Middlesex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1959
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 6th, 8th, 9th June 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 73 runs
PointsMiddlesex 14 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 0
UmpiresFS Lee, AEG Rhodes
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), EH Hendren (Middlesex)
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 296 all out
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 31/1 (Hallam 17*, Phillips 0*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Galec Julian b Savage58      
WE Russellc Julian b Spencer0      
JDB Robertsonc Spencer b Savage39      
PH Parfittst Julian b Savage15      
RW Hookerb Spencer9      
AC Waltonc Revill b Boshier18      
D Bennettc Phillips b Boshier23      
FJ Titmusc Smith b Savage66      
+JT Murraynot out42      
HW Tillyc Savage b van Geloven8      
*JJ Warrc Julian b van Geloven11      
Extras(7 lb)7
Total(all out, 108.4 overs)296
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-99, 3-103, 4-116, 5-140, 6-149, 7-201, 8-271, 9-279, 10-296 (108.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer29   5892--
Boshier20   6462--
van Geloven32.46932--
Savage27   10614--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Tilly1      
J van Gelovenc Parfitt b Bennett21      
EF Phillipslbw b Tilly12      
AC Revillc Murray b Warr11      
*W Watsonb Warr0      
GW Burchb Warr2      
+R Julianc Murray b Bennett50      
RC Smithc and b Titmus7      
CT Spencerb Bennett4      
JS Savagenot out9      
BS Boshierc Walton b Warr4      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 60.3 overs)126
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-28, 3-41, 4-43, 5-49, 6-69, 7-101, 8-107, 9-119, 10-126 (60.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tilly21   10332--
Bennett12   2293--
Titmus3   161--
Hooker4   170--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Parfitt b Tilly17      
J van Gelovenc Bennett b Gale14      
EF Phillipsb Tilly0      
*W Watsonc Murray b Bennett9      
GW Burchc Gale b Warr2      
AC Revillb Warr7      
+R Julianlbw b Gale22      
RC Smithnot out6      
CT Spencerc Murray b Warr7      
JS Savageb Warr4      
BS Boshierc Titmus b Warr0      
Extras(8 b, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 50.5 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-31, 3-32, 4-37, 5-50, 6-77, 7-77, 8-91, 9-97, 10-97 (50.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tilly15   4262--
Bennett11   1251--
Titmus4   400--
Hooker2   130--
Gale5   172--
Russell1   010--

--> RA Gale (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 15
--> R Julian (1) passed his previous highest score of 34 in first-class matches
--> R Julian (1) passed his previous highest score of 34 in County Championship matches
--> JS Savage reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Middlesex first innings





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