Leicestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1956
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 1st, 2nd, 3rd August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 0; Sussex 4
UmpiresHG Baldwin, AE Pothecary
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), G Washer (Sussex)
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 1/0 (Hallam 1*, Smith 0*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DV Smithlbw b van Geloven15     
ASM Oakmanb Spencer54     
DS Sheppardc Spencer b van Geloven0     
JM Parksc and b Jackson25     
GHG Doggartc Spencer b Jackson0     
KG Suttleb Spencer33     
RH Willsonc Smithson b Spencer0     
NI Thomsonrun out10     
+RT Webbb Jackson6     
*RG Marlarb Spencer0     
AE Jamesnot out0     
Extras(9 b)9
Total(all out, 66.4 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-31, 3-70, 4-72, 5-136, 6-136, 7-137, 8-152, 9-152, 10-152 (66.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
van Geloven7   1132--
Palmer6   3110--
Jackson27   8473--
Munden16   4380--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Thomson10     
PT Smithlbw b Marlar10     
J van Gelovenc James b Marlar60     
*CH Palmer hit wkt b Marlar0     
VE Jacksonc Parks b Smith1     
GA Smithsonb Marlar9     
FG Fouldsb Oakman0     
RA Dimentb Thomson1     
VS Mundenc Oakman b Thomson0     
+J Firthc Sheppard b Marlar0     
CT Spencernot out0     
Extras(3 nb)3
Total(all out, 56 overs)94
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-40, 3-44, 4-47, 5-76, 6-77, 7-89, 8-89, 9-94, 10-94 (56 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson11   2233--
James13   8160--
Marlar21   10265--
Smith7   3211--
Oakman4   251--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DV Smithc Hallam b van Geloven19     
KG Suttlec Diment b Spencer5     
DS Sheppardnot out45     
ASM Oakmanc Palmer b van Geloven7     
JM Parksnot out20     
GHG Doggartdid not bat      
RH Willsondid not bat      
NI Thomsondid not bat      
+RT Webbdid not bat      
*RG Marlardid not bat      
AE Jamesdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(3 wickets, declared, 13 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-25, 3-37
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer5   0381--
van Geloven4   0322--
Palmer2   0160--
Jackson2   0100--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb James12     
*CH Palmerc Thomson b James47     
J van Gelovenb James0     
VE Jacksonb Marlar16     
GA Smithson hit wkt b Parks10     
VS Mundennot out18     
FG Fouldslbw b James0     
RA Dimentc Oakman b Thomson1     
PT Smithnot out0     
+J Firthdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(7 wickets, 28.4 overs)107
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-15, 3-38, 4-73, 5-95, 6-96, 7-107
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
James7   2114--
Marlar12   4431--
Parks5   0361--

--> FG Foulds made his debut in County Championship matches
--> FG Foulds made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> FG Foulds made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> J van Geloven (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25
--> CH Palmer (2) passed 15500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 20
--> VE Jackson reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> NI Thomson reached 500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> NI Thomson reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> AE James reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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