Leicestershire v Essex
County Championship 1955
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 17th, 18th, 19th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 59 runs
PointsLeicestershire 12; Essex 4
UmpiresN Oldfield, TW Spencer
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), G Dunkley (Essex)
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 66/1 (Barker 37*, Gibb 14*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 40/0 (Lester 45*, Smith 36*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc and b Preston16     
MJK Smithlbw b Preston19     
M Tompkinrun out50     
*CH Palmerc Preston b Ralph3     
VE Jacksonc Insole b Preston121     
RA Dimentlbw b Ralph31     
GA Smithsonc Preston b Ralph4     
VS Mundenb Preston12     
JE Walshb Preston7     
+J Firthb Ralph8     
CT Spencernot out2     
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(all out, 83.5 overs)282
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-44, 3-51, 4-154, 5-242, 6-252, 7-252, 8-263, 9-278, 10-282 (83.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston25   5795--
Bailey12   3310--
Greensmith12   2580--
Smith10   1340--
Insole2   0130--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsb Spencer7     
G Barkerc Firth b Spencer40     
+PA Gibbb Spencer18     
CCP Williamsc Spencer b Munden119     
*DJ Insolec Firth b Spencer109     
R Horsfallnot out21     
WT Greensmithnot out14     
R Smithdid not bat      
LHR Ralphdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
JA Baileydid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)15
Total(5 wickets, declared, 120 overs)343
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-73, 3-82, 4-282, 5-315
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer33   51194--
Palmer24   9430--
Munden23   7511--
Walsh13   4380--
Jackson25   6680--
Lester2   090--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Insole b Ralph32     
MJK Smithc Greensmith b Smith58     
M Tompkinrun out32     
*CH Palmerlbw b Ralph26     
VE Jacksonb Greensmith30     
RA Dimentc Gibb b Preston12     
GA Smithsonc Gibb b Greensmith10     
VS Mundenc Gibb b Greensmith0     
JE Walshb Greensmith6     
+J Firthnot out19     
CT Spencernot out26     
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)10
Total(9 wickets, declared, 70 overs)261
Fall of wickets:
1-87, 2-90, 3-130, 4-153, 5-189, 6-200, 7-200, 8-207, 9-216
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston21   1651--
Bailey9   0290--
Ralph14   2692--
Greensmith12   3424--
Smith14   3461--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Palmer b Spencer15     
G Barkerrun out13     
*DJ Insolec and b Walsh40     
CCP Williamsb Palmer3     
R Horsfalllbw b Palmer3     
R Smithb Palmer24     
LHR Ralphb Lester14     
+PA Gibblbw b Walsh0     
WT Greensmithlbw b Walsh12     
KC Prestonnot out15     
JA Baileyc Smith b Lester0     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 33.3 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-34, 3-39, 4-49, 5-97, 6-109, 7-113, 8-115, 9-136, 10-141 (33.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer10   0541--
Palmer10   0543--
Walsh7   493--

--> VE Jackson (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 5
--> VE Jackson (1) passed 14000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 76
--> CCP Williams (1) passed his previous highest score of 93 in County Championship matches
--> CCP Williams (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> CCP Williams (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> G Lester (2) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 22
--> KC Preston reached 400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> CT Spencer reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> WT Greensmith reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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