Hampshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1956
VenueDean Park, Bournemouth on 21st, 23rd, 24th July 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHampshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultHampshire won by 8 wickets
PointsHampshire 12; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresD Davies, A Skelding
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), N Drake (Hampshire)
Close of play day 1Hampshire (1) 9/1 (Gray 7*, Sainsbury 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 80/3 (Hallam 41*, Palmer 28*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Harrison b Marshall11      
MR Hallamc Shackleton b Cannings2      
J van Gelovenc Harrison b Cannings0      
M Tompkinc Sainsbury b Cannings0      
*CH Palmerc Barnard b Cannings16      
VE Jacksonb Shackleton74      
RA Dimentb Cannings1      
VS Mundenb Marshall8      
+J Firthc Barnard b Shackleton14      
RL Prattb Marshall3      
TJ Goodwinnot out4      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 105.3 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-5, 3-7, 4-20, 5-48, 6-58, 7-85, 8-118, 9-130, 10-134 (105.3 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton32   17352--
Cannings27   16205--
Sainsbury10   6160--
Burden9   590--
Gray3   050--

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Graylbw b Goodwin43      
*+L Harrisonlbw b Pratt2      
PJ Sainsburylbw b Pratt0      
RE Marshallb Goodwin5      
H Hortonb Goodwin0      
AWH Raymentc and b Munden41      
RWC Pitmanb Lester22      
HM Barnardc van Geloven b Lester33      
D Shackletonc Palmer b Goodwin28      
VHD Canningsnot out15      
MD Burdenb Jackson2      
Extras(1 b, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 73.1 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-11, 3-20, 4-20, 5-81, 6-111, 7-113, 8-150, 9-187, 10-193 (73.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin22   4704--
Palmer12   5160--
Munden3   161--
Lester10   1502--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Gray b Shackleton2      
MR Hallamc Harrison b Burden50      
J van Gelovenc Pitman b Gray4      
M Tompkinc Barnard b Gray2      
*CH Palmerc Cannings b Gray57      
VE Jacksonb Shackleton62      
RA Dimentnot out39      
VS Mundenc Pitman b Shackleton9      
+J Firthnot out0      
RL Prattdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 1 w)6
Total(7 wickets, declared, 125 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-17, 3-19, 4-91, 5-168, 6-187, 7-213
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton32   10533--
Cannings30   12530--
Sainsbury14   8160--
Marshall11   2230--
Burden14   3351--
Gray21   6393--
Barnard3   160--

Hampshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Grayb Goodwin70      
RE Marshallc Firth b Jackson27      
H Hortonnot out62      
AWH Raymentnot out6      
*+L Harrisondid not bat      
PJ Sainsburydid not bat      
RWC Pitmandid not bat      
HM Barnarddid not bat      
D Shackletondid not bat      
VHD Canningsdid not bat      
MD Burdendid not bat      
Extras(8 b)8
Total(2 wickets, 36.3 overs)173
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-160
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin8   0331--
Palmer10   2340--
Jackson8   0331--
Munden4   0300--
Lester3   0120--
van Geloven3.30230--

--> CH Palmer (2) passed 13000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 23
--> RE Marshall reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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