Leicestershire v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1953
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 1st, 3rd, 4th August 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 8 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 12; Northamptonshire 4
UmpiresE Cooke, H Elliott
ScorersW Goodenough (Leicestershire), L Sherwin (Northamptonshire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 75/6 (Smithson 9*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 122/2 (Tompkin 58*, Palmer 2*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookeslbw b Palmer19      
V Broderickb Boshier21      
+L Livingstonc Firth b Goodwin1      
DW Barrickc Firth b Goodwin72      
BL Reynoldsc Boshier b Goodwin60      
*FR Brownc Jackson b Walsh7      
GE Tribec Jackson b Walsh1      
DG Greasleyc Smithson b Munden10      
A Lightfootc Lester b Goodwin15      
FH Tysonc Lester b Boshier21      
RW Clarkenot out0      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 89.2 overs)235
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-28, 3-67, 4-127, 5-143, 6-145, 7-162, 8-191, 9-225, 10-235 (89.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boshier12   2482--
Palmer6   2131--
Walsh25   9482--
Munden23   12281--
Jackson4   1110--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterrun out19      
MR Hallamc Tribe b Clarke0      
M Tompkinlbw b Clarke6      
*CH Palmerb Clarke0      
VE Jacksonb Clarke24      
GA Smithsonc Brown b Clarke11      
VS Mundenb Clarke11      
JE Walshb Tyson5      
+J Firthc Barrick b Clarke1      
BS Boshierc Livingston b Brown2      
TJ Goodwinnot out4      
Extras(2 b, 7 lb)9
Total(all out, 34.5 overs)92
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-16, 3-16, 4-43, 5-57, 6-75, 7-80, 8-84, 9-86, 10-92 (34.5 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyson8   3181--
Clarke13   4337--
Lightfoot3   130--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesb Goodwin18      
V Broderickb Boshier3      
+L Livingstonb Goodwin7      
DW Barrickc Jackson b Walsh55      
BL Reynoldsst Firth b Walsh16      
DG Greasleylbw b Walsh0      
*FR Brownc and b Walsh25      
GE Tribec Firth b Jackson25      
A Lightfootlbw b Jackson9      
FH Tysonc Firth b Jackson0      
RW Clarkenot out0      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb)9
Total(all out, 62 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-31, 3-46, 4-72, 5-74, 6-128, 7-133, 8-164, 9-166, 10-167 (62 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin15   2342--
Boshier8   391--
Palmer4   1170--
Walsh18   3624--
Munden10   1320--
Jackson7   643--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Tribe b Clarke8      
MR Hallamlbw b Brown53      
M Tompkinnot out143      
*CH Palmernot out96      
VE Jacksondid not bat      
GA Smithsondid not bat      
VS Mundendid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 2 lb)11
Total(2 wickets, 115.1 overs)311
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-99
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyson16   1430--
Clarke23   6701--
Lightfoot11   0420--
Brown23   3661--
Tribe18   1490--
Broderick20   11150--

--> DW Barrick (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28
--> FH Tyson (1) passed his previous highest score of 11 in first-class matches
--> VE Jackson (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 23
--> MR Hallam (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 35
--> M Tompkin (2) passed 14500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 103
--> CH Palmer (2) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 92





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