Northamptonshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1957
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 8th, 10th, 11th June 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorthamptonshire won by an innings and 29 runs
PointsNorthamptonshire 14 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 0
UmpiresH Elliott, PA Gibb
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), R Muscott (Northamptonshire)
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 198/2 (Brookes 102*, Barrick 7*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 35/3 (Gardner 0*, van Geloven 0*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Brookesnot out135      
BL Reynoldsb Spencer5      
L Livingstonc Firth b Spencer76      
DW Barricknot out50      
A Lightfootdid not bat      
V Broderickdid not bat      
JS Manningdid not bat      
+KV Andrewdid not bat      
FH Tysondid not bat      
MHJ Allendid not bat      
HRA Kelleherdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(2 wickets, declared, 96 overs)277
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-160
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer25   4722--
Goodwin27   2980--
van Geloven14   1410--
Palmer14   5290--
Smith16   4260--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b Broderick16      
MR Hallamc Andrew b Tyson15      
J van Gelovenc Kelleher b Broderick3      
*CH Palmerc Brookes b Manning3      
LR Gardnerc Andrew b Manning28      
RA Dimentlbw b Allen14      
MF Hickmanc Allen b Broderick18      
+J Firthlbw b Broderick0      
RC Smithc Allen b Broderick2      
CT Spencerc and b Manning4      
TJ Goodwinnot out0      
Extras(11 b, 1 nb)12
Total(all out, 60.3 overs)115
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-38, 3-43, 4-43, 5-73, 6-105, 7-105, 8-109, 9-113, 10-115 (60.3 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyson11   4151--
Kelleher7   3190--
Manning20   11343--
Allen3   161--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Manning b Allen11      
MR Hallamc Manning b Allen13      
LR Gardnerc Kelleher b Manning13      
*CH Palmerb Allen0      
J van Gelovenlbw b Manning10      
RA Dimentlbw b Manning2      
MF Hickmanc and b Manning24      
+J Firthb Broderick15      
RC Smithrun out10      
CT Spencerc Barrick b Manning14      
TJ Goodwinnot out6      
Extras(1 b, 12 lb, 2 nb)15
Total(all out, 100.4 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-34, 3-34, 4-58, 5-61, 6-62, 7-94, 8-110, 9-113, 10-133 (100.4 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyson2   110--
Kelleher2   110--
Broderick32   13401--
Allen27   19243--
Barrick2   140--

--> MHJ Allen reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> MHJ Allen reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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