Leicestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1971
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 1st, 3rd, 4th May 1971 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 7 (Batting 6, Bowling 1); Somerset 4 (Batting 2, Bowling 2)
UmpiresWL Budd, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 15/0 (Virgin 5*, Kitchen 10*; 7 overs)
Close of play day 2Somerset (1) 350/3 (Close 104*, Clarkson 69*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc and b O'Keeffe67     
PR Haywoodlbw b Langford26     
BJ Boothrun out4     
CC Inmanb Langford135     
BF Davisonlbw b Langford34     
*R Illingworthnot out56     
+RW Tolchardnot out36     
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
JF Steeledid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
PM Stringerdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 10 lb, 11 nb, 1 w)23
Total(5 wickets, declared, 103 overs)381
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-71, 3-122, 4-210, 5-307
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones15   2660--
Burgess14   2380--
Cartwright20   6480--
O'Keeffe27   7891--
Langford20   5833--
Close7   0340--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginb Illingworth120     
MJ Kitchenc Tolchard b Booth47     
PJ Robinsonc Birkenshaw b Booth0     
DB Closenot out104     
A Clarksonnot out69     
GI Burgessdid not bat      
TW Cartwrightdid not bat      
KJ O'Keeffedid not bat      
+DJS Taylordid not bat      
*BA Langforddid not bat      
AA Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)10
Total(3 wickets, declared, 125 overs)350
Fall of wickets:
1-115, 2-123, 3-198
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie18   6460--
Stringer16   3650--
Illingworth29   12501--
Birkenshaw31   7790--
Steele18   5420--
Booth7   0372--
Davison6   0210--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PR Haywoodc Close b Jones6     
BJ Boothc sub b Cartwright35     
BF Davisonst Taylor b Robinson81     
CC Inmanc Burgess b Cartwright20     
B Dudlestonnot out28     
*R Illingworthnot out30     
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
JF Steeledid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
PM Stringerdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 1 nb)9
Total(4 wickets, declared, 63 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-74, 3-106, 4-147
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones8   3251--
Burgess8   1240--
Cartwright23   8392--
O'Keeffe10   2440--
Langford4   0250--
Robinson10   1431--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginb Birkenshaw17     
MJ Kitchenc Steele b Illingworth101     
A Clarksonrun out39     
GI Burgessc Davison b Illingworth12     
DB Closec and b Steele4     
TW Cartwrightc Inman b Steele5     
PJ Robinsonb Birkenshaw16     
KJ O'Keeffenot out5     
+DJS Taylorc Davison b Steele10     
*BA Langfordnot out2     
AA Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 1 w)11
Total(8 wickets, 53 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-140, 3-168, 4-182, 5-182, 6-191, 7-205, 8-218
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie9   1420--
Stringer3   0110--
Illingworth13   0622--
Birkenshaw13   1452--
Steele12   0403--
Davison3   1110--

--> KJ O'Keeffe made his debut in County Championship matches
--> B Dudleston (2) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> BF Davison (2) passed his previous highest score of 76 in County Championship matches
--> BF Davison (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 63
--> KJ O'Keeffe made his debut for Somerset in first-class matches
--> DB Close made his debut for Somerset in County Championship matches
--> DB Close made his debut for Somerset in first-class matches
--> KJ O'Keeffe made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> BJ Booth reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings





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