Leicestershire v South Africans
South Africa in England 1955
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 10th, 11th, 12th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africans won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouth Africans won by an innings and 117 runs
UmpiresK McCanlis, WFF Price
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), M McLennon (South Africans)
Close of play day 1South Africans (1) 396/6 (Cheetham 3*, Mansell 4*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 208 all out

South Africans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DJ McGlewb Munden161     
TL Goddardb Palmer61     
HJ Keithc Tompkin b Munden100     
WR Endeanb Spencer41     
PL Winslowc Goodwin b Jackson1     
+JHB Waitest Firth b Munden16     
*JE Cheethamnot out18     
PNF Mansellnot out53     
ARA Murraydid not bat      
HJ Tayfielddid not bat      
NAT Adcockdid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 7 nb, 1 w)12
Total(6 wickets, declared, 136 overs)463
Fall of wickets:
1-101, 2-325, 3-329, 4-334, 5-388, 6-390
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer30   21241--
Goodwin19   3690--
Jackson35   11911--
Walsh13   2510--
Munden30   12833--
Palmer9   1331--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Mansell b Adcock29     
MJK Smithc McGlew b Murray36     
M Tompkinlbw b Adcock5     
*CH Palmerlbw b Mansell68     
VE Jacksonc Adcock b Tayfield11     
RA Dimentc Winslow b Tayfield31     
VS Mundenc Cheetham b Mansell3     
JE Walshc Waite b Tayfield1     
+J Firthnot out7     
CT Spencerc Waite b Tayfield5     
TJ Goodwinc Murray b Tayfield0     
Extras(9 b, 1 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 107.1 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-46, 2-62, 3-81, 4-113, 5-175, 6-183, 7-186, 8-197, 9-206, 10-208 (107.1 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Adcock15   2552--
Goddard6   360--
Murray22   10371--
Mansell25   10422--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterst Waite b Tayfield36     
MJK Smithb Tayfield28     
M Tompkinlbw b Mansell7     
*CH Palmerc Endean b Tayfield14     
VE Jacksonst Waite b Mansell1     
RA Dimentrun out4     
VS Mundenc Keith b Mansell2     
JE Walshlbw b Mansell2     
+J Firthc Waite b Mansell0     
CT Spencerc Tayfield b Mansell15     
TJ Goodwinnot out11     
Extras(10 b, 6 lb, 2 nb)18
Total(all out, 63 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-69, 2-78, 3-78, 4-81, 5-94, 6-104, 7-104, 8-110, 9-120, 10-138 (63 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Adcock6   1270--
Goddard6   420--
Murray5   1110--
Tayfield23   11283--
Mansell23   8526--

--> HJ Keith (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 17
--> PNF Mansell (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 50
--> G Lester (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 9
--> MJK Smith (2) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> PNF Mansell reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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