Leicestershire v Essex
John Player League 1973
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 1st July 1973 (40-over match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultLeicestershire won by 8 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 4; Essex 0
UmpiresDGL Evans, TW Spencer

Essex inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
BC Francisc Balderstone b Spencer24      
*+B Taylorc Haywood b Spencer35      
KWR Fletcherc Balderstone b Steele59      
RMO Cookec Dudleston b Birkenshaw18      
S Turnernot out28      
KR Pontb McKenzie2      
BEA Edmeadesb Higgs0      
GA Goochb Higgs5      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
JK Leverdid not bat      
Extras(7 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(7 wickets, innings closed, 40 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-65, 3-115, 4-156, 5-164, 6-165, 7-179 (40 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6sS-RateEcon
McKenzie8   1361--   48.004.50
Higgs6   0272--   18.004.50
Illingworth8   1220--   -2.75
Spencer8   1362--   24.004.50
Birkenshaw4   0131--   24.003.25
Steele6   0371--   36.006.17

Leicestershire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
B Dudlestonb Edmeades8      
JF Steeleb Gooch92      
JC Balderstonenot out65      
*R Illingworthnot out6      
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
PR Haywooddid not bat      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
JG Tolcharddid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(10 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(2 wickets, 36.5 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-167
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6sS-RateEcon
Lever7.50300--   -3.83
Turner7   1140--   -2.00
East8   0510--   -6.38
Edmeades8   1311--   48.003.88
Hobbs3   0240--   -8.00
Gooch3   0211--   18.007.00

--> JF Steele passed his previous highest score of 49 in ListA matches
--> JC Balderstone passed his previous highest score of 58 in ListA matches
--> K Higgs reached 100 wickets in ListA matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex innings





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