Cambridge University v Leicestershire
University Match 1976
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 24th, 26th April 1976 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultLeicestershire won by 10 wickets
UmpiresA Jepson, R Julian
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 118/2 (Steele 66*, [unknown] ?*)

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+SP Coverdaleb Cross22      
AJ Hignellc McVicker b Higgs5      
*TJ Murrillsb Balderstone41      
PM Roebuckc Tolchard b Cross5      
PWG Parkerc Tolchard b Clift8      
CN Boynslbw b Clift1      
CS Bannisterrun out15      
PJ Hayesb Clift4      
EJW Jacksonb Steele12      
ME Allbrookb Steele1      
MEW Brookernot out0      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 60.1 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-37, 3-63, 4-83, 5-85, 6-85, 7-89, 8-117, 9-117, 10-118 (60.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Booth6   1160--
Higgs8   591--
Clift13   4263--
Cross11   4272--
Illingworth8   4110--
Balderstone8   3191--
McVicker3   140--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonb Hayes28      
JF Steeleretired hurt66      
JC Balderstonec Hayes b Allbrook9      
BF Davisonc Murrills b Brooker20      
*R Illingworthc Roebuck b Jackson15      
+RW Tolchardb Brooker0      
PB Cliftc Coverdale b Brooker3      
GF Crossc Jackson b Brooker20      
NM McVickerb Jackson35      
P Boothnot out8      
K Higgsabsent hurt
Extras(1 lb, 5 nb)6
Total(all out, 79.1 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-96, 3-118, 4-133, 5-133, 6-139, 7-147, 8-188
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brooker23   7584--
Hayes18   6371--
Roebuck13   3240--
Allbrook6   2171--
Bannister6   1310--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+SP Coverdaleb Booth4      
AJ Hignellc McVicker b Booth0      
*TJ Murrillsb Clift32      
PM Roebuckc Balderstone b Clift58      
PWG Parkerb Steele8      
CN Boynsb Steele0      
CS Bannisterc Clift b Steele13      
PJ Hayesc Illingworth b Steele1      
EJW Jacksonb McVicker7      
ME Allbrookc Dudleston b Steele10      
MEW Brookernot out1      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(all out, 59.4 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-5, 3-89, 4-100, 5-102, 6-107, 7-113, 8-122, 9-137, 10-139 (59.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Booth6   1302--
Clift12   2272--
Cross7   2130--
Balderstone7   3120--
Steele17   9235--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JC Balderstonenot out22      
PB Cliftnot out26      
B Dudlestondid not bat      
JF Steeledid not bat      
BF Davisondid not bat      
*R Illingworthdid not bat      
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
GF Crossdid not bat      
NM McVickerdid not bat      
P Boothdid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 13.2 overs)48
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brooker6   1250--
Jackson4   1130--
Hayes3   260--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> MEW Brooker achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 2-84)
--> JF Steele retired hurt in the Leicestershire first innings having scored 66 (team score 116/2)





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