Leicestershire v Warwickshire
County Championship 1959
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 8th, 10th, 11th August 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by 8 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Warwickshire 14 (Batting 2)
UmpiresFS Lee, H Yarnold
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), FN Bloxsom (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 34/0 (Gardner 14*, Horner 19*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 81/5 (Hallam 44*, Turner 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Fox b Cartwright49     
*D Kirbyc Thompson b Cartwright70     
J van Gelovenc and b Hill14     
LR Gardnerc Fox b Thompson27     
AC Revillc Cartwright b Hill4     
GW Burchb Cartwright35     
FM Turnerc Gardner b Bannister1     
+R Julianb Thompson2     
CT Spencerc Fox b Thompson18     
JS Savagenot out18     
TJ Goodwinb Cartwright11     
Extras(1 b, 9 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 113.1 overs)262
Fall of wickets:
1-117, 2-130, 3-156, 4-160, 5-175, 6-176, 7-187, 8-222, 9-242, 10-262 (113.1 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister25   6551--
Thompson20   5343--
Carter24   5530--
Hill12   2322--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Julian b Spencer25     
NF Hornerb Goodwin24     
A Townsendb Spencer29     
*MJK Smithc Burch b Savage45     
AVG Woltonc Revill b van Geloven6     
TW Cartwrightb van Geloven64     
JD Bannisterc Revill b van Geloven18     
+JG Foxnot out33     
GH Hillc Julian b van Geloven2     
RG Carterb Spencer12     
RG Thompsonb Spencer2     
Extras(3 lb, 5 nb)8
Total(all out, 80.5 overs)268
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-78, 3-80, 4-89, 5-176, 6-206, 7-223, 8-235, 9-255, 10-268 (80.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin19   6471--
van Geloven22   1854--
Savage12   6171--
Kirby2   090--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Thompson44     
*D Kirbyb Thompson6     
J van Gelovenb Carter11     
LR Gardnerc Fox b Cartwright9     
AC Revillb Cartwright2     
GW Burchrun out3     
FM Turnernot out13     
+R Julianc Smith b Thompson0     
CT Spencerb Cartwright8     
JS Savagec Smith b Thompson3     
TJ Goodwinst Fox b Cartwright4     
Extras(7 b, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 50.3 overs)112
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-46, 3-69, 4-73, 5-81, 6-85, 7-87, 8-98, 9-103, 10-112 (50.3 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister12   2390--
Thompson18   11184--
Carter5   1171--
Townsend2   200--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NF Hornerc Julian b Spencer38     
FC Gardnerc Julian b Spencer30     
A Townsendnot out13     
*MJK Smithnot out26     
AVG Woltondid not bat      
TW Cartwrightdid not bat      
JD Bannisterdid not bat      
+JG Foxdid not bat      
GH Hilldid not bat      
RG Carterdid not bat      
RG Thompsondid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(2 wickets, 32.5 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-67, 2-70
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer14   0442--
van Geloven15   1420--
Burch1   100--

--> MR Hallam (1) passed 9000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 12
--> D Kirby (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in County Championship matches
--> A Townsend (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 16
--> A Townsend (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 16
--> TW Cartwright (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 23
--> JG Fox (1) equalled his previous highest score of 33 in County Championship matches
--> FC Gardner (2) passed 17000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> MJK Smith (2) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10





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