Worcestershire v Lancashire
County Championship 1974
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 8th, 10th, 11th June 1974 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 6 (Batting 2, Bowling 4); Lancashire 5 (Batting 1, Bowling 4)
UmpiresCS Elliott, WE Phillipson
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 140/3 (Headley 77*, Parker 0*; 45 overs)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (2) 160/6 (Simmons 12*, Lyon 10*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Woodc Yardley b Holder19      
KL Snellgrovec Yardley b Holder14      
H Pillinglbw b Holder0      
*CH Lloydlbw b Brain3      
FC Hayeslbw b Holder38      
DP Hughesc Ormrod b Brain17      
J Simmonsb Holder17      
+J Lyonb Cumbes0      
P Leverc Yardley b Cumbes2      
K Shuttleworthnot out15      
PG Leec Turner b Holder0      
Extras(8 b, 13 lb, 6 nb, 2 w)29
Total(all out, 49.2 overs)154
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-42, 3-49, 4-50, 5-75, 6-115, 7-118, 8-120, 9-146, 10-154 (49.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brain15   4422--
Cumbes14   3472--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGA Headleyb Simmons137      
GM Turnerb Lee28      
JA Ormrodlbw b Lee21      
EJO Hemsleyc Lyon b Shuttleworth3      
JM Parkerc Wood b Shuttleworth6      
TJ Yardleyb Lee13      
*N Giffordrun out13      
+GR Cassc Lloyd b Lee0      
VA Holderlbw b Lee2      
BM Brainc Lloyd b Simmons0      
J Cumbesnot out0      
Extras(3 b, 10 lb, 1 nb, 4 w)18
Total(all out, 81.1 overs)241
Fall of wickets:
1-68, 2-114, 3-133, 4-161, 5-192, 6-222, 7-231, 8-241, 9-241, 10-241 (81.1 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever17   2570--
Shuttleworth23   4692--
Lloyd3   130--
Lee28   8625--
Wood4   0130--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Woodc Hemsley b Gifford28      
KL Snellgrovec Brain b Gifford39      
H Pillingc Headley b Holder21      
*CH Lloydc Hemsley b Holder18      
FC Hayesc and b Cumbes16      
DP Hughesc Yardley b Brain0      
J Simmonsb Cumbes70      
+J Lyonb Holder23      
P Leverc Yardley b Brain6      
K Shuttleworthb Holder32      
PG Leenot out2      
Extras(17 b, 8 lb, 9 nb)34
Total(all out, 117.1 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-59, 2-70, 3-109, 4-120, 5-128, 6-136, 7-188, 8-206, 9-277, 10-289 (117.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder34   9634--
Brain32   5772--
Gifford25   9602--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGA Headleyb Lee43      
GM Turnerc Lyon b Lever3      
JA Ormrodlbw b Shuttleworth2      
EJO Hemsleyc Pilling b Shuttleworth0      
JM Parkerlbw b Lee1      
TJ Yardleynot out30      
+GR Cassc Lyon b Shuttleworth11      
*N Giffordnot out4      
VA Holderdid not bat      
BM Braindid not bat      
J Cumbesdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 8 nb)11
Total(6 wickets, 43 overs)105
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-16, 3-21, 4-42, 5-55, 6-101
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever11   5151--
Shuttleworth13   0373--
Lee11   5232--
Simmons6   3100--
Hughes2   090--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> RGA Headley (1) passed 18000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 36
--> RGA Headley (1) passed 21000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 20
--> GM Turner (1) passed 16500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> BM Brain reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> VA Holder reached 350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> PG Lee reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Worcestershire first innings





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