Leicestershire v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1955
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 30th July, 1st, 2nd August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorthamptonshire won by 9 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Northamptonshire 12
UmpiresAJB Fowler, WFF Price
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), R Muscott (Northamptonshire)
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 88/4 (Brookes 37*, Tribe 17*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 120/4 (Palmer 47*, Jackson 13*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Tribe16     
MR Hallamb Tribe44     
M Tompkinb Tribe0     
MJK Smithb Tyson8     
*CH Palmerb Tyson0     
VE Jacksonc Brookes b Tribe21     
GA Smithsonb Tribe0     
RA Dimentc Andrew b Tribe9     
VS Mundenc and b Broderick6     
+J Firthnot out0     
CT Spencerb Tribe0     
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 67.3 overs)112
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-45, 3-63, 4-63, 5-87, 6-87, 7-104, 8-110, 9-112, 10-112 (67.3 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyson12   3192--
Webster7   2110--
Broderick24   11361--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Brookesc Spencer b Palmer117     
AP Arnoldlbw b Jackson7     
L Livingstonb Jackson7     
DW Barrickc Spencer b Jackson0     
R Subba Rowb Munden8     
GE Tribec Firth b Palmer49     
V Broderickc Lester b Munden27     
FH Tysonb Palmer22     
+KV Andrewc Hallam b Munden0     
J Wildc Smithson b Munden4     
J Websternot out0     
Extras(4 b, 9 lb, 2 nb)15
Total(all out, 129.1 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-28, 3-30, 4-45, 5-142, 6-193, 7-228, 8-245, 9-251, 10-256 (129.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer13   4320--
Jackson38   12723--
Munden46   17924--
Lester5   2200--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Wild18     
MR Hallamb Tyson0     
M Tompkinlbw b Tribe13     
MJK Smithc Arnold b Tribe15     
*CH Palmerb Tyson102     
VE Jacksonc Tribe b Wild14     
GA Smithsonc Tyson b Wild8     
RA Dimentlbw b Tribe0     
VS Mundenb Tribe0     
+J Firthlbw b Tribe18     
CT Spencernot out8     
Extras(13 b, 5 lb)18
Total(all out, 87.4 overs)214
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-27, 3-43, 4-89, 5-123, 6-141, 7-160, 8-174, 9-202, 10-214 (87.4 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Webster7   1200--
Broderick9   2370--
Tribe33   11535--
Wild26   12533--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Brookesb Munden22     
AP Arnoldnot out32     
L Livingstonnot out13     
DW Barrickdid not bat      
R Subba Rowdid not bat      
GE Tribedid not bat      
V Broderickdid not bat      
FH Tysondid not bat      
+KV Andrewdid not bat      
J Wilddid not bat      
J Websterdid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(1 wicket, 11.4 overs)71
Fall of wickets:
1-40 (Brookes)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer3   0160--
Palmer2   0110--
Munden3   0271--

--> MR Hallam (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 9
--> AP Arnold (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 2
--> J Firth (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 4
--> GE Tribe reached 450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 7th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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