Gloucestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1955
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 18th, 19th, 20th May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 2 wickets
PointsGloucestershire 0; Leicestershire 12
UmpiresD Davies, DE Davies
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), HR Headford (Gloucestershire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 125/6 (Munden 17*, Walsh 5*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 54/1 (Hallam 23*, Tompkin 23*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Spencer b Jackson40      
TW Graveneyc Hallam b Munden49      
*GM Emmettc Spencer b Jackson4      
CA Miltonc Smithson b Munden0      
JF Crappc Spencer b Jackson1      
GEE Lambertb Munden9      
JB Mortimorec Firth b Munden0      
+P Rochfordc Smithson b Munden1      
C Cookb Jackson0      
BD Wellsc Hallam b Jackson0      
FP McHughnot out0      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 46.3 overs)107
Fall of wickets:
1-81, 2-88, 3-89, 4-90, 5-103, 6-103, 7-103, 8-106, 9-106, 10-107 (46.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer5   290--
Boshier5   1160--
Jackson18   5405--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Cook2      
MR Hallamc Milton b Mortimore22      
M Tompkinc Emmett b Mortimore40      
*CH Palmerc Emmett b Mortimore0      
GA Smithsonb Mortimore7      
VE Jacksonc Cook b Wells25      
VS Mundenc Mortimore b Lambert17      
JE Walshc Rochford b McHugh20      
+J Firthb McHugh5      
CT Spencerb Lambert4      
BS Boshiernot out0      
Extras(7 b, 4 lb)11
Total(all out, 77.2 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-31, 3-31, 4-45, 5-99, 6-112, 7-125, 8-142, 9-149, 10-153 (77.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cook17   5451--
Wells22   10321--
Mortimore26   10414--
McHugh5   182--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngb Jackson39      
TW Graveneylbw b Munden29      
JF Crappc and b Lester73      
CA Miltonb Jackson9      
*GM Emmettb Munden8      
GEE Lambertb Jackson0      
JB Mortimorelbw b Jackson12      
+P Rochfordc Tompkin b Jackson1      
C Cookb Spencer2      
BD Wellsst Firth b Lester0      
FP McHughnot out2      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb)9
Total(all out, 91 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-51, 2-79, 3-103, 4-116, 5-117, 6-133, 7-149, 8-180, 9-182, 10-184 (91 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer8   1221--
Boshier2   0110--
Munden38   11762--
Jackson41   16635--
Lester2   032--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Rochford b Lambert2      
MR Hallamb Mortimore34      
M Tompkinb Wells27      
*CH Palmerb Cook9      
GA Smithsonc Graveney b Wells0      
VE Jacksonb Cook23      
VS Mundenc Emmett b Cook0      
JE Walshlbw b Mortimore24      
+J Firthnot out2      
CT Spencernot out3      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 8 lb)17
Total(8 wickets, 71.4 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-68, 3-79, 4-79, 5-91, 6-91, 7-134, 8-138
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cook15   8233--
Wells17   6342--
Lambert17   2361--
McHugh3   1100--

--> MR Hallam (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 17
--> VS Munden reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> JB Mortimore reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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