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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