Leicestershire v Nottinghamshire
County Championship 1956
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 23rd, 25th, 26th June 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNottinghamshire won by 9 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Nottinghamshire 12
UmpiresH Elliott, RSM Lay
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), AB Wheat (Nottinghamshire)
Close of play day 1Nottinghamshire (1) 59/2 (Harvey 13*, CJ Poole 14*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 60/4 (Hallam 34*, Palmer 8*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc CJ Poole b Jepson13     
MR Hallamb Jepson30     
M Tompkinlbw b KJ Poole56     
*CH Palmerc Stocks b Walker21     
VE Jacksonlbw b Walker6     
GA Smithsonb Dooland11     
VS Mundenc CJ Poole b KJ Poole3     
+J Firthb Walker16     
CT Spencerb Dooland1     
RC Smithb Jepson1     
BS Boshiernot out0     
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 80.1 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-56, 3-87, 4-103, 5-134, 6-150, 7-151, 8-152, 9-168, 10-168 (80.1 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson21   7363--
KJ Poole16   5462--
Dooland19   8442--

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Gilesc Spencer b Palmer16     
JD Claylbw b Boshier8     
PF Harveyc Boshier b Munden61     
+CJ Poolec Boshier b Smith40     
FW Stocksc Firth b Palmer24     
*RT Simpsonc Smithson b Palmer73     
KJ Poolec Firth b Boshier13     
B Doolandlbw b Palmer29     
AK Walkerc Hallam b Lester50     
K Smalesnot out7     
A Jepsonb Lester0     
Extras(8 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)17
Total(all out, 126.4 overs)338
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-24, 3-111, 4-146, 5-172, 6-211, 7-263, 8-308, 9-338, 10-338 (126.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer15   0590--
Boshier24   2892--
Palmer27   17244--
Smith28   11571--
Jackson18   8340--
Munden9   4251--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Walker0     
MR Hallamc Clay b Smales52     
M Tompkinb Walker0     
GA Smithsonc CJ Poole b Walker0     
VE Jacksonc Smales b Walker18     
*CH Palmerc Stocks b Dooland48     
VS Mundenc Smales b Walker51     
+J Firthb Dooland35     
CT Spencerb Jepson11     
RC Smithnot out0     
BS Boshierst CJ Poole b Dooland1     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 100.5 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-44, 5-92, 6-135, 7-204, 8-221, 9-221, 10-222 (100.5 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walker23   4755--
Jepson24   6691--
Smales12   781--
Stocks13   5210--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Gileslbw b Boshier0     
JD Claynot out41     
PF Harveynot out11     
+CJ Pooledid not bat      
FW Stocksdid not bat      
*RT Simpsondid not bat      
KJ Pooledid not bat      
B Doolanddid not bat      
AK Walkerdid not bat      
K Smalesdid not bat      
A Jepsondid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(1 wicket, 15 overs)53
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Giles)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer5   0140--
Boshier8   1301--
Smith2   080--

--> B Dooland reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> CH Palmer reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Nottinghamshire first innings
--> B Dooland reached 750 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> AK Walker completed a hat-trick in the Leicestershire second innings (Firth (in the first innings), Lester, Tompkin)
--> AK Walker completed 4 wickets in 4 balls in the Leicestershire second innings (Firth (in the first innings), Lester, Tompkin, Smithson)





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