Leicestershire v Yorkshire
County Championship 1957
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 8th, 9th, 10th May 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 2; Yorkshire 0
UmpiresN Oldfield, TW Spencer
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), C Turner (Yorkshire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 336 all out
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (1) 25/0 (Lowson 11*, Close 14*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Lowson b Platt5     
MR Hallamc Wilson b Wardle50     
LR Gardnerb Wardle5     
*CH Palmerc Wilson b Wardle117     
MF Hickmanb Wardle0     
VS Mundenb Wardle15     
J van Gelovenc Illingworth b Close41     
+J Firthlbw b Platt51     
JS Savageb Platt33     
CT Spencerb Platt1     
TJ Goodwinnot out2     
Extras(3 b, 12 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(all out, 125.1 overs)336
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-47, 3-74, 4-84, 5-140, 6-234, 7-254, 8-317, 9-319, 10-336 (125.1 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman25   6630--
Wardle43   141245--
Close21   7471--
Illingworth13   1380--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Lowsonb Spencer14     
DB Closec Firth b Palmer62     
JV Wilsonc van Geloven b Palmer22     
DEV Padgettc Hallam b Munden26     
W Watsonc Palmer b Savage24     
*WHH Sutcliffeb Munden75     
R Illingworthc Goodwin b Munden8     
JH Wardlec and b Spencer18     
FS Truemanc Hickman b Goodwin5     
+JG Binksb Palmer9     
RK Plattnot out2     
Extras(7 b, 2 lb, 4 nb)13
Total(all out, 90.4 overs)278
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-93, 3-110, 4-127, 5-149, 6-186, 7-208, 8-215, 9-270, 10-278 (90.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer17   2572--
Goodwin14   1711--
Savage16   3561--
Munden20   7533--

--> JS Savage (1) passed his previous highest score of 12 in County Championship matches
--> JS Savage (1) passed his previous highest score of 31 in first-class matches
--> DB Close (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 35
--> JH Wardle (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9





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