Leicestershire v Royal Air Force
Other matches in England 1957
VenueEgerton Park, Melton Mowbray on 29th, 30th May 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultRoyal Air Force won by an innings and 17 runs
UmpiresR Coleman, H Elliott
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), G Hill (Royal Air Force)
Close of play day 1Royal Air Force (1) 243/8 (Subba Row 102*, Pearson 12*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Lesterb Subba Row53     
MR Hallamc Semmence b Pearson19     
J van Gelovenc Knight b Subba Row17     
LR Gardnerc and b Wild8     
EF Phillipsb Pearson7     
VS Mundenretired hurt8     
MF Hickmanlbw b Subba Row9     
+J Firthb Knight0     
JS Savagec Fenner b Subba Row6     
RC Smithnot out2     
CT Spencerc Knight b Pearson3     
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 4 nb)11
Total(all out, 56.3 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-34 (Hallam), 2-82, 3-95, 4-105, 5-113, 6-126, 7-128, 8-132, 9-143 (56.3 ov)
Royal Air Force bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hodgson10   3350--
Knight6   2101--
Subba Row20   8334--
Wild4   1101--

Royal Air Force first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SA Leadbetterb Spencer2     
PH Parfittb van Geloven11     
DJ Semmencec Firth b van Geloven18     
R Subba Rowb Spencer106     
G Atkinsonrun out0     
*AC Shirreffc Hallam b Smith1     
BR Knightc Smith b Spencer87     
+MD Fennerlbw b Lester1     
J Wildb Spencer3     
DB Pearsonc van Geloven b Lester18     
P Hodgsonnot out6     
Total(all out, 63.2 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Leadbetter), 2-14 (Parfitt), 3-43 (Semmence), 4-47 (Atkinson), 5-61 (Shirreff), 6-200 (Knight), 7-203 (Fenner), 8-210 (Wild), 9-253 (Subba Row), 10-259 (Pearson, 63.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer22   2884--
van Geloven7   2302--
Smith14   3491--
Savage12   1660--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Lesterc Atkinson b Hodgson12     
MR Hallamb Pearson4     
J van Gelovenb Pearson3     
LR Gardnerc Fenner b Subba Row35     
EF Phillipsb Shirreff5     
MF Hickmanst Fenner b Subba Row4     
+J Firthlbw b Subba Row2     
JS Savageb Pearson4     
RC Smithc Fenner b Subba Row0     
CT Spencernot out20     
VS Mundenabsent hurt
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 31.4 overs)99
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Hallam), 2-17, 3-22, 4-30, 5-38, 6-46, 7-51, 8-60, 9-99 (31.4 ov)
Royal Air Force bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pearson3   1293--
Hodgson10   4141--
Knight9   2190--
Shirreff3   151--
Subba Row6.41224--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.





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