Leicestershire v Warwickshire
County Championship 1954
VenueCoventry Road, Hinckley on 19th, 21st, 22nd June 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by 134 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Warwickshire 12
UmpiresH Elliott, EA Roberts
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), WH Price (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 29/0 (Lester 18*, Hallam 10*)
Close of play day 2Warwickshire (2) 56/4 (King 3*, HE Dollery 1*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerb Goodwin4      
NF Hornerlbw b Walsh12      
AVG Woltonc Firth b Walsh31      
+RT Spoonerb Walsh11      
*HE Dolleryc Smithson b Munden142      
A Townsendc Smithson b Walsh65      
RE Hitchcocklbw b Jackson66      
KR Dolleryb Munden17      
IM Kinglbw b Walsh20      
JD Bannisternot out3      
WE Holliesb Walsh2      
Extras(4 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 126.4 overs)378
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-47, 3-48, 4-71, 5-215, 6-333, 7-337, 8-373, 9-373, 10-378 (126.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin15   2621--
Palmer21   7440--
Munden28   13622--
Jackson20   4491--
Savage12   2410--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Townsend b KR Dollery22      
MR Hallamb King98      
M Tompkinb KR Dollery0      
*CH Palmerc Spooner b Hollies58      
VE Jacksonst Spooner b Hollies56      
GA Smithsonc Townsend b KR Dollery17      
VS Mundenc Townsend b KR Dollery10      
JE Walshc King b Hollies6      
+J Firthnot out12      
JS Savagec Townsend b KR Dollery0      
TJ Goodwinc Gardner b King8      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 119.1 overs)297
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-43, 3-163, 4-199, 5-231, 6-241, 7-272, 8-279, 9-282, 10-297 (119.1 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister30   1850--
KR Dollery35   8885--
Hollies34   16663--
Townsend3   0130--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerlbw b Jackson19      
NF Hornerc Smithson b Goodwin6      
AVG Woltonb Walsh18      
+RT Spoonerc Walsh b Jackson4      
IM Kingst Firth b Walsh7      
*HE Dolleryc Smithson b Jackson16      
A Townsendlbw b Jackson13      
RE Hitchcockb Walsh1      
KR Dolleryc Smithson b Walsh11      
JD Bannisterc Palmer b Jackson26      
WE Holliesnot out0      
Extras(10 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(all out, 48.5 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-44, 3-44, 4-54, 5-76, 6-84, 7-95, 8-95, 9-124, 10-133 (48.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin9   3311--
Palmer6   270--
Jackson18   10345--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Spooner b Bannister2      
MR Hallamlbw b KR Dollery4      
M Tompkinc Hitchcock b Bannister0      
*CH Palmerlbw b Hollies18      
VE Jacksonc Townsend b Hollies5      
GA Smithsonnot out25      
VS Mundenb Hollies6      
JE Walshc King b Hollies16      
+J Firthst Spooner b King0      
JS Savagest Spooner b Hollies4      
TJ Goodwinrun out0      
Total(all out, 36 overs)80
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-6, 3-6, 4-23, 5-30, 6-46, 7-66, 8-66, 9-71, 10-80 (36 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister10   1272--
KR Dollery6   1111--
King7   1261--
Hollies12   6155--
Wolton1   010--

--> RT Spooner (1) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> IM King (1) equalled his previous highest score of 20 in first-class matches
--> IM King (1) equalled his previous highest score of 20 in County Championship matches
--> MR Hallam (1) equalled his previous highest score of 98 in first-class matches
--> MR Hallam (1) equalled his previous highest score of 98 in County Championship matches
--> VS Munden (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> JS Savage made his debut in County Championship matches
--> IM King reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> IM King reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> KR Dollery reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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