Leicestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1957
VenueBath Grounds, Ashby-de-la-Zouch on 13th, 15th, 16th July 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 2; Sussex 0
UmpiresD Davies, WFF Price
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), G Washer (Sussex)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 96/4 (Gardner 21*, Firth 8*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 116/1 (Hallam 71*, van Geloven 27*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Suttle14      
MR Hallamc Suttle b Marlar28      
RA Dimentc Sheppard b Thomson23      
*CH Palmerb Suttle0      
LR Gardnerc Parks b Dexter49      
J van Gelovenb Suttle3      
+J Firthlbw b Bates11      
JS Savagec Smith b Thomson3      
RC Smithlbw b Dexter2      
CT Spencerrun out10      
BS Boshiernot out3      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 95 overs)150
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-43, 3-47, 4-76, 5-104, 6-107, 7-133, 8-136, 9-144, 10-150 (95 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson23   12222--
Bates16   6331--
Suttle20   11213--
Marlar17   7331--
Foreman10   3150--
Dexter9   2222--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DV Smithb Savage61      
DS Sheppardc Firth b Boshier6      
KG Suttlelbw b Palmer4      
JM Parksc Firth b Boshier6      
ER Dexterb Palmer1      
DJ Foremanc Spencer b Boshier0      
GL Coggerb Boshier2      
NI Thomsonrun out5      
*RG Marlarnot out3      
+DN Mantellb Savage0      
DL Batesc van Geloven b Savage0      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(all out, 34.5 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-27, 3-46, 4-53, 5-58, 6-68, 7-75, 8-91, 9-91, 10-91 (34.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer5   0260--
Boshier17   5314--
Palmer12   5312--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Sheppard b Bates13      
MR Hallamnot out71      
J van Gelovennot out27      
RA Dimentdid not bat      
*CH Palmerdid not bat      
LR Gardnerdid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
RC Smithdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(1 wicket, 46 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-27 (Lester)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson15   5290--
Bates10   3251--
Suttle5   290--
Marlar9   1330--
Dexter2   040--
Smith5   1110--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> DV Smith (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 54
--> BS Boshier reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> JS Savage reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings





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