Sussex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1957
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 1st, 3rd, 4th June 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 99 runs
PointsSussex 4 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 12
UmpiresAE Pothecary, WFF Price
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), G Washer (Sussex)
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 82/4 (Potter 7*, Webb 2*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 205/1 (Hallam 119*, van Geloven 31*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Suttle b Thomson5     
MR Hallamb Bates24     
J van Gelovenc Webb b Bates2     
*CH Palmerb Bates7     
LR Gardnerc Bates b Marlar33     
RA Dimentc Webb b James67     
+J Firthc Webb b James11     
JS Savagec Webb b James5     
RC Smithc Lenham b James4     
CT Spencerb Bates9     
TJ Goodwinnot out0     
Extras(7 b, 4 lb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 77.3 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-23, 3-44, 4-45, 5-135, 6-157, 7-162, 8-166, 9-171, 10-179 (77.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson16   7251--
Smith9   3210--
James20   10324--
Marlar8   2251--
Suttle6   480--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DV Smithb Goodwin23     
LJ Lenhamc Firth b Goodwin25     
KG Suttleb Goodwin1     
JM Parksc van Geloven b Goodwin20     
G Potterc Hallam b Goodwin23     
+RT Webbc Spencer b Savage28     
DJ Foremanlbw b Spencer43     
NI Thomsonc and b Goodwin15     
*RG Marlarb van Geloven33     
AE Jamesnot out20     
DL Batesc Goodwin b Spencer0     
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 3 nb)11
Total(all out, 88.5 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-50, 3-62, 4-78, 5-119, 6-127, 7-165, 8-208, 9-242, 10-242 (88.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin35   8906--
Palmer16   8300--
Savage7   2171--
van Geloven1   0161--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b James52     
MR Hallamc Webb b Bates146     
J van Gelovenc Parks b Thomson33     
*CH Palmerc Marlar b Thomson33     
LR Gardnernot out10     
RA Dimentdid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
RC Smithdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(4 wickets, declared, 89.5 overs)278
Fall of wickets:
1-114, 2-223, 3-248, 4-278 (89.5 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bates14   1861--
Smith5   1140--
James25   13321--
Marlar16   3540--
Suttle11   5250--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DV Smithc Firth b Spencer17     
LJ Lenhamc Savage b Goodwin12     
KG Suttlec Hallam b Savage25     
JM Parksc Firth b Spencer0     
DJ Foremanc Spencer b Goodwin3     
G Potterc Firth b Spencer7     
NI Thomsonb Savage8     
+RT Webblbw b Lester7     
AE Jamesc Hallam b Smith5     
DL Batesc and b Smith21     
*RG Marlarnot out0     
Extras(7 b, 4 lb)11
Total(all out, 42.1 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-40, 3-42, 4-47, 5-66, 6-68, 7-81, 8-81, 9-111, 10-116 (42.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer13   4353--
Goodwin10   2332--
Savage11   5302--
Lester6   271--

--> RT Webb (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 18
--> DJ Foreman (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> MR Hallam (2) passed his previous highest score of 126 in first-class matches
--> MR Hallam (2) passed his previous highest score of 126 in County Championship matches
--> DL Bates (2) passed his previous highest score of 11 in first-class matches
--> CT Spencer reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> CT Spencer reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex second innings





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