Leicestershire v Glamorgan
County Championship 1955
VenueBrush Ground, Loughborough on 2nd, 4th, 5th July 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 21 runs
PointsLeicestershire 12; Glamorgan 0
UmpiresF Chester, TW Spencer
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), E Truran (Glamorgan)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 275/6 (Munden 35*, Gardner 9*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 151/9 (Firth 0*, Goodwin 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b McConnon40      
MR Hallamlbw b McConnon27      
M Tompkinc Jones b Watkins2      
*CH Palmerrun out44      
VE Jacksonc and b Pressdee61      
GA Smithsonc Davies b Shepherd45      
LR Gardnernot out9      
VS Mundennot out35      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(6 wickets, declared, 125 overs)275
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-52, 3-113, 4-120, 5-204, 6-231
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lewis5   1100--
Shepherd32   7761--
Watkins24   2571--
McConnon43   16622--
Pressdee21   4581--

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WGA Parkhouselbw b Spencer5      
BR Edrichb Goodwin2      
B Hedgesb Goodwin2      
WE Jonesb Goodwin31      
AJ Watkinsb Spencer12      
JE Pleassc Spencer b Goodwin38      
JS Pressdeec Spencer b Jackson17      
JE McConnonc Munden b Goodwin17      
*+HG Daviesb Jackson2      
KH Lewisc Smithson b Goodwin12      
DJ Shepherdnot out0      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 54.4 overs)140
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-8, 3-16, 4-41, 5-70, 6-106, 7-112, 8-124, 9-128, 10-140 (54.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer21   5642--
Jackson10   5152--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Parkhouse b Shepherd26      
MR Hallamlbw b Watkins5      
M Tompkinc Jones b Watkins80      
*CH Palmerb Watkins3      
VE Jacksonb Shepherd4      
GA Smithsonc Davies b Shepherd6      
LR Gardnerb Watkins14      
VS Mundenc Pressdee b Watkins3      
CT Spencerc and b Shepherd0      
+J Firthnot out0      
TJ Goodwinnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb)10
Total(9 wickets, declared, 47 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-54, 3-65, 4-90, 5-98, 6-143, 7-150, 8-151, 9-151
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shepherd24   3784--
Watkins23   6635--

Glamorgan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WGA Parkhousec Hallam b Palmer81      
BR Edrichc Firth b Spencer0      
B Hedgesc Smithson b Palmer29      
WE Jonesc Goodwin b Spencer16      
AJ Watkinsb Spencer0      
JE Pleassc Smithson b Goodwin62      
JS Pressdeec Spencer b Palmer33      
JE McConnonrun out19      
*+HG Daviesnot out6      
KH Lewisc Firth b Goodwin12      
DJ Shepherdb Palmer3      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 93.3 overs)265
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-111, 3-112, 4-113, 5-136, 6-211, 7-244, 8-248, 9-262, 10-265 (93.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer20   1823--
Goodwin18   3562--
Jackson16   6280--
Lester10   2400--
Munden11   4240--

--> LR Gardner made his debut in County Championship matches
--> M Tompkin (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 30
--> VE Jackson reached 850 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Glamorgan first innings
--> TJ Goodwin reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Glamorgan second innings





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