Leicestershire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1972
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 5th, 6th, 7th July 1972 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 46 runs
UmpiresAGT Whitehead, H Yarnold
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 3/0 (Dudleston 1*, Steele 2*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 191/6 (Tolchard 14*, Birkenshaw 14*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Francisb Stringer16      
RJ Inverarityc McKenzie b Birkenshaw54      
*IM Chappellc Tolchard b Stringer2      
KD Waltersc Steele b Birkenshaw34      
AP Sheahannot out135      
GD Watsonlbw b Spencer5      
+RW Marshlbw b McKenzie47      
RAL Massiec Birkenshaw b McKenzie2      
AA Mallettnot out10      
JW Gleesondid not bat      
DK Lilleedid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 10 nb, 4 w)19
Total(7 wickets, declared, 104 overs)324
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-37, 3-92, 4-135, 5-164, 6-246, 7-257
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie17   4412--
Stringer13   1572--
Spencer17   4461--
Davison4   1100--
Birkenshaw28   2782--
Steele10   4210--
Illingworth12   0360--
Haywood3   0160--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonb Massie1      
JF Steelec Inverarity b Lillee6      
JC Balderstonec Chappell b Lillee4      
BF Davisonc Inverarity b Massie5      
*R Illingworthlbw b Massie5      
+RW Tolchardc Marsh b Lillee0      
PR Haywoodlbw b Massie0      
J Birkenshawc Inverarity b Massie9      
PM Stringernot out11      
GD McKenzieb Massie13      
CT Spencerc Walters b Gleeson1      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 24.3 overs)58
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-7, 3-13, 4-23, 5-23, 6-23, 7-27, 8-32, 9-56, 10-58 (24.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee11   3253--
Massie12   3306--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonb Gleeson38      
JF Steelec Inverarity b Gleeson20      
JC Balderstoneb Gleeson32      
BF Davisonb Gleeson58      
*R Illingworthrun out8      
+RW Tolchardnot out30      
PR Haywoodc Marsh b Gleeson0      
J Birkenshawb Massie17      
PM Stringerst Marsh b Massie2      
GD McKenziec Marsh b Massie4      
CT Spencerb Massie0      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 6 nb)11
Total(all out, 81.4 overs)220
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-63, 3-147, 4-161, 5-163, 6-163, 7-198, 8-210, 9-220, 10-220 (81.4 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee13   1600--
Gleeson28   6755--
Mallett14   4230--
Inverarity10   4180--

--> PM Stringer made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> RAL Massie reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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