Worcestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1957
VenueWar Memorial Ground, Amblecote on 24th, 25th, 26th July 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultWorcestershire won by an innings and 73 runs
PointsWorcestershire 14 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, JG Langridge
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), W Faithfull (Worcestershire)
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 64/2 (Dews 29*, Broadbent 13*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (1) 300/6d

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Flavell4     
MR Hallamb Horton6     
J van Gelovenst Booth b Horton6     
*CH Palmerc Outschoorn b Horton0     
LR Gardnerc Flavell b Coldwell50     
VS Mundenc Dews b Horton2     
+J Firthlbw b Coldwell13     
JS Savagec Booth b Coldwell0     
RC Smithc Booth b Coldwell0     
CT Spencerb Coldwell6     
BS Boshiernot out0     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 38.5 overs)90
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-12, 3-12, 4-21, 5-29, 6-55, 7-55, 8-55, 9-89, 10-90 (38.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell14   1581--
Horton12   8114--
Berry1   100--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonb Savage15     
LF Outschoornb Spencer5     
G Dewsc Palmer b Savage115     
RG Broadbentc Firth b Spencer66     
MJ Hortonnot out70     
+R Boothc Firth b Munden14     
J Listerc Munden b van Geloven7     
JA Flavellnot out5     
R Berrydid not bat      
*RO Jenkinsdid not bat      
LJ Coldwelldid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(6 wickets, declared, 118 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-27, 3-173, 4-234, 5-265, 6-288
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer21   0642--
Boshier17   4410--
Savage30   9752--
Smith29   14590--
Palmer7   1220--
Munden10   5201--
van Geloven4   0161--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Jenkins46     
MR Hallamst Booth b Jenkins41     
J van Gelovenc Outschoorn b Horton2     
*CH Palmerb Flavell6     
LR Gardnerst Booth b Jenkins3     
VS Mundennot out21     
+J Firthc Lister b Jenkins0     
JS Savageb Horton0     
RC Smithc Outschoorn b Horton13     
CT Spencerc Coldwell b Horton0     
BS Boshierb Horton0     
Extras(1 b, 4 w)5
Total(all out, 95.4 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-76, 2-81, 3-92, 4-97, 5-110, 6-110, 7-110, 8-129, 9-129, 10-137 (95.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell10   2191--
Coldwell4   170--
Berry4   270--
Jenkins35   11624--

--> J Lister made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> VS Munden made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> VS Munden made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> J van Geloven (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 2
--> G Dews (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 86
--> MJ Horton (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49
--> CH Palmer (2) passed 16500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> LJ Coldwell reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> LJ Coldwell completed a hat-trick in the Leicestershire first innings
--> MJ Horton reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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