Worcestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1976
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 31st July, 2nd, 3rd August 1976 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 6 (Batting 3, Bowling 3); Leicestershire 7 (Batting 4, Bowling 3)
UmpiresDJ Constant, AEG Rhodes
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 76/1 (Dudleston 26*, McVicker 0*; 22 overs)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 105/4 (Imran Khan 49*, Senghera 9*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Ormrodc Clift b Illingworth101      
GM Turnerc Clift b McVicker29      
PA Nealec Dudleston b Steele50      
Imran Khanc Clift b Illingworth13      
DN Patelc Clift b Balderstone25      
CN Boynsc and b Clift25      
+HG Wilcocknot out20      
R Sengherac Dudleston b Balderstone12      
JD Inchmorerun out2      
*N Giffordnot out14      
AP Pridgeondid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb)7
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)298
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-166, 3-190, 4-200, 5-244, 6-250, 7-271, 8-276
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Booth14   2470--
Higgs8   0290--
Clift14   2371--
McVicker15   1471--
Birkenshaw6   1340--
Illingworth20   3412--
Steele14   3211--
Balderstone9   2352--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Boyns b Imran Khan26      
JF Steeleb Imran Khan28      
NM McVickerb Inchmore18      
JC Balderstonec Turner b Gifford81      
BF Davisonc Turner b Inchmore39      
*R Illingworthc Boyns b Senghera35      
+RW Tolchardrun out0      
J Birkenshawnot out33      
PB Cliftc Neale b Senghera26      
P Boothnot out0      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(17 b, 9 lb, 3 nb, 12 w)41
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)327
Fall of wickets:
1-76, 2-86, 3-111, 4-179, 5-260, 6-264, 7-264, 8-327
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan28   5742--
Inchmore16   4382--
Pridgeon13   1460--
Gifford16   3471--
Senghera27   3812--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnerb Booth13      
JA Ormrodc Birkenshaw b Booth2      
PA Nealec Davison b Steele11      
Imran Khanc and b Balderstone118      
DN Patelc Tolchard b Balderstone21      
R Sengherac Clift b Birkenshaw35      
CN Boynsb Booth36      
+HG Wilcocknot out14      
JD Inchmorenot out0      
*N Gifforddid not bat      
AP Pridgeondid not bat      
Extras(12 lb, 2 nb)14
Total(7 wickets, declared, 109 overs)264
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-16, 3-40, 4-93, 5-191, 6-212, 7-264
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Booth16   4423--
Higgs14   4200--
Clift5   1150--
Birkenshaw12   0361--
Illingworth14   3330--
Steele26   13521--
Balderstone22   9522--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Wilcock b Imran Khan0      
JF Steelec Turner b Imran Khan5      
JC Balderstonec Gifford b Inchmore1      
BF Davisonlbw b Imran Khan12      
+RW Tolchardc and b Senghera20      
*R Illingworthc Boyns b Gifford50      
J Birkenshawnot out54      
PB Cliftnot out14      
NM McVickerdid not bat      
P Boothdid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 1 lb)11
Total(6 wickets, 58 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-3, 3-13, 4-20, 5-52, 6-113
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan16   4513--
Inchmore7   1151--
Gifford18   4411--
Senghera16   4391--
Patel1   0100--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> JA Ormrod (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 20
--> JA Ormrod (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 79
--> JC Balderstone (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 11
--> R Illingworth (2) passed 16000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 30
--> Imran Khan reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> JC Balderstone reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire second innings
--> Imran Khan reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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