Leicestershire v South Africans
South Africa in British Isles 1951
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 21st, 23rd, 24th July 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouth Africans won by 6 wickets
UmpiresFS Lee, A Skelding
Close of play day 1South Africans (1) 15/0 (Rowan 5*, Endean 9*)
Close of play day 2South Africans (1) 227/8 (Mann 5*, Chubb 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc and b van Ryneveld31      
GA Smithsonb Melle3      
M Tompkinb Chubb64      
*CH Palmerc Rowan b Tayfield37      
VE Jacksonc and b Tayfield11      
GL Berrylbw b Chubb38      
MAJ Sargentlbw b Melle3      
VS Mundenc Melle b Chubb44      
+J Firthc Rowan b Tayfield3      
CRD Woolerrun out19      
J Sperrynot out0      
Extras(9 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)14
Total(all out, 112.3 overs)267
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-85, 3-120, 4-139, 5-160, 6-192, 7-194, 8-217, 9-260, 10-267 (112.3 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Melle21   4772--
Tayfield29   10553--
Mann19   5440--
van Ryneveld9   0291--

South Africans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EAB Rowanc Smithson b Jackson61      
+WR Endeanc Lester b Wooler14      
CB van Ryneveldlbw b Palmer61      
*AD Noursec Firth b Palmer16      
JE Cheethamc Jackson b Palmer0      
RA McLeanc Firth b Palmer47      
GM Fullertonb Sperry9      
HJ Tayfieldc Firth b Palmer7      
NBF Mannb Sperry8      
GWA Chubbb Sperry0      
MG Mellenot out5      
Extras(4 b, 3 nb)7
Total(all out, 96.5 overs)235
Fall of wickets:
1-54, 2-108, 3-155, 4-155, 5-167, 6-206, 7-217, 8-221, 9-228, 10-235 (96.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wooler25   2751--
Palmer28   13465--
Lester6   0170--
Jackson12   4271--
Munden2   050--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Nourse b Melle4      
GA Smithsonb Chubb18      
M Tompkinc Endean b Melle0      
*CH Palmerc Nourse b Mann43      
VE Jacksonc McLean b Mann24      
GL Berryc McLean b Mann31      
MAJ Sargentnot out7      
VS Mundennot out3      
+J Firthdid not bat      
CRD Woolerdid not bat      
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(6 wickets, declared, 55 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-8, 3-30, 4-88, 5-91, 6-126
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Melle8   0362--
Chubb16   3501--
Tayfield13   3280--
Mann18   9163--

South Africans second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EAB Rowannot out115      
+WR Endeanc Lester b Sperry7      
CB van Ryneveldb Wooler5      
RA McLeanlbw b Jackson25      
NBF Mannb Palmer14      
*AD Noursenot out1      
JE Cheethamdid not bat      
GM Fullertondid not bat      
HJ Tayfielddid not bat      
GWA Chubbdid not bat      
MG Melledid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(4 wickets, 32.1 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-49, 3-79, 4-156
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wooler8   0471--
Sperry9   1391--
Palmer4   0251--
Munden3   0150--

--> CH Palmer (2) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 39
--> VE Jackson (2) passed 8500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 23
--> GL Berry (2) passed 30000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> CH Palmer achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the South Africans first innings (previous best was 4-13)
--> CH Palmer achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the South Africans first innings





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