Leicestershire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1948
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 1st, 3rd, 4th May 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 171 runs
UmpiresA Skelding, CN Woolley
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 407/8 (Miller 175*, Ring 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 113/5 (Jackson 19*, Chapman 16*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SG Barneslbw b Sperry78     
WA Brownb Jackson26     
KR Millernot out202 325   
*DG Bradmanc Corrall b Etherington81     
RN Harveylbw b Walsh12     
RA Hamencest Corrall b Walsh7     
SJE Loxtonlbw b Jackson4     
IWG Johnsonc Lester b Jackson6     
+RA Saggersc Lester b Jackson6     
DT Ringrun out2     
WA Johnstonst Corrall b Jackson12     
Extras(10 b, 2 nb)12
Total(all out, 129.2 overs)448
Fall of wickets:
1-46 (Brown), 2-157 (Barnes), 3-316 (Bradman), 4-344 (Harvey), 5-373 (Hamence), 6-393 (Loxton), 7-397 (Johnson), 8-407 (Saggers), 9-411 (Ring), 10-448 (Johnston, 129.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry27   5841-1
Etherington26   2941--
Cornock3   0130--
Walsh29   01252--
Lester7   0290-1

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryb Loxton1     
G Lesterc Saggers b Ring19     
FT Prenticec Barnes b Johnson22     
M Tompkinlbw b Ring15     
VE Jacksonc Brown b Johnson17     
WB Cornockrun out10     
TA Chapmanc Loxton b Ring4     
JE Walshc Loxton b Ring33     
MW Etheringtonnot out0     
+P Corrallrun out0     
J Sperryc Barnes b Ring0     
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(all out, 57.5 overs)130
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Berry), 2-34 (Lester), 3-56 (Tompkin), 4-74 (Prentice), 5-79 (Jackson), 6-90 (Chapman), 7-130 (Walsh), 8-130 (Cornock), 9-130 (Corrall), 10-130 (Sperry, 57.5 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Johnston6   0150--
Loxton6   1111--
Johnson23   9502--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Miller b Johnson20     
G Lesterc Ring b Johnson40     
FT Prenticec and b Johnson3     
M Tompkinc Johnston b Johnson5     
VE Jacksonnot out31     
WB Cornockb Johnson6     
TA Chapmanc Saggers b Johnson16     
JE Walshlbw b Johnston1     
MW Etheringtonb Johnson0     
+P Corrallc Bradman b Miller8     
J Sperryb Miller13     
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 74.1 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-45 (Berry), 2-66 (Lester), 3-77 (Prentice), 4-77 (Tompkin), 5-83 (Cornock), 6-113 (Chapman), 7-116 (Walsh), 8-117 (Etherington), 9-131 (Corrall), 10-147 (Sperry, 74.1 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Johnston27   10421--
Loxton7   3120--
Ring11   22601-
Barnes4   0110--
Johnson21   8427--

--> WB Cornock made his debut in First-Class matches
--> TA Chapman (2) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 7
--> MW Etherington made his debut for Leicestershire in First-Class matches
--> RA Hamence made his debut in England in First-Class matches
--> WA Johnston made his debut in England in First-Class matches
--> RN Harvey made his debut in England in First-Class matches
--> SJE Loxton made his debut in England in First-Class matches
--> DT Ring made his debut in England in First-Class matches
--> RA Saggers made his debut in England in First-Class matches
--> IWG Johnson reached 150 wickets in First-Class matches when he dismissed VE Jackson, his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> IWG Johnson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches when he dismissed MW Etherington in the Leicestershire second innings (previous best was 6-27)





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