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Leicestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1957
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 29th June, 1st July 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 58 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Somerset 12
UmpiresW Place, DJ Wood
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), T Tout (Somerset)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 129/7 (Firth 10*, RC Smith 7*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Lomaxc Diment b RC Smith36      
J Hiltonb RC Smith4      
PB Wightb Savage30      
GM Trippc Firth b RC Smith18      
CL McCoolb Savage0      
G Atkinsonb Savage29      
*MF Tremlettc Firth b Savage24      
+HW Stephensonb RC Smith5      
BA Langfordb RC Smith1      
B Lobbb Savage0      
JWJ McMahonnot out0      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 71.1 overs)150
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-61, 3-81, 4-85, 5-109, 6-139, 7-144, 8-150, 9-150, 10-150 (71.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer9   5100--
Boshier9   0310--
Palmer6   290--
RC Smith28.115445--
Savage19   3535--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b McMahon5      
MR Hallamb Hilton27      
PT Smithlbw b Langford1      
*CH Palmerc McCool b McMahon19      
LR Gardnerc Atkinson b Langford12      
RA Dimentb McMahon22      
+J Firthc Tripp b Langford10      
JS Savagec Tripp b Hilton18      
RC Smithc Wight b Langford21      
CT Spencerc McCool b Lobb3      
BS Boshiernot out0      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(all out, 69.1 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-37, 3-41, 4-67, 5-79, 6-91, 7-118, 8-133, 9-146, 10-146 (69.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb6   161--
Langford30.116454--
McMahon26   5633--
Hilton7   2242--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Lomaxb Spencer5      
J Hiltonc Firth b Boshier3      
PB Wightb Savage18      
GM Trippc Spencer b Boshier0      
CL McCoolc Spencer b Savage30      
G Atkinsonc Lester b Savage6      
*MF Tremlettb Savage22      
+HW Stephensonc and b Savage1      
BA Langfordst Firth b Savage2      
B Lobbc Firth b RC Smith2      
JWJ McMahonnot out0      
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 45.4 overs)95
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-12, 3-13, 4-35, 5-66, 6-77, 7-81, 8-92, 9-95, 10-95 (45.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer7   1211--
Boshier7   1102--
RC Smith15.44301--
Savage16   5286--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterlbw b McMahon10      
MR Hallamlbw b McMahon1      
PT Smithlbw b Langford6      
*CH Palmerb McMahon5      
LR Gardnerlbw b McMahon1      
RA Dimentc Atkinson b Langford0      
+J Firthnot out2      
JS Savageb McMahon4      
RC Smithc Wight b Langford0      
CT Spencerc McCool b Langford3      
BS Boshierc Hilton b Langford7      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 26.3 overs)41
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-11, 3-16, 4-16, 5-23, 6-27, 7-28, 8-32, 9-33, 10-41 (26.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Langford13.36155--
McMahon13   6245--

Notes
--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> RC Smith (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in first-class matches
--> RC Smith (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in County Championship matches
--> PB Wight (2) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 17
--> RC Smith achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Somerset first innings (previous best was 4-6)
--> RC Smith achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Somerset first innings
--> RC Smith achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset first innings (previous best was 4-6)
--> RC Smith achieved his first five wickets in an innings in County Championship matches in the Somerset first innings
--> JWJ McMahon reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> JWJ McMahon reached 550 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings

 

 

 

 

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