Middlesex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1948
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 26th, 27th, 28th May 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsMiddlesex 0; Leicestershire 4
UmpiresD Davies, GM Lee
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Middlesex (1) 71/3 (DCS Compton 35*, Mann 7*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryb Young26     
G Lesterlbw b Young39     
FT Prenticelbw b Gray0     
M Tompkinb Sims42     
VE Jacksonb Young25     
GS Watsonlbw b Edrich27     
WB Cornockc Robertson b Gray60     
A Riddingtonc LH Compton b Gray56     
JE Walshc DCS Compton b Young23     
+P Corrallnot out2     
J Sperryc DCS Compton b Young7     
Extras(7 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)16
Total(all out, 107.3 overs)323
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-43, 3-110, 4-126, 5-144, 6-202, 7-243, 8-307, 9-316, 10-323 (107.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich21   2691--
Gray22   4543--
DCS Compton8   1360--
Sims10   4281--
Thompson6   1290--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonlbw b Walsh23     
HPH Sharpc Cornock b Sperry0     
WJ Edrichb Sperry0     
DCS Comptonc Corrall b Jackson84     
*FG Mannst Corrall b Walsh114  13- 
SM Brownlbw b Walsh0     
AW Thompsonrun out3     
+LH Comptonst Corrall b Walsh2     
JM Simsb Jackson1     
JA Youngb Walsh0     
LH Graynot out0     
Extras(9 b, 10 lb)19
Total(all out, 73.4 overs)246
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-3, 3-45, 4-167, 5-168, 6-177, 7-199, 8-202, 9-203, 10-246 (73.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry18   3382--
Cornock5   0270--
Jackson22   8462--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryst LH Compton b DCS Compton62     
G Lesterb DCS Compton27     
FT Prenticenot out30     
M Tompkinnot out46     
VE Jacksondid not bat      
GS Watsondid not bat      
WB Cornockdid not bat      
A Riddingtondid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
+P Corralldid not bat      
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(2 wickets, declared, 47 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-72, 2-117
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich4   1170--
Gray5   0140--
Sims10   0570--
Young12   4270--
DCS Compton14   2352--
Thompson2   0150--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonnot out35     
WJ Edrichc Cornock b Sperry11     
DCS Comptonc and b Cornock21     
*FG Mannnot out7     
HPH Sharpdid not bat      
SM Browndid not bat      
AW Thompsondid not bat      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
JM Simsdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
LH Graydid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 15 overs)74
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-62
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry8   0331--
Cornock7   0411--

--> G Lester (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 32
--> WB Cornock (1) passed his previous highest score of 59 in first-class matches
--> WB Cornock (1) passed his previous highest score of 59 in County Championship matches
--> FG Mann (1) passed his previous highest score of 106 in County Championship matches
--> J Sperry reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> JE Walsh reached 350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Middlesex first innings





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