Leicestershire v Warwickshire
County Championship 1972
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 30th, 31st August, 1st September 1972 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 8 (Batting 3, Bowling 5); Warwickshire 3 (Batting 1, Bowling 2)
UmpiresDJ Constant, AEG Rhodes
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 305/7 (Birkenshaw 13*, McKenzie 7*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 22/0 (Steele 8*, JG Tolchard 13*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonlbw b McVicker10      
JF Steelec Murray b McVicker23      
JG Tolchardc Kallicharran b Willis66      
BF Davisonb McVicker63      
*+RW Tolchardc Gibbs b McVicker1      
PR Haywoodc Gibbs b McVicker64      
BJ Boothb Willis43      
J Birkenshawc Murray b McVicker19      
GD McKenziec Amiss b Brown20      
K Higgsnot out0      
RB Matthewsdid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 9 lb, 1 w)22
Total(9 wickets, declared, 110.3 overs)331
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-40, 3-143, 4-151, 5-200, 6-278, 7-301, 8-329, 9-331 (110.3 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis19   4612--
Brown22   5691--
AC Smith18   5520--
Gibbs21   3510--
Jameson2   040--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Jamesonc Davison b Birkenshaw30      
DL Amissc RW Tolchard b Higgs0      
RB Kanhailbw b Higgs53      
MJK Smithb Matthews4      
AI Kallicharranb McKenzie39      
+DL Murrayc Dudleston b Steele35      
NM McVickerc RW Tolchard b McKenzie0      
*AC Smithrun out4      
DJ Brownc Higgs b Birkenshaw13      
RGD Willisnot out10      
LR Gibbsc and b Birkenshaw1      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 83.2 overs)197
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-48, 3-63, 4-134, 5-134, 6-138, 7-152, 8-182, 9-190, 10-197 (83.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie18   7512--
Higgs22   8452--
Matthews12   3361--
Steele5   0151--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Murray b Brown9      
JF Steeleb Gibbs51      
JG Tolchardc Murray b AC Smith22      
BF Davisonb Gibbs19      
*+RW Tolchardc Murray b Gibbs3      
PR Haywoodc Gibbs b Jameson0      
BJ Boothnot out36      
J Birkenshawc Kanhai b Jameson10      
GD McKenzieb Gibbs0      
K Higgsnot out2      
RB Matthewsdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 5 lb)13
Total(8 wickets, declared, 53 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-78, 3-112, 4-113, 5-116, 6-118, 7-144, 8-147
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis9   2350--
Brown10   1241--
AC Smith5   1151--
McVicker6   2140--
Gibbs17   7414--
Jameson6   0232--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Jamesonc RW Tolchard b Higgs5      
DL Amisslbw b Higgs14      
RB Kanhaic McKenzie b Higgs9      
MJK Smithc and b Steele58      
AI Kallicharranc Steele b Birkenshaw39      
+DL Murrayc Birkenshaw b Steele10      
NM McVickerc Matthews b Birkenshaw0      
*AC Smithnot out15      
DJ Brownc RW Tolchard b Birkenshaw5      
RGD Willisnot out9      
LR Gibbsdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(8 wickets, 71 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-24, 3-29, 4-115, 5-137, 6-138, 7-138, 8-154
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie12   7310--
Higgs9   1363--
Birkenshaw25   9573--
Matthews4   0140--
Steele15   9132--
Booth6   2130--

--> JF Steele (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 9
--> JG Tolchard (1) passed his previous highest score of 53 in County Championship matches
--> JG Tolchard (1) passed his previous highest score of 53 in first-class matches
--> BF Davison (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 20
--> JA Jameson (1) passed 12000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> K Higgs reached 1000 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Warwickshire first innings
--> LR Gibbs reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> K Higgs reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Warwickshire second innings
--> B Dudleston retired hurt in the Leicestershire second innings having scored 0 (team had lost 0 wickets) and later returned





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