Northamptonshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1956
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 4th, 6th, 7th August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNorthamptonshire 4; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, K McCanlis
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), R Muscott (Northamptonshire)
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 13/3 (Palmer 5*, Jackson 3*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Andrew b Tyson3      
PT Smithb Tyson0      
J van Gelovenb Kelleher2      
*CH Palmerc Manning b Kelleher5      
VE Jacksonc and b Manning65      
M Tompkinlbw b Manning19      
GA Smithsonc Reynolds b Allen4      
RA Dimentst Andrew b Tribe2      
VS Mundenb Tribe1      
+J Firthc Kelleher b Manning4      
CT Spencernot out0      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)9
Total(all out, 63.3 overs)114
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-6, 3-10, 4-13, 5-74, 6-85, 7-94, 8-106, 9-113, 10-114 (63.3 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyson13   4162--
Kelleher13   8192--
Allen11   4151--
Tribe7   3102--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Brookesc Diment b Palmer14      
AP Arnoldb Spencer7      
L Livingstonnot out59      
DW Barrickb Spencer30      
GE Tribenot out12      
BL Reynoldsdid not bat      
JS Manningdid not bat      
MHJ Allendid not bat      
FH Tysondid not bat      
+KV Andrewdid not bat      
HRA Kelleherdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 nb, 1 w)6
Total(3 wickets, 48 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-26, 3-100
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer12   2322--
van Geloven3   0180--
Palmer18   12221--
Jackson11   3360--
Munden3   0100--
Diment1   040--

--> GA Smithson made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> GA Smithson made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> GE Tribe reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> GE Tribe reached 600 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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