Worcestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1949
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 20th, 22nd, 23rd August 1949 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 0; Leicestershire 4
UmpiresWH Ashdown, HG Baldwin
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 351/8 (Howorth 3*, Yarnold 8*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 380/4 (Jackson 115*, Chapman 31*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Cooperrun out65     
D Kenyonb Sperry0     
LF Outschoornc Riddington b Sperry0     
CH Palmerst Corrall b Walsh56     
MLY Ainsworthb Walsh13     
RE Birdrun out1     
*RES Wyattlbw b Sperry112  13- 
RO Jenkinsc Corrall b Evans80     
R Howorthnot out3     
+H Yarnoldnot out8     
RTD Perksdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 8 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)13
Total(8 wickets, declared, 140 overs)351
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-1, 3-106, 4-135, 5-136, 6-140, 7-330, 8-340
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry38   14743--
Evans24   6631--
Lester17   5500--
Walsh30   7852--
Jackson12   3400--
Riddington19   7260--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Bird b Jenkins57     
G Lesterc Yarnold b Jenkins22     
M Tompkinc and b Jenkins105     
VE Jacksonc Howorth b Palmer115     
A Riddingtonc Jenkins b Howorth36     
TA Chapmanb Palmer38     
*G Evanslbw b Jenkins10     
VS Mundennot out8     
JE Walshc Yarnold b Palmer8     
+P Corrallc Yarnold b Howorth1     
J Sperryc Yarnold b Howorth10     
Extras(4 b, 13 lb)17
Total(all out, 155 overs)427
Fall of wickets:
1-61, 2-103, 3-232, 4-303, 5-380, 6-399, 7-399, 8-410, 9-417, 10-427 (155 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks21   3770--
Palmer47   20823--
Jenkins51   101754--
Howorth33   12623--
Wyatt2   030--
Bird1   0110--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Coopernot out28     
D Kenyonlbw b Walsh38     
LF Outschoornb Walsh1     
CH Palmerdid not bat      
MLY Ainsworthdid not bat      
RE Birddid not bat      
*RES Wyattdid not bat      
RO Jenkinsdid not bat      
R Howorthdid not bat      
+H Yarnolddid not bat      
RTD Perksdid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 1 w)10
Total(2 wickets, 26.3 overs)77
Fall of wickets:
1-75, 2-77 (26.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry6   0270--
Evans5   2120--
Jackson8   2120--

--> RE Bird (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 1
--> RO Jenkins (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 29
--> D Kenyon (2) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 26
--> RO Jenkins reached 150 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> JE Walsh reached 600 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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