Worcestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1955
VenueTipton Road, Dudley on 25th, 26th, 27th May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 4; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresN Oldfield, EA Roberts
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), D Rabjohns (Worcestershire)
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 310/6 (Broadbent 55*, Yarnold 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 227/7 (Tompkin 101*, Firth 2*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonb Lester129     
PE Richardsonc Hallam b Munden39     
LF Outschoornc Jackson b Lester28     
G Dewsc Palmer b Munden4     
RG Broadbentc Firth b Boshier69     
JP Whiteheadc Firth b Boshier10     
MJ Hortonb Jackson42     
+H Yarnoldc Smithson b Boshier36     
*RTD Perksb Spencer1     
R Berrynot out23     
JA Flavellb Spencer2     
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(all out, 135.3 overs)387
Fall of wickets:
1-99, 2-189, 3-198, 4-211, 5-242, 6-305, 7-345, 8-352, 9-372, 10-387 (135.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boshier32   41133--
Walsh9   2380--
Jackson25   13561--
Munden30   9702--
Lester10   4192--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Dews b Berry16     
MR Hallamc and b Horton65     
M Tompkinc Richardson b Berry131     
*CH Palmerb Flavell36     
GA Smithsonb Flavell4     
VE Jacksonc Broadbent b Berry1     
VS Mundenc Yarnold b Flavell0     
JE Walshb Flavell0     
+J Firthlbw b Horton6     
CT Spencernot out0     
BS Boshierc Perks b Berry0     
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 98 overs)261
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-99, 3-184, 4-192, 5-203, 6-204, 7-204, 8-261, 9-261, 10-261 (98 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks15   4380--
Flavell22   2754--
Berry35   10704--
Horton26   5762--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonnot out9     
JP Whiteheadnot out0     
D Kenyondid not bat      
LF Outschoorndid not bat      
G Dewsdid not bat      
RG Broadbentdid not bat      
MJ Hortondid not bat      
+H Yarnolddid not bat      
*RTD Perksdid not bat      
R Berrydid not bat      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(no wicket, 5 overs)10
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer2   040--
Boshier2   110--
Tompkin1   040--

--> RG Broadbent (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49





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