Lancashire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1954
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 30th June, 1st, 2nd July 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLancashire 0; Leicestershire 4
UmpiresD Davies, LH Gray
ScorersWH Price (Leicestershire), GM Taylor (Lancashire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 135/4 (Palmer 18*, Smithson 16*)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (1) 101/3 (Wharton 8*, Grieves 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Berry18      
MR Hallamb Grieves46      
M Tompkinlbw b Wharton27      
*CH Palmerc Hilton b Wharton53      
VE Jacksonc Grieves b Tattersall8      
GA Smithsonb Berry25      
VS Mundenb Tattersall31      
JE Walshc Hilton b Tattersall15      
+J Firthc Grieves b Wharton0      
CT Spencernot out1      
TJ Goodwinb Wharton0      
Extras(7 b, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 114.4 overs)232
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-81, 3-99, 4-108, 5-147, 6-216, 7-216, 8-220, 9-232, 10-232 (114.4 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hilton15   7210--
Tattersall33   18413--
Berry21   14292--
Dyson12   5310--
Grieves5   2201--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*C Washbrookb Walsh52      
W Placeb Walsh24      
GA Edrichc Jackson b Walsh6      
A Whartonc Lester b Walsh25      
KJ Grievesc Firth b Spencer1      
S Smithc Walsh b Spencer0      
J Dysonc Jackson b Walsh13      
MJ Hiltonc Jackson b Walsh0      
+A Wilsonc Goodwin b Munden13      
R Tattersallnot out6      
R Berryc Hallam b Walsh4      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 3 w)12
Total(all out, 64.2 overs)156
Fall of wickets:
1-64, 2-84, 3-101, 4-102, 5-118, 6-126, 7-126, 8-146, 9-146, 10-156 (64.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer25   7652--
Goodwin4   0120--
Palmer2   080--
Munden7   371--
Jackson3   180--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Grieves b Tattersall7      
MR Hallamc Hilton b Tattersall9      
M Tompkinc Berry b Tattersall36      
*CH Palmerc Dyson b Tattersall14      
VE Jacksonnot out15      
GA Smithsonnot out19      
VS Mundendid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(4 wickets, declared, 37 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-20, 3-54, 4-70
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wharton2   060--
Hilton10   4310--
Tattersall16   7384--
Berry9   2250--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*C Washbrookc Firth b Spencer16      
W Placec Firth b Goodwin0      
GA Edrichc Hallam b Spencer25      
A Whartonlbw b Palmer47      
KJ Grievesnot out18      
S Smithnot out5      
J Dysondid not bat      
MJ Hiltondid not bat      
+A Wilsondid not bat      
R Tattersalldid not bat      
R Berrydid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(4 wickets, 26 overs)112
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-16, 3-58, 4-95
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer12   2382--
Goodwin5   1211--
Palmer3   181--
Walsh6   0440--

--> MR Hallam (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> M Tompkin (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 24
--> R Berry reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> JE Walsh reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 7th wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> VS Munden reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> JE Walsh reached 1100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Lancashire first innings





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