result
Taunton, Aug 31 - Sep 1 1938, County Championship
Somerset won by an innings and 140 runs
Leicestershire 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Les Berry c †Luckes b Andrews0-----
George Watson  b Buse27-----
Norman Armstrong c Hazell b Andrews28-----
Francis Prentice c †Luckes b Buse5-----
Laurence Thursting not out 28-----
Robert Adcock c †Luckes b Andrews7-----
Arthur Webb (c)†lbw b Andrews0-----
Haydon Smith c Wellard b Andrews6-----
Gerald Lester  b Hazell9-----
William Flamson c Bennett b Andrews1-----
James Sperry  b Hazell0-----
Extras(b 1, nb 1)2
TOTAL(51.5 Ov, RR: 2.18)113
Fall of wickets: 1-1, 2-49, 3-59, 4-61, 5-80, 6-80, 7-90, 8-110, 9-113, 10-113
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Arthur Wellard612303.83---00
Bill Andrews2565662.24---00
Bertie Buse1041821.80---00
Horace Hazell10.551421.29---00
Somerset 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Frank Lee c Watson b Prentice95-----
Harold Gimblett  b Smith49-----
Bill Andrews  b Prentice48-----
Arthur Wellard  b Flamson56-----
Bertie Buse c Armstrong b Flamson67-----
Bunty Longrigg (c)c Thursting b Flamson4-----
Dar Lyon c Armstrong b Smith14-----
Gary Bennett  b Sperry47-----
John Barnwell  b Sperry35-----
Wally Luckes  b Sperry0-----
Horace Hazell not out 1-----
Extras(b 11, lb 4, w 1)16
TOTAL(115.2 Ov, RR: 3.74)432
Fall of wickets: 1-112, 2-201, 3-210, 4-275, 5-287, 6-314, 7-395, 8-411, 9-415, 10-432
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
James Sperry18.255032.72---00
William Flamson29110333.55---00
Haydon Smith2846622.35---00
Francis Prentice24210824.50---00
Gerald Lester1335904.53---00
Laurence Thursting3030010.00---00
Leicestershire 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Les Berry c Wellard b Hazell12-----
George Watson c Hazell b Wellard72-----
Norman Armstrong c †Luckes b Buse7-----
Francis Prentice c Buse b Andrews7-----
Laurence Thursting c †Luckes b Andrews33-----
Robert Adcock c Hazell b Wellard4-----
Arthur Webb (c)†c Hazell b Andrews11-----
Haydon Smith lbw b Wellard2-----
Gerald Lester not out 10-----
William Flamson  b Wellard0-----
James Sperry c †Luckes b Wellard14-----
Extras(lb 6, nb 1)7
TOTAL(56.2 Ov, RR: 3.17)179
Fall of wickets: 1-35, 2-50, 3-75, 4-105, 5-113, 6-135, 7-144, 8-158, 9-163, 10-179
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Arthur Wellard18.223752.01---00
Bill Andrews2138033.80---00
Bertie Buse931812.00---00
Horace Hazell602414.00---00
Bunty Longrigg201306.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
County Ground, Taunton
TossLeicestershire, elected to bat first
SeriesCounty Championship
Season1938
Match daysday (3-day match)
Umpires
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Charlie Parker
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Tiger Smith
PointsSomerset 12, Leicestershire 0
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 31 Aug - day 1 - Somerset 1st innings 265/3 (Arthur Wellard 52*, Bertie Buse 7*)
Thu, 01 Sep - day 2 - Leics 2nd innings 179 (56.2 ov) - end of match