Leicestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1954
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 19th, 20th, 21st May 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 0; Worcestershire 4
UmpiresH Elliott, K McCanlis
ScorersWH Price (Leicestershire), D Rabjohns (Worcestershire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 297/5 (Palmer 63*, Munden 34*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (1) 306/5 (Devereux 25*, Jenkins 9*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Flavell96     
MR Hallamc Kenyon b Grove69     
M Tompkinc Grove b Perks24     
GA Smithsonc Kenyon b Grove0     
VE Jacksonlbw b Grove1     
*CH Palmernot out103     
VS Mundenlbw b Grove43     
JE Walshnot out27     
+J Firthdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(6 wickets, declared, 113 overs)375
Fall of wickets:
1-164, 2-176, 3-195, 4-197, 5-199, 6-339
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks30   4881--
Flavell29   11361--
Grove38   10964--
Jenkins11   2300--
Devereux5   2130--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Jackson b Spencer136     
LF Outschoornst Firth b Walsh44     
G Dewsc Firth b Boshier47     
*RE Birdb Walsh20     
RG Broadbentc Firth b Spencer10     
LN Devereuxb Jackson47     
RO Jenkinsnot out39     
+H Yarnoldc Boshier b Jackson11     
CWC Grovest Firth b Walsh0     
RTD Perksb Walsh7     
JA Flavelllbw b Jackson4     
Extras(1 b, 12 lb, 3 nb)16
Total(all out, 138.4 overs)381
Fall of wickets:
1-145, 2-234, 3-238, 4-264, 5-278, 6-342, 7-356, 8-361, 9-372, 10-381 (138.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer26   41002--
Boshier20   5571--
Walsh43   151014--
Munden11   2270--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Dews42     
MR Hallamnot out73     
M Tompkinnot out20     
GA Smithsondid not bat      
VE Jacksondid not bat      
*CH Palmerdid not bat      
VS Mundendid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(1 wicket, 30 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-78 (Lester)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks3   0110--
Flavell3   080--
Jenkins3   0170--
Devereux4   1280--
Outschoorn3   220--
Bird5   1240--
Dews9   1451--

--> M Tompkin (1) passed 15500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> RE Bird (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10





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