Sussex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1971
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 17th, 19th, 20th July 1971 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 1 run
PointsSussex 5 (Batting 3, Bowling 2); Leicestershire 19 (Batting 5, Bowling 4)
UmpiresHD Bird, WL Budd
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 344/5 (Illingworth 53*, Tolchard 42*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 4/0 (Morley 2*, Greenidge 2*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Graves b Joshi71     
JF Steelec Greig b Joshi83     
MEJC Normanc Greig b Joshi35     
CC Inmanrun out10     
BF Davisonb Joshi35     
*R Illingworthc Griffith b Joshi79     
+RW Tolchardc Greig b Spencer60     
GD McKenzienot out20     
PM Stringerc sub b Joshi2     
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 6 lb, 10 nb)21
Total(8 wickets, declared, 117.3 overs)416
Fall of wickets:
1-152, 2-179, 3-192, 4-223, 5-249, 6-391, 7-398, 8-416 (117.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow18   2780--
Buss15   1510--
Greig25   2940--
Spencer26   4861--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JD Morleyst Tolchard b Illingworth19     
GA Greenidgec Tolchard b Illingworth62     
KG Suttleb McKenzie0     
+JM Parksc Illingworth b McKenzie54     
AW Greigc and b Steele51     
PJ Graveslbw b McKenzie7     
*MG Griffithb Illingworth10     
JA Snowc and b Spencer6     
J Spencerc Illingworth b Steele5     
UC Joshinot out4     
A Bussabsent hurt
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 5 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 79.5 overs)230
Fall of wickets:
1-64, 2-70, 3-105, 4-154, 5-186, 6-197, 7-209, 8-225, 9-230 (79.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie19   2683--
Spencer10   4141--
Birkenshaw11   3210--
Illingworth30   13813--
Stringer6   0250--

Sussex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JD Morleyb Birkenshaw54     
GA Greenidgelbw b Illingworth39     
KG Suttleb Steele9     
+JM Parksc Steele b Illingworth2     
AW Greigc Tolchard b McKenzie5     
PJ Gravesc Tolchard b Illingworth37     
*MG Griffithc McKenzie b Illingworth11     
JA Snowc and b Birkenshaw0     
J Spencerc McKenzie b Birkenshaw4     
UC Joshinot out6     
A Bussabsent hurt
Extras(8 b, 8 lb, 2 nb)18
Total(all out, 81.1 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-69, 2-82, 3-85, 4-124, 5-130, 6-163, 7-167, 8-173, 9-185 (81.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie14   3401--
Spencer5   2120--
Birkenshaw23   7593--
Steele11   5111--
Davison2   110--
Dudleston1   010--

--> B Dudleston (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 38
--> JF Steele (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 80
--> R Illingworth (1) passed 19500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 74
--> RW Tolchard (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> JD Morley made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JD Morley (2) passed his previous highest score of 50 in first-class matches
--> UC Joshi achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 5-72)





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