Northamptonshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1959
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 27th, 28th, 29th May 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorthamptonshire won by 9 wickets
PointsNorthamptonshire 14 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 0
UmpiresWH Copson, H Elliott
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), R Muscott (Northamptonshire)
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 191/4 (Subba Row 30*, Barrick 24*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 160/8 (Spencer 19*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Tribe b Manning59      
J van Gelovenb Ashenden6      
EF Phillipslbw b Manning7      
AC Revillb Manning0      
*W Watsonc Subba Row b Allen44      
GW Burchc Andrew b Allen4      
+R Julianb Allen8      
RC Smithc Subba Row b Manning7      
CT Spencerc and b Lightfoot34      
JS Savagenot out6      
BS Boshierc Norman b Lightfoot0      
Extras(7 b, 6 lb)13
Total(all out, 83.3 overs)188
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-73, 3-73, 4-122, 5-127, 6-135, 7-142, 8-154, 9-188, 10-188 (83.3 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ashenden8   1141--
Tribe23   6670--
Manning34   18474--
Allen14   4373--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesb Savage42      
AP Arnoldb Savage33      
GE Tribec Watson b Smith22      
MEJC Normanc Spencer b Savage33      
*R Subba Rowb Savage53      
DW Barrickb Smith46      
A Lightfootc Julian b Boshier32      
JS Manningb Savage0      
MHJ Allenc Burch b Boshier49      
+KV Andrewnot out7      
M Ashendenb Boshier0      
Extras(21 b, 8 lb)29
Total(all out, 117.5 overs)346
Fall of wickets:
1-70, 2-93, 3-103, 4-167, 5-215, 6-243, 7-258, 8-319, 9-346, 10-346 (117.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer7   3280--
Savage52   171595--
Smith47   201132--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc and b Manning48      
J van Gelovenc Subba Row b Manning20      
EF Phillipslbw b Allen39      
AC Revillb Allen10      
*W Watsonb Allen0      
GW Burchb Allen4      
+R Julianb Manning1      
RC Smithb Ashenden13      
CT Spencerc Allen b Lightfoot26      
JS Savagenot out9      
BS Boshierb Lightfoot0      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 99.3 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-84, 3-103, 4-103, 5-115, 6-116, 7-124, 8-160, 9-171, 10-177 (99.3 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ashenden7   3211--
Tribe19   5290--
Manning34   11573--
Allen34   18474--
Subba Row1   100--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesb Smith2      
AP Arnoldnot out12      
MEJC Normannot out5      
GE Tribedid not bat      
*R Subba Rowdid not bat      
DW Barrickdid not bat      
A Lightfootdid not bat      
JS Manningdid not bat      
MHJ Allendid not bat      
+KV Andrewdid not bat      
M Ashendendid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(1 wicket, 12.1 overs)21
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Brookes)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith6   291--

--> W Watson (1) passed 14000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 25
--> R Subba Row (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 24
--> MR Hallam (2) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 42
--> JS Manning reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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