Warwickshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1956
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 18th, 20th, 21st August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWarwickshire 0; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresCS Elliott, JG Langridge
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), FN Bloxsom (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2No play

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NF Hornernot out129     
TW Cartwrightc van Geloven b Munden21     
AVG Woltonc Hallam b Palmer0     
+RT Spoonernot out35     
WJP Stewartdid not bat      
A Townsenddid not bat      
RE Hitchcockdid not bat      
RT Weeksdid not bat      
JD Bannisterdid not bat      
RG Thompsondid not bat      
*WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(2 wickets, declared, 53 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-91, 2-92
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer10   0490--
Goodwin13   3530--
Palmer13   5221--
Jackson7   2290--
Munden10   1321--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesternot out26     
MR Hallamb Thompson4     
J van Gelovenrun out8     
M Tompkinb Thompson10     
*CH Palmerlbw b Hollies2     
VE Jacksonc Townsend b Cartwright5     
PT Smithnot out0     
VS Mundendid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(5 wickets, 41 overs)61
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-19, 3-41, 4-49, 5-59
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister6   490--
Thompson10   2232--
Townsend3   180--
Hollies11   4101--
Weeks6   350--
Hitchcock3   300--
Cartwright2   201--

--> Day 3 Lunch: Warwickshire (1) ?/? (Horner ?*, [unknown] ?*)
--> NF Horner (1) passed his previous highest score of 122 in County Championship matches
--> NF Horner (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 24





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