Derbyshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1972
VenueCounty Ground, Derby on 17th, 18th, 19th May 1972 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDerbyshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsDerbyshire 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Leicestershire 5 (Batting 3, Bowling 2)
UmpiresR Aspinall, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 30/2 (Steele 9*, Davison 12*)
Close of play day 2Derbyshire (2) 66/3 (Wilkins 18*, Harvey 1*)

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJK Gibbsb McKenzie122     
IW Hallc Tolchard b Illingworth81     
MH Pageb Higgs15     
CP Wilkinsb McKenzie26     
JF Harveylbw b McKenzie8     
AJ Harvey-Walkerb Matthews36     
*IR Buxtonnot out22     
+RW Taylornot out3     
FW Swarbrookdid not bat      
A Warddid not bat      
M Hendrickdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)10
Total(6 wickets, declared, 99.4 overs)323
Fall of wickets:
1-179, 2-215, 3-228, 4-242, 5-279, 6-306
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie18   3523--
Higgs19   5631--
Birkenshaw20   4480--
Haywood9   3270--
Steele4   1140--
Illingworth11   1301--
Davison3   1120--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Hendrick b Ward5     
JF Steelec Swarbrook b Wilkins69     
BJ Boothb Ward3     
BF Davisonb Wilkins24     
*R Illingworthc Swarbrook b Buxton12     
+RW Tolchardb Buxton24     
PR Haywoodlbw b Wilkins38     
J Birkenshawb Wilkins19     
GD McKenzienot out36     
K Higgsc Taylor b Ward10     
RB Matthewsc Wilkins b Ward5     
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 91.2 overs)254
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-11, 3-64, 4-81, 5-121, 6-180, 7-180, 8-213, 9-244, 10-254 (91.2 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hendrick20   3550--
Buxton21   7462--
Wilkins23   6504--
Swarbrook7   2170--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJK Gibbsc Tolchard b Matthews17     
IW Hallc Tolchard b Higgs18     
MH Pagec Higgs b Matthews8     
CP Wilkinsb Higgs19     
JF Harveyb McKenzie4     
AJ Harvey-Walkerb Higgs16     
*IR Buxtonnot out46     
+RW Taylornot out41     
FW Swarbrookdid not bat      
A Warddid not bat      
M Hendrickdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 12 nb)16
Total(6 wickets, declared, 72 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-42, 3-55, 4-70, 5-70, 6-105
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie14   4241--
Higgs26   8573--
Matthews18   3492--
Birkenshaw7   1160--
Haywood1   040--
Illingworth5   0160--
Dudleston1   030--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonnot out53     
JF Steeleb Ward5     
BJ Boothb Ward1     
BF Davisonb Swarbrook65     
*R Illingworthnot out13     
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
PR Haywooddid not bat      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
RB Matthewsdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 4 nb)7
Total(3 wickets, 56 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-21, 3-118
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ward7   2162--
Hendrick10   3250--
Buxton12   4250--
Wilkins8   3130--
Swarbrook16   4491--
Page3   190--

--> AJ Harvey-Walker (1) passed his previous highest score of 35 in County Championship matches
--> RW Tolchard (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> IR Buxton (2) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> B Dudleston (2) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 18





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