Leicestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1957
VenueBrush Ground, Loughborough on 10th, 12th, 13th August 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 2; Worcestershire 0
UmpiresLH Gray, RSM Lay
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), W Faithfull (Worcestershire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 131/6 (Diment 35*, Savage 6*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 57/2 (van Geloven 27*, Palmer 15*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc DW Richardson b Chesterton46      
MR Hallamb Horton6      
J van Gelovenst Booth b Berry23      
*CH Palmerc Horton b Berry0      
LR Gardnerlbw b Flavell6      
RA Dimentc PE Richardson b Chesterton39      
+J Firthlbw b Flavell0      
JS Savagec Booth b Flavell6      
RC Smithb Chesterton0      
CT Spencerc Outschoorn b Chesterton7      
BS Boshiernot out0      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb)9
Total(all out, 99.5 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-73, 3-73, 4-84, 5-89, 6-91, 7-135, 8-135, 9-142, 10-142 (99.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell13   6373--
Horton38   24351--
Berry30   16272--
PE Richardson1   080--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonb Spencer7      
*PE Richardsonb Boshier13      
G Dewsb Spencer15      
DW Richardsonb Boshier6      
RG Broadbentb Savage48      
LF Outschoornc Spencer b Palmer17      
MJ Hortonc Palmer b Savage12      
+R Boothc van Geloven b Smith8      
JA Flavellb Savage0      
GH Chestertonlbw b Savage0      
R Berrynot out0      
Extras(1 b, 2 nb)3
Total(all out, 78.4 overs)129
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-22, 3-43, 4-45, 5-89, 6-120, 7-121, 8-121, 9-123, 10-129 (78.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer14   2302--
Boshier17   6342--
Savage16   8274--
Palmer13   9101--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Booth b Horton14      
MR Hallamb Chesterton0      
J van Gelovenb Flavell58      
*CH Palmerc PE Richardson b Chesterton58      
LR Gardnerc Booth b Chesterton5      
RA Dimentc Broadbent b Flavell3      
+J Firthb Flavell1      
JS Savageb Flavell4      
RC Smithnot out0      
CT Spencerc PE Richardson b Chesterton10      
BS Boshierc Kenyon b Chesterton4      
Extras(5 b)5
Total(all out, 75.5 overs)162
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-37, 3-109, 4-130, 5-137, 6-139, 7-144, 8-157, 9-162, 10-162 (75.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell20   4384--
Horton19   6371--
Berry11   2240--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonb Spencer16      
*PE Richardsonc Firth b Spencer5      
G Dewsc Spencer b Palmer7      
DW Richardsonnot out47      
RG Broadbentc van Geloven b Spencer11      
LF Outschoornst Firth b Smith6      
MJ Hortonlbw b Smith0      
+R Boothnot out5      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
GH Chestertondid not bat      
R Berrydid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)10
Total(6 wickets, 49 overs)107
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-25, 3-33, 4-60, 5-90, 6-94
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer12   5193--
Boshier7   2210--
Savage11   8100--
Smith11   2272--
Palmer8   2201--

--> RA Diment (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> RA Diment (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 37
--> CT Spencer (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> CH Palmer (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 8
--> DW Richardson (2) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 29
--> GH Chesterton reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> BS Boshier reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings





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