Somerset v Leicestershire
County Championship 1957
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 27th, 29th, 30th July 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 4 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 0
UmpiresDE Davies, WFF Price
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), T Tout (Somerset)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 188/9 (Smith 4*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (1) 368/7 (Palmer 56*, Roe 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Alley1     
MR Hallamst Stephenson b McCool30     
J van Gelovenc Stephenson b Lobb57     
LR Gardnerc Pickles b McMahon9     
*CH Palmerc Stephenson b McMahon26     
PA Mundenb Lobb38     
+J Firthlbw b Alley5     
JS Savagec Palmer b Lobb2     
RC Smithrun out4     
CT Spencerc Wight b Alley0     
BS Boshiernot out0     
Extras(5 b, 6 lb, 5 w)16
Total(all out, 81.3 overs)188
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-54, 3-67, 4-121, 5-137, 6-166, 7-183, 8-188, 9-188, 10-188 (81.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb28   13493--
Palmer3   140--
McCool12   2421--
McMahon12   7122--
Langford2   140--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Picklesb Spencer3     
WE Alleyc Spencer b Boshier7     
PB Wightrun out88     
*MF Tremlettc Gardner b Spencer144     
CL McCoolc Firth b Spencer3     
+HW Stephensonc Hallam b van Geloven39     
KE Palmernot out56     
BA Langfordc Firth b Boshier23     
B Roenot out0     
JWJ McMahondid not bat      
B Lobbdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)5
Total(7 wickets, declared, 99 overs)368
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-10, 3-197, 4-223, 5-270, 6-303, 7-363
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer24   2653--
Boshier20   1962--
Palmer18   5630--
Savage3   0120--
Smith10   2400--
van Geloven18   2631--
Lester6   1240--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Palmer b Langford13     
MR Hallamc Stephenson b Tremlett151     
J van Gelovenc Wight b McMahon32     
*CH Palmernot out62     
LR Gardnernot out19     
PA Mundendid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
RC Smithdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 5 lb, 1 nb, 5 w)18
Total(3 wickets, 108 overs)295
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-137, 3-252
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb13   2390--
Alley9   2320--
Palmer8   2300--
McCool11   1370--
McMahon35   11761--
Langford18   7291--
Pickles2   0100--
Wight4   310--
Tremlett4   091--
Roe2   030--
Stephenson2   1110--

--> PA Munden made his debut in County Championship matches
--> CH Palmer (1) passed 14000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 11
--> PA Munden (1) passed his previous highest score of 33 in first-class matches
--> KE Palmer (1) equalled his previous highest score of 56 in first-class matches
--> KE Palmer (1) equalled his previous highest score of 56 in County Championship matches
--> KE Palmer (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> MR Hallam (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 1
--> MR Hallam (2) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> MF Tremlett reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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