Essex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1958
VenueCastle Park Cricket Ground, Colchester on 25th, 26th, 27th June 1958 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 0; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, H Elliott
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), CV Jenkinson (Essex)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 10/0 (Hallam 2*, Watson 7*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 149/3 (Watson 77*, Lester 7*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsb Boshier10     
G Barkerc Spencer b Smith13     
LA Savillc Spencer b Savage32     
*DJ Insolec Revill b Boshier31     
TE Baileyc Julian b Spencer41     
+B Taylorc and b Savage9     
MJ Bearb Savage0     
WT Greensmithnot out40     
LHR Ralphlbw b Savage19     
KC Prestonc and b Savage18     
PJ Phelanb Boshier7     
Extras(3 b, 4 lb)7
Total(all out, 104.4 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-28, 3-87, 4-87, 5-117, 6-119, 7-159, 8-188, 9-212, 10-227 (104.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer30   10491--
Smith16   4351--
Savage29   9795--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Barker b Ralph12     
*W Watsonnot out77     
EF Phillipsc Greensmith b Bailey3     
AC Revillc Dodds b Greensmith31     
G Lesternot out7     
RA Dimentdid not bat      
+R Juliandid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
RC Smithdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 8 lb, 1 w)19
Total(3 wickets, 70 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-36, 3-115
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey23   4381--
Preston13   4250--
Ralph15   6221--
Phelan5   2150--
Greensmith14   1301--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> LHR Ralph (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> W Watson (1) passed 17500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 43





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