Leicestershire v West Indians
West Indies in British Isles 1957
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 17th, 19th, 20th August 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWest Indians won by an innings and 212 runs
UmpiresRSM Lay, DJ Wood
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), WH Ferguson (West Indians)
Close of play day 1West Indians (1) 89/3 (Kanhai 40*, Alexander 6*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 59/8 (Smith 3*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Worrell b Atkinson3      
MR Hallamc Alexander b Dewdney1      
J van Gelovenb Dewdney2      
*CH Palmerc Sobers b Dewdney10      
LR Gardnerrun out21      
RA Dimentc Kanhai b Ramadhin22      
+J Firthc Ganteaume b Valentine2      
RC Smithb Ramadhin0      
JS Savagenot out5      
CT Spencerc Ganteaume b Ramadhin7      
BS Boshierb Valentine1      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 53.4 overs)75
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-4, 3-16, 4-16, 5-56, 6-61, 7-64, 8-64, 9-74, 10-75 (53.4 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Worrell5   160--
Dewdney12   4143--
Atkinson11   5101--
Ramadhin11   6123--

West Indians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AG Ganteaumelbw b Spencer5      
NS Asgaralic Diment b Palmer38      
GS Sobersc Lester b Boshier0      
RB Kanhaic Spencer b Palmer92      
+FCM Alexanderc Smith b Palmer83      
ED Weekesb Spencer20      
*FMM Worrell hit wkt b Palmer104      
DS Atkinsonnot out0      
S Ramadhindid not bat      
DT Dewdneydid not bat      
AL Valentinedid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 8 lb)19
Total(7 wickets, declared, 120.1 overs)361
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-13, 3-77, 4-158, 5-202, 6-360, 7-361 (120.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer23   6532--
Boshier22   2951--
Smith35   111040--
Savage7   1290--
van Geloven8   0210--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Worrell b Atkinson13      
MR Hallamb Dewdney3      
J van Gelovenc Kanhai b Valentine20      
LR Gardnerc and b Valentine0      
*CH Palmerc Worrell b Valentine3      
RA Dimentc Worrell b Valentine1      
+J Firthlbw b Valentine8      
JS Savagec Alexander b Valentine2      
RC Smithlbw b Sobers4      
CT Spencernot out13      
BS Boshierrun out0      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(all out, 48.5 overs)74
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-34, 3-34, 4-38, 5-40, 6-40, 7-42, 8-59, 9-62, 10-74 (48.5 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Worrell7   290--
Atkinson11   4121--
Valentine13   886--
Ramadhin2   040--
Sobers4   311--

--> AL Valentine reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> S Ramadhin reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> DS Atkinson reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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