Middlesex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1953
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 10th, 11th, 12th June 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 56 runs
PointsMiddlesex 12; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresHL Palmer, TW Spencer
ScorersW Goodenough (Leicestershire), EH Hendren (Middlesex)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 9/2 (Lester 5*, Tompkin 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 47/5 (Lester 19*, Jackson 4*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Firth b Spencer0      
SM Brownc Goodwin b Jackson46      
*WJ Edrichb Spencer127      
AW Thompsonc Firth b Munden3      
HPH Sharprun out5      
D Bennettb Walsh47      
FJ Titmusc Jackson b Spencer14      
+LH Comptonnot out37      
JJ Warrc Walsh b Munden15      
JA Youngc and b Spencer0      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 nb)6
Total(9 wickets, declared, 118.1 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-87, 3-106, 4-146, 5-188, 6-212, 7-251, 8-300, 9-300 (118.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin13   2420--
Palmer8   1310--
Jackson36   12621--
Walsh9   0281--
Munden34   10762--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Robertson b Titmus24      
GA Smithsonb Moss0      
+J Firthc Warr b Moss4      
M Tompkinb Moss1      
MR Hallamc Moss b Warr6      
*CH Palmerc Robertson b Moss8      
VE Jacksonc Edrich b Titmus30      
VS Mundenc Moss b Titmus3      
JE Walshc Compton b Titmus10      
CT Spencerb Titmus0      
TJ Goodwinnot out0      
Extras(7 lb)7
Total(all out, 55 overs)93
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-8, 3-18, 4-29, 5-42, 6-59, 7-69, 8-84, 9-86, 10-93 (55 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss16   3314--
Warr10   4101--
Bennett5   0130--
Young12   7170--
Titmus12   8155--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Warr11      
GA Smithsonc Edrich b Moss10      
M Tompkinc Robertson b Titmus40      
*CH Palmerlbw b Young13      
VE Jacksonc Robertson b Young1      
VS Mundenc Brown b Young0      
MR Hallamc Robertson b Young9      
JE Walshnot out35      
+J Firthc Compton b Young14      
CT Spencerlbw b Young9      
TJ Goodwinlbw b Titmus3      
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 74.1 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-26, 3-50, 4-56, 5-62, 6-83, 7-89, 8-112, 9-132, 10-151 (74.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss5   1111--
Warr7   1121--
Young30   14526--

--> FJ Titmus achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 5-65)
--> JA Young reached 850 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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