Leicestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1954
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 26th, 28th, 29th June 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 4; Somerset 0
UmpiresJJ Hills, HL Palmer
ScorersWH Price (Leicestershire), T Tout (Somerset)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 379/5 (Smithson 57*, Munden 9*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 78/2 (Tompkin 36*, Palmer 21*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Lawrence31     
MR Hallamlbw b Hall2     
M Tompkinb Lomax142     
*CH Palmerlbw b Hall92     
VE Jacksonc Brocklehurst b Lomax34     
GA Smithsonnot out57     
VS Mundennot out9     
JE Walshdid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
AS Ricedid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)12
Total(5 wickets, declared, 114 overs)379
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-85, 3-246, 4-285, 5-330
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hall24   6942--
Lomax16   5372--
Yawar Saeed6   0210--
Tremlett20   4720--
McMahon31   6920--
Lawrence13   2361--
Wight4   1150--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angellb Rice15     
DL Kitsonc Tompkin b Munden18     
PB Wightc Firth b Walsh35     
MF Tremlettnot out118     
JG Lomaxlbw b Jackson11     
J Lawrencelbw b Walsh9     
Yawar Saeedlbw b Walsh5     
*BG Brocklehurstc Smithson b Walsh11     
+HW Stephensonc Palmer b Goodwin25     
TA Hallb Goodwin15     
JWJ McMahonb Goodwin0     
Extras(9 b, 9 lb, 1 nb)19
Total(all out, 105 overs)281
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-66, 3-70, 4-110, 5-129, 6-145, 7-179, 8-252, 9-281, 10-281 (105 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin15   5333--
Rice15   0581--
Palmer5   3110--
Walsh36   12884--
Munden20   9451--
Jackson14   6271--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Hall7     
MR Hallamlbw b Hall14     
M Tompkinc Tremlett b Lomax41     
*CH Palmerb McMahon65     
VE Jacksonb Hall13     
GA Smithsonb Tremlett7     
VS Mundennot out30     
JE Walshnot out1     
+J Firthdid not bat      
AS Ricedid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Total(6 wickets, declared, 44 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-34, 3-84, 4-105, 5-147, 6-147
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hall15   0563--
Lomax12   0531--
Yawar Saeed4   0190--
Tremlett3   2101--
McMahon8   0351--
Lawrence2   050--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angellb Goodwin4     
DL Kitsonb Rice13     
PB Wightb Rice2     
MF Tremlettb Rice5     
JG Lomaxc Rice b Goodwin18     
J Lawrencenot out63     
Yawar Saeedlbw b Goodwin13     
*BG Brocklehurstb Goodwin7     
+HW Stephensonnot out18     
TA Halldid not bat      
JWJ McMahondid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(7 wickets, 59 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-19, 3-23, 4-28, 5-70, 6-86, 7-106
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin20   5614--
Rice16   5343--
Palmer2   120--
Walsh16   7420--
Jackson5   440--

--> M Tompkin (1) passed 16000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 113
--> CH Palmer (1) passed 12000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 29
--> MF Tremlett (1) passed 8000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 93
--> AS Rice achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 2-57)
--> TJ Goodwin reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> AS Rice achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 2-57)





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