Leicestershire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1923
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 4th, 5th, 6th July 1923 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by 5 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Gloucestershire 5
UmpiresJ Blake, W Phillips
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 7/0 (Robinson 3*, Dipper 4*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 125/4 (King 35*, Coulson 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GHS Fowkeb Bessant38      
G Gearyb Parker14      
A Mounteneyc Robinson b Dennett28      
JH Kingb Bessant68      
W Berridgeb Bessant3      
S Coeb Mills0      
JC Bradshawc Mills b Dennett11      
SS Coulsonb Bessant26      
+TE Sidwellb Dennett8      
AW Shipmannot out7      
WE Benskinc Mills b Bessant9      
Extras(9 b, 7 lb, 2 nb, 3 w)21
Total(all out, 120.2 overs)233
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-82, 3-114, 4-122, 5-123, 6-149, 7-201, 8-217, 9-217, 10-233 (120.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Parker25   16271-2
Mills25   6411--
Dennett26   7583--
Waters6   260--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+DC Robinsonb Geary11      
AE Dipperb Benskin30      
CS Barnettc Sidwell b Shipman2      
J Howmanc Sidwell b Shipman0      
*PFC Williamsc Mounteney b Geary10      
CWL Parkerb Geary5      
HJD Shrimptonb Benskin0      
PT Millsnot out71      
AE Watersb Geary1      
EG Dennettc Sidwell b King31      
JGWT Bessantc Coe b Benskin8      
Extras(8 lb, 4 w)12
Total(all out, 71.3 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-23, 3-23, 4-50, 5-54, 6-54, 7-64, 8-74, 9-139, 10-181 (71.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Geary30   7604--
Shipman14   3442--
Berridge1   070--
King9   21914-

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GHS Fowkest Robinson b Dennett31      
+TE Sidwellc Waters b Dennett40      
A Mounteneyb Dennett1      
JH Kinglbw b Dennett48      
W Berridgeb Dennett11      
SS Coulsonlbw b Mills1      
S Coec Howman b Dennett1      
G Gearyc Robinson b Parker6      
JC Bradshawrun out2      
AW Shipmanb Parker1      
WE Benskinnot out6      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 2 nb, 4 w)9
Total(all out, 78.1 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-66, 2-69, 3-97, 4-125, 5-141, 6-141, 7-146, 8-149, 9-150, 10-157 (78.1 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bessant14   335041
Mills15   4271-1
Dennett31   11456--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+DC Robinsonlbw b Geary93      
AE Dipperc Sidwell b Benskin67      
CS Barnettc and b King9      
J Howmannot out22      
*PFC Williamsb Fowke2      
CWL Parkerc and b Fowke6      
HJD Shrimptonnot out4      
PT Millsdid not bat      
AE Watersdid not bat      
EG Dennettdid not bat      
JGWT Bessantdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb)10
Total(5 wickets, 74.4 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-144, 2-168, 3-184, 4-187, 5-195
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Benskin17   6541--
Shipman9   0340--
King14   3261--
Coe3   160--
Fowke6   2132--

--> TE Sidwell (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> DC Robinson (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 33
--> WE Benskin reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings





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