Leicestershire v Middlesex
County Championship 1952
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 24th, 26th, 27th May 1952 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 7 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 12; Middlesex 0
UmpiresF Chester, WT Jones
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 14/0 (Lester 8*, Hallam 6*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 60/1 (Brown 14*, Edrich 22*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Smithson b Goodwin162 25521- 
SM Brownc Jackson b Walsh77     
WJ Edrichb Goodwin23     
*DCS Comptonnot out109 14012- 
HPH Sharpc Firth b Jackson7     
W Knightley-Smithc Jackson b Goodwin2     
D Bennettnot out16     
JM Simsdid not bat      
+JT Murraydid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 4 nb)11
Total(5 wickets, declared, 117 overs)407
Fall of wickets:
1-140, 2-225, 3-298, 4-316, 5-334
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin28   71083--
Spencer16   3490--
Walsh27   21031--
Jackson18   3641--
Palmer10   4160--
Lester15   2490--
Munden3   170--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Young52     
MR Hallamlbw b Compton25     
M Tompkinc Sims b Compton156     
*CH Palmerlbw b Moss56     
VE Jacksonlbw b Young25     
GA Smithsonc Murray b Young30     
VS Mundennot out36     
+J Firthnot out8     
JE Walshdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(14 b, 9 lb, 1 w)24
Total(6 wickets, declared, 117 overs)412
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-131, 3-246, 4-326, 5-334, 6-371
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss16   3571--
Bennett11   1390--
Compton28   11142--
Sims15   0600--
Young38   16763--
Sharp9   3420--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DCS Comptonc Firth b Spencer21     
SM Brownc Jackson b Spencer19     
WJ Edrichc Palmer b Jackson69     
W Knightley-Smithc Jackson b Walsh42     
HPH Sharpc Hallam b Jackson14     
D Bennettst Firth b Walsh0     
JM Simslbw b Walsh4     
JDB Robertsonb Walsh34     
+JT Murraylbw b Jackson3     
JA Youngb Jackson0     
AE Mossnot out0     
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 60 overs)215
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-73, 3-156, 4-156, 5-161, 6-173, 7-187, 8-211, 9-211, 10-215 (60 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin18   1570--
Spencer15   2592--
Walsh11   3404--
Jackson12   4364--
Lester4   0140--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Knightley-Smith b Compton43     
MR Hallamrun out17     
M Tompkinnot out107 145   
*CH Palmerb Sharp12     
VE Jacksonnot out13     
GA Smithsondid not bat      
VS Mundendid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(15 b, 2 lb, 3 w)20
Total(3 wickets, 61.5 overs)212
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-123, 3-161
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss2   150--
Bennett2   0150--
Compton14   2481--
Sims8   1210--
Young21   6520--
Sharp8   1131--
Robertson3   0170--
Brown3   070--

--> JT Murray made his debut in first-class matches
--> JT Murray made his debut in County Championship matches
--> DCS Compton (1) passed 28000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 100
--> G Lester (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 39
--> MR Hallam (1) passed his previous highest score of 21 in County Championship matches
--> M Tompkin (1) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 93
--> JE Walsh reached 750 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex second innings



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