Leicestershire v Surrey
County Championship 1954
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 11th, 12th, 13th August 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 6 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Surrey 12
UmpiresN Oldfield, WFF Price
ScorersAJW McIntyre (Surrey), WH Price (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 185/4 (Constable 108*, EA Bedser 1*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 53/4 (Smithson 9*, Jackson 3*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Clark b AV Bedser4      
MJK Smithc Clark b Laker1      
M Tompkinb Lock16      
GA Smithsonc Stewart b Lock40      
*CH Palmerb Laker27      
VE Jacksonc Swetman b Lock0      
VS Mundenb Laker0      
JE Walshc Laker b Lock0      
+J Firthnot out0      
JS Savagec Stewart b Laker0      
CT Spencerb Laker6      
Extras(7 b, 5 lb)12
Total(all out, 61.4 overs)106
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-5, 3-30, 4-94, 5-94, 6-99, 7-100, 8-100, 9-100, 10-106 (61.4 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser11   0201--
Surridge2   110--
Lock21   9284--
EA Bedser9   2180--
Clark1   100--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TH Clarkb Spencer0      
MJ Stewartc Spencer b Walsh29      
B Constablenot out108      
KF Barringtonb Savage24      
R Subba Rowlbw b Jackson14      
EA Bedsernot out1      
+R Swetmandid not bat      
JC Lakerdid not bat      
*WS Surridgedid not bat      
AV Bedserdid not bat      
GAR Lockdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 3 nb)9
Total(4 wickets, declared, 74 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-62, 3-107, 4-166
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer14   2291--
Palmer3   120--
Jackson19   6381--
Munden11   3270--
Savage20   2601--
Walsh7   0201--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Stewart b AV Bedser2      
MJK Smithb AV Bedser21      
M Tompkinb Lock6      
GA Smithsonc Swetman b Lock9      
*CH Palmerlbw b AV Bedser2      
VE Jacksonc Stewart b Lock34      
VS Mundenc and b AV Bedser2      
JE Walshb Lock13      
+J Firthc and b Lock6      
JS Savagenot out0      
CT Spencerc and b Lock2      
Extras(8 b, 12 lb)20
Total(all out, 91.3 overs)117
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-18, 3-41, 4-43, 5-53, 6-58, 7-90, 8-115, 9-115, 10-117 (91.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser33   13414--
Laker12   7110--
EA Bedser10   5230--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TH Clarkb Munden14      
MJ Stewartc Smith b Savage8      
B Constablenot out11      
KF Barringtonc Smith b Savage0      
R Subba Rowb Munden0      
EA Bedsernot out6      
+R Swetmandid not bat      
JC Lakerdid not bat      
*WS Surridgedid not bat      
AV Bedserdid not bat      
GAR Lockdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(4 wickets, 19.2 overs)40
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-22, 3-25, 4-26
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer4   0110--
Palmer2   120--
Jackson3   040--
Munden6   452--

--> MJ Stewart (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25
--> B Constable (1) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 89
--> VE Jackson (2) passed 11000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 24
--> CT Spencer reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings





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