Leicestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1953
VenueCoventry Road, Hinckley on 24th, 25th, 26th June 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 6 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 12; Worcestershire 0
UmpiresH Elliott, WFF Price
ScorersW Goodenough (Leicestershire), D Rabjohns (Worcestershire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 22/2 (Tompkin 4*, Firth 2*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 118/3 (Bird 41*, Broadbent 14*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonb Munden18      
G Dewsb Palmer40      
LF Outschoornb Jackson28      
*RE Birdc Goodwin b Jackson55      
RG Broadbentb Munden1      
LN Devereuxc Goodwin b Jackson2      
RO Jenkinslbw b Jackson5      
+H Yarnoldb Jackson16      
RTD Perksc Palmer b Jackson22      
JA Flavellst Firth b Munden6      
JR Ashmannot out0      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(all out, 118.2 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-61, 3-100, 4-108, 5-117, 6-133, 7-163, 8-188, 9-199, 10-199 (118.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin4   1200--
Goodson7   0280--
Palmer18   11171--
Munden42   21743--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Dews b Perks14      
GA Smithsonb Perks2      
M Tompkinb Perks5      
+J Firthb Perks5      
*CH Palmerb Perks4      
VE Jacksonlbw b Perks42      
VS Mundenlbw b Devereux4      
JE Walshb Devereux39      
MR Hallamc Dews b Flavell98      
D Goodsonnot out22      
TJ Goodwinb Ashman0      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 3 nb)13
Total(all out, 98.5 overs)248
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-17, 3-24, 4-33, 5-34, 6-55, 7-117, 8-179, 9-247, 10-248 (98.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks37   17536--
Flavell12   3311--
Jenkins13   4260--
Devereux20   7542--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonb Munden18      
G Dewslbw b Walsh23      
LF Outschoornst Firth b Walsh13      
*RE Birdlbw b Munden54      
RG Broadbentrun out14      
LN Devereuxlbw b Walsh6      
+H Yarnoldb Walsh9      
RTD Perksb Jackson32      
RO Jenkinsb Munden0      
JA Flavellnot out12      
JR Ashmanst Firth b Munden5      
Extras(12 b, 5 lb, 1 w)18
Total(all out, 83.4 overs)204
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-53, 3-68, 4-120, 5-139, 6-139, 7-163, 8-184, 9-184, 10-204 (83.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin3   0180--
Goodson4   1140--
Palmer4   250--
Jackson14   4241--
Walsh23   5714--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Bird b Ashman13      
GA Smithsonb Ashman17      
M Tompkinnot out56      
*CH Palmerc and b Ashman2      
VE Jacksonrun out31      
VS Mundennot out23      
+J Firthdid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
MR Hallamdid not bat      
D Goodsondid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 9 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)15
Total(4 wickets, 59.4 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-31, 3-43, 4-95
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks19   7330--
Flavell3   0170--
Ashman20   6493--
Bird1   020--

--> RTD Perks (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> J Firth (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> MR Hallam (1) passed his previous highest score of 77 in first-class matches
--> MR Hallam (1) passed his previous highest score of 77 in County Championship matches
--> RG Broadbent (2) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 10
--> VE Jackson (2) passed 9000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 6
--> RTD Perks reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> RTD Perks reached 1750 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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