Leicestershire v Warwickshire
County Championship 1955
VenueCoventry Road, Hinckley on 11th, 13th, 14th June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by 9 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Warwickshire 12
UmpiresE Cooke, AJB Fowler
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), GA Tyler (Warwickshire)
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 102/3 (Hitchcock 45*, Dollery 49*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 123/4 (Jackson 15*, Smithson 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Thompson4     
MR Hallamb Bannister3     
M Tompkinb Thompson42     
*CH Palmerc and b King12     
VE Jacksonb Thompson13     
GA Smithsonb Thompson0     
VS Mundenb Thompson7     
JE Walshc Spooner b Thompson17     
CT Spencerb Hollies21     
+R Juliannot out2     
TJ Goodwinb Hollies0     
Extras(9 b, 2 lb)11
Total(all out, 62.4 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-13, 3-60, 4-76, 5-76, 6-86, 7-101, 8-122, 9-132, 10-132 (62.4 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister14   5251--
Thompson23   9376--
King14   6261--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Walsh b Spencer0     
+RT Spoonerlbw b Goodwin4     
AVG Woltonc Walsh b Spencer3     
RE Hitchcockb Jackson121     
*HE Dolleryb Lester106     
A Townsendb Lester11     
WJP Stewartb Jackson0     
JD Bannisternot out18     
IM Kingc Hallam b Jackson11     
RG Thompsonc Palmer b Jackson10     
WE Holliesc Palmer b Lester0     
Extras(8 b)8
Total(all out, 89.3 overs)292
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-4, 3-16, 4-236, 5-236, 6-236, 7-254, 8-271, 9-291, 10-292 (89.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer14   2502--
Goodwin9   2241--
Palmer11   1310--
Jackson31   10844--
Munden9   1260--
Walsh6   0330--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Spooner b Thompson12     
MR Hallamc Townsend b Hollies24     
M Tompkinb Townsend49     
*CH Palmerc King b Townsend12     
VE Jacksonst Spooner b Thompson33     
GA Smithsonb Thompson4     
VS Mundennot out33     
JE Walshb Townsend9     
CT Spencerc Townsend b Thompson8     
+R Julianb Hollies9     
TJ Goodwinc Spooner b Hollies0     
Extras(10 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)16
Total(all out, 104.5 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-56, 3-96, 4-119, 5-126, 6-145, 7-158, 8-171, 9-209, 10-209 (104.5 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister12   4230--
Thompson23   5484--
King14   7190--
Hitchcock5   2140--
Townsend20   6403--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnernot out10     
+RT Spoonerc Smithson b Goodwin19     
AVG Woltonnot out19     
RE Hitchcockdid not bat      
*HE Dollerydid not bat      
A Townsenddid not bat      
WJP Stewartdid not bat      
JD Bannisterdid not bat      
IM Kingdid not bat      
RG Thompsondid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(1 wicket, 7.4 overs)52
Fall of wickets:
1-28 (Spooner)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer4   1130--

--> RE Hitchcock (1) passed his previous highest score of 93 in first-class matches
--> RE Hitchcock (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> RE Hitchcock (1) passed his previous highest score of 93 in County Championship matches
--> RE Hitchcock (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> RG Thompson reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> CT Spencer reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Warwickshire first innings
--> A Townsend reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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