Somerset v Leicestershire
County Championship 1952
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 28th, 30th June, 1st July 1952 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 25 runs
PointsSomerset 0; Leicestershire 12
UmpiresJJ Hills, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 260/7 (Walsh 53*, Firth 44*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 30/0 (Lester 10*, Smithson 20*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Stephenson b Tremlett18      
GA Smithsonb Redman5      
M Tompkinc Stephenson b Robinson63      
*CH Palmerlbw b Lawrence23      
VE Jacksonc Stephenson b Lawrence1      
VS Mundenb Robinson35      
JE Walshb Lawrence84      
MR Hallamc Robinson b Lawrence1      
+J Firthb Lawrence51      
CT Spencernot out3      
TJ Goodwinc Hazell b Lawrence2      
Extras(7 b, 4 lb, 3 nb, 6 w)20
Total(all out, 143.2 overs)306
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-44, 3-88, 4-94, 5-154, 6-160, 7-163, 8-271, 9-302, 10-306 (143.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Redman12   3421--
Buse18   5350--
Tremlett23   7581--
Hazell32   13430--
Robinson22   11252--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettb Goodwin0      
FL Angellc Smithson b Walsh15      
+HW Stephensonlbw b Walsh22      
R Smithc Firth b Walsh5      
MF Tremlettc Palmer b Spencer75      
HFT Buselbw b Walsh0      
*SS Rogersc Jackson b Walsh46      
J Lawrenceb Walsh12      
J Redmanc Walsh b Spencer29      
EP Robinsonlbw b Spencer6      
HL Hazellnot out3      
Extras(9 b, 13 lb)22
Total(all out, 91.1 overs)235
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-31, 3-40, 4-43, 5-43, 6-105, 7-149, 8-205, 9-226, 10-235 (91.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin15   3301--
Walsh33   7976--
Jackson25   10490--
Munden3   180--
Lester3   0100--
Palmer2   020--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesternot out65      
GA Smithsonlbw b Lawrence22      
M Tompkinc and b Lawrence6      
*CH Palmerst Stephenson b Hazell10      
VE Jacksonb Hazell2      
VS Mundenb Hazell0      
JE Walshb Hazell4      
MR Hallamc Redman b Hazell0      
+J Firthc Stephenson b Smith15      
CT Spencerc Angell b Smith0      
TJ Goodwinnot out0      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(9 wickets, declared, 52 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-50, 3-71, 4-75, 5-75, 6-79, 7-85, 8-127, 9-127
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Redman3   0100--
Buse4   1160--
Hazell20   6395--
Lawrence18   1482--
Robinson5   370--
Smith2   142--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettc Lester b Spencer9      
FL Angellb Goodwin4      
+HW Stephensonc Tompkin b Jackson34      
MF Tremlettb Walsh39      
HFT Busec Smithson b Jackson6      
R Smithst Firth b Munden17      
*SS Rogersc Smithson b Munden21      
J Lawrenceb Walsh4      
J Redmannot out17      
EP Robinsonrun out6      
HL Hazellc Palmer b Munden0      
Extras(12 b, 4 lb)16
Total(all out, 52.4 overs)173
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-21, 3-73, 4-87, 5-124, 6-126, 7-144, 8-158, 9-173, 10-173 (52.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin5   1171--
Spencer5   0151--
Walsh20   4712--
Jackson8   0302--

--> M Tompkin (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 54
--> J Firth (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> H Gimblett (2) passed 20000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> J Lawrence reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> J Redman reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> JE Walsh reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Somerset first innings





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