Yorkshire v Leicestershire
Schweppes County Championship 1977
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 4th, 5th, 6th May 1977 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsYorkshire 6 (Batting 2, Bowling 4); Leicestershire 3 (Bowling 3)
UmpiresCG Pepper, AEG Rhodes
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 57/2 (Athey 22*, Johnson 12*)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (1) 225/7 (Hampshire 88*, Carrick 3*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonb Robinson2     
JF Steelec Love b Old3     
JC Balderstonec Bairstow b Old3     
BF Davisonlbw b Robinson15     
DI Gowerc Lumb b Robinson5     
+RW Tolchardb Stevenson28     
*R Illingworthc Old b Stevenson1     
J Birkenshawb Robinson0     
PB Cliftlbw b Robinson0     
A Wardc Lumb b Stevenson3     
K Higgsnot out0     
Extras(6 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 29.5 overs)67
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-9, 3-13, 4-18, 5-61, 6-61, 7-62, 8-63, 9-67, 10-67 (29.5 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Old10   3182--
Stevenson5   2143--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RG Lumblbw b Clift19     
GA Copec Birkenshaw b Ward2     
CWJ Atheyc Steele b Illingworth32     
C Johnsonc Higgs b Illingworth21     
*JH Hampshirelbw b Higgs93     
JD Lovec Tolchard b Higgs2     
CM Oldlbw b Higgs44     
+DL Bairstowc Clift b Ward7     
P Carricklbw b Ward6     
GB Stevensonb Higgs7     
AL Robinsonnot out0     
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 104.1 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-32, 3-73, 4-76, 5-79, 6-166, 7-205, 8-232, 9-242, 10-242 (104.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ward25   3883--
Clift31   12431--
Illingworth10   5132--
Steele9   3300--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Robinson b Old2     
JF Steelenot out2     
JC Balderstonedid not bat      
BF Davisondid not bat      
DI Gowerdid not bat      
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
*R Illingworthdid not bat      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
PB Cliftdid not bat      
A Warddid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 9 overs)4
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Dudleston, 9 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Old5   241--
Robinson4   400--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> CWJ Athey (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25
--> A Ward made his debut for Leicestershire in County Championship matches
--> K Higgs reached 1400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Yorkshire first innings





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