Leicestershire v Glamorgan
County Championship 1957
VenueSnibston Colliery Ground, Coalville on 5th, 6th June 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGlamorgan won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGlamorgan won by an innings and 52 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Glamorgan 14 (Batting 2)
UmpiresTJ Bartley, N Oldfield
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), E Truran (Glamorgan)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 0/0 (Lester 0*, Hallam 0*)

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WGA Parkhouselbw b Palmer16      
B Hedgesc Firth b Goodwin128      
WE Jonesb van Geloven47      
LN Devereuxc van Geloven b Spencer36      
AJ Watkinsc Firth b Spencer10      
JS Pressdeeb Spencer8      
*W Woollerc Firth b van Geloven34      
JE McConnonb van Geloven51      
+HG Daviesc Firth b Palmer4      
HD Daviesnot out9      
DJ Shepherdc and b van Geloven5      
Extras(9 b, 11 lb, 1 w)21
Total(all out, 108 overs)369
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-169, 3-225, 4-244, 5-259, 6-266, 7-344, 8-349, 9-355, 10-369 (108 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer28   2983--
Goodwin28   5831--
Palmer15   3442--
Savage5   2260--
Smith11   2430--
van Geloven21   6544--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Devereux b HD Davies15      
MR Hallamb Wooller23      
J van Gelovenc Devereux b HD Davies0      
*CH Palmerb Shepherd17      
LR Gardnerrun out0      
RA Dimentc HG Davies b HD Davies54      
+J Firthc Wooller b Shepherd34      
RC Smithc HG Davies b Devereux6      
CT Spencerc Pressdee b Devereux8      
TJ Goodwinnot out0      
JS Savagec Watkins b Devereux0      
Extras(3 lb, 3 nb)6
Total(all out, 63.4 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-20, 3-56, 4-56, 5-56, 6-125, 7-142, 8-163, 9-163, 10-163 (63.4 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
HD Davies11   2553--
Wooller9   4141--
Shepherd22   9412--
McConnon8   4150--
Pressdee3   240--
Watkins6   380--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Hedges b McConnon40      
MR Hallamc and b HD Davies9      
J van Geloven hit wkt b Shepherd27      
*CH Palmerc HG Davies b Shepherd0      
RA Dimentlbw b McConnon10      
LR Gardnerc McConnon b Devereux40      
+J Firthc Wooller b Shepherd10      
RC Smithc HG Davies b Shepherd4      
CT Spencerc and b Devereux5      
TJ Goodwinb Shepherd5      
JS Savagenot out0      
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 68.2 overs)154
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-60, 3-64, 4-83, 5-113, 6-134, 7-144, 8-144, 9-154, 10-154 (68.2 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
HD Davies8   1391--
Wooller2   0110--
Shepherd14   8225--
McConnon10   5212--
Pressdee10   2280--
Watkins6   330--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> LN Devereux (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> JE McConnon (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 35
--> MR Hallam (2) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> J van Geloven achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Glamorgan first innings (previous best was 3-33)
--> J van Geloven achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Glamorgan first innings (previous best was 3-33)
--> DJ Shepherd reached 550 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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