Worcestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1956
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 9th, 11th, 12th June 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by an innings and 42 runs
PointsWorcestershire 12; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresCS Elliott, JG Langridge
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), LJ Wilkes (Worcestershire)
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 152/3 (Kenyon 76*, Richardson 43*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 85/4 (Smithson 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Kenyon b Coldwell9     
MR Hallamlbw b Horton16     
M Tompkinc Booth b Flavell9     
*CH Palmerb Flavell12     
VE Jacksonc Dews b Jenkins34     
GA Smithsonc Coldwell b Jenkins2     
VS Mundenb Horton39     
J van Gelovenc Coldwell b Jenkins6     
+J Firthst Booth b Jenkins23     
CT Spencerc Booth b Jenkins2     
TJ Goodwinnot out2     
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 62.4 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-35, 3-35, 4-61, 5-87, 6-87, 7-97, 8-149, 9-155, 10-163 (62.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell12   4242--
Coldwell4   1191--
Outschoorn2   050--
Berry2   160--
Jenkins16   4385--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc and b Jackson94     
LF Outschoornlbw b Goodwin2     
G Dewslbw b Lester25     
MJ Hortonc Hallam b Lester1     
DW Richardsonc Smithson b Goodwin84     
RG Broadbentlbw b Goodwin19     
*RO Jenkinsc Hallam b Spencer8     
+R Boothnot out53     
LJ Coldwellb Spencer1     
JA Flavellb Jackson26     
R Berryc Smithson b Goodwin7     
Extras(14 b, 13 lb, 1 nb)28
Total(all out, 120.5 overs)348
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-52, 3-62, 4-188, 5-230, 6-253, 7-259, 8-261, 9-313, 10-348 (120.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer27   7762--
Lester29   7762--
Jackson25   8632--
Palmer6   1170--
Munden7   3140--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Coldwell5     
MR Hallamlbw b Jenkins51     
M Tompkinlbw b Flavell5     
*CH Palmerc Broadbent b Jenkins41     
VE Jacksonlbw b Jenkins0     
GA Smithsonc Coldwell b Flavell0     
VS Mundenb Flavell11     
J van Gelovenc Outschoorn b Flavell23     
+J Firthlbw b Flavell4     
CT Spencerb Flavell2     
TJ Goodwinnot out0     
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 48.1 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-34, 3-85, 4-85, 5-85, 6-105, 7-123, 8-128, 9-136, 10-143 (48.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coldwell9   2311--
Horton2   200--
Jenkins14   6173--

--> R Booth (1) equalled his previous highest score of 53 in first-class matches
--> R Booth (1) equalled his previous highest score of 53 in County Championship matches
--> RO Jenkins reached 1200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> VE Jackson reached 850 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings





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