Middlesex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1955
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 24th, 25th, 26th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 40 runs
PointsMiddlesex 12; Leicestershire 4
UmpiresFS Lee, GD Morton
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), EH Hendren (Middlesex)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 17/1 (Lester 6*, Tompkin 4*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 9/0 (Robertson 7*, Dewes 2*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc and b Walsh75      
JG Dewesc Firth b Munden53      
*WJ Edrichc Spencer b Goodwin59      
DCS Comptonb Munden19      
GPS Delislec Firth b Spencer55      
D Bennettnot out48      
FJ Titmusnot out11      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
JJ Warrdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 2 nb)5
Total(5 wickets, declared, 103 overs)325
Fall of wickets:
1-114, 2-145, 3-175, 4-219, 5-295
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer21   1781--
Goodwin22   5781--
Jackson19   6540--
Palmer8   3160--
Munden15   4452--
Walsh18   2491--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Titmus24      
MJK Smithb Moss1      
M Tompkinb Titmus121      
*CH Palmerc Edrich b Titmus38      
VE Jacksonb Titmus12      
RA Dimentrun out4      
VS Mundenc LH Compton b Moss29      
JE Walshnot out57      
+J Firthnot out19      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 5 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)21
Total(7 wickets, declared, 127.5 overs)326
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-55, 3-157, 4-191, 5-197, 6-211, 7-260
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss21   2762--
Warr8   0200--
DCS Compton19   2710--
Young30   10640--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonlbw b Jackson34      
JG Dewesc Tompkin b Munden29      
*WJ Edrichc Tompkin b Jackson14      
DCS Comptonst Firth b Munden10      
GPS Delislec Walsh b Munden39      
D Bennettb Munden36      
FJ Titmusc Jackson b Palmer30      
+LH Comptonb Walsh8      
JJ Warrnot out8      
JA Youngc Lester b Walsh2      
AE Mossb Walsh0      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 63.2 overs)219
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-74, 3-84, 4-94, 5-149, 6-197, 7-197, 8-209, 9-211, 10-219 (63.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer6   1300--
Goodwin4   0180--
Jackson9   1472--
Palmer7   3171--
Munden26   7644--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJK Smithc and b Young33      
G Lesterc LH Compton b Moss13      
M Tompkinc Dewes b Young19      
*CH Palmerb Titmus5      
VE Jacksonc Robertson b Young36      
RA Dimentrun out14      
VS Mundenc Bennett b Young9      
JE Walshb Titmus1      
+J Firthnot out24      
CT Spencerb Titmus14      
TJ Goodwinc Moss b Young2      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(all out, 49 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-60, 3-70, 4-70, 5-107, 6-133, 7-134, 8-136, 9-162, 10-178 (49 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss6   2171--
Warr1   080--
Titmus23   4613--
Young19   1845--

--> JDB Robertson (1) passed 26000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49
--> WJ Edrich (2) passed 33000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> D Bennett (2) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> M Tompkin (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 19
--> CH Palmer (2) passed 14500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> CT Spencer (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> JE Walsh reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Middlesex second innings
--> JE Walsh reached 1050 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex second innings
--> AE Moss reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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