Leicestershire v Kent
County Championship 1974
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 10th, 12th, 13th August 1974 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 3 (Batting 1, Bowling 2); Kent 4 (Bowling 4)
UmpiresR Aspinall, AGT Whitehead
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 119/5 (Birkenshaw 12*, RW Tolchard 5*)
Close of play day 2Kent (1) 123/6 (Tavaré 14*, Rowe 4*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Luckhurst b Johnson34     
JF Steelec Cowdrey b Graham4     
MEJC Normanb Johnson22     
BF Davisonb Johnson26     
JG Tolchardlbw b Woolmer0     
J Birkenshawb Graham20     
+RW Tolchardc Cowdrey b Graham6     
*R Illingworthnot out24     
NM McVickerb Johnson1     
GD McKenzieb Johnson2     
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(16 b, 11 lb)27
Total(9 wickets, declared, 82 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-53, 3-84, 4-91, 5-97, 6-124, 7-149, 8-150, 9-166 (82 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Graham28   6563--
Woolmer24   10321--
Johnson30   12515--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BW Luckhurstb Steele24     
GW Johnsonc Davison b McVicker66     
MC Cowdreylbw b McKenzie1     
+D Nichollsb Illingworth2     
RA Woolmerc RW Tolchard b McVicker5     
AGE Ealhamc RW Tolchard b McVicker0     
CJ Tavarénot out14     
CJC Rowenot out4     
PA Topleydid not bat      
JMH Graham-Browndid not bat      
JN Grahamdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 5 nb, 1 w)7
Total(6 wickets, 58 overs)123
Fall of wickets:
1-75, 2-77, 3-86, 4-91, 5-93, 6-111
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie9   1301--
Higgs2   030--
Steele15   7231--
Illingworth16   7281--
Birkenshaw5   1120--
McVicker11   4203--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> GD McKenzie reached 1150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings
--> NM McVicker reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings





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