Leicestershire v Derbyshire
County Championship 1972
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 29th, 31st July, 1st August 1972 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 6 (Batting 3, Bowling 3); Derbyshire 7 (Batting 2, Bowling 5)
UmpiresJ Arnold, WE Phillipson
Close of play day 1Derbyshire (1) 59/2 (Borrington 29*, Wilkins 17*)
Close of play day 2Derbyshire (1) 216/6 (Buxton 34*, Russell 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Taylor b Hendrick13      
JF Steelec Buxton b Wilde7      
MEJC Normanc Taylor b Swindell55      
BF Davisonlbw b Russell29      
PR Haywoodc sub b Russell0      
*+RW Tolchardc Borrington b Swindell30      
JG Tolchardlbw b Swindell10      
J Birkenshawlbw b Hendrick0      
GD McKenziec Harvey-Walker b Russell55      
CT Spencerc Borrington b Hendrick23      
K Higgsnot out3      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 76.5 overs)230
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-20, 3-79, 4-81, 5-138, 6-143, 7-144, 8-156, 9-197, 10-230 (76.5 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hendrick19   1523--
Wilde7   2201--
Buxton8   1300--
Swindell23   7633--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJK Gibbsc Steele b Spencer11      
AJ Borringtonc Dudleston b Birkenshaw52      
MH Pagelbw b Higgs1      
CP Wilkinsc and b Higgs104      
AJ Harvey-Walkerc RW Tolchard b Birkenshaw0      
*IR Buxtonnot out34      
+RW Taylorlbw b Higgs5      
PE Russellnot out0      
RS Swindelldid not bat      
M Hendrickdid not bat      
D Wildedid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 2 nb)9
Total(6 wickets, 80.4 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-31, 3-150, 4-150, 5-200, 6-216
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie14   2410--
Spencer5   1121--
Birkenshaw29   8632--
Steele6   1260--
Davison6   3110--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> GD McKenzie (1) passed his previous highest score of 53 in County Championship matches
--> K Higgs reached 1200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Derbyshire first innings





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