Leicestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1952
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 27th, 28th, 29th August 1952 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 6 runs
PointsLeicestershire 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresAE Boulton-Carter, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 252/8 (Lawrence 27*, Smith 16*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 323/3 (Palmer 105*, Jackson 49*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettc Firth b Spencer27     
GG Tordoffc Jackson b Goodwin13     
HE Wattsc Spencer b Walsh37     
MF Tremlettb Munden29     
MM Walfordc Tompkin b Goodwin21     
HFT Busec Jackson b Spencer36     
+HW Stephensonb Goodwin13     
*SS Rogerslbw b Jackson27     
J Lawrencelbw b Munden55     
R Smithnot out44     
EP Robinsonb Spencer3     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 107.1 overs)311
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-49, 3-108, 4-108, 5-153, 6-175, 7-182, 8-217, 9-306, 10-311 (107.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin24   2893--
Palmer17   8290--
Walsh18   4621--
Jackson9   3201--
Munden13   2352--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Smithsonc Stephenson b Tordoff33     
G Lesterc Gimblett b Tordoff6     
M Tompkinc Tordoff b Smith116     
*CH Palmerc Tremlett b Buse106     
VE Jacksonc Gimblett b Buse79     
VS Mundenb Buse19     
JE Walshb Smith2     
LA Spencec Lawrence b Smith3     
+J Firthnot out15     
CT Spencerc Gimblett b Smith0     
TJ Goodwinb Buse7     
Extras(17 b, 5 lb)22
Total(all out, 139.5 overs)408
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-74, 3-250, 4-331, 5-359, 6-368, 7-380, 8-382, 9-382, 10-408 (139.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tordoff22   3782--
Lawrence26   21010--
Robinson24   6500--
Smith36   6914--
Gimblett3   0110--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettb Goodwin7     
GG Tordoffb Goodwin16     
+HW Stephensonlbw b Munden12     
HFT Busec and b Palmer36     
MM Walfordc Jackson b Palmer8     
MF Tremlettst Firth b Munden0     
HE Wattsb Palmer0     
R Smithlbw b Munden1     
*SS Rogersb Palmer4     
J Lawrencec Firth b Munden0     
EP Robinsonnot out0     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 4 nb)7
Total(all out, 41.1 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-40, 3-58, 4-79, 5-84, 6-84, 7-84, 8-85, 9-91, 10-91 (41.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin11   5232--
Spencer6   2200--
Jackson4   1140--
Munden11   6164--

--> VS Munden reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> R Smith achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 2-4)
--> R Smith achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 2-4)





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