Leicestershire v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1959
VenueCoventry Road, Hinckley on 20th, 22nd, 23rd June 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultNorthamptonshire won by 9 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Northamptonshire 14 (Batting 2)
UmpiresFS Lee, WFF Price
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), R Muscott (Northamptonshire)
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 78/0 (Brookes 51*, Arnold 21*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 43/2 (Watson 5*, Gardner 13*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Andrew b Williamson4      
J van Gelovenst Andrew b Tribe77      
*W Watsonb PD Watts42      
LR Gardnerlbw b PD Watts11      
JW Carterlbw b Tribe20      
AC Revillb Williamson27      
EF Phillipsc Williamson b PD Watts1      
+R Julianb Tribe1      
RC Smithc Andrew b Tribe2      
CT Spencerc Andrew b Williamson13      
BS Boshiernot out0      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(all out, 97.3 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-78, 3-98, 4-157, 5-164, 6-173, 7-176, 8-178, 9-206, 10-207 (97.3 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McGibbon14   6150--
Tribe29   9674--
PD Watts28   9623--
Manning16   7290--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesc Julian b van Geloven154      
AP Arnoldc Hallam b Boshier67      
DW Barrickb Spencer36      
*R Subba Rowb Smith14      
PJ Wattsb van Geloven16      
GE Tribenot out26      
JS Manningb Smith1      
PD Wattsnot out17      
+KV Andrewdid not bat      
JG Williamsondid not bat      
L McGibbondid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 17 lb, 2 nb)27
Total(6 wickets, declared, 128 overs)358
Fall of wickets:
1-167, 2-274, 3-276, 4-302, 5-334, 6-335
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boshier30   41021--
Spencer30   12601--
van Geloven25   4752--
Smith43   12942--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Manning b Tribe17      
J van Gelovenb Manning3      
*W Watsonb McGibbon70      
LR Gardnerc Andrew b Williamson14      
JW Carterb Manning9      
AC Revillb Manning63      
EF Phillipslbw b Tribe31      
+R Julianc Brookes b Tribe1      
RC Smithlbw b Tribe9      
CT Spencerb Manning1      
BS Boshiernot out0      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb)9
Total(all out, 107.3 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-24, 3-51, 4-71, 5-136, 6-197, 7-213, 8-225, 9-227, 10-227 (107.3 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McGibbon15   5301--
Williamson10   4121--
Tribe38   15654--
PD Watts12   4600--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesc and b Smith17      
AP Arnoldnot out33      
DW Barricknot out26      
*R Subba Rowdid not bat      
PJ Wattsdid not bat      
GE Tribedid not bat      
JS Manningdid not bat      
PD Wattsdid not bat      
+KV Andrewdid not bat      
JG Williamsondid not bat      
L McGibbondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(1 wicket, 19.2 overs)78
Fall of wickets:
1-33 (Brookes)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boshier7   3130--
Spencer3   0140--
van Geloven1   0100--
Smith5   0251--
Revill2   060--

--> MR Hallam (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 14
--> W Watson (2) passed 19500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 54
--> AC Revill (2) passed 15000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 59
--> JG Williamson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 2-49)
--> J van Geloven reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings





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