Australia tour of England, Tour Match: Leicestershire v Australians at Leicester, May 7-10, 1938
Australians won by an innings and 163 runs
7,9,10 May 1938 (3-day match)
  Leicestershire 1st innings R
GL Berry c McCabe b Ward 10
FT Prentice c White b McCormick 5
NF Armstrong c Fingleton b O'Reilly 26
CS Dempster* b McCormick 0
GS Watson st †Barnett b Ward 43
VE Jackson c Waite b McCormick 47
NT Dowen st †Barnett b Ward 44
G Geary c Fingleton b Ward 1
JE Walsh lbw b Ward 5
GO Dawkes lbw b O'Reilly 24
WH Flamson not out 0
Extras (b 1, nb 6) 7
  Total (all out; 50.1 overs) 212 (4.22 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  EL McCormick 10 1 61 3 6.10
  MG Waite 9 1 29 0 3.22
  WJ O'Reilly 15.1 4 46 2 3.03
  FA Ward 16 3 69 5 4.31
  Australians 1st innings R
JHW Fingleton b Walsh 34
CL Badcock c Dempster b Flamson 198
SJ McCabe* lbw b Walsh 0
AL Hassett run out 148
AG Chipperfield not out 104
MG Waite c Flamson b Geary 49
BA Barnett not out 42
Extras (b 7, lb 7, nb 1) 15
  Total (5 wickets dec; 157 overs) 590 (3.75 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  WH Flamson 34 4 113 1 3.32
  VE Jackson 30 4 134 0 4.46
  G Geary 37 7 80 1 2.16
  JE Walsh 33 1 151 2 4.57
  FT Prentice 18 1 72 0 4.00
  NT Dowen 5 0 25 0 5.00
  Leicestershire 2nd innings R
GL Berry c Waite b McCormick 12
FT Prentice c Fingleton b O'Reilly 12
NF Armstrong hit wicket b McCormick 0
CS Dempster* c Badcock b Ward 105
GS Watson b Ward 8
NT Dowen lbw b O'Reilly 26
VE Jackson c White b McCormick 6
G Geary st †Barnett b Ward 3
JE Walsh c Badcock b Ward 0
GO Dawkes b White 9
WH Flamson not out 8
Extras (b 17, lb 6, nb 3) 26
  Total (all out; 70.1 overs) 215 (3.06 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  EL McCormick 14 0 54 3 3.85
  MG Waite 6 2 14 0 2.33
  WJ O'Reilly 21 10 33 2 1.57
  FA Ward 21.1 1 73 4 3.44
  ECS White 8 4 15 1 1.87

Match details


Toss - Leicestershire, who chose to bat
Umpires - E Robinson and FI Walden
Close of play
  • Sat, 7 May - day 1 - Australians 1st innings 243/2 (CL Badcock 111*, AL Hassett 88*)
  • Sun, 8 May - rest day
  • Mon, 9 May - day 2 - Leicestershire 2nd innings 107/5 (CS Dempster 50*, NT Dowen 1*)
  • Tue, 10 May - day 3 - Leicestershire 2nd innings 215 (70.1 ov) - end of match
 
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