Derbyshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1955
VenueInd Coope Ground, Burton-on-Trent on 4th, 6th, 7th June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsDerbyshire 2; Leicestershire 2
UmpiresD Davies, LH Gray
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), TG Ryde (Derbyshire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 70/6 (Smithson 0*, Walsh 2*)
Close of play day 2Derbyshire (1) 215/5 (Wyatt 12*, Morgan 2*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Jackson10      
MR Hallamc Jackson b Gladwin6      
M Tompkinc Dawkes b Jackson28      
*CH Palmerc Revill b Gladwin22      
VE Jacksonc Carr b Jackson0      
GA Smithsonc Dawkes b Gladwin49      
VS Mundenc Morgan b Gladwin0      
JE Walshb Gladwin17      
CT Spencerb Jackson75      
+R Julianb Jackson0      
BS Boshiernot out0      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb)8
Total(all out, 88.4 overs)215
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-18, 3-66, 4-68, 5-68, 6-68, 7-94, 8-201, 9-202, 10-215 (88.4 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gladwin29   11595--
Morgan13   4390--
Smith13   6350--
Carr6   1150--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Hamerc Julian b Spencer0      
JM Kellyc and b Munden51      
HL Johnsonc Tompkin b Walsh46      
AC Revillb Spencer79      
*DB Carrc Julian b Spencer17      
G Wyattnot out12      
DC Morgannot out2      
+GO Dawkesdid not bat      
C Gladwindid not bat      
E Smithdid not bat      
HL Jacksondid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(5 wickets, 81 overs)215
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-73, 3-132, 4-193, 5-200
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer16   5393--
Boshier12   0400--
Palmer11   6120--
Jackson19   11250--
Walsh9   1391--
Munden9   2301--
Lester5   2220--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> CH Palmer (1) passed 11000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 12
--> CT Spencer (1) passed his previous highest score of 43 in first-class matches
--> CT Spencer (1) passed his previous highest score of 43 in County Championship matches
--> C Gladwin reached 1200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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