Leicestershire v Surrey
County Championship 1957
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 25th, 27th May 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 222 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Surrey 14 (Batting 2)
UmpiresPA Gibb, WE Phillipson
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), H Strudwick (Surrey)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 115/9 (Savage 11*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TH Clarkb Spencer18      
MJ Stewartb Munden43      
KF Barringtonc Spencer b Savage26      
*PBH Mayb Munden8      
MD Willettc Gardner b Savage0      
EA Bedserc Savage b Palmer18      
+AJW McIntyreb Savage0      
GAR Lockc and b Spencer41      
JC Lakerb Spencer0      
PJ Loadernot out24      
AV Bedserb Palmer8      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb)10
Total(all out, 51.3 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-79, 3-99, 4-99, 5-106, 6-106, 7-162, 8-162, 9-162, 10-196 (51.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer14   3503--
Boshier5   0200--
van Geloven6   2160--
Savage12   1643--
Munden9   3262--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Loader25      
MR Hallamb AV Bedser11      
J van Gelovenc Stewart b Lock6      
*CH Palmerc Lock b AV Bedser28      
LR Gardner hit wkt b Loader22      
VS Mundenlbw b AV Bedser0      
MF Hickmanc Willett b Lock1      
+J Firthc McIntyre b AV Bedser1      
JS Savageb EA Bedser13      
CT Spencerb EA Bedser0      
BS Boshiernot out5      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)10
Total(all out, 70.2 overs)122
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-30, 3-53, 4-85, 5-85, 6-90, 7-95, 8-114, 9-115, 10-122 (70.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lock21   8482--
Laker20   9210--
AV Bedser16   9134--
Loader11   4222--
EA Bedser2.2082--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TH Clarkc Hallam b Lester93      
MJ Stewartc Hickman b Savage24      
KF Barringtonc Palmer b Munden6      
*PBH Mayc van Geloven b Savage58      
MD Willettc Lester b Savage0      
EA Bedsernot out25      
+AJW McIntyrenot out37      
GAR Lockdid not bat      
JC Lakerdid not bat      
PJ Loaderdid not bat      
AV Bedserdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(5 wickets, declared, 75 overs)248
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-56, 3-177, 4-185, 5-185
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer7   0280--
Boshier2   0100--
Savage24   5793--
Palmer10   4230--
Munden22   9521--
Lester10   2511--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Stewart b Loader4      
MR Hallamlbw b Lock40      
J van Gelovenc Lock b Laker9      
*CH Palmerlbw b Lock26      
LR Gardnerc Lock b Laker2      
VS Mundenc EA Bedser b Laker0      
MF Hickmanc Lock b Laker0      
+J Firthc Barrington b Lock12      
JS Savagec Barrington b Lock3      
CT Spencerc McIntyre b Lock1      
BS Boshiernot out1      
Extras(1 lb, 1 w)2
Total(all out, 36 overs)100
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-41, 3-55, 4-76, 5-82, 6-83, 7-83, 8-97, 9-99, 10-100 (36 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lock14   3335--
Laker13   5324--
AV Bedser4   070--
Loader5   1261--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> GAR Lock reached 800 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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