Nottinghamshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1976
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham on 17th, 19th July 1976 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 82 runs
PointsNottinghamshire 3 (Bowling 3); Leicestershire 18 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresC Cook, BJ Meyer
Close of play day 1Nottinghamshire (1) 47/4 (Todd 14*, Wilkinson 0*; 13 overs)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JF Steelec Smedley b Taylor27      
NE Briersb Wilkinson87      
JC Balderstonec Hassan b White42      
BF Davisonc Hassan b Wilkinson50      
*R Illingworthb Cooper38      
+RW Tolchardb Taylor32      
NM McVickerc Wilkinson b Taylor1      
DI Gowernot out18      
J Birkenshawc Hassan b White17      
PB Cliftnot out0      
P Boothdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)324
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-119, 3-199, 4-216, 5-283, 6-286, 7-298, 8-321
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilkinson21   3672--
Rice15   3480--
Taylor17   2483--
Cooper20   6631--
White27   6862--

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PA Toddb Illingworth16      
SB Hassanb Clift1      
PD Johnsonc Tolchard b Booth1      
CEB Ricec Tolchard b Clift0      
DW Randallrun out30      
PA Wilkinsonc Balderstone b Birkenshaw0      
*MJ Smedleyc Steele b Illingworth12      
+MJ Harrisc Illingworth b Birkenshaw2      
RA Whitec McVicker b Illingworth1      
KE Cooperc Davison b Illingworth0      
W Taylornot out7      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(all out, 37.2 overs)73
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-2, 3-3, 4-47, 5-49, 6-49, 7-64, 8-65, 9-66, 10-73 (37.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Booth6   2151--
Clift5   0312--
Balderstone1   100--
Birkenshaw12   5192--

Nottinghamshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
SB Hassanc Clift b Birkenshaw29      
PA Toddc Tolchard b Booth5      
PD Johnsonlbw b Clift0      
CEB Ricec Steele b Birkenshaw40      
DW Randallc Davison b Steele13      
*MJ Smedleyc Davison b Birkenshaw1      
+MJ Harrisc Gower b Illingworth21      
RA Whitenot out44      
KE Cooperc Gower b Birkenshaw5      
PA Wilkinsonb Booth4      
W Taylorc McVicker b Booth0      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(all out, 54.3 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-18, 3-62, 4-80, 5-92, 6-94, 7-117, 8-136, 9-169, 10-169 (54.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clift6   1191--
Illingworth16   6341--
Balderstone6   430--
Birkenshaw18   7444--
Steele2   0181--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> NE Briers made his debut in County Championship matches
--> NE Briers (1) passed his previous highest score of 12 in first-class matches
--> W Taylor reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> R Illingworth reached 1950 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Nottinghamshire first innings





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