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Leicestershire v Middlesex
County Championship 1956
VenueBrush Ground, Loughborough on 28th, 30th, 31st July 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 84 runs
PointsLeicestershire 4; Middlesex 12
UmpiresH Elliott, AE Pothecary
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), EH Hendren (Middlesex)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 94/5 (van Geloven 12*, Diment 4*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 168/3 (Hooker 47*, Delisle 6*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Diment b Spencer3     
DA Bickc Firth b Spencer1     
*WJ Edrichb Goodwin10     
RW Hookerc Hallam b Goodwin9     
GPS Delislerun out6     
+JT Murrayc Firth b Goodwin8     
FJ Titmusrun out8     
D Bennettc and b Spencer13     
JJ Warrc Diment b Palmer0     
RJ Hurstc Jackson b Spencer2     
T Angusnot out0     
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 29.2 overs)67
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-9, 3-26, 4-29, 5-40, 6-50, 7-56, 8-60, 9-66, 10-67 (29.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin11   4283--
Spencer14.22314--
Palmer4   311--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Titmus b Angus13     
MR Hallamc Robertson b Warr58     
PT Smithc Robertson b Warr3     
*CH Palmerlbw b Bennett1     
VE Jacksonb Warr0     
J van Gelovennot out23     
RA Dimentc Hooker b Warr16     
VS Mundenlbw b Bennett1     
+J Firthc Murray b Bennett2     
CT Spencerb Bennett0     
TJ Goodwinb Warr4     
Extras(3 nb, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 56 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-64, 2-74, 3-75, 4-75, 5-87, 6-109, 7-110, 8-112, 9-116, 10-125 (56 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr26   8575--
Bennett17   9384--
Titmus5   2170--
Angus8   391--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Spencer2     
DA Bickb Spencer23     
*WJ Edrichb Palmer81     
RW Hookerc Diment b Spencer49     
GPS Delislec Smith b Munden25     
+JT Murrayb Palmer10     
FJ Titmusc Smith b Munden2     
D Bennettnot out22     
JJ Warrb Palmer0     
RJ Hurstc Firth b Spencer4     
T Angusrun out1     
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)9
Total(all out, 120.5 overs)228
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-69, 3-136, 4-172, 5-199, 6-199, 7-206, 8-206, 9-219, 10-228 (120.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer38.58854--
Palmer33   17433--
van Geloven13   2300--
Jackson16   6300--
Munden20   10312--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Warr24     
PT Smithc Murray b Bennett0     
J van Gelovenc Murray b Warr6     
*CH Palmerc Murray b Bennett1     
VE Jacksonc Delisle b Warr34     
RA Dimentc Bick b Titmus8     
VS Mundenc Titmus b Angus7     
+J Firthnot out0     
CT Spencerc Hurst b Titmus1     
TJ Goodwinb Angus4     
G Lesterabsent hurt
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 26.2 overs)86
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-19, 3-22, 4-54, 5-68, 6-81, 7-81, 8-82, 9-86 (26.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr12   1413--
Bennett6   1282--
Titmus4   282--
Angus4.2182--

Notes
--> RW Hooker (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> WJ Edrich (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 31
--> WJ Edrich (2) passed 34500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 33
--> TJ Goodwin reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> D Bennett reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> D Bennett reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> JJ Warr completed a hat-trick in the Leicestershire first innings
--> CT Spencer reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Middlesex second innings
--> CH Palmer reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Middlesex second innings
--> CT Spencer reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex second innings

 

 

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