Leicestershire v Lancashire
County Championship 1953
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 20th, 22nd, 23rd June 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 0; Lancashire 4
UmpiresHG Baldwin, H Elliott
ScorersW Goodenough (Leicestershire), GM Taylor (Lancashire)
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 98/4 (Grieves 24*, Howard 18*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 165/7 (Hallam 4*, Firth 1*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Grieves50      
GA Smithsonc Edrich b Statham0      
M Tompkinc Parr b Statham2      
*CH Palmerst Parr b Berry48      
VE Jacksonb Wharton38      
VS Mundenb Statham5      
MR Hallamc Parr b Tattersall3      
JE Walshb Berry16      
+J Firthnot out1      
CT Spencerb Statham0      
TJ Goodwinb Statham0      
Extras(1 lb, 1 w)2
Total(all out, 86.5 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-16, 3-102, 4-102, 5-123, 6-128, 7-162, 8-164, 9-165, 10-165 (86.5 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wharton16   2331--
Tattersall21   12291--
Berry22   8322--
Grieves7   3121--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Washbrookc Palmer b Goodwin9      
JT Ikinb Spencer34      
W Placeb Goodwin7      
GA Edrichb Goodwin4      
KJ Grievesc Firth b Palmer67      
*ND Howardnot out87      
A Whartonb Spencer20      
+FD Parrc Spencer b Goodwin1      
R Tattersallc Palmer b Goodwin7      
JB Stathamb Goodwin2      
R Berryb Goodwin1      
Extras(3 lb, 2 nb)5
Total(all out, 77.1 overs)244
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-30, 3-52, 4-64, 5-177, 6-217, 7-220, 8-234, 9-242, 10-244 (77.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer22   2712--
Jackson10   4210--
Walsh13   1460--
Munden8   3240--
Palmer4   341--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Grieves17      
GA Smithsonb Statham0      
M Tompkinlbw b Berry18      
*CH Palmerc and b Berry29      
VE Jacksonc Parr b Statham87      
VS Mundenb Statham3      
MR Hallamnot out4      
JE Walshc Ikin b Statham0      
+J Firthnot out1      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 nb)6
Total(7 wickets, 79 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-35, 3-35, 4-133, 5-153, 6-164, 7-164
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham17   4434--
Wharton11   4230--
Tattersall7   1240--
Berry22   12272--
Grieves15   6281--
Ikin7   3140--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> ND Howard (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 67
--> JB Statham reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> TJ Goodwin achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Lancashire first innings (previous best was 6-126)
--> TJ Goodwin achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Lancashire first innings (previous best was 6-126)





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