Leicestershire v Yorkshire
County Championship 1955
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 3rd, 4th, 5th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by 2 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Yorkshire 12
UmpiresTJ Bartley, FS Lee
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), C Turner (Yorkshire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 301 all out
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 45/1 (Hallam 12*, Tompkin 26*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Padgett b Trueman19      
MR Hallamb Platt16      
M Tompkinc Wilson b Wardle43      
MJK Smithb Trueman11      
*CH Palmerb Trueman22      
VE Jacksonlbw b Trueman44      
RA Dimentb Wardle48      
VS Mundenc Yardley b Wardle50      
+J Firthc Trueman b Wardle0      
JE Walshc Close b Wardle19      
CT Spencernot out0      
Extras(15 b, 13 lb, 1 nb)29
Total(all out, 116.3 overs)301
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-39, 3-68, 4-108, 5-123, 6-180, 7-254, 8-258, 9-299, 10-301 (116.3 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman29   2824--
Platt17   7221--
Close18   5470--
Illingworth20   5490--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WHH Sutcliffeb Jackson17      
DB Closeb Jackson28      
JV Wilsonc Smith b Walsh68      
DEV Padgettc Spencer b Walsh25      
W Watsonb Jackson17      
*NWD Yardleyc Hallam b Walsh0      
R Illingworthc and b Walsh61      
JH Wardleb Jackson8      
FS Truemanb Jackson74      
+JG Binksnot out7      
RK Plattb Jackson2      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb)10
Total(all out, 113.4 overs)317
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-72, 3-136, 4-140, 5-156, 6-156, 7-170, 8-303, 9-305, 10-317 (113.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer14   4600--
Palmer9   2170--
Walsh38   151074--
Lester9   1310--
Munden2   0170--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Platt7      
MR Hallamc Binks b Wardle12      
M Tompkinc and b Close68      
MJK Smithlbw b Trueman3      
*CH Palmerrun out0      
VE Jacksonc Binks b Trueman0      
RA Dimentc Sutcliffe b Close47      
VS Mundenc Watson b Close0      
+J Firthlbw b Close3      
JE Walshc Watson b Wardle24      
CT Spencernot out2      
Extras(9 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 85.2 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-46, 3-56, 4-58, 5-58, 6-110, 7-118, 8-128, 9-166, 10-176 (85.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman20   5352--
Platt6   371--
Close20   6434--
Illingworth12   3200--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WHH Sutcliffeb Jackson7      
DB Closeb Jackson49      
JV Wilsonc and b Walsh19      
DEV Padgettc and b Walsh0      
W Watsonst Firth b Walsh18      
*NWD Yardleyb Walsh17      
R Illingworthnot out29      
JH Wardlelbw b Palmer16      
FS Truemanlbw b Walsh0      
+JG Binksnot out0      
RK Plattdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb)9
Total(8 wickets, 41.3 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-75, 3-75, 4-75, 5-117, 6-118, 7-159, 8-160
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson17   3732--
Walsh18   3515--

--> DEV Padgett (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25
--> FS Trueman (1) passed his previous highest score of 50 in first-class matches
--> FS Trueman (1) passed his previous highest score of 50 in County Championship matches
--> MR Hallam (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 1
--> JE Walsh (2) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> DB Close (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 37
--> VE Jackson reached 800 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Yorkshire first innings
--> JH Wardle reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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