Worcestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1971
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 4th, 5th, 6th August 1971 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 41 runs
PointsWorcestershire 4 (Bowling 4); Leicestershire 18 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresCS Elliott, PB Wight
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 178/5 (JG Tolchard 10*, RW Tolchard 15*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 135/5 (Slade 40*, Wilcock 1*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonb Holder7      
JF Steeleb Holder10      
MEJC Normanst Wilcock b Griffith16      
CC Inmanc Holder b Griffith37      
BF Davisonc Turner b Griffith67      
JG Tolchardb Carter21      
*+RW Tolchardnot out45      
J Birkenshawrun out23      
GD McKenziec Wilcock b Holder4      
CT Spencernot out3      
RB Matthewsdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 13 nb)17
Total(8 wickets, declared, 78 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-25, 3-53, 4-140, 5-153, 6-207, 7-239, 8-246
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder26   4773--
Carter22   2781--
Griffith26   8723--
Slade4   160--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GM Turnerc Dudleston b Matthews3      
PJ Stimpsonc RW Tolchard b McKenzie0      
TJ Yardleyc Davison b McKenzie17      
JA Ormrodc Steele b McKenzie0      
DNF Sladec RW Tolchard b McKenzie2      
K Griffithc RW Tolchard b Matthews0      
+HG Wilcocknot out4      
VA Holderb McKenzie4      
RGM Carterc JG Tolchard b Matthews7      
RGA Headleyabsent hurt
DER Stewartabsent hurt
Extras(3 nb)3
Total(all out, 17.3 overs)40
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-3, 3-3, 4-19, 5-24, 6-24, 7-28, 8-40 (17.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie9   3165--

Worcestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*GM Turnerc Steele b Birkenshaw16      
PJ Stimpsonc Davison b Steele20      
TJ Yardleyc Dudleston b McKenzie8      
JA Ormrodc RW Tolchard b Steele32      
DNF Sladenot out59      
K Griffithb McKenzie8      
+HG Wilcockc RW Tolchard b Matthews5      
VA Holderb McKenzie4      
RGM Carterc JG Tolchard b Spencer5      
RGA Headleyabsent hurt
DER Stewartabsent hurt
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 4 nb, 2 w)12
Total(all out, 106 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-28, 3-69, 4-115, 5-128, 6-149, 7-158, 8-169 (106 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie33   14483--
Matthews13   6251--
Spencer9   491--
Birkenshaw34   10631--
Steele17   12122--

--> BF Davison (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 39
--> GM Turner (1) passed 8500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> PJ Stimpson did not score for 73 minutes when 0 in the Worcestershire second innings
--> JF Steele reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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