Leicestershire v Warwickshire
County Championship 1956
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 16th, 18th, 19th June 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 4; Warwickshire 0
UmpiresE Cooke, LH Gray
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), FN Bloxsom (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 252/6 (Jackson 64*, Firth 29*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Spooner b Dollery1     
MR Hallamb Bannister68     
J van Gelovenb Bannister8     
M Tompkinb Bannister6     
*CH Palmerlbw b Bannister39     
VE Jacksonnot out78     
GA Smithsonlbw b Dollery18     
+J Firthlbw b Bannister36     
RL Prattnot out1     
RC Smithdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 11 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)20
Total(7 wickets, declared, 108 overs)275
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-30, 3-44, 4-121, 5-122, 6-168, 7-272
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister38   9785--
Dollery21   2602--
Bridge10   0400--
Hollies15   5320--
Hitchcock7   3120--
Leach11   3200--
Townsend6   3130--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerb Pratt6     
CW Leachc Firth b Goodwin11     
AVG Woltonb Pratt7     
A Townsendb Goodwin4     
RE Hitchcockc Firth b Palmer38     
NF Hornerlbw b Palmer20     
+RT Spoonerb Smith39     
KR Dollerynot out6     
WB Bridgec van Geloven b Smith4     
JD Bannisterb Smith0     
*WE Holliesb Smith2     
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 67.2 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-17, 3-28, 4-30, 5-85, 6-98, 7-129, 8-137, 9-137, 10-143 (67.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin10   2352--
Pratt10   1342--
Jackson21   9290--
Palmer12   4312--
Lester3   220--

Warwickshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnernot out23     
CW Leachnot out13     
AVG Woltondid not bat      
A Townsenddid not bat      
RE Hitchcockdid not bat      
NF Hornerdid not bat      
+RT Spoonerdid not bat      
KR Dollerydid not bat      
WB Bridgedid not bat      
JD Bannisterdid not bat      
*WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(no wicket, 8 overs)37
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin4   1120--
Pratt4   0240--

--> CH Palmer (1) passed 15000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 39
--> J Firth (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> RC Smith made his debut in first-class matches
--> RC Smith made his debut in County Championship matches
--> NF Horner (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10





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