Hampshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1974
VenueUnited Services Ground, Portsmouth on 22nd, 24th, 25th June 1974 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultHampshire won by 6 wickets
PointsHampshire 17 (Batting 3, Bowling 4); Leicestershire 6 (Batting 2, Bowling 4)
UmpiresWE Phillipson, H Yarnold
Close of play day 1Hampshire (1) 16/0 (Richards 5*, Greenidge 11*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 52/1 (Steele 15*, Davison 29*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Gilliat b Taylor38      
JF Steelec Stephenson b Taylor9      
JC Balderstonec Stephenson b Taylor5      
BF Davisonb Jesty44      
JG Tolchardc Jesty b Sainsbury59      
+RW Tolchardlbw b Jesty5      
*R Illingworthb Sainsbury27      
J Birkenshawc Richards b Sainsbury18      
NM McVickerb Roberts19      
GD McKenzienot out16      
K Higgsnot out0      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 4 nb)7
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)247
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-53, 3-56, 4-131, 5-137, 6-192, 7-193, 8-216, 9-230
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts20   5551--
Herman21   6570--
Taylor24   7483--
Jesty17   4332--
Sainsbury18   6473--

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Richardsc RW Tolchard b McVicker89      
CG Greenidgeb McKenzie16      
DR Turnerlbw b McKenzie0      
*RMC Gilliatc Balderstone b Higgs46      
TE Jestyc Steele b Higgs6      
PJ Sainsburylbw b McKenzie36      
MNS Taylorlbw b McVicker0      
NGC Cowleyc RW Tolchard b McVicker43      
+GR Stephensonc McKenzie b Birkenshaw12      
RS Hermanb McKenzie23      
AME Robertsnot out15      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 92.4 overs)294
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-24, 3-130, 4-139, 5-166, 6-166, 7-214, 8-248, 9-262, 10-294 (92.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie28   5744--
Higgs22   6612--
Illingworth9   0430--
Birkenshaw5   1181--
Steele5   1250--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonb Taylor7      
JF Steelelbw b Roberts15      
JC Balderstonec Stephenson b Roberts2      
BF Davisonc Stephenson b Taylor77      
JG Tolchardc Stephenson b Herman13      
+RW Tolchardc Stephenson b Taylor0      
*R Illingworthc Stephenson b Taylor4      
J Birkenshawc Greenidge b Taylor0      
NM McVickerb Jesty8      
GD McKenziec Richards b Taylor4      
K Higgsnot out1      
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 56.4 overs)135
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-57, 3-84, 4-85, 5-89, 6-102, 7-106, 8-127, 9-132, 10-135 (56.4 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts15   3382--
Herman16   4351--
Jesty7   0261--
Sainsbury5   260--

Hampshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Richardsnot out55      
CG Greenidgec Higgs b McVicker14      
DR Turnerb Higgs3      
*RMC Gilliatc Birkenshaw b Higgs0      
TE Jestyc Steele b Higgs0      
PJ Sainsburynot out14      
MNS Taylordid not bat      
NGC Cowleydid not bat      
+GR Stephensondid not bat      
RS Hermandid not bat      
AME Robertsdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(4 wickets, 31 overs)89
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-47, 3-49, 4-49
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie9   0410--
Higgs10   3193--
McVicker11   2251--
Davison1   010--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> JG Tolchard (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 25
--> RMC Gilliat (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 36
--> PJ Sainsbury (1) passed 18500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> NGC Cowley (1) passed his previous highest score of 36 in County Championship matches
--> NGC Cowley (1) passed his previous highest score of 36 in first-class matches
--> K Higgs reached 1050 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Hampshire first innings
--> B Dudleston retired hurt in the Leicestershire second innings having scored 6 (team had lost 0 wickets) and later returned





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