Kent v Leicestershire
County Championship 1954
VenueGarrison Ground 2, Gillingham on 22nd, 24th, 25th May 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 57 runs
PointsKent 0; Leicestershire 12
UmpiresAJB Fowler, AE Pothecary
ScorersERS Hoskin (Kent), WH Price (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 32/1 (Phebey 24*, Woollett 1*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 95/7 (Munden 7*, Spencer 1*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Dovey b Smith11      
MR Hallamc Catt b Smith4      
GA Smithsonb Wright21      
*CH Palmerc Wilson b Smith21      
VE Jacksonc Witherden b Wright108      
VS Mundenc Phebey b Smith36      
JE Walshlbw b Smith34      
LA Spencec Woollett b Wright1      
+R Julianc Wright b Smith0      
CT Spencernot out25      
BS Boshierb Ridgway1      
Extras(21 b, 7 lb)28
Total(all out, 89 overs)290
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-27, 3-57, 4-85, 5-213, 6-223, 7-233, 8-238, 9-273, 10-290 (89 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway11   1141--
Smith28   6756--
Wright24   51093--
Dovey18   6430--
Pettiford8   2210--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EG Witherdenc Lester b Walsh2      
AH Phebeyc Julian b Jackson33      
AF Woollettb Jackson8      
J Pettifordb Jackson14      
P Hearnlbw b Walsh0      
F Ridgwayc Hallam b Jackson36      
RC Wilsonc Hallam b Jackson7      
+AW Cattc Hallam b Jackson3      
G Smithst Julian b Munden0      
RR Doveyc Walsh b Munden27      
*DVP Wrightnot out37      
Extras(7 b, 4 w)11
Total(all out, 78.2 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-43, 3-56, 4-61, 5-75, 6-97, 7-111, 8-114, 9-114, 10-178 (78.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer5   0130--
Boshier4   240--
Walsh24   4812--
Jackson32   13466--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Ridgway4      
MR Hallamc Phebey b Dovey25      
GA Smithsonc and b Dovey36      
*CH Palmerb Smith4      
VE Jacksonb Dovey13      
VS Mundenc Woollett b Dovey22      
JE Walshc Ridgway b Dovey4      
LA Spenceb Dovey0      
CT Spencerst Catt b Smith35      
+R Juliannot out3      
BS Boshierc Hearn b Smith4      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 67.2 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-45, 3-55, 4-78, 5-83, 6-87, 7-87, 8-129, 9-145, 10-151 (67.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway6   0121--
Dovey28   14306--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EG Witherdenc Julian b Boshier6      
AH Phebeyb Boshier1      
AF Woollettc Smithson b Munden34      
J Pettifordlbw b Palmer65      
P Hearnc and b Spencer77      
F Ridgwayb Jackson11      
RC Wilsonc Smithson b Jackson8      
+AW Cattb Jackson0      
G Smithc Jackson b Munden0      
RR Doveyc and b Jackson0      
*DVP Wrightnot out0      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(all out, 94.5 overs)206
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-12, 3-89, 4-128, 5-162, 6-178, 7-180, 8-183, 9-186, 10-206 (94.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boshier5   182--
Walsh8   0350--
Jackson35   13534--
Munden32   12812--
Palmer7   2111--

--> AW Catt made his debut in County Championship matches
--> RR Dovey (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 20
--> VE Jackson (2) passed 10000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 9
--> LA Spence made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> LA Spence made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> CT Spencer (2) passed his previous highest score of 34 in County Championship matches
--> CT Spencer (2) passed his previous highest score of 34 in first-class matches
--> J Pettiford (2) passed his previous highest score of 46 in County Championship matches
--> J Pettiford (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> G Smith reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> G Smith reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> VE Jackson reached 650 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Kent first innings





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