Warwickshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1957
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 6th, 8th, 9th July 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by 4 wickets
PointsWarwickshire 14 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 0
UmpiresCS Elliott, LH Gray
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), FN Bloxsom (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 58/1 (Horner 29*, Stewart 14*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 165/7 (Gardner 61*, Smith 4*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Townsend b Swaranjit Singh38     
MR Hallamc Townsend b Carter17     
RA Dimentlbw b Carter10     
*CH Palmerc Townsend b Leadbeater27     
LR Gardnerb Leadbeater9     
J van Gelovenc Carter b Leadbeater0     
+J Firthnot out42     
JS Savageb Griffiths1     
RC Smithc Leadbeater b Carter12     
CT Spencerb Griffiths6     
BS Boshierc Spooner b Carter8     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 5 nb)7
Total(all out, 88.2 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-42, 3-85, 4-105, 5-106, 6-107, 7-119, 8-142, 9-155, 10-177 (88.2 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Griffiths24   4452--
Townsend7   2140--
Khalid Ibadulla11   680--
Swaranjit Singh7   441--
Leadbeater21   10343--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerb Spencer10     
NF Hornerc Firth b Boshier40     
WJP Stewartc Diment b Spencer104     
*MJK Smithc Diment b Savage16     
A Townsendb Palmer2     
+RT Spoonerlbw b Palmer6     
Khalid Ibadullab Boshier7     
Swaranjit Singhnot out15     
E Leadbeaterc Hallam b Boshier0     
RG Carterb Boshier0     
SS Griffithsb Boshier0     
Extras(6 b, 9 lb, 1 w)16
Total(all out, 72.3 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-87, 3-136, 4-157, 5-188, 6-192, 7-208, 8-216, 9-216, 10-216 (72.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer25   5682--
Palmer13   6182--
Smith7   3320--
Savage9   2361--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Griffiths6     
MR Hallamc Spooner b Griffiths2     
RA Dimentc Townsend b Khalid Ibadulla56     
*CH Palmerlbw b Carter6     
LR Gardnernot out69     
J van Gelovenb Leadbeater0     
+J Firthlbw b Griffiths12     
JS Savageb Leadbeater5     
RC Smithb Carter4     
CT Spencerb Townsend15     
BS Boshierc Spooner b Townsend0     
Extras(13 b, 2 lb, 4 w)19
Total(all out, 84.2 overs)194
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-9, 3-28, 4-97, 5-103, 6-133, 7-161, 8-172, 9-194, 10-194 (84.2 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carter19   3632--
Griffiths19   4453--
Khalid Ibadulla15   11121--
Swaranjit Singh6   390--
Leadbeater20   7412--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc van Geloven b Savage45     
NF Hornerc Firth b Spencer10     
WJP Stewartc van Geloven b Savage22     
*MJK Smithc Firth b Savage13     
A Townsendb Savage7     
+RT Spoonerc Diment b van Geloven34     
Khalid Ibadullanot out11     
Swaranjit Singhnot out0     
E Leadbeaterdid not bat      
RG Carterdid not bat      
SS Griffithsdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 9 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)16
Total(6 wickets, 61.2 overs)158
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-59, 3-93, 4-104, 5-128, 6-154
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer16   2371--
Boshier7   0120--
Palmer9   3140--
Lester1   010--
van Geloven9   2191--

--> SS Griffiths made his debut in County Championship matches
--> WJP Stewart (1) passed his previous highest score of 63 in County Championship matches
--> WJP Stewart (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> WJP Stewart (1) passed his previous highest score of 83 in first-class matches
--> WJP Stewart (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> LR Gardner (2) passed his previous highest score of 47 in County Championship matches
--> MJK Smith (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 6
--> E Leadbeater made his debut for Warwickshire in County Championship matches
--> CH Palmer reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Warwickshire first innings
--> RG Carter reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> CT Spencer reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Warwickshire second innings





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