Leicestershire v Warwickshire
County Championship 1955
VenueCoventry Road, Hinckley on 11th, 13th, 14th June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by 9 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Warwickshire 12
UmpiresE Cooke, AJB Fowler
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), GA Tyler (Warwickshire)
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 102/3 (Hitchcock 45*, Dollery 49*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 123/4 (Jackson 15*, Smithson 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Thompson4      
MR Hallamb Bannister3      
M Tompkinb Thompson42      
*CH Palmerc and b King12      
VE Jacksonb Thompson13      
GA Smithsonb Thompson0      
VS Mundenb Thompson7      
JE Walshc Spooner b Thompson17      
CT Spencerb Hollies21      
+R Juliannot out2      
TJ Goodwinb Hollies0      
Extras(9 b, 2 lb)11
Total(all out, 62.4 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-13, 3-60, 4-76, 5-76, 6-86, 7-101, 8-122, 9-132, 10-132 (62.4 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister14   5251--
Thompson23   9376--
King14   6261--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Walsh b Spencer0      
+RT Spoonerlbw b Goodwin4      
AVG Woltonc Walsh b Spencer3      
RE Hitchcockb Jackson121      
*HE Dolleryb Lester106      
A Townsendb Lester11      
WJP Stewartb Jackson0      
JD Bannisternot out18      
IM Kingc Hallam b Jackson11      
RG Thompsonc Palmer b Jackson10      
WE Holliesc Palmer b Lester0      
Extras(8 b)8
Total(all out, 89.3 overs)292
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-4, 3-16, 4-236, 5-236, 6-236, 7-254, 8-271, 9-291, 10-292 (89.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer14   2502--
Goodwin9   2241--
Palmer11   1310--
Jackson31   10844--
Munden9   1260--
Walsh6   0330--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Spooner b Thompson12      
MR Hallamc Townsend b Hollies24      
M Tompkinb Townsend49      
*CH Palmerc King b Townsend12      
VE Jacksonst Spooner b Thompson33      
GA Smithsonb Thompson4      
VS Mundennot out33      
JE Walshb Townsend9      
CT Spencerc Townsend b Thompson8      
+R Julianb Hollies9      
TJ Goodwinc Spooner b Hollies0      
Extras(10 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)16
Total(all out, 104.5 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-56, 3-96, 4-119, 5-126, 6-145, 7-158, 8-171, 9-209, 10-209 (104.5 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister12   4230--
Thompson23   5484--
King14   7190--
Hitchcock5   2140--
Townsend20   6403--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnernot out10      
+RT Spoonerc Smithson b Goodwin19      
AVG Woltonnot out19      
RE Hitchcockdid not bat      
*HE Dollerydid not bat      
A Townsenddid not bat      
WJP Stewartdid not bat      
JD Bannisterdid not bat      
IM Kingdid not bat      
RG Thompsondid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(1 wicket, 7.4 overs)52
Fall of wickets:
1-28 (Spooner)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer4   1130--

--> RE Hitchcock (1) passed his previous highest score of 93 in County Championship matches
--> RE Hitchcock (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> RE Hitchcock (1) passed his previous highest score of 93 in first-class matches
--> RE Hitchcock (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> RG Thompson reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> CT Spencer reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Warwickshire first innings
--> A Townsend reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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