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    
*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--
Etherington26   2941--
Cornock3   0130--
Walsh29   01252--
Lester7   0290--

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   2260--
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
--> 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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