Leicestershire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1953
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 2nd, 4th May 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 154 runs
UmpiresJS Buller, F Chester
ScorersWH Ferguson (Australians), W Goodenough (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 443/8 (Harvey 202*, Ring 28*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldb Walsh20      
GB Holeb Goodwin11      
*AL Hassettb Palmer18      
RN Harveynot out202      
KR Millerrun out42      
ID Craigb Spencer23      
RG Archerb Goodwin9      
AK Davidsonb Lester63      
+D Tallonc Smithson b Munden11      
DT Ringnot out28      
JC Hilldid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 3 nb, 4 w)16
Total(8 wickets, declared, 122 overs)443
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-48, 3-56, 4-154, 5-204, 6-222, 7-339, 8-387
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer21   3721--
Goodwin23   5722--
Palmer17   7351--
Walsh22   41021--
Jackson26   7800--
Munden9   0411--
Lester4   1251--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Smithsonb Davidson9      
G Lesterlbw b Davidson2      
M Tompkinc Hill b Archer5      
*CH Palmerrun out26      
VE Jacksonc Harvey b Ring11      
VS Mundenc Hole b Ring0      
JE Walshnot out23      
LA Spencelbw b Hill1      
CT Spencerst Tallon b Ring30      
TJ Goodwinc Davidson b Ring2      
+J Firthabsent hurt
Total(all out, 43 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-15, 3-23, 4-53, 5-53, 6-53, 7-54, 8-107, 9-109 (43 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson10   2232--
Archer8   3121--
Miller5   190--
Ring12   3574--
Hill8   581--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Smithsonc Tallon b Hill30      
G Lesterc Harvey b Ring19      
M Tompkinb Hill4      
*CH Palmernot out62      
VE Jacksonb Hill0      
VS Mundenlbw b Hill4      
JE Walshc Hill b Ring33      
LA Spencec Tallon b Ring8      
CT Spencerc Davidson b Ring13      
TJ Goodwinc Harvey b Ring0      
+J Firthabsent hurt
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 63.5 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-54, 3-54, 4-54, 5-62, 6-125, 7-143, 8-179, 9-180 (63.5 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson9   2350--
Archer8   2220--
Hill23   10464--
Hole1   040--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> ID Craig made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> AK Davidson made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> JE Walsh reached 950 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Australians first innings





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