Middlesex County Cricket Club

Leicestershire v Middlesex
County Championship 1951
VenueCoventry Road, Hinckley on 23rd, 25th, 26th June 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 4; Middlesex 0
UmpiresE Robinson, CH Welch
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 29/2 (Robertson 16*, Edrich 1*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 143/4 (Jackson 61*, Smithson 30*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Sims b Edrich20     
VS Mundenb Moss7     
M Tompkinc Edrich b Moss89     
*CH Palmerb Edrich0     
VE Jacksonc Compton b Bennett18     
GA Smithsonlbw b Young4     
GL Berryc Fairbairn b Bennett39     
KD Smithc Sharp b Young22     
DG Harronb Young7     
+J Firthnot out3     
J Sperryb Moss12     
Extras(10 b, 4 lb, 1 nb, 5 w)20
Total(all out, 103 overs)241
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-48, 3-52, 4-108, 5-150, 6-158, 7-209, 8-221, 9-224, 10-241 (103 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss27   7603--
Bennett16   5342--
Young37   16723--
Edrich18   7372--
Sims5   1180--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Palmer b Lester104     
SM Brownlbw b Sperry0     
A Fairbairnc Firth b Jackson10     
*WJ Edrichc Firth b Lester54     
HPH Sharplbw b Jackson0     
AW Thompsonc Munden b Jackson8     
+LH Comptonc Firth b Lester4     
D Bennettst Firth b Lester4     
JM Simsc Palmer b Lester9     
JA Youngnot out5     
AE Mossb Lester0     
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 100.4 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-26, 3-109, 4-118, 5-144, 6-151, 7-165, 8-185, 9-202, 10-202 (100.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry17   8211--
Palmer15   3380--
Jackson35   22543--
Munden3   1130--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Sims5     
VS Mundenlbw b Sims11     
M Tompkinlbw b Sims0     
*CH Palmerb Sims33     
VE Jacksonnot out61     
GA Smithsonnot out30     
GL Berrydid not bat      
KD Smithdid not bat      
DG Harrondid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(4 wickets, 62 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-10, 3-35, 4-80
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss7   2150--
Young25   13310--
Edrich2   120--
Sims24   3804--
Sharp4   1120--

--> DG Harron made his debut in first-class matches
--> DG Harron made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JDB Robertson (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 10
--> WJ Edrich (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 19
--> JA Young reached 600 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> G Lester reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> G Lester achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Middlesex first innings (previous best was 6-87)
--> JM Sims reached 1500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> JM Sims reached 1100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings



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