Leicestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1971
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 26th, 28th, 29th June 1971 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 5 (Batting 3, Bowling 2); Sussex 8 (Batting 3, Bowling 5)
UmpiresR Aspinall, H Yarnold
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 157/4 (Davison 22*, Illingworth 8*; 65 overs)
Close of play day 2Sussex (1) 234/5 (Parks 24*, Griffith 4*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc A Buss b MA Buss67     
JF Steeleb Joshi19     
JC Balderstonec and b MA Buss33     
CC Inmanc MA Buss b Joshi0     
BF Davisonlbw b MA Buss39     
*R Illingworthc A Buss b Joshi24     
PM Stringerc Denman b Joshi22     
+RW Tolchardc Graves b MA Buss8     
J Birkenshawb MA Buss8     
GD McKenzienot out1     
CT Spencerc Parks b Joshi2     
Extras(5 b, 6 lb)11
Total(all out, 83.1 overs)234
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-122, 3-126, 4-126, 5-193, 6-193, 7-213, 8-223, 9-231, 10-234 (83.1 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow10   2330--
A Buss9   5190--
Greig11   4310--
MA Buss21   4605--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MA Busslbw b Spencer7     
GA Greenidgelbw b Spencer82     
RM Prideauxc Steele b Spencer95     
+JM Parksnot out24     
AW Greiglbw b Spencer6     
PJ Gravesc and b Spencer4     
*MG Griffithnot out4     
A Bussdid not bat      
JA Snowdid not bat      
J Denmandid not bat      
UC Joshidid not bat      
Extras(12 lb)12
Total(5 wickets, declared, 89 overs)234
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-192, 3-195, 4-215, 5-231
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie6   2140--
Spencer15   4335--
Illingworth16   4330--
Birkenshaw22   1550--
Balderstone13   4310--
Steele5   1190--
Stringer12   1370--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Denman b Joshi28     
JF Steelenot out72     
JC Balderstoneb Joshi44     
CC Inmannot out106     
BF Davisondid not bat      
*R Illingworthdid not bat      
PM Stringerdid not bat      
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)11
Total(2 wickets, declared, 62 overs)261
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-105
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow6   3180--
A Buss4   1180--
Greig10   0340--
Joshi17   1562--
MA Buss13   0770--
Denman12   0470--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MA Bussc Birkenshaw b McKenzie18     
GA Greenidgec Tolchard b Illingworth18     
RM Prideauxb Birkenshaw18     
+JM Parksretired hurt2     
AW Greigc Illingworth b Birkenshaw0     
PJ Gravesc McKenzie b Birkenshaw5     
*MG Griffithb Illingworth5     
A Bussc Birkenshaw b Illingworth0     
JA Snowc Birkenshaw b Balderstone35     
J Denmannot out24     
UC Joshinot out0     
Extras(7 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(8 wickets, 58 overs)135
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-54, 3-58, 4-58, 5-69, 6-69, 7-70, 8-121
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie7   1281--
Spencer5   0160--
Illingworth19   7453--
Birkenshaw19   8323--
Balderstone8   541--

--> PM Stringer (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in County Championship matches
--> PM Stringer (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in first-class matches
--> GA Greenidge (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 60
--> JF Steele (2) passed his previous highest score of 69 in County Championship matches
--> JF Steele (2) passed his previous highest score of 69 in first-class matches
--> CC Inman (2) passed 11000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 45
--> CC Inman (2) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 31
--> MA Buss (2) passed 6000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 5
--> MA Buss reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> UC Joshi achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 2-36)
--> J Birkenshaw reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex second innings





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