Leicestershire v Nottinghamshire
County Championship 1955
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 1st, 2nd, 3rd June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 3 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 12; Nottinghamshire 0
UmpiresTJ Bartley, TW Spencer
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), AB Wheat (Nottinghamshire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 131/6 (Munden 19*, Walsh 14*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 8/1 (Hallam 6*)

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonb Spencer21      
JD Claylbw b Spencer0      
CJ Poolec Smithson b Jackson33      
J Hardstafflbw b Jackson22      
EJ Martinc Spencer b Munden53      
PF Harveyc Hallam b Jackson0      
B Doolandb Palmer37      
K Smaleslbw b Palmer2      
A Jepsonc Jackson b Munden10      
+EJ Rowenot out0      
M Woodb Palmer0      
Extras(4 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 68.1 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-46, 3-68, 4-81, 5-81, 6-169, 7-171, 8-179, 9-183, 10-183 (68.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer12   1492--
Boshier5   1240--
Jackson21   11483--
Walsh14   5370--
Munden8   4102--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Wood11      
MR Hallamb Dooland39      
M Tompkinlbw b Dooland7      
*CH Palmerc and b Smales20      
VE Jacksonc Jepson b Dooland13      
GA Smithsonb Smales4      
VS Mundenc Jepson b Smales25      
JE Walshb Smales57      
CT Spencerb Dooland0      
+R Julianb Dooland0      
BS Boshiernot out0      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb)10
Total(all out, 74.4 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-59, 3-62, 4-82, 5-94, 6-98, 7-165, 8-166, 9-166, 10-186 (74.4 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson12   3390--
Wood8   1211--
Dooland29   12685--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonb Jackson23      
JD Clayb Spencer3      
CJ Poolec Spencer b Jackson30      
J Hardstaffc Hallam b Munden19      
EJ Martinlbw b Spencer47      
PF Harveyc Hallam b Jackson20      
B Doolandb Palmer5      
K Smalesc Smithson b Spencer2      
A Jepsonc Walsh b Palmer22      
+EJ Rowenot out1      
M Woodb Palmer0      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb)6
Total(all out, 77.3 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-37, 3-64, 4-78, 5-138, 6-150, 7-152, 8-170, 9-178, 10-178 (77.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer17   4353--
Boshier4   0140--
Jackson24   11413--
Walsh5   1110--
Munden17   2481--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Jepson2      
MR Hallamb Dooland44      
M Tompkinc Harvey b Dooland28      
*CH Palmerlbw b Jepson6      
VE Jacksonc Poole b Smales21      
GA Smithsonc Clay b Dooland8      
VS Mundenc Jepson b Dooland32      
JE Walshnot out15      
CT Spencernot out3      
+R Juliandid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 5 lb)17
Total(7 wickets, 59.1 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-61, 3-80, 4-80, 5-94, 6-147, 7-161
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson15   7202--
Wood2   0160--
Dooland26   8774--

--> VE Jackson reached 750 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Nottinghamshire second innings





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