Nottinghamshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1955
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham on 18th, 20th, 21st June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNottinghamshire won by 2 wickets
PointsNottinghamshire 12; Leicestershire 4
UmpiresDE Davies, LH Gray
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), AB Wheat (Nottinghamshire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 365 all out
Close of play day 2Nottinghamshire (1) 296/7 (Smales 28*, Jepson 17*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Smales b Jepson7     
MR Hallamc Rowe b Jepson86     
M Tompkinlbw b Dooland31     
*CH Palmerc Martin b Smales128     
VE Jacksonc Martin b Harvey12     
GA Smithsonc Martin b Dooland27     
VS Mundenc Clay b Dooland43     
JE Walshc Hardstaff b Dooland3     
CT Spencerc and b Dooland0     
RL Prattnot out8     
+J Firthc Smales b Dooland1     
Extras(2 b, 17 lb)19
Total(all out, 132.3 overs)365
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-56, 3-219, 4-281, 5-281, 6-342, 7-352, 8-353, 9-359, 10-365 (132.3 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson33   3922--
Smales43   15901--
Harvey22   6591--

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonc Palmer b Lester82     
JD Clayb Lester20     
CJ Pooleb Spencer9     
J Hardstaffc Pratt b Spencer61     
EJ Martinc Smithson b Pratt48     
RJ Gilesc Hallam b Pratt0     
PF Harveyb Palmer19     
K Smalesnot out28     
A Jepsonnot out17     
B Doolanddid not bat      
+EJ Rowedid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 7 lb)12
Total(7 wickets, declared, 111 overs)296
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-88, 3-148, 4-209, 5-209, 6-242, 7-264
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer27   8472--
Pratt12   2482--
Jackson12   5200--
Lester20   1742--
Walsh20   1690--
Palmer9   591--
Munden11   4170--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Dooland b Smales14     
MR Hallamc Jepson b Smales21     
M Tompkinc Poole b Dooland63     
*CH Palmernot out87     
VE Jacksonnot out14     
GA Smithsondid not bat      
VS Mundendid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
RL Prattdid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb)7
Total(3 wickets, declared, 54 overs)206
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-50, 3-149
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson17   3700--
Smales14   5322--
Dooland13   1601--
Harvey10   1370--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Hardstaffb Spencer8     
JD Clayb Munden68     
CJ Poolec Palmer b Spencer7     
EJ Martinlbw b Spencer4     
RJ Gilesb Palmer18     
B Doolandc Tompkin b Munden26     
A Jepsonc Lester b Munden18     
*RT Simpsonc Smithson b Spencer67     
PF Harveynot out54     
K Smalesnot out3     
+EJ Rowedid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(8 wickets, 51.2 overs)276
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-32, 3-38, 4-103, 5-115, 6-135, 7-155, 8-252
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer13   0584--
Pratt6   0320--
Palmer14   1601--
Munden13   0773--

--> RL Pratt made his debut in first-class matches
--> RL Pratt made his debut in County Championship matches
--> GA Smithson (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> VS Munden (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> RT Simpson (2) passed 13000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 36
--> RT Simpson (2) passed 21000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 57
--> B Dooland reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> B Dooland reached 600 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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