Leicestershire v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1956
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 19th, 21st, 22nd May 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 4; Northamptonshire 0
UmpiresTJ Bartley, EA Roberts
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), R Muscott (Northamptonshire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 67/0 (Lester 22*, Hallam 38*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 352/9 (van Geloven 30*, Spencer 4*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Brookesb Spencer0      
AP Arnoldc Tompkin b Jackson101      
L Livingstonc Firth b van Geloven12      
E Davislbw b Jackson6      
BL Reynolds hit wkt b Jackson17      
GE Tribeb Munden34      
V Broderickc Hallam b Jackson0      
A Lightfootb Palmer7      
FH Tysonb Palmer5      
JS Manningb Palmer4      
+KV Andrewnot out1      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 86.4 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-27, 3-49, 4-131, 5-140, 6-142, 7-183, 8-183, 9-190, 10-193 (86.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer21   3621--
van Geloven9   2191--
Jackson27   9634--
Munden11   4111--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Tyson b Tribe122      
MR Hallamlbw b Tribe43      
M Tompkinb Broderick34      
*CH Palmerb Tyson37      
VE Jacksonc Reynolds b Tyson9      
GA Smithsonc Livingston b Tribe24      
PT Smithst +Livingston b Tribe0      
VS Mundenc Lightfoot b Tribe5      
J van Gelovennot out30      
+J Firthc Manning b Tyson24      
CT Spencernot out4      
Extras(16 b, 4 lb)20
Total(9 wickets, declared, 137 overs)352
Fall of wickets:
1-72, 2-150, 3-199, 4-213, 5-277, 6-277, 7-292, 8-294, 9-336
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyson28   4773--
Lightfoot23   5600--
Manning30   16520--
Tribe37   14785--
Broderick19   6651--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Brookeslbw b Palmer59      
AP Arnoldc Firth b Palmer42      
L Livingstonc Hallam b Palmer11      
E Davisc Jackson b Spencer3      
BL Reynoldsnot out71      
GE Tribec Smith b Hallam56      
V Brodericknot out9      
A Lightfootdid not bat      
FH Tysondid not bat      
JS Manningdid not bat      
+KV Andrewdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb)11
Total(5 wickets, 108 overs)262
Fall of wickets:
1-92, 2-110, 3-115, 4-119, 5-244
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer26   3821--
van Geloven5   0180--
Jackson20   7380--
Palmer23   14243--
Munden25   8450--
Hallam5   0211--
Tompkin4   0230--

--> GE Tribe (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> G Lester (1) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 90
--> PT Smith made his debut in first-class matches
--> PT Smith made his debut in County Championship matches
--> D Brookes (2) passed 21000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 48
--> BL Reynolds (2) passed his previous highest score of 64 in County Championship matches
--> BL Reynolds (2) passed his previous highest score of 64 in first-class matches
--> GE Tribe (2) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 32





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