Leicestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1951
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 16th, 17th, 18th May 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 65 runs
PointsLeicestershire 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresE Cooke, JJ Hills
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 353/7 (Firth 71*, Walsh 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 7/0 (Berry 7*, Munden 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Gimblett b Tremlett5     
VS Mundenst Stephenson b Lawrence25     
M Tompkinc Robinson b Lawrence54     
*CH Palmerst Stephenson b Redman144     
VE Jacksonc Robinson b Lawrence11     
GA Smithsonc Smith b Redman17     
KD Smithc Tremlett b Buse15     
+J Firthc Stephenson b Buse71     
JE Walshnot out10     
J Sperryc Robinson b Redman1     
TJ Goodwinb Buse2     
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 156 overs)367
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-66, 3-97, 4-119, 5-161, 6-195, 7-352, 8-359, 9-360, 10-367 (156 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tremlett6   1151--
Buse27   10413--
Lawrence52   101183--
Robinson50   91230--
Redman20   4533--
Rogers1   050--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettc Firth b Sperry25     
FL Angelllbw b Goodwin84     
E Hillb Jackson15     
J Lawrenceb Munden20     
HFT Busec Firth b Munden3     
MF Tremlettc Jackson b Walsh42     
R Smithlbw b Jackson24     
*SS Rogerslbw b Sperry9     
+HW Stephensonlbw b Munden14     
EP Robinsonb Jackson9     
J Redmannot out9     
Extras(12 b, 11 lb)23
Total(all out, 125.3 overs)277
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-83, 3-124, 4-130, 5-190, 6-215, 7-228, 8-257, 9-266, 10-277 (125.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin20   6541--
Sperry25   7462--
Walsh17   3501--
Palmer5   260--
Munden20   6383--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Gimblett b Redman7     
VS Mundenc Rogers b Lawrence29     
M Tompkinb Redman7     
*CH Palmerc Redman b Buse55     
VE Jacksonnot out36     
JE Walshnot out8     
GA Smithsondid not bat      
KD Smithdid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
J Sperrydid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(13 b)13
Total(4 wickets, declared, 44 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-18, 3-85, 4-146
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buse15   5371--
Lawrence8   0361--
Robinson9   0410--
Redman12   2282--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettc Smithson b Jackson46     
FL Angellb Munden26     
E Hillb Munden19     
J Lawrenceb Munden21     
HFT Buselbw b Jackson16     
MF Tremlettb Palmer22     
R Smithc sub b Munden0     
EP Robinsonb Jackson13     
*SS Rogersb Jackson10     
+HW Stephensonnot out1     
J Redmanb Munden1     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 46.2 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-73, 2-73, 3-112, 4-117, 5-140, 6-147, 7-152, 8-174, 9-179, 10-180 (46.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin5   0290--
Sperry3   0240--
Jackson15   0704--
Palmer5   2191--

--> CH Palmer (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> J Firth (1) passed his previous highest score of 67 in first-class matches
--> J Firth (1) passed his previous highest score of 67 in County Championship matches
--> FL Angell (1) passed his previous highest score of 74 in first-class matches
--> FL Angell (1) passed his previous highest score of 74 in County Championship matches
--> MF Tremlett (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> HFT Buse reached 500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> VS Munden achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 5-48)
--> VS Munden achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 5-48)





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