Leicestershire v Lancashire
County Championship 1959
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 5th, 6th, 7th August 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 170 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Lancashire 14 (Batting 2)
UmpiresJG Langridge, H Yarnold
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), J Pilston (Lancashire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 30/3 (Gardner 7*, Palmer 2*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 8/2 (van Geloven 0*, Smith 0*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*A Whartonc Julian b Palmer37      
DM Greenlbw b van Geloven8      
JD Bondc Burch b Spencer86      
KJ Grievesc Julian b Spencer1      
PT Marnerb Savage20      
A Boltonb van Geloven13      
BJ Boothb Palmer41      
KB Standringb Spencer4      
+A Wilsonc van Geloven b Spencer8      
JB Stathamb van Geloven9      
K Higgsnot out1      
Extras(10 b, 9 lb, 2 w)21
Total(all out, 96.2 overs)249
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-64, 3-67, 4-98, 5-134, 6-221, 7-229, 8-232, 9-247, 10-249 (96.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer26   6564--
van Geloven29.25623--
Palmer15   3392--
Savage18   4541--
Kirby4   230--
Smith4   0140--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Wilson b Statham12      
D Kirbyb Higgs8      
J van Gelovenc Wharton b Higgs1      
LR Gardnerc Marner b Higgs15      
*CH Palmerb Standring29      
AC Revillb Statham2      
GW Burchnot out28      
+R Julianb Statham2      
RC Smithc Marner b Green6      
CT Spencerb Green0      
JS Savageb Green0      
Total(all out, 62.5 overs)103
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-21, 3-22, 4-45, 5-50, 6-75, 7-81, 8-103, 9-103, 10-103 (62.5 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham20   5343--
Higgs23   6343--
Booth2   080--
Standring12   2211--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*A Whartonc Julian b Spencer1      
DM Greenb Spencer6      
JD Bondb van Geloven0      
KJ Grievesc Spencer b van Geloven12      
PT Marnerb Spencer19      
A Boltonc Burch b Kirby96      
BJ Boothlbw b van Geloven1      
KB Standringc and b Kirby41      
+A Wilsonb Kirby0      
JB Stathamc Spencer b Savage18      
K Higgsnot out1      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 62.5 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-8, 3-8, 4-28, 5-48, 6-49, 7-150, 8-152, 9-187, 10-198 (62.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer19   1673--
van Geloven13   2373--
Palmer10   3180--
Kirby9   2233--
Smith2   0180--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Statham4      
D Kirbyc Marner b Higgs2      
RC Smithc Wilson b Statham2      
J van Gelovenc Marner b Higgs22      
LR Gardnerc Wilson b Statham29      
*CH Palmerlbw b Booth35      
AC Revillb Statham19      
GW Burchlbw b Statham0      
+R Julianc and b Booth27      
CT Spencernot out13      
JS Savagec Grieves b Booth14      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(all out, 70 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-8, 3-14, 4-49, 5-96, 6-102, 7-105, 8-147, 9-147, 10-174 (70 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham22   7585--
Higgs18   7252--
Booth12   0443--
Standring6   2150--
Green8   670--
Wharton4   0180--

--> A Bolton (2) passed his previous highest score of 34 in first-class matches
--> A Bolton (2) passed his previous highest score of 34 in County Championship matches
--> KB Standring (2) passed his previous highest score of 13 in County Championship matches
--> KB Standring (2) passed his previous highest score of 30 in first-class matches
--> J van Geloven (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 7
--> J van Geloven (2) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> CH Palmer made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> CH Palmer made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> AC Revill (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 14
--> J van Geloven reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> DM Green achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 3-19)
--> K Higgs reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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