Sussex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1957
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 1st, 3rd, 4th June 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 99 runs
PointsSussex 4 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 12
UmpiresAE Pothecary, WFF Price
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), G Washer (Sussex)
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 82/4 (Potter 7*, Webb 2*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 205/1 (Hallam 119*, van Geloven 31*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Suttle b Thomson5      
MR Hallamb Bates24      
J van Gelovenc Webb b Bates2      
*CH Palmerb Bates7      
LR Gardnerc Bates b Marlar33      
RA Dimentc Webb b James67      
+J Firthc Webb b James11      
JS Savagec Webb b James5      
RC Smithc Lenham b James4      
CT Spencerb Bates9      
TJ Goodwinnot out0      
Extras(7 b, 4 lb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 77.3 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-23, 3-44, 4-45, 5-135, 6-157, 7-162, 8-166, 9-171, 10-179 (77.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson16   7251--
Smith9   3210--
James20   10324--
Marlar8   2251--
Suttle6   480--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DV Smithb Goodwin23      
LJ Lenhamc Firth b Goodwin25      
KG Suttleb Goodwin1      
JM Parksc van Geloven b Goodwin20      
G Potterc Hallam b Goodwin23      
+RT Webbc Spencer b Savage28      
DJ Foremanlbw b Spencer43      
NI Thomsonc and b Goodwin15      
*RG Marlarb van Geloven33      
AE Jamesnot out20      
DL Batesc Goodwin b Spencer0      
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 3 nb)11
Total(all out, 88.5 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-50, 3-62, 4-78, 5-119, 6-127, 7-165, 8-208, 9-242, 10-242 (88.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin35   8906--
Palmer16   8300--
Savage7   2171--
van Geloven1   0161--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b James52      
MR Hallamc Webb b Bates146      
J van Gelovenc Parks b Thomson33      
*CH Palmerc Marlar b Thomson33      
LR Gardnernot out10      
RA Dimentdid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
RC Smithdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(4 wickets, declared, 89.5 overs)278
Fall of wickets:
1-114, 2-223, 3-248, 4-278 (89.5 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bates14   1861--
Smith5   1140--
James25   13321--
Marlar16   3540--
Suttle11   5250--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DV Smithc Firth b Spencer17      
LJ Lenhamc Savage b Goodwin12      
KG Suttlec Hallam b Savage25      
JM Parksc Firth b Spencer0      
DJ Foremanc Spencer b Goodwin3      
G Potterc Firth b Spencer7      
NI Thomsonb Savage8      
+RT Webblbw b Lester7      
AE Jamesc Hallam b Smith5      
DL Batesc and b Smith21      
*RG Marlarnot out0      
Extras(7 b, 4 lb)11
Total(all out, 42.1 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-40, 3-42, 4-47, 5-66, 6-68, 7-81, 8-81, 9-111, 10-116 (42.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer13   4353--
Goodwin10   2332--
Savage11   5302--
Lester6   271--

--> RT Webb (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 18
--> DJ Foreman (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> MR Hallam (2) passed his previous highest score of 126 in first-class matches
--> MR Hallam (2) passed his previous highest score of 126 in County Championship matches
--> DL Bates (2) passed his previous highest score of 11 in first-class matches
--> CT Spencer reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> CT Spencer reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex second innings





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