Leicestershire v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1957
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 3rd, 5th, 6th August 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorthamptonshire won by 8 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Northamptonshire 14 (Batting 2)
UmpiresJS Buller, JG Langridge
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), R Muscott (Northamptonshire)
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 99/3 (Arnold 39*, Reynolds 34*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 96/5 (Palmer 44*, Firth 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Andrew b Kelleher7      
MR Hallamb Tyson23      
J van Gelovenb Tribe39      
*CH Palmerc Kelleher b Tribe50      
LR Gardnerlbw b Allen20      
RA Dimentlbw b Allen7      
+J Firthb Tyson0      
JS Savageb Allen9      
RC Smithlbw b Allen0      
CT Spencerb Allen4      
BS Boshiernot out1      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 73.5 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-44, 3-110, 4-131, 5-145, 6-146, 7-155, 8-155, 9-166, 10-167 (73.5 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyson17   3432--
Kelleher19   6441--
Tribe21   5552--
Broderick8   690--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Brookesc Diment b Boshier2      
AP Arnoldc Hallam b Savage55      
L Livingstonlbw b Spencer19      
DW Barrickb Boshier0      
BL Reynoldsc van Geloven b Spencer34      
GE Tribeb Smith24      
V Broderickb Smith1      
+KV Andrewb Savage23      
FH Tysonb Boshier40      
MHJ Allenlbw b Savage26      
HRA Kellehernot out3      
Extras(7 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)13
Total(all out, 98.1 overs)240
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-26, 3-27, 4-101, 5-132, 6-140, 7-149, 8-198, 9-232, 10-240 (98.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer15   5322--
Boshier24   4643--
Palmer16   6360--
Smith20   8342--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc and b Allen13      
MR Hallamc Andrew b Tyson5      
J van Gelovenc Tyson b Kelleher8      
*CH Palmernot out79      
LR Gardnerlbw b Broderick25      
RA Dimentb Tyson0      
+J Firthb Tribe0      
JS Savageb Tribe0      
RC Smithb Tribe0      
CT Spencerb Tyson0      
BS Boshierrun out1      
Extras(1 w)1
Total(all out, 57 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-18, 3-37, 4-86, 5-87, 6-96, 7-96, 8-96, 9-101, 10-132 (57 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyson15   0613--
Kelleher10   4131--
Tribe12   4353--
Broderick9   2151--
Allen11   671--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Brookesc Diment b Spencer17      
AP Arnoldnot out23      
L Livingstonb Spencer11      
DW Barricknot out9      
BL Reynoldsdid not bat      
GE Tribedid not bat      
V Broderickdid not bat      
+KV Andrewdid not bat      
FH Tysondid not bat      
MHJ Allendid not bat      
HRA Kelleherdid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 13.5 overs)60
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-46
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer7   0362--

--> BL Reynolds (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> GE Tribe (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> CH Palmer (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 28
--> MHJ Allen reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> BS Boshier reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings
--> CT Spencer reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings





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