Middlesex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1954
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 23rd, 24th, 25th June 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 10 wickets
PointsMiddlesex 12; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresJS Buller, JJ Hills
ScorersEH Hendren (Middlesex), WH Price (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 42/1 (Brown 16*, Edrich 16*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 45/2 (Palmer 0*, Jackson 2*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Titmus39      
MR Hallamb Bennett12      
M Tompkinlbw b Young87      
*CH Palmerc Edrich b Titmus23      
VE Jacksonb Young14      
GA Smithson hit wkt b Titmus12      
VS Mundenb Warr11      
JE Walshc Young b Moss23      
+J Firthc DCS Compton b Moss4      
AS Ricec DCS Compton b Warr13      
TJ Goodwinnot out0      
Extras(7 b, 6 lb)13
Total(all out, 106 overs)251
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-86, 3-158, 4-177, 5-185, 6-195, 7-213, 8-224, 9-247, 10-251 (106 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss19   0782--
Warr14   3292--
Bennett5   1131--
Young34   14592--
Titmus26   13373--
DCS Compton8   2220--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Rice10      
SM Brownc Walsh b Munden35      
*WJ Edrichc Smithson b Jackson105      
DCS Comptonb Jackson33      
AW Thompsonc and b Jackson3      
D Bennettst Firth b Walsh63      
FJ Titmusb Goodwin2      
+LH Comptonb Rice0      
JJ Warrb Munden33      
JA Youngnot out16      
AE Mossc Palmer b Munden18      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 120 overs)319
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-100, 3-143, 4-151, 5-200, 6-204, 7-205, 8-277, 9-285, 10-319 (120 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin22   8551--
Rice15   2572--
Walsh22   4721--
Munden38   16923--
Jackson19   7423--
Palmer4   400--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b DCS Compton18      
MR Hallamb DCS Compton18      
M Tompkinc Robertson b Titmus14      
*CH Palmerb Young11      
VE Jacksonc Warr b Titmus8      
GA Smithsonc Edrich b Titmus8      
VS Mundenc Edrich b Titmus8      
JE Walshc Brown b Robertson6      
+J Firthc LH Compton b Robertson0      
AS Riceb Titmus2      
TJ Goodwinnot out11      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 50.1 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-43, 3-61, 4-63, 5-79, 6-80, 7-86, 8-87, 9-95, 10-108 (50.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss8   2180--
Bennett6   1220--
Young10   4151--
DCS Compton5   172--
Robertson5   1162--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonnot out24      
SM Brownnot out14      
*WJ Edrichdid not bat      
DCS Comptondid not bat      
AW Thompsondid not bat      
D Bennettdid not bat      
FJ Titmusdid not bat      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
JJ Warrdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(no wicket, 8.3 overs)42
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rice4   0160--

--> AS Rice made his debut in first-class matches
--> AS Rice made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JJ Warr (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 33
--> AE Moss (1) passed his previous highest score of 14 in County Championship matches
--> M Tompkin (2) passed 14000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 9
--> CH Palmer (2) passed 10000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 5
--> FJ Titmus reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> D Bennett reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> M Tompkin retired hurt in the Leicestershire second innings having scored 6 and later returned





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