Leicestershire v Derbyshire
County Championship 1955
VenueBath Grounds, Ashby-de-la-Zouch on 9th, 11th, 12th July 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 0; Derbyshire 4
UmpiresE Cooke, WFF Price
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), TG Ryde (Derbyshire)
Close of play day 1Derbyshire (1) 7/0 (Kelly 3*, Lee 4*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 32/1 (Smith 4*, Tompkin 22*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Eato5     
MJK Smithlbw b Revill29     
M Tompkinc Morgan b Gladwin67     
*CH Palmerc Morgan b Smith47     
VE Jacksonc Carr b Smith10     
GA Smithsonb Revill50     
RA Dimentc and b Morgan0     
VS Mundenb Smith7     
+J Firthlbw b Gladwin1     
CT Spencerb Gladwin11     
TJ Goodwinnot out0     
Extras(6 b, 13 lb, 2 nb)21
Total(all out, 93.4 overs)248
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-63, 3-155, 4-171, 5-180, 6-183, 7-200, 8-214, 9-248, 10-248 (93.4 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Eato21   2781--
Gladwin30   11703--
Morgan15   5351--
Smith18   11173--
Carr3   0120--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JM Kellyc Spencer b Goodwin3     
C Leec Smith b Spencer63     
A Hamerc Spencer b Goodwin28     
AC Revillc Tompkin b Goodwin2     
*DB Carrlbw b Jackson146     
HL Johnsonc Goodwin b Spencer43     
DC Morganb Goodwin2     
+GO Dawkesc Smith b Munden86     
C Gladwinnot out15     
E Smithc Smithson b Munden10     
A Eatodid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 4 lb)15
Total(9 wickets, declared, 97 overs)413
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-41, 3-51, 4-143, 5-217, 6-234, 7-341, 8-396, 9-413 (97 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer23   11182--
Goodwin29   51274--
Palmer5   350--
Jackson19   10531--
Munden17   4762--
Lester4   0190--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Gladwin5     
MJK Smithc Morgan b Eato7     
M Tompkinlbw b Gladwin36     
*CH Palmerlbw b Gladwin18     
VE Jacksonb Kelly100     
GA Smithsonb Gladwin55     
RA Dimentlbw b Johnson71     
VS Mundennot out23     
+J Firthc and b Johnson5     
CT Spencerc Morgan b Johnson0     
TJ Goodwinnot out11     
Extras(10 b, 4 lb)14
Total(9 wickets, 131 overs)345
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-39, 3-61, 4-72, 5-160, 6-288, 7-302, 8-316, 9-316
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Eato6   1151--
Gladwin35   11714--
Morgan4   0180--
Revill18   7510--
Smith22   9510--
Carr10   3310--
Hamer4   1180--
Lee10   4160--
Kelly11   5211--
Johnson10   4303--
Dawkes1   090--

--> DB Carr (1) passed his previous highest score of 116 in County Championship matches
--> HL Johnson (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 17
--> CH Palmer (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 16
--> VE Jackson (2) passed 13500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49
--> E Smith reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> HL Johnson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire second innings (previous best was 3-63)
--> A Eato reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> HL Johnson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire second innings (previous best was 3-63)





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