Leicestershire v Yorkshire
County Championship 1976
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 14th, 16th, 17th August 1976 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 152 runs
PointsLeicestershire 16 (Batting 2, Bowling 4); Yorkshire 3 (Bowling 3)
UmpiresAE Fagg, KE Palmer
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 40/1 (Lumb 12*, Love 17*; 19 overs)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (2) 50/1 (Boycott 25*, Cope 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NE Briersc Hampshire b Stevenson50      
JF Steeleb Oldham2      
B Dudlestonb Oldham0      
BF Davisonc Carrick b Cope13      
*R Illingworthc Bairstow b Cope8      
+RW Tolchardb Cope22      
J Birkenshawc Cooper b Cope60      
PB Cliftnot out52      
NM McVickerc Bairstow b Cooper9      
P Boothnot out7      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 12 lb, 5 nb)19
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-15, 3-45, 4-57, 5-95, 6-119, 7-202, 8-227
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Oldham10   3182--
Cooper19   6451--
Stevenson23   5581--
Cope37   17744--
Carrick11   1280--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Boycottlbw b Booth8      
RG Lumblbw b Clift19      
JD Loveb Booth19      
JH Hampshirec Higgs b Clift7      
PJ Squireslbw b Clift0      
+DL Bairstowlbw b Higgs8      
P Carrickrun out6      
GA Copec Illingworth b Booth11      
GB Stevensonc Tolchard b Booth2      
HP Cooperb Clift1      
S Oldhamnot out0      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)4
Total(all out, 42.4 overs)85
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-47, 3-56, 4-56, 5-57, 6-65, 7-74, 8-84, 9-85, 10-85 (42.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Higgs11   3151--
McVicker3   0100--
Clift13   2344--
Illingworth2   110--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NE Briersc and b Carrick37      
JF Steelec Lumb b Stevenson0      
*R Illingworthb Cooper10      
BF Davisonnot out112      
+RW Tolchardc Stevenson b Carrick3      
J Birkenshawst Bairstow b Carrick38      
PB Cliftc Love b Carrick11      
B Dudlestondid not bat      
NM McVickerdid not bat      
P Boothdid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 5 nb)11
Total(6 wickets, declared, 74 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-29, 3-71, 4-89, 5-182, 6-222 (74 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cooper12   5191--
Stevenson11   2391--
Cope22   8700--
Carrick29   13834--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Boycottc Birkenshaw b Clift26      
RG Lumbc Tolchard b Illingworth22      
GA Copelbw b Booth4      
JD Lovec Tolchard b Steele46      
JH Hampshirec Tolchard b Clift23      
PJ Squiresb Steele16      
+DL Bairstowc Booth b Steele9      
P Carrickc sub b Steele3      
GB Stevensonc Birkenshaw b Booth52      
HP Cooperc Booth b Birkenshaw16      
S Oldhamnot out0      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 71 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-51, 3-63, 4-108, 5-138, 6-148, 7-159, 8-159, 9-206, 10-227 (71 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Booth12   3312--
Higgs3   0110--
Clift12   3312--
Illingworth16   3461--
Birkenshaw14   2501--
Steele14   3484--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> PB Clift (1) passed his previous highest score of 50 in County Championship matches
--> PB Clift (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 43
--> G Boycott (1) passed 29500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> JH Hampshire (1) passed 14000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 7
--> BF Davison (2) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 44
--> JD Love (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> DL Bairstow (2) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> P Booth achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Yorkshire first innings (previous best was 3-29)
--> PB Clift completed a hat-trick for Leicestershire





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