Surrey v Leicestershire
County Championship 1954
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 12th, 13th, 14th May 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 4; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresAJB Fowler, HL Palmer
ScorersWH Price (Leicestershire), H Strudwick (Surrey)
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 48/1 (Fletcher 27*, Constable 15*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 75/1 (Hallam 34*, Firth 3*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Subba Row b Loader35      
MR Hallamc McIntyre b Bedser24      
M Tompkinc Bedser b Loader2      
*CH Palmerlbw b Laker31      
VE Jacksonlbw b Laker11      
GA Smithsonlbw b Loader30      
VS Mundenc Barrington b Cox10      
JE Walshlbw b Loader0      
+J Firthc and b Cox13      
CT Spencerc and b Cox6      
TJ Goodwinnot out0      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 93.3 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-62, 3-64, 4-86, 5-123, 6-136, 7-136, 8-153, 9-163, 10-164 (93.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader25   10374--
Laker16   6312--
Lock22   9410--
Bedser13   7221--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DGW Fletcherlbw b Walsh65      
EA Bedserc Firth b Spencer5      
B Constablec Firth b Spencer129      
R Subba Rowc Munden b Walsh32      
KF Barringtonb Jackson24      
REC Prattc Spencer b Walsh19      
*+AJW McIntyrec Jackson b Walsh7      
DF Coxst Firth b Walsh2      
JC Lakernot out43      
GAR Lockc Firth b Spencer17      
PJ Loaderst Firth b Walsh22      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 118.5 overs)372
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-161, 3-230, 4-253, 5-265, 6-286, 7-286, 8-295, 9-340, 10-372 (118.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer25   3723--
Goodwin15   1520--
Palmer16   9240--
Munden18   1650--
Jackson14   5421--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Lock35      
MR Hallamc Fletcher b Lock36      
+J Firthc Laker b Lock22      
M Tompkinc Cox b Lock1      
*CH Palmerc Pratt b Lock5      
VE Jacksonnot out9      
GA Smithsonc Subba Row b Lock2      
VS Mundenc Lock b Loader8      
JE Walshnot out6      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(7 wickets, 61.1 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-70, 2-78, 3-88, 4-102, 5-103, 6-105, 7-120
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cox5   0170--
Laker12   5290--
Lock24   11226--
Bedser4   190--

--> CH Palmer (1) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> B Constable (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 121
--> DF Cox achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 3-57)
--> JE Walsh reached 950 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Surrey first innings





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