Leicestershire v Hampshire
County Championship 1956
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 11th, 13th, 14th August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 0; Hampshire 4
UmpiresDE Davies, CS Elliott
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), N Drake (Hampshire)
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Hampshire (1) 237 all out

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Graylbw b Jackson22     
RE Marshallc Tompkin b Jackson63     
H Hortonc Tompkin b Jackson24     
AWH Raymentc van Geloven b Jackson2     
PJ Sainsburyc Hallam b Spencer24     
RWC Pitmanb Spencer5     
*EDR Eagarb Spencer0     
+L Harrisonc van Geloven b Goodwin45     
D Shackletonb Spencer0     
VHD Canningsnot out32     
MD Burdenb Spencer6     
Extras(6 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(all out, 87.3 overs)237
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-94, 3-98, 4-129, 5-145, 6-145, 7-152, 8-152, 9-226, 10-237 (87.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin11   0401--
Palmer3   080--
Munden16   6270--
Jackson31   8704--
Lester5   0160--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Sainsbury b Burden19     
MR Hallamc Marshall b Cannings0     
J van Gelovenb Cannings0     
*CH Palmerb Shackleton3     
VE Jacksonc Burden b Sainsbury41     
M Tompkinc Gray b Sainsbury4     
PT Smithlbw b Sainsbury1     
VS Mundenb Burden18     
+J Firthnot out11     
CT Spencerb Burden1     
TJ Goodwinb Burden8     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 88.1 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-4, 3-9, 4-34, 5-39, 6-41, 7-86, 8-88, 9-90, 10-108 (88.1 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton18   9171--
Cannings6   432--
Sainsbury38   17483--
Marshall2   070--

Hampshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MD Burdenc Tompkin b van Geloven26     
AWH Raymentb Lester6     
RWC Pitmannot out5     
*EDR Eagarnot out5     
JR Graydid not bat      
RE Marshalldid not bat      
H Hortondid not bat      
PJ Sainsburydid not bat      
+L Harrisondid not bat      
D Shackletondid not bat      
VHD Canningsdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(2 wickets, 11 overs)43
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-32
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Munden4   0170--
Lester3   0171--
van Geloven3   171--
Tompkin1   010--

--> RE Marshall (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 38
--> VE Jackson reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Hampshire first innings
--> PJ Sainsbury reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> G Lester reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Hampshire second innings





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