Gloucestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1959
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 10th, 11th June 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by an innings and 56 runs
PointsGloucestershire 14 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 0
UmpiresDE Davies, JH Parks
ScorersFE Aubrey (Gloucestershire), FN Bloxsom (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 115/3 (Young 68*, Hawkins 22*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Brown10     
J van Gelovenc Milton b Brown17     
*W Watsonc Meyer b Smith2     
EF Phillipsb Smith0     
AC Revillc Milton b Mortimore37     
GW Burchb Smith9     
+R Julianb Cook23     
RC Smithc Meyer b Mortimore2     
CT Spencerc Hawkins b Mortimore18     
JS Savageb Mortimore7     
BS Boshiernot out7     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(all out, 77.3 overs)135
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-30, 3-31, 4-32, 5-66, 6-98, 7-100, 8-116, 9-120, 10-135 (77.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith21   6443--
Brown21   10302--
Milton5   1110--
Cook15   6161--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Spencer b Boshier76     
CA Miltonb Boshier10     
RB Nichollsc Burch b van Geloven0     
*TW Graveneyc Julian b Spencer9     
DG Hawkinsb Savage31     
JB Mortimorec van Geloven b Smith61     
DA Allenc Julian b van Geloven7     
AS Brownc Julian b Smith48     
DR Smithc Watson b Smith13     
+BJ Meyerb Spencer2     
C Cooknot out1     
Extras(10 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(all out, 118.2 overs)271
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-31, 3-46, 4-124, 5-133, 6-150, 7-229, 8-243, 9-270, 10-271 (118.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boshier25   4552--
van Geloven24   6492--
Savage30   6721--
Smith13   6243--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Brown b Cook37     
J van Gelovenb Smith2     
*W Watsonb Brown9     
EF Phillipslbw b Mortimore2     
AC Revillb Cook0     
GW Burchlbw b Cook0     
+R Julianb Mortimore18     
RC Smithnot out3     
CT Spencerb Mortimore0     
JS Savageb Mortimore1     
BS Boshierst Meyer b Mortimore0     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 59.5 overs)80
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-37, 3-53, 4-53, 5-53, 6-59, 7-76, 8-76, 9-80, 10-80 (59.5 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith17   7221--
Brown17   10241--
Cook13   7193--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> CT Spencer (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> MR Hallam (2) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> AS Brown reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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