Leicestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1952
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 23rd, 25th, 26th August 1952 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 4; Worcestershire 0
UmpiresAE Pothecary, CH Welch
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 319 all out
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 64/3 (Chesterton 4*, Bird 0*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonb Spencer52     
PE Richardsonc Firth b Munden68     
LF Outschoornb Spencer1     
*RE Birdst Firth b Munden46     
RG Broadbentlbw b Munden76     
LN Devereuxb Palmer0     
RO Jenkinsb Munden20     
PJ Whitcombeb Munden3     
+H Yarnoldb Goodwin27     
RTD Perksrun out1     
GH Chestertonnot out6     
Extras(5 b, 9 lb, 5 nb)19
Total(all out, 131.2 overs)319
Fall of wickets:
1-107, 2-109, 3-151, 4-218, 5-219, 6-262, 7-278, 8-287, 9-288, 10-319 (131.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer21   4712--
Palmer30   14491--
Walsh20   3540--
Jackson14   6280--
Munden34   13655--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Smithsonb Jenkins63     
LA Spencelbw b Perks3     
M Tompkinc Bird b Perks6     
*CH Palmerc Richardson b Jenkins59     
VE Jacksonb Perks72     
VS Mundenc Kenyon b Chesterton12     
JE Walshb Perks102     
MAJ Sargentnot out14     
+J Firthlbw b Perks2     
CT Spencerst Yarnold b Chesterton2     
TJ Goodwinc Outschoorn b Perks0     
Extras(10 lb, 4 nb)14
Total(all out, 95.2 overs)349
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-30, 3-128, 4-141, 5-166, 6-312, 7-325, 8-332, 9-346, 10-349 (95.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Chesterton34   10962--
Jenkins19   2722--
Devereux8   1290--
Broadbent1   050--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonlbw b Walsh19     
PE Richardsonc Firth b Walsh27     
LF Outschoornb Goodwin5     
GH Chestertonc Walsh b Spencer9     
*RE Birdb Walsh5     
RG Broadbentlbw b Spencer108     
LN Devereuxc Walsh b Spencer24     
RO Jenkinsnot out8     
RTD Perksc Munden b Goodwin21     
PJ Whitcombenot out1     
+H Yarnolddid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(8 wickets, declared, 81.5 overs)240
Fall of wickets:
1-51, 2-60, 3-60, 4-73, 5-79, 6-203, 7-214, 8-235
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin19   5592--
Palmer3   170--
Walsh23   7543--
Jackson6   1230--
Munden8   380--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Smithsonc Bird b Chesterton20     
LA Spencec Yarnold b Perks1     
M Tompkinc Kenyon b Perks3     
*CH Palmernot out37     
VE Jacksonc Kenyon b Perks10     
VS Mundenc Bird b Jenkins20     
JE Walshb Jenkins2     
MAJ Sargentc Chesterton b Jenkins1     
+J Firthnot out8     
CT Spencerdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)4
Total(7 wickets, 46 overs)106
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-24, 3-26, 4-49, 5-84, 6-86, 7-89
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks14   3393--
Chesterton12   2331--
Jenkins15   8213--
Devereux2   120--
Bird3   170--

--> Day 3 Lunch: Worcestershire (2) ?/?
--> RE Bird (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 12
--> JE Walsh (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 81
--> PE Richardson (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> MAJ Sargent made his last appearance in County Championship matches





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