Lancashire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1975
VenueStanley Park, Blackpool on 30th, 31st July, 1st August 1975 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLancashire 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 4); Leicestershire 6 (Batting 4, Bowling 2)
UmpiresA Jepson, BJ Meyer
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 33/1 (Steele 17*, Balderstone 3*)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (2) 58/1 (D Lloyd 26*, Simmons 0*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Lloydnot out100     
A Kennedyb Booth24     
FC Hayesb McVicker0     
CH Lloydlbw b Higgs15     
BW Reidyc Birkenshaw b Booth21     
+FM Engineerc Tolchard b Higgs45     
DP Hughesnot out35     
J Simmonsdid not bat      
RM Ratcliffedid not bat      
K Shuttleworthdid not bat      
PG Leedid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 10 lb, 4 nb)19
Total(5 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-48, 3-70, 4-110, 5-186
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Booth24   5612--
Higgs27   7572--
McVicker33   10641--
Birkenshaw8   2300--
Davison8   0280--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Engineer b Lee1     
JF Steelec Simmons b Lee40     
JC Balderstonelbw b Ratcliffe5     
BF Davisonc Kennedy b Ratcliffe25     
*R Illingworthb Ratcliffe20     
+RW Tolchardnot out96     
DI Gowerc Reidy b Shuttleworth32     
J Birkenshawc Engineer b Lee24     
P Boothc Engineer b Lee9     
NM McVickerc Engineer b Lee5     
K Higgsnot out27     
Extras(10 lb, 21 nb, 6 w)37
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)321
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-37, 3-82, 4-109, 5-111, 6-156, 7-185, 8-208, 9-223
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lee42   81235--
Shuttleworth13   7201--
Ratcliffe27   6793--
CH Lloyd6   360--
Simmons8   1330--
Hughes4   0230--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Lloydb Balderstone90     
A Kennedyc Higgs b Illingworth25     
J Simmonsc Gower b Birkenshaw17     
FC Hayesc Dudleston b Booth68     
CH Lloydnot out82     
BW Reidynot out12     
+FM Engineerdid not bat      
DP Hughesdid not bat      
RM Ratcliffedid not bat      
K Shuttleworthdid not bat      
PG Leedid not bat      
Extras(7 lb, 4 nb)11
Total(4 wickets, declared, 95 overs)305
Fall of wickets:
1-58, 2-94, 3-182, 4-251
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Booth15   3611--
Higgs17   3430--
McVicker5   2110--
Birkenshaw20   7741--
Steele11   2310--
Illingworth18   7431--
Balderstone7   0211--
Tolchard2   0100--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonlbw b Lee8     
JF Steeleb Lee20     
*R Illingworthnot out51     
JC Balderstonenot out5     
BF Davisondid not bat      
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
DI Gowerdid not bat      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
P Boothdid not bat      
NM McVickerdid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(2 wickets, 37 overs)90
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-60
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lee10   1382--
Ratcliffe7   0230--
Simmons3   300--
Hughes11   570--
D Lloyd6   2160--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> DI Gower made his debut in first-class matches
--> DI Gower made his debut in County Championship matches
--> CH Lloyd (2) passed 16500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 64
--> PG Lee reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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