Glamorgan v Leicestershire
County Championship 1956
VenueStradey Park, Llanelli on 2nd, 4th, 5th June 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGlamorgan won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGlamorgan won by 40 runs
PointsGlamorgan 12; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresH Elliott, K McCanlis
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), E Truran (Glamorgan)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 46/1 (Hallam 33*, Tompkin 3*)
Close of play day 2Glamorgan (2) 86/2 (Watkins 22*, Pressdee 1*)

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Woollerc and b Jackson11      
WGA Parkhousec Lester b Jackson38      
B Hedgeslbw b Jackson2      
JS Pressdeeb Jackson2      
AJ Watkinsc van Geloven b Jackson35      
LN Devereuxc Firth b Munden4      
BR Edrichb Jackson4      
PM Walkerb Jackson0      
+HG Daviesb Munden4      
DJ Shepherdnot out5      
F Clarkeb Jackson0      
Extras(3 b, 3 nb)6
Total(all out, 77.2 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-41, 3-43, 4-74, 5-98, 6-102, 7-102, 8-102, 9-110, 10-111 (77.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer11   5160--
van Geloven3   290--
Palmer15   10140--
Munden18   11232--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Shepherd8      
MR Hallamc Wooller b Shepherd33      
M Tompkinlbw b Shepherd5      
*CH Palmerlbw b Wooller4      
VE Jacksonc Watkins b Wooller12      
GA Smithsonb Shepherd1      
PT Smithb Wooller0      
VS Mundenst Davies b Shepherd15      
J van Gelovenb Shepherd0      
+J Firthc Davies b Wooller9      
CT Spencernot out1      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 51 overs)95
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-50, 3-51, 4-57, 5-60, 6-61, 7-84, 8-84, 9-93, 10-95 (51 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clarke4   1140--
Shepherd25   8416--
Watkins4   1120--
Wooller18   9214--

Glamorgan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Woollerb Munden25      
B Hedgesc Hallam b Munden38      
AJ Watkinsc Firth b Jackson31      
JS Pressdeeb Palmer20      
BR Edrichc Smithson b Spencer6      
LN Devereuxnot out23      
PM Walkerb Palmer2      
+HG Daviesb Palmer4      
DJ Shepherdc and b Palmer0      
WGA Parkhouseb Palmer0      
F Clarkerun out1      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(all out, 63.5 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-69, 3-95, 4-106, 5-130, 6-142, 7-146, 8-146, 9-146, 10-155 (63.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer8   0191--
van Geloven1   040--
Munden17   6492--
Jackson30   13651--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Watkins b Clarke6      
MR Hallamc Walker b Shepherd24      
M Tompkinlbw b Wooller9      
*CH Palmerc Davies b Shepherd8      
VE Jacksonlbw b Wooller1      
GA Smithsonb Shepherd16      
PT Smithb Wooller2      
VS Mundenb Wooller22      
J van Gelovenlbw b Shepherd1      
+J Firthc Hedges b Watkins17      
CT Spencernot out13      
Extras(6 b, 6 lb)12
Total(all out, 56.2 overs)131
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-34, 3-46, 4-51, 5-51, 6-57, 7-73, 8-84, 9-105, 10-131 (56.2 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clarke5   2191--
Shepherd23   8404--
Watkins14   3371--

--> PM Walker made his debut in first-class matches
--> PM Walker made his debut in County Championship matches
--> F Clarke made his debut in County Championship matches
--> VE Jackson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Glamorgan first innings (previous best was 7-44)
--> VE Jackson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Glamorgan first innings (previous best was 7-44)
--> DJ Shepherd reached 400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> DJ Shepherd reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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