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Leicestershire v Middlesex
County Championship 1955
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 22nd, 23rd, 24th June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 6 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 12; Middlesex 4
UmpiresE Cooke, K McCanlis
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), EH Hendren (Middlesex)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 32/0 (Lester 18*, Hallam 13*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 121/7 (Warr 3*, Compton 5*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonlbw b Lester74     
SM Brownlbw b Jackson35     
*WJ Edrichb Munden46     
AW Thompsonc Firth b Spencer3     
D Bennettc Firth b Spencer45     
DO Baldryb Lester9     
DA Bickc and b Spencer29     
JJ Warrb Pratt0     
+LH Comptonb Pratt7     
JA Youngb Pratt1     
AE Mossnot out0     
Extras(10 b, 3 lb)13
Total(all out, 117.4 overs)262
Fall of wickets:
1-59, 2-129, 3-145, 4-181, 5-202, 6-249, 7-250, 8-254, 9-255, 10-262 (117.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer20   5563--
Pratt11.42313--
Jackson13   4281--
Walsh16   3510--
Munden34   19251--
Lester18   7482--
Palmer5   4100--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Robertson b Warr20     
MR Hallamb Bick56     
M Tompkinlbw b Young21     
*CH Palmerb Young71     
VE Jacksonc Compton b Robertson21     
GA Smithsonb Robertson0     
VS Mundenb Robertson0     
JE Walshlbw b Young3     
+J Firthc Edrich b Robertson4     
CT Spencerb Young1     
RL Prattnot out1     
Extras(9 b, 8 lb, 1 w)18
Total(all out, 94.1 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-100, 3-112, 4-168, 5-170, 6-174, 7-177, 8-200, 9-207, 10-216 (94.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss15   5290--
Warr12   2431--
Young35.116544--
Bick10   2351--
Robertson22   9374--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Smithson b Munden48     
SM Brownlbw b Spencer8     
*WJ Edrichc Hallam b Jackson22     
AW Thompsonc Hallam b Lester17     
D Bennettc Hallam b Lester5     
DO Baldrylbw b Lester5     
DA Bickc Firth b Jackson1     
+LH Comptonlbw b Jackson8     
JJ Warrc Firth b Spencer22     
JA Youngnot out17     
AE Mossc Smithson b Spencer16     
Extras(9 b, 3 lb)12
Total(all out, 79 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-67, 3-85, 4-107, 5-108, 6-109, 7-113, 8-137, 9-159, 10-181 (79 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer14   5233--
Pratt8   1310--
Jackson31   15433--
Munden17   6461--
Lester9   1263--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Robertson b Young9     
MR Hallamb Moss83     
M Tompkinnot out87     
*CH Palmerb Bennett18     
VE Jacksonb Moss4     
GA Smithsonnot out15     
VS Mundendid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
RL Prattdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(4 wickets, 52.5 overs)228
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-133, 3-170, 4-185
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss17.54662--
Warr11   0470--
Young9   2381--
Robertson9   0410--
Bennett6   2241--

Notes
--> M Tompkin (1) passed 17500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> JJ Warr (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 18
--> JJ Warr (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> MR Hallam (2) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> RL Pratt achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Middlesex first innings (previous best was 2-48)
--> RL Pratt achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Middlesex first innings (previous best was 2-48)
--> JDB Robertson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 4-86)
--> JDB Robertson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 3-38)
--> VE Jackson reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex second innings
--> AE Moss reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings

 

 

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