Leicestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1956
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 29th, 30th, 31st August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 4; Worcestershire 0
UmpiresTJ Bartley, WE Phillipson
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), A Cartwright (Worcestershire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 230 all out
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 93/3 (Lester 44*, Gardner 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Booth b Aldridge28      
MR Hallamc Aldridge b Chesterton61      
*M Tompkinc Horton b Jenkins32      
VE Jacksonnot out25      
VS Mundenb Jenkins11      
J van Gelovenc Berry b Jenkins18      
LR Gardnerb Jenkins23      
+J Firthb Jenkins5      
JS Savagec Outschoorn b Berry3      
CT Spencerc Broadbent b Chesterton13      
TJ Goodwinb Jenkins0      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)11
Total(all out, 116.5 overs)230
Fall of wickets:
1-79, 2-103, 3-142, 4-152, 5-185, 6-190, 7-202, 8-205, 9-229, 10-230 (116.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aldridge20   5511--
Chesterton24   9472--
Berry23   9391--
Horton25   8360--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Lester b Goodwin18      
LF Outschoornb Goodwin34      
G Dewslbw b Goodwin0      
DW Richardsonc Hallam b Lester20      
RG Broadbentc Tompkin b Goodwin10      
MJ Hortonc Gardner b Spencer40      
*RO Jenkinsc Firth b Goodwin6      
+R Boothb Spencer3      
GH Chestertonb Spencer23      
R Berryb Goodwin9      
KJ Aldridgenot out0      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 61.3 overs)175
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-21, 3-53, 4-69, 5-86, 6-119, 7-133, 8-152, 9-171, 10-175 (61.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer16   2533--
Savage14   6400--
Lester9   4141--
Munden3   300--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterrun out48      
MR Hallamc Booth b Berry24      
*M Tompkinlbw b Berry15      
VS Mundenb Jenkins9      
J van Gelovenc Outschoorn b Jenkins26      
LR Gardnerc Berry b Jenkins5      
+J Firth hit wkt b Jenkins13      
CT Spencerc Booth b Jenkins15      
JS Savagenot out2      
TJ Goodwinrun out2      
VE Jacksonabsent hurt
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 84.1 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-75, 3-92, 4-100, 5-110, 6-136, 7-160, 8-162, 9-164 (84.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aldridge3   1200--
Chesterton12   6210--
Jenkins31   8675--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Firth b Savage19      
LF Outschoornc Spencer b Savage17      
G Dewsb Goodwin6      
DW Richardsonc sub b van Geloven42      
RG Broadbentc Firth b Munden48      
MJ Hortonc Savage b Spencer23      
*RO Jenkinsb Munden20      
+R Boothc and b Spencer2      
GH Chestertonc Gardner b Savage4      
R Berrynot out3      
KJ Aldridgenot out0      
Extras(3 b, 7 lb, 4 nb)14
Total(9 wickets, 59 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-38, 3-42, 4-137, 5-149, 6-175, 7-185, 8-191, 9-198
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer16   3442--
Goodwin15   0571--
Savage13   5323--
Munden13   3472--
van Geloven2   041--

--> LR Gardner (1) passed his previous highest score of 14 in County Championship matches
--> LR Gardner (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in first-class matches
--> LF Outschoorn (1) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> MJ Horton (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 13
--> GH Chesterton (1) equalled his previous highest score of 23 in County Championship matches
--> M Tompkin made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> VE Jackson made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> RO Jenkins reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> JS Savage achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Worcestershire second innings (previous best was 2-17)
--> JS Savage achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Worcestershire second innings (previous best was 2-17)





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