Glamorgan v Leicestershire
County Championship 1939
VenueSt Helen's, Swansea on 26th, 27th, 28th July 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresE Cooke, JA Newman
Close of play day 1Glamorgan (1) 120/2 (Brierley 39*, D Davies 4*; 39 overs)
Close of play day 2No play

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Smart b DE Davies76     
FT Prenticeb Mercer3     
NF Armstrongc Smart b Mercer49     
GS Watsonb Mercer3     
*MS Packeb Clay12     
G Lesterc HG Davies b DE Davies14     
LD Thurstingst HG Davies b Mercer11     
+GO Dawkesb Mercer26     
HA Smithb Mercer6     
J Sperryb Mercer4     
CH Drakenot out2     
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 68.2 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-101, 3-116, 4-145, 5-153, 6-178, 7-186, 8-201, 9-205, 10-216 (68.2 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Matthews9   2300--
Clay23   4551--
DE Davies17   1512--
Smart4   130--

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Dysonlbw b Lester53     
DE Daviesc Thursting b Smith15     
TL Brierleynot out39     
D Daviesnot out4     
*MJL Turnbulldid not bat      
JC Claydid not bat      
CC Smartdid not bat      
EC Jonesdid not bat      
+HG Daviesdid not bat      
J Mercerdid not bat      
ADG Matthewsdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 1 w)9
Total(2 wickets, 39 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-107
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry10   1330--
Drake9   2160--
Smith10   2231--
Prentice8   2290--
Lester2   0101--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> CH Drake made his debut in County Championship matches
--> DE Davies reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> J Mercer reached 1350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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