Derbyshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1947
VenueRutland Recreation Ground, Ilkeston on 18th, 19th, 20th June 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDerbyshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultDerbyshire won by an innings and 105 runs
PointsDerbyshire 12; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresA Mitchison, J Tranter
Close of play day 1Derbyshire (1) 131/2 (Elliott 49*, Worthington 53*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 26/3 (Tompkin 14*, Jackson 7*)

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Aldermanc Walsh b Riddington7     
AF Townsendc Walsh b Sperry16     
CS Elliottb Jackson69     
TS Worthingtonc Lester b Walsh130  19- 
+D Smithc Corrall b Prentice49     
GH Popec and b Jackson8     
AC Revillc Howard b Walsh18     
*EJ Gothardlbw b Walsh1     
C Gladwinnot out9     
AEG Rhodesc Tompkin b Jackson0     
WH Copsonb Jackson11     
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(all out, 117.4 overs)327
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-43, 3-177, 4-266, 5-279, 6-299, 7-306, 8-307, 9-308, 10-327 (117.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry27   7611--
Riddington12   4251--
Walsh22   2903--
Lester23   7510--
Prentice4   1151--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrylbw b Pope7     
FT Prenticec Townsend b Pope6     
G Lesterb Pope0     
M Tompkinb Pope8     
VE Jacksonb Gladwin12     
GS Watsonc Revill b Pope12     
A Riddingtonc Rhodes b Pope33     
J Howardnot out11     
JE Walshc Elliott b Gladwin0     
+P Corrallc Smith b Gladwin3     
J Sperryc Elliott b Gladwin11     
Extras(1 w)1
Total(all out, 42.3 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-10, 3-17, 4-28, 5-42, 6-68, 7-84, 8-84, 9-92, 10-104 (42.3 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Copson11   2310--
Pope16   4306--
Rhodes1   040--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Smith b Pope1     
FT Prenticec Pope b Copson2     
G Lesterc and b Pope1     
M Tompkinlbw b Copson61     
VE Jacksonc and b Pope28     
GS Watsonb Pope0     
A Riddingtonc Alderman b Gladwin2     
J Howardlbw b Copson0     
JE Walshc Smith b Copson15     
+P Corrallnot out1     
J Sperryb Copson4     
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 49.1 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-3, 3-4, 4-67, 5-67, 6-80, 7-89, 8-111, 9-114, 10-118 (49.1 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pope14   3404--
Rhodes7   1270--
Gladwin11   4271--

--> TS Worthington (1) passed 19000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 105
--> A Riddington (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 6
--> A Riddington reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Derbyshire first innings
--> GH Pope reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> GH Pope reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings