Northamptonshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1955
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 28th, 30th, 31st May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNorthamptonshire 4; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, F Chester
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), R Muscott (Northamptonshire)
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 39/1 (Arnold 19*, Livingston 18*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 54/0 (Lester 14*, Hallam 37*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Subba Rowc Jackson b Spencer0      
AP Arnoldc Tompkin b Jackson82      
L Livingstonb Jackson105      
DW Barrickc Tompkin b Jackson30      
*D Brookesrun out0      
GE Tribec Hallam b Munden10      
V Broderickb Spencer29      
FH Tysonb Boshier19      
+KV Andrewb Boshier3      
S Starkiec Hallam b Boshier0      
RW Clarkenot out0      
Extras(11 b, 3 lb, 2 w)16
Total(all out, 108.1 overs)294
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-176, 3-207, 4-216, 5-230, 6-236, 7-290, 8-294, 9-294, 10-294 (108.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boshier16   3583--
Palmer4   2100--
Jackson31   15533--
Munden32   15761--
Lester3   1150--
Walsh2   0100--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Tribe b Tyson32      
MR Hallamc Subba Row b Clarke43      
M Tompkinb Tribe89      
*CH Palmerb Tyson1      
VE Jacksonlbw b Tribe29      
GA Smithsonb Tyson10      
VS Mundenb Tribe20      
JE Walshb Tribe2      
CT Spencerrun out4      
BS Boshiernot out0      
+J Firthabsent hurt
Extras(3 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(all out, 79.3 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-69, 2-87, 3-91, 4-150, 5-165, 6-219, 7-223, 8-242, 9-242 (79.3 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyson23   2713--
Clarke15   3371--
Barrick3   090--
Broderick9   2240--
Starkie15   6280--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Subba Rownot out60      
AP Arnoldb Lester23      
L Livingstonnot out17      
DW Barrickdid not bat      
*D Brookesdid not bat      
GE Tribedid not bat      
V Broderickdid not bat      
FH Tysondid not bat      
+KV Andrewdid not bat      
S Starkiedid not bat      
RW Clarkedid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 w)9
Total(1 wicket, 29 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-81 (Arnold)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer5   0220--
Boshier5   1120--
Munden6   490--
Lester9   1331--
Walsh4   0240--

--> AP Arnold (1) passed his previous highest score of 68 in County Championship matches
--> L Livingston (1) passed 10000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 29
--> BS Boshier reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings





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