Leicestershire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1971
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 22nd, 24th, 25th May 1971 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 9 (Batting 6, Bowling 3); Gloucestershire 3 (Batting 2, Bowling 1)
UmpiresDJ Constant, AEG Rhodes
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 8/1 (Nicholls 8*, Westley 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 0/0 (Dudleston 0*, Steele 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Knight b Mortimore88     
JF Steelec Shepherd b Mortimore20     
BJ Boothb Davey30     
CC Inmannot out87     
BF Davisonc Allen b Procter102     
*R Illingworthc Westley b Procter0     
J Birkenshawb Procter2     
GD McKenziedid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
GF Crossdid not bat      
+R Juliandid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)10
Total(6 wickets, declared, 92.3 overs)339
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-126, 3-159, 4-321, 5-321, 6-339 (92.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davey18   3671--
Brown18   2620--
Mortimore19   3582--
Knight6   0300--
Allen6   0330--
Bissex7   1270--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB Nichollsc Julian b Spencer14     
JP Sullivanc Julian b McKenzie0     
+SA Westleyc Illingworth b McKenzie10     
RDV Knightc Steele b Birkenshaw47     
DR Shepherdc Dudleston b Birkenshaw10     
MJ Procterb Cross133     
M Bissexc and b Spencer24     
*AS Brownc Julian b Spencer1     
DA Allenc Illingworth b McKenzie6     
JB Mortimorenot out3     
J Daveyb Cross5     
Extras(6 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)15
Total(all out, 105.2 overs)268
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-16, 3-33, 4-61, 5-109, 6-202, 7-204, 8-255, 9-261, 10-268 (105.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie23   4593--
Spencer20   8373--
Birkenshaw24   12502--
Illingworth19   5500--
Steele7   2290--
Davison1   010--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Procter b Davey26     
JF Steelec Procter b Knight24     
BJ Boothc and b Mortimore5     
CC Inmanc Westley b Mortimore16     
BF Davisonc and b Mortimore44     
*R Illingworthc Mortimore b Davey17     
J Birkenshawc Westley b Mortimore14     
GD McKenzienot out15     
CT Spencerc Bissex b Mortimore1     
GF Crossdid not bat      
+R Juliandid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 4 nb)8
Total(8 wickets, declared, 54 overs)170
Fall of wickets:
1-46, 2-51, 3-61, 4-86, 5-125, 6-149, 7-166, 8-170 (54 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Procter9   2210--
Davey14   1522--
Mortimore23   3695--
Knight2   121--
Bissex6   2180--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB Nichollsc Illingworth b Birkenshaw29     
JP Sullivanc and b McKenzie1     
RDV Knightb McKenzie4     
DR Shepherdc McKenzie b Birkenshaw11     
MJ Procterc Dudleston b Birkenshaw6     
M Bissexc Spencer b Birkenshaw19     
*AS Brownc Spencer b Birkenshaw23     
DA Allenc Dudleston b Birkenshaw10     
JB Mortimorenot out9     
+SA Westleyc Steele b Birkenshaw0     
J Daveynot out0     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(9 wickets, 57 overs)114
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-24, 3-41, 4-43, 5-59, 6-92, 7-99, 8-112, 9-112
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie10   3302--
Spencer4   280--
Birkenshaw20   4437--
Illingworth16   6240--
Steele7   470--

--> B Dudleston (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 27
--> BF Davison (1) passed his previous highest score of 81 in County Championship matches
--> SA Westley (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> MJ Procter (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 33
--> AS Brown (2) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> MJ Procter reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> GD McKenzie reached 850 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> J Birkenshaw reached 550 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings
--> J Birkenshaw achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Gloucestershire second innings (previous best was 7-76)





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