Torquay XI v Leicestershire
Other matches in England 1956
VenueThe Recreation Ground, Torquay on 25th, 26th July 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJK Aikman, TH Wheeler
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), TH Kirkham (Torquay XI)
Close of play day 1

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Khan Mohammad52     
MR Hallamc Cole b Worrell1     
J van Gelovenc Worrell b Fairclough31     
M Tompkinb Fairclough21     
*CH Palmer hit wkt b Fairclough30     
VE Jacksonc Hart b Dare5     
RA Dimentc Hart b Barr75     
VS Mundennot out26     
PA Mundenlbw b Cole4     
+J Firthdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(8 wickets, declared, 90.5 overs)257
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Hallam), 2-65 (van Geloven), 3-91 (Tompkin), 4-122 (Lester), 5-138 (Jackson), 6-149 (Palmer), 7-253 (Diment), 8-257 (PA Munden, 90.5 ov)
Torquay XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Khan Mohammad12   4271--
Worrell15   3281--
Barr6   0201-2
Fairclough21   4543--
Dare13   1411--
Haines11   1240--

Torquay XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DH Colec Hallam b Goodwin16     
HD Fairclough hit wkt b VS Munden21     
FMM Worrellb Palmer95     
RA Darec Diment b Lester25     
Khan Mohammadc Hallam b Jackson32     
WF Hartc van Geloven b Jackson44     
RH Barrc van Geloven b Jackson0     
DGF Ballc Firth b Lester2     
JE Dickinsonnot out9     
DL Hainesb Jackson1     
+JA Bonnerdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb)9
Total(9 wickets, declared, 79.4 overs)254
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (Cole), 2-68 (Fairclough), 3-121 (Dare), 4-180 (Khan Mohammad), 5-200 (Worrell), 6-219 (Barr), 7-226 (Ball), 8-247 (Hart), 9-254 (Haines, 79.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin7   2221--
van Geloven4   0160--
VS Munden22   9441--
Lester23   6812--
Palmer6   3171--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Bonner b Khan Mohammad4     
MR Hallamb Cole22     
J van Gelovennot out67     
M Tompkinc Fairclough b Worrell10     
*CH Palmerb Dare11     
VE Jacksonb Fairclough4     
RA Dimentst Bonner b Fairclough13     
VS Mundennot out13     
PA Mundendid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(6 wickets, declared, 36 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Lester), 2-34 (Hallam), 3-47 (Tompkin), 4-70 (Palmer), 5-76 (Jackson), 6-108 (Diment)
Torquay XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Khan Mohammad4   1131--
Cole5   0241--
Worrell2   091--
Haines13   1510--
Dare4   1121--
Fairclough8   1352--

Torquay XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DH Coleb Lester19     
HD Faircloughc and b van Geloven5     
FMM Worrellc PA Munden b Diment15     
RA Darelbw b Diment8     
Khan Mohammadb Diment29     
WF Hartb Tompkin1     
RH Barrnot out3     
DGF Balldid not bat      
JE Dickinsondid not bat      
DL Hainesdid not bat      
+JA Bonnerdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(6 wickets, 24.2 overs)83
Fall of wickets:
1-19 (Fairclough), 2-34 (Cole), 3-49 (Worrell), 4-52 (Dare), 5-55 (Hart), 6-83 (Khan Mohammad, 24.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodwin3   0130--
van Geloven3   061--
Lester5   191--
VS Munden5   0100-1
Tompkin4   0151--

Match played for the benefit of VE Jackson





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