Leicestershire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1957
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 7th, 8th, 9th August 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 0; Gloucestershire 4 (Batting 2)
UmpiresTJ Bartley, FS Lee
ScorersFE Aubrey (Gloucestershire), FN Bloxsom (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 184/3 (Graveney 95*, Milton 5*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 75/1 (Lester 35*, van Geloven 20*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Etheridge b Smith2     
MR Hallamc Brown b Smith9     
J van Gelovenst Etheridge b Mortimore63     
*CH Palmerc Graveney b Mortimore11     
LR Gardnerc Milton b Allen0     
RA Dimentc Nicholls b Cook10     
CT Spencerc Nicholls b Cook0     
+J Firthb Mortimore0     
JS Savagec Young b Mortimore0     
RC Smithnot out13     
BS Boshierc Milton b Brown30     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 80 overs)140
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-11, 3-49, 4-50, 5-77, 6-77, 7-77, 8-77, 9-102, 10-140 (80 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith18   6352--
Brown10   4191--
Cook18   9302--
Mortimore25   16384--
Allen9   4161--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GM Emmettc Gardner b Spencer0     
DM Youngc Firth b Boshier16     
RB Nichollsb Smith62     
TW Graveneyb Savage97     
CA Miltonc Firth b Smith28     
AS Brownc Hallam b Smith0     
JB Mortimorec Firth b Smith0     
DA Allenc Diment b Boshier17     
DR Smithc Smith b Boshier9     
+RJ Etheridgec Savage b Spencer4     
C Cooknot out1     
Extras(5 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 71 overs)241
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-32, 3-175, 4-189, 5-190, 6-190, 7-211, 8-236, 9-236, 10-241 (71 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer16   1582--
Boshier20   4623--
Smith23   2774--
Savage10   3261--
Palmer2   0110--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesternot out35     
MR Hallamc Etheridge b Brown17     
J van Gelovennot out20     
*CH Palmerdid not bat      
LR Gardnerdid not bat      
RA Dimentdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
RC Smithdid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(1 wicket, 38.3 overs)75
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Hallam)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith8   3150--
Brown6   1201--
Cook11   6220--
Mortimore6   460--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> BS Boshier (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in First-Class matches
--> BS Boshier (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in County Championship matches
--> TW Graveney (1) passed 23000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 22
--> DA Allen (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in County Championship matches
--> DA Allen (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in First-Class matches
--> G Lester (2) passed 11000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 19





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