County Championship, Leicestershire v Yorkshire at Leicester, Aug 3-5, 1938
Yorkshire won by an innings and 74 runs
3,4,5 August 1938 (3-day match)
  Leicestershire 1st innings R
GL Berry c Barber b Yardley 2
LD Thursting c †Wood b Bowes 28
NF Armstrong c & b Leyland 64
FT Prentice c Mitchell b Leyland 21
GS Watson lbw b Leyland 60
M Tompkin lbw b Verity 45
G Geary* b Leyland 15
GO Dawkes b Leyland 8
HA Smith run out 20
G Lester not out 12
J Sperry b Verity 7
Extras (b 8, lb 7) 15
  Total (all out; 113.4 overs) 297 (2.61 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  WE Bowes 29 7 82 1 2.82
  NWD Yardley 14 2 33 1 2.35
  EP Robinson 9 2 23 0 2.55
  H Verity 39.4 14 67 2 1.68
  M Leyland 22 5 77 5 3.50
  Yorkshire 1st innings R
A Mitchell b Lester 19
AB Sellers* run out 46
H Sutcliffe lbw b Smith 87
W Barber c Tompkin b Lester 130
NWD Yardley lbw b Lester 13
M Leyland not out 63
A Wood b Smith 38
EP Robinson not out 23
Extras (b 7, lb 12, w 2) 21
  Total (6 wickets dec; 128 overs) 440 (3.43 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  J Sperry 28 4 99 0 3.53
  HA Smith 35 5 97 2 2.77
  G Geary 16 4 31 0 1.93
  G Lester 32 2 121 3 3.78
  FT Prentice 13 1 60 0 4.61
  NF Armstrong 4 1 11 0 2.75
  Leicestershire 2nd innings R
GL Berry c Yardley b Verity 33
LD Thursting c Yardley b Bowes 1
NF Armstrong c Sellers b Verity 5
FT Prentice c †Wood b Bowes 0
GS Watson c Verity b Bowes 0
M Tompkin c Mitchell b Verity 8
G Geary* c Yardley b Bowes 2
GO Dawkes b Verity 11
HA Smith c Yardley b Bowes 0
G Lester st †Wood b Verity 3
J Sperry not out 3
Extras (b 3) 3
  Total (all out; 29.3 overs) 69 (2.33 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  WE Bowes 15 6 28 5 1.86
  NWD Yardley 2 1 2 0 1.00
  H Verity 12.3 4 36 5 2.88

Match details


Toss - Leicestershire, who chose to bat
Points - Yorkshire 12, Leicestershire 0
Umpires - LC Braund and JA Newman
Close of play
  • Wed, 3 Aug - day 1 - Yorkshire 1st innings 23/0 (A Mitchell 5*, AB Sellers 17*)
  • Thu, 4 Aug - day 2 - Yorkshire 1st innings 440/6 (M Leyland 63*, EP Robinson 23*)
  • Fri, 5 Aug - day 3 - Leicestershire 2nd innings 69 (29.3 ov) - end of match
 
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