Worcestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1959
VenueChester Road North, Kidderminster on 18th, 20th, 21st July 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultWorcestershire won by 192 runs
PointsWorcestershire 14 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 0
UmpiresJS Buller, FS Lee
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), W Faithfull (Worcestershire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 59/9 (Spencer 0*, Savage 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 10/2 (Watson 3*, Burch 5*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc Hallam b van Geloven0      
LF Outschoornc Burch b Spencer5      
MJ Hortonc Gardner b Spencer6      
DW Richardsonc Burch b Savage36      
RG Broadbentc Watson b van Geloven14      
G Dewsb Spencer8      
+R Boothc Gardner b Savage47      
DNF Sladerun out12      
DB Pearsonb Spencer6      
KJ Aldridgeb Savage19      
LJ Coldwellnot out1      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(all out, 70.2 overs)162
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-5, 3-25, 4-56, 5-66, 6-74, 7-99, 8-107, 9-145, 10-162 (70.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer20   11304--
van Geloven20   5622--
Smith10   5350--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Kenyon b Aldridge1      
*W Watsonb Horton12      
J van Gelovenc Booth b Aldridge0      
LR Gardnerrun out0      
AC Revillc Booth b Aldridge2      
GW Burchc Dews b Horton8      
EF Phillipsb Horton1      
+R Julianb Aldridge25      
RC Smithc Pearson b Horton5      
CT Spencernot out14      
JS Savagec and b Pearson25      
Extras(4 nb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 56.3 overs)98
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-9, 5-25, 6-26, 7-27, 8-59, 9-59, 10-98 (56.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aldridge18   5404--
Coldwell5   360--
Horton20   14154--
Slade7   3140--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc Watson b Smith101      
LF Outschoornc Julian b Smith31      
MJ Hortonc and b Savage28      
DW Richardsonb van Geloven16      
RG Broadbentlbw b Spencer1      
G Dewsb van Geloven37      
+R Boothc Julian b Spencer2      
DNF Sladec Savage b Spencer11      
DB Pearsonnot out8      
KJ Aldridgenot out4      
LJ Coldwelldid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)17
Total(8 wickets, declared, 97 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-107, 2-158, 3-168, 4-173, 5-204, 6-233, 7-233, 8-252
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer27   6573--
van Geloven29   11602--
Savage20   5611--
Smith21   4612--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Broadbent b Coldwell1      
*W Watsonc Dews b Aldridge6      
EF Phillipsc Outschoorn b Coldwell0      
GW Burchlbw b Aldridge7      
LR Gardnerc Broadbent b Horton0      
AC Revillb Aldridge43      
J van Gelovenb Horton15      
+R Julianb Pearson24      
RC Smithc Broadbent b Horton4      
JS Savagec Broadbent b Horton3      
CT Spencernot out15      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 62.1 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-2, 3-14, 4-15, 5-36, 6-36, 7-103, 8-103, 9-111, 10-128 (62.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aldridge20   8283--
Coldwell10   3212--
Horton20   7454--
Slade3   130--

--> DW Richardson (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 28
--> MJ Horton reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> KJ Aldridge was no-balled for throwing for Worcestershire (twice by JS Buller)





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