Leicestershire v Lancashire
County Championship 1958
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 14th, 16th June 1958 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 9 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 4 (Batting 2); Lancashire 12
UmpiresWH Copson, LH Gray
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), GM Taylor (Lancashire)
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 76/5 (Washbrook 45*, Hilton 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Higgs25      
J van Gelovenb Statham11      
*W Watsonc Grieves b Booth55      
G Lesterlbw b Statham12      
AC Revillc Wilson b Booth16      
RA Dimentc and b Booth12      
JS Savageb Booth0      
+J Firthb Statham16      
RC Smithc Wilson b Hilton0      
CT Spencerc and b Hilton0      
BS Boshiernot out0      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(all out, 80.1 overs)154
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-64, 3-90, 4-125, 5-126, 6-126, 7-151, 8-152, 9-154, 10-154 (80.1 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Higgs17   4441--
Tattersall16   3330--
Hilton18   7212--
Booth13   6204--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Whartonb Spencer9      
BJ Boothc Smith b Spencer5      
KJ Grievesb Spencer0      
*C Washbrookc Revill b Spencer46      
PT Marnerb Savage15      
JD Bondb Spencer0      
MJ Hiltonlbw b Boshier0      
+A Wilsonc Diment b Boshier1      
JB Stathamb Spencer1      
K Higgsb Savage14      
R Tattersallnot out11      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(all out, 61.4 overs)105
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-14, 3-27, 4-70, 5-71, 6-76, 7-78, 8-78, 9-79, 10-105 (61.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer22   10326--
Boshier22   6382--
van Geloven8   3140--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Wilson b Hilton26      
J van Gelovenb Higgs11      
*W Watsonb Hilton29      
G Lesterlbw b Statham0      
AC Revillc Marner b Statham1      
RA Dimentb Statham3      
JS Savageb Hilton0      
+J Firthb Statham0      
CT Spencerb Hilton10      
BS Boshiernot out5      
RC Smithabsent hurt
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 41.4 overs)87
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-64, 3-67, 4-69, 5-69, 6-69, 7-70, 8-77, 9-87 (41.4 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham17   4334--
Higgs6   1151--
Tattersall5   1120--
Booth1   040--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Whartonnot out80      
BJ Boothc Spencer b Savage9      
PT Marnernot out40      
KJ Grievesdid not bat      
*C Washbrookdid not bat      
JD Bonddid not bat      
MJ Hiltondid not bat      
+A Wilsondid not bat      
JB Stathamdid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
R Tattersalldid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(1 wicket, 59.3 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-63 (Booth)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer10   3260--
Boshier8   2110--
van Geloven16   10110--
Lester7   1270--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> W Watson (1) passed 13000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 48
--> K Higgs (1) passed his previous highest score of 12 in first-class matches
--> K Higgs (1) passed his previous highest score of 12 in County Championship matches
--> BJ Booth achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 1-29)
--> BJ Booth achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 0-24)
--> CT Spencer reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> BS Boshier reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Lancashire first innings





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