Yorkshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1956
VenueNorth Marine Road, Scarborough on 15th, 16th, 17th August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsYorkshire 0; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresJG Langridge, WE Phillipson
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 133/4 (Palmer 21*)
Close of play day 2No play

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Appleyard9     
MR Hallamc Wilson b Appleyard11     
J van Gelovenc Trueman b Appleyard0     
*CH Palmernot out21     
VE Jacksonlbw b Wardle87     
M Tompkindid not bat      
PT Smithdid not bat      
VS Mundendid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 3 nb)5
Total(4 wickets, 60.5 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-18, 3-22, 4-133 (60.5 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman9   1180--
Appleyard19   3573--
Illingworth11   6150--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Lowsondid not bat      
*WHH Sutcliffedid not bat      
JV Wilsondid not bat      
DEV Padgettdid not bat      
W Watsondid not bat      
DB Closedid not bat      
R Illingworthdid not bat      
JH Wardledid not bat      
FS Truemandid not bat      
+JG Binksdid not bat      
R Appleyarddid not bat      

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> VE Jackson (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 51
--> VE Jackson (1) passed 15500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 69
--> R Appleyard reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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