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Leicestershire in First-Class Matches in 1959

See Also Second XI Matches and Other Matches

Captain: W Watson
Portrait of Willie Watson
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Home Grounds used:
Grace Road, Leicester; Snibston Colliery Ground, Coalville; Coventry Road, Hinckley; Bath Grounds, Ashby-de-la-Zouch; Brush Ground, Loughborough

Away Grounds visited:
Trent Bridge, Nottingham; Old Trafford, Manchester; County Ground, Northampton; Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood; Ashley Down Ground, Bristol; The University Parks, Oxford; Recreation Ground, Bath; Castle Park Cricket Ground, Colchester; Edgbaston, Birmingham; Kennington Oval, Kennington; Chester Road North, Kidderminster; Mote Park, Maidstone; County Ground, Derby; County Ground, Southampton; Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff

Championship playing record:
P 28     W 5     D 7     L 16

First-Class playing record:
P 31     W 6     D 8     L 17

Click on these links for the season's First-Class scorecards and results
or First-Class batting averages or First-Class bowling averages or Championship batting averages or Championship bowling averages

20 players appeared in First-Class matches for Leicestershire in 1959:
BS Boshier; GW Burch; JW Carter; B Cromack; LR Gardner; TJ Goodwin; MR Hallam; GA Hickinbottom; R Julian; D Kirby; CH Palmer; EF Phillips; RL Pratt; AC Revill; JS Savage; RC Smith; CT Spencer; FM Turner; J van Geloven; W Watson.

4 players made their debut for Leicestershire in these matches in 1959:
JW Carter; B Cromack; GA Hickinbottom; D Kirby.

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