smithlbw b Jackson4     
RM Taylornot out35     
+RFT Patersonb Jackson0     
TH Wadeabsent hurt
Extras(14 b, 7 lb)21
Total(all out, 121.1 overs)241
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-36, 3-94, 4-133, 5-154, 6-165, 7-170, 8-229, 9-241 (121.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Munden6   1151--
Riddington28   13330--
Walsh39   8943--
Lester14   4291--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Paterson b Vigar42     
FT Prenticec Bailey b Vigar69     
M Tompkinb Smith21     
WA Smithst Paterson b Vigar13     
GS Watsonrun out2     
VE Jacksonst Paterson b Vigar10     
A Riddingtonc Smith b Vigar5     
G Lesternot out37     
JE Walshc sub b Vigar77     
VS Mundenst Paterson b Vigar1     
+P Corrallc and b Vigar4     
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 95.2 overs)290
Fall of wickets:
1-79, 2-117, 3-126, 4-141, 5-157, 6-163, 7-170, 8-285, 9-286, 10-290 (95.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith40   91021--
Bailey16   3490--
Dodds2   120--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AV Averynot out50     
HP Crabtreenot out63     
TC Doddsdid not bat      
TE Baileydid not bat      
FH Vigardid not bat      
*TN Pearcedid not bat      
DR Wilcoxdid not bat      
R Smithdid not bat      
RM Taylordid not bat      
+RFT Patersondid not bat      
TH Wadedid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 3 lb)12
Total(no wicket, 41 overs)125
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Munden4   1200--
Jackson7   2100--
Walsh5   0250--
Riddington10   490--
Prentice8   1180--
Smith4   0110--
Watson2   0170--
Berry1   030--

--> FT Prentice (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 16
--> JE Walsh (1) passed his previous highest score of 42 in first-class matches
--> JE Walsh (1) passed his previous highest score of 42 in County Championship matches
--> JE Walsh reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex first innings
--> FH Vigar achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 6-78)
--> FH Vigar reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> FH Vigar achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 6-78)





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