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 Leicestershire County Cricket Club

The Leicestershire CCC Cricket Archive

Leicestershire in First-Class Matches in 1956

See Also Second XI Matches and Other Matches

Captain: CH Palmer
Portrait of Charles Palmer
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Home Grounds used:
Grace Road, Leicester; Bath Grounds, Ashby-de-la-Zouch; Brush Ground, Loughborough

Away Grounds visited:
County Ground, Taunton; Valentine's Park, Ilford; FP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge; Kennington Oval, Kennington; Stradey Park, Llanelli; County Ground, New Road, Worcester; The Nevill Ground, Tunbridge Wells; County Ground, Hove; Ind Coope Ground, Burton-on-Trent; Ashley Down Ground, Bristol; Old Trafford, Manchester; Dean Park, Bournemouth; County Ground, Northampton; North Marine Road, Scarborough; Edgbaston, Birmingham

Championship playing record:
P 28     W 3     D 13     L 12

First-Class playing record:
P 30     W 3     D 14     L 13

Click on these links for the season's First-Class scorecards and results
or First-Class batting averages or First-Class bowling averages or Championship batting averages or Championship bowling averages

21 players appeared in First-Class matches for Leicestershire in 1956:
BS Boshier; RA Diment; J Firth; FG Foulds; LR Gardner; TJ Goodwin; MR Hallam; VE Jackson; G Lester; VS Munden; CH Palmer; RL Pratt; JS Savage; PT Smith; RC Smith; GA Smithson; CT Spencer; M Tompkin; FM Turner; J van Geloven; JE Walsh.

3 players made their debut for Leicestershire in these matches in 1956:
PT Smith; RC Smith; J van Geloven.

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