Leicestershire v Kent
County Championship 1955
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 7th, 9th, 10th May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 4; Kent 0
UmpiresH Elliott, K McCanlis
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), ERS Hoskin (Kent)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 144/4 (Lester 52*, Jackson 0*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 206/5 (Hearn 45*, Dixon 28*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc Smithson b Boshier0     
AC Shirreffc Hallam b Jackson23     
RC Wilsonc Firth b Jackson16     
J Pettifordrun out1     
AF Braziernot out51     
P Hearnc Hallam b Munden1     
AL Dixonb Jackson24     
+AW Cattlbw b Munden0     
F Ridgwayc Boshier b Jackson8     
*DVP Wrightb Munden4     
JCT Pagerun out3     
Extras(5 b, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 68.1 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-40, 3-41, 4-44, 5-63, 6-94, 7-97, 8-116, 9-129, 10-137 (68.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer8   3150--
Boshier5   0161--
Jackson29   9514--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Catt b Page63     
MR Hallamb Shirreff0     
M Tompkinb Ridgway19     
*CH Palmerb Page58     
GA Smithsonlbw b Pettiford13     
VE Jacksonlbw b Page20     
VS Mundenb Page13     
JE Walshlbw b Pettiford4     
+J Firthlbw b Pettiford11     
CT Spencernot out10     
BS Boshierb Pettiford0     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 97.5 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-41, 3-122, 4-142, 5-171, 6-180, 7-191, 8-201, 9-218, 10-218 (97.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway19   5491--
Shirreff13   4311--
Wright7   0230--
Page30   7604--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc Spencer b Walsh26     
AC Shirreffb Lester77     
RC Wilsonb Jackson0     
J Pettifordlbw b Walsh3     
AF Brazierc Firth b Spencer12     
P Hearnc and b Jackson55     
AL Dixonb Jackson40     
+AW Cattb Spencer1     
F Ridgwayc Palmer b Jackson0     
*DVP Wrightst Firth b Jackson0     
JCT Pagenot out2     
Extras(5 b, 6 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 111.1 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-41, 3-56, 4-93, 5-165, 6-227, 7-229, 8-229, 9-229, 10-231 (111.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer17   5472--
Boshier3   0120--
Munden20   9220--
Lester13   4311--
Walsh24   8572--
Palmer2   200--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesternot out19     
MR Hallamb Page24     
M Tompkinnot out4     
*CH Palmerdid not bat      
GA Smithsondid not bat      
VE Jacksondid not bat      
VS Mundendid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(1 wicket, 19.3 overs)48
Fall of wickets:
1-44 (Hallam)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway8   2210--
Shirreff3   0160--
Pettiford2   040--

--> AL Dixon (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in first-class matches
--> AL Dixon (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in County Championship matches
--> AC Shirreff (2) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49
--> P Hearn (2) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49
--> AL Dixon (2) passed his previous highest score of 24 in first-class matches
--> AL Dixon (2) passed his previous highest score of 24 in County Championship matches
--> G Lester (2) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> AF Brazier made his debut for Kent in County Championship matches
--> AF Brazier made his debut for Kent in first-class matches
--> VE Jackson reached 800 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Kent second innings





This page was created by the CricketArchive Oracles


We would like to thank all our contributors. Click here to see how you can help.
| Home | Privacy Policy | Contact |
Copyright © 2003-2017 CricketArchive