Leicestershire v Lancashire
County Championship 1955
VenueCoventry Road, Hinckley on 15th, 16th June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by an innings and 101 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Lancashire 12
UmpiresWT Jones, FS Lee
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), GM Taylor (Lancashire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 12/4 (Palmer 6*, Smithson 1*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JT Ikinc Tompkin b Spencer75      
A Whartonst Julian b Walsh15      
GA Edrichc Palmer b Munden37      
*C Washbrookb Munden54      
KJ Grievesb Jackson5      
S Smithc Hallam b Munden2      
R Collinsb Jackson1      
MJ Hiltonb Jackson4      
JB Stathamnot out2      
+A Wilsonb Jackson0      
R Tattersallb Jackson0      
Extras(27 b, 2 lb)29
Total(all out, 105.4 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-130, 3-170, 4-191, 5-200, 6-203, 7-213, 8-221, 9-222, 10-224 (105.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer13   5221--
Boshier6   370--
Walsh11   3301--
Munden32   15623--
Lester6   2130--
Palmer12   8130--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Statham0      
MR Hallamb Statham0      
M Tompkinb Statham5      
*CH Palmerb Statham10      
VE Jacksonb Statham0      
GA Smithsonb Tattersall9      
VS Mundenb Statham0      
JE Walshlbw b Tattersall1      
CT Spencerb Tattersall0      
+R Julianb Tattersall0      
BS Boshiernot out13      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 27.1 overs)42
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-1, 3-10, 4-10, 5-18, 6-18, 7-25, 8-25, 9-25, 10-42 (27.1 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham14   6206--
Hilton4   160--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Tattersall9      
MR Hallamb Tattersall7      
M Tompkinc Wilson b Statham1      
*CH Palmerc Statham b Tattersall18      
VE Jacksonlbw b Statham0      
GA Smithsonc Collins b Hilton20      
VS Mundenb Tattersall6      
JE Walshc Tattersall b Statham10      
CT Spencerc Smith b Hilton6      
+R Julianc Tattersall b Hilton0      
BS Boshiernot out1      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(all out, 35.5 overs)81
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-15, 3-25, 4-30, 5-36, 6-60, 7-70, 8-80, 9-80, 10-81 (35.5 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham16   1463--
Tattersall17   7234--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> JT Ikin (1) passed 15000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 53
--> BS Boshier (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in first-class matches
--> BS Boshier (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in County Championship matches
--> VS Munden reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> JB Statham reached 600 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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