Leicestershire v Kent
County Championship 1953
VenueBrush Ground, Loughborough on 8th, 10th, 11th August 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 7 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 12; Kent 0
UmpiresFS Lee, EA Roberts
ScorersW Goodenough (Leicestershire), ERS Hoskin (Kent)
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 18/2 (Fagg 9*, Lewis 0*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 205/6 (Cowdrey 62*, Fenner 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Fenner b Ridgway0     
MR Hallamb Ridgway44     
M Tompkinb Ridgway3     
*CH Palmerc Cowdrey b Ridgway69     
VE Jacksonc and b Page57     
GA Smithsonc Mallett b Page41     
VS Mundenc Fagg b Mallett53     
JE Walshc Mallett b Page15     
+J Firthlbw b Mallett4     
BS Boshierc and b Mallett4     
TJ Goodwinnot out1     
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(all out, 106 overs)298
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-24, 3-89, 4-175, 5-180, 6-233, 7-259, 8-268, 9-297, 10-298 (106 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway21   4734--
Mallett39   9703--
Lewis16   2580--
Page26   4833--
Edrich4   170--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Fagglbw b Walsh38     
AH Phebeyb Boshier9     
AF Woollettb Boshier0     
C Lewisc Goodwin b Boshier1     
*MC Cowdreyc Firth b Boshier2     
P Hearnc Jackson b Walsh70     
BR Edrichst Firth b Walsh3     
F Ridgwayc Jackson b Munden5     
+MD Fennerst Firth b Walsh2     
AWH Mallettb Munden11     
JCT Pagenot out0     
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 57.2 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-18, 3-36, 4-38, 5-61, 6-71, 7-96, 8-113, 9-136, 10-144 (57.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin4   0270--
Boshier12   3264--
Jackson12   5210--
Munden13   7152--

Kent second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc Firth b Walsh55     
AH Phebeyb Munden17     
AF Woollettc Goodwin b Walsh14     
*MC Cowdreyb Munden81     
P Hearnb Palmer30     
BR Edrichc Goodwin b Jackson10     
F Ridgwayb Walsh6     
+MD Fennerc Smithson b Munden4     
AWH Mallettb Jackson22     
C Lewisc Palmer b Jackson6     
JCT Pagenot out0     
Extras(8 b, 9 lb, 1 nb)18
Total(all out, 106 overs)263
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-91, 3-92, 4-160, 5-180, 6-187, 7-212, 8-241, 9-257, 10-263 (106 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin1   0110--
Boshier2   0170--
Jackson39   17883--
Munden38   20533--
Walsh15   3643--
Palmer11   6121--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesternot out35     
MR Hallamc Phebey b Page11     
M Tompkinst Fenner b Lewis33     
*CH Palmerrun out12     
VE Jacksonnot out11     
GA Smithsondid not bat      
VS Mundendid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb)8
Total(3 wickets, 42.2 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-71, 3-97
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway4   0100--
Mallett11   6170--
Lewis12   2321--
Cowdrey1   040--

--> MR Hallam (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 6
--> VE Jackson (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 31
--> AE Fagg (1) passed 23500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> BS Boshier achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Kent first innings (previous best was 3-29)
--> BS Boshier achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Kent first innings (previous best was 3-29)





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