Leicestershire v Hampshire
County Championship 1951
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 28th, 30th, 31st July 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 0; Hampshire 4
UmpiresHL Palmer, CH Welch
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 279/8 (Firth 8*, Wooler 0*)
Close of play day 2Hampshire (1) 287/6 (Eagar 59*, Rayment 17*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Smithsonb Shackleton12      
VS Mundenlbw b Shackleton1      
M Tompkinb Shackleton46      
*CH Palmerc Walker b Shackleton146      
VE Jacksonb Walker42      
GL Berryb Hill0      
G Lesterc Gray b Shackleton12      
DG Harronc Cannings b Shackleton3      
+J Firthnot out11      
CRD Woolerb Shackleton0      
J Sperryb Cannings20      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)9
Total(all out, 111.2 overs)302
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-15, 3-81, 4-180, 5-185, 6-234, 7-259, 8-273, 9-279, 10-302 (111.2 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton36   7897--
Gray23   2650--
Hill12   2231--
Walker15   3381--

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+NT McCorkellb Wooler6      
NH Rogersc Jackson b Lester17      
L Harrisonb Sperry85      
DE Blakeb Lester54      
C Walkerc sub b Lester19      
JR Grayc Jackson b Sperry20      
*EDR Eagarc Lester b Wooler104      
AWH Raymentb Munden31      
G Hillc Smithson b Sperry18      
D Shackletonc Palmer b Wooler2      
VHD Canningsnot out1      
Extras(7 b, 6 lb)13
Total(all out, 142 overs)370
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-53, 3-150, 4-184, 5-185, 6-246, 7-313, 8-367, 9-369, 10-370 (142 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wooler23   3693--
Sperry28   12583--
Jackson32   11810--
Lester32   9923--
Munden17   7361--
Palmer10   4210--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Smithsonc Walker b Gray8      
VS Mundenb Hill51      
M Tompkinnot out77      
*CH Palmernot out36      
VE Jacksondid not bat      
GL Berrydid not bat      
G Lesterdid not bat      
DG Harrondid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
CRD Woolerdid not bat      
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 3 nb)12
Total(2 wickets, 67 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-87
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton15   6300--
Cannings10   2220--
Gray13   5301--
Hill17   6401--
Walker6   3120--
Rayment2   0250--
Eagar2   090--
Harrison1   040--
McCorkell1   100--

--> L Harrison (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 77
--> VS Munden (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 39
--> D Shackleton reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> G Lester reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Hampshire first innings
--> VS Munden reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Hampshire first innings





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