Leicestershire v Yorkshire
County Championship 1959
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 29th, 30th, 31st July 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultYorkshire won by 78 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Yorkshire 14 (Batting 2)
UmpiresWH Copson, AE Fagg
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), C Turner (Yorkshire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 2/1 (Watson 0*, Hallam 1*)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (2) 165/3 (Padgett 68*, Illingworth 31*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WB Stottb Palmer18     
K Taylorb van Geloven27     
DEV Padgettc Hallam b Savage53     
DB Closec Burch b van Geloven57     
JV Wilsonc Spencer b Kirby6     
R Illingworthc Burch b Kirby0     
*JR Burnetc Burch b Savage3     
FS Truemanlbw b Spencer16     
+JG Binksb Kirby13     
D Wilsonc Watson b Savage9     
RK Plattnot out0     
Extras(10 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(all out, 103.4 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-85, 3-111, 4-130, 5-130, 6-174, 7-184, 8-199, 9-216, 10-218 (103.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer26   8481--
van Geloven30   5872--
Palmer11   751--
Kirby13   6143--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Watsonnot out79     
D Kirbyb Trueman1     
MR Hallamc D Wilson b Platt1     
LR Gardnerlbw b Platt2     
CH Palmerc Close b Illingworth24     
J van Gelovenc sub b Illingworth5     
GW Burchb Close0     
RC Smithc Illingworth b Trueman5     
CT Spencerb Platt6     
JS Savageb Platt4     
+GA Hickinbottomb Close0     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)5
Total(all out, 69.3 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-4, 3-6, 4-66, 5-80, 6-83, 7-97, 8-105, 9-120, 10-132 (69.3 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman23   10252--
Platt20   5614--
Illingworth13   3232--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WB Stottc Burch b Spencer27     
DEV Padgettnot out89     
DB Closec Smith b Palmer21     
JV Wilsonc Hallam b Savage4     
R Illingworthnot out63     
K Taylordid not bat      
*JR Burnetdid not bat      
FS Truemandid not bat      
+JG Binksdid not bat      
D Wilsondid not bat      
RK Plattdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)18
Total(3 wickets, declared, 61 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-75, 3-103
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer17   2491--
van Geloven13   1550--
Palmer10   3151--
Savage8   2311--
Kirby10   0310--
Smith3   0230--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamrun out57     
D Kirbyc sub b Close15     
J van Gelovenc Burnet b D Wilson3     
*W Watsonc Binks b Trueman20     
LR Gardnerc D Wilson b Trueman4     
CH Palmerb D Wilson13     
GW Burchc Trueman b Close15     
RC Smithc sub b Close30     
CT Spencerb Platt32     
JS Savageb Platt29     
+GA Hickinbottomnot out0     
Extras(9 b, 3 nb)12
Total(all out, 77.1 overs)230
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-76, 3-76, 4-82, 5-110, 6-119, 7-159, 8-160, 9-223, 10-230 (77.1 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman16   4542--
Close13   1553--
Illingworth18   5430--
D Wilson11   3192--

--> D Kirby made his debut in County Championship matches
--> GA Hickinbottom made his debut in County Championship matches
--> GA Hickinbottom made his debut in first-class matches
--> MR Hallam (2) passed 10000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 36
--> D Kirby made his debut for Leicestershire in first-class matches
--> JS Savage reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Yorkshire first innings
--> FS Trueman reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> R Illingworth reached 400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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