Sussex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1974
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 3rd, 5th, 6th August 1974 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 86 runs
PointsSussex 4 (Batting 1, Bowling 3); Leicestershire 18 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresHD Bird, WE Phillipson
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 122/4 (Davison 79*, Birkenshaw 0*; 35 overs)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 93/9 (Waller 2*, Marshall 0*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Greenidgec Higgs b Illingworth29      
JD Morleyc Davison b Higgs14      
JRT Barclayc RW Tolchard b McVicker27      
PJ Graveslbw b McVicker11      
*AW Greigb McVicker14      
JJ Groomec RW Tolchard b McVicker1      
MA Bussb McVicker0      
+AW Manselllbw b McVicker4      
JA Snowb Higgs23      
CE Wallerc RW Tolchard b McKenzie6      
RPT Marshallnot out11      
Extras(2 lb, 9 nb)11
Total(all out, 62.4 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-62, 3-86, 4-93, 5-96, 6-96, 7-100, 8-113, 9-128, 10-151 (62.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie17   6341--
McVicker20   2596--
Illingworth9   4171--
Birkenshaw4   290--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Barclay b Greig11      
JF Steelec Greig b Snow22      
MEJC Normanc Buss b Snow0      
BF Davisonc Greenidge b Waller142      
JG Tolchardc Buss b Greig0      
J Birkenshawc Greenidge b Greig23      
+RW Tolchardnot out63      
*R Illingworthc Groome b Greig50      
NM McVickerst Mansell b Waller0      
GD McKenziec Morley b Waller21      
K Higgsc Groome b Waller0      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 18 nb, 1 w)26
Total(all out, 103.5 overs)358
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-15, 3-114, 4-122, 5-170, 6-221, 7-326, 8-328, 9-357, 10-358 (103.5 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow20   5562--
Greig32   81184--
Buss7   3250--
Marshall10   1260--
Barclay4   0190--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Greenidgeb Illingworth20      
JD Morleyc and b Illingworth8      
JRT Barclayb Illingworth15      
PJ Gravesc Dudleston b Illingworth6      
*AW Greiglbw b Illingworth7      
JJ Groomeb Steele0      
MA Bussc Norman b Steele16      
+AW Mansellc and b Steele3      
JA Snowlbw b Illingworth8      
CE Wallerc Higgs b Steele11      
RPT Marshallnot out19      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 71.5 overs)121
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-26, 3-47, 4-56, 5-57, 6-59, 7-76, 8-83, 9-93, 10-121 (71.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie4   0120--
Higgs3   140--
Illingworth32   16396--
Birkenshaw17   11200--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> BF Davison (1) passed his previous highest score of 115 in County Championship matches
--> BF Davison (1) passed his previous highest score of 137 in first-class matches
--> BF Davison (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 86
--> NM McVicker reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Sussex first innings





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