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Leicestershire v Kent
County Championship 1956
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 6th, 7th, 8th June 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 0; Kent 0
UmpiresWFF Price, FW Shipston
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), WH Hansford (Kent)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 321 all out
Close of play day 2Kent (1) 258/6 (Dixon 76*, Ufton 17*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Shirreff71     
MR Hallamc Ufton b Shirreff126     
M Tompkinc Ufton b Shirreff43     
*CH Palmerst Ufton b Shirreff42     
VE Jacksonb Shirreff2     
GA Smithsonb Shirreff2     
VS Mundenc Ufton b Halfyard3     
J van Gelovenc Shirreff b Halfyard21     
+J Firthc Phebey b Shirreff0     
JE Walshc Halfyard b Shirreff1     
CT Spencernot out3     
Extras(6 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 110.1 overs)321
Fall of wickets:
1-202, 2-203, 3-282, 4-286, 5-291, 6-294, 7-300, 8-301, 9-305, 10-321 (110.1 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Halfyard27.14772--
Shirreff35   91118--
Page27   8620--
Pettiford4   1270--
Dixon17   6370--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AE Fagglbw b Palmer90     
AH Phebeyc Lester b Spencer11     
RC Wilsonc Firth b Spencer2     
SE Learyb Palmer41     
J Pettifordb Spencer1     
AF Brazierc Lester b Spencer14     
AL Dixonnot out76     
+DG Uftonnot out17     
AC Shirreffdid not bat      
DJ Halfyarddid not bat      
JCT Pagedid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(6 wickets, 113.5 overs)258
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-25, 3-112, 4-131, 5-156, 6-170
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer25   3844--
van Geloven9   4160--
Palmer24   11402--
Jackson26.515400--
Walsh20   5500--
Munden6   1150--
Lester3   070--

Notes
--> There was no play on the final day.
--> MR Hallam (1) passed his previous highest score of 98 in first-class matches
--> MR Hallam (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> MR Hallam (1) passed his previous highest score of 98 in County Championship matches
--> MR Hallam (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> MR Hallam (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 95
--> M Tompkin (1) passed 19500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> AC Shirreff achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 7-81)
--> AC Shirreff achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 6-55)

 

 

 

 

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