Gloucestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1953
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 9th, 11th, 12th May 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by 6 wickets
PointsGloucestershire 12; Leicestershire 4
UmpiresHG Baldwin, D Davies
ScorersAE Crew (Gloucestershire), W Goodenough (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 72/1 (Young 39*, Lambert 8*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 215/6 (Jackson 2*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb McHugh9      
GA Smithsonb Wells34      
M Tompkinc and b Cook109      
*CH Palmerc Milton b Scott15      
VE Jacksonlbw b Lambert29      
VS Mundenlbw b Cook29      
JE Walshc Wilson b Cook2      
LA Spencenot out0      
CT Spencerst Wilson b Wells5      
+R Julianst Wilson b Wells0      
TJ Goodwinb Wells2      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 107.4 overs)243
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-50, 3-83, 4-154, 5-234, 6-235, 7-236, 8-241, 9-241, 10-243 (107.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert17   5291--
McHugh14   4551--
Scott19   6401--
Cook25   7523--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Emmettb Munden15      
DM Younglbw b Walsh79      
GEE Lambertc Jackson b Walsh30      
TW Graveneyb Walsh45      
*JF Crappc Tompkin b Jackson7      
CA Miltonb Walsh8      
+AE Wilsonb Walsh0      
CJ Scottb Jackson1      
C Cooknot out0      
BD Wellsc Spence b Walsh0      
FP McHughb Jackson0      
Extras(5 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(all out, 76.1 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-122, 3-155, 4-178, 5-197, 6-197, 7-198, 8-198, 9-198, 10-198 (76.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin7   1220--
Spencer10   2350--
Palmer3   240--
Munden16   7331--
Walsh28   10746--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Wells18      
GA Smithsonc McHugh b Lambert106      
M Tompkinlbw b Scott27      
*CH Palmerb Lambert46      
VE Jacksonc and b Scott31      
VS Mundenb Scott2      
JE Walshc Wells b Scott1      
LA Spencenot out1      
CT Spencerc and b Wells2      
+R Juliandid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(16 b, 6 lb)22
Total(8 wickets, declared, 90.4 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-102, 3-190, 4-210, 5-213, 6-215, 7-254, 8-256 (90.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert12   1362--
McHugh6   1170--
Scott29   12514--
Cook17   3580--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Emmettb Spencer13      
DM Youngc Spencer b Goodwin3      
TW Graveneynot out126      
*JF Crappb Walsh6      
CA Miltonlbw b Walsh33      
+AE Wilsonnot out88      
GEE Lambertdid not bat      
CJ Scottdid not bat      
C Cookdid not bat      
BD Wellsdid not bat      
FP McHughdid not bat      
Extras(28 b, 6 lb, 1 w)35
Total(4 wickets, 87.2 overs)304
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-16, 3-44, 4-103
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin8   0321--
Spencer13   3371--
Palmer9   5160--
Munden8   1320--
Jackson20   7420--
Lester2   0140--

--> GA Smithson (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> R Julian made his debut in first-class matches
--> R Julian made his debut in County Championship matches
--> DM Young (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 37
--> TW Graveney (2) passed 7000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 101
--> CA Milton (2) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 16





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