Northamptonshire v Leicestershire
Schweppes County Championship 1977
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 4th, 6th, 7th June 1977 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNorthamptonshire 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Leicestershire 4 (Batting 1, Bowling 3)
UmpiresA Jepson, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 29/2 (Steele 13*, Booth 1*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 71/6 (Steele 21*, Birkenshaw 3*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginnot out105      
G Cookc Dudleston b Higgs8      
DS Steeleb Higgs42      
*Mushtaq Mohammadc Birkenshaw b Higgs40      
W Larkinsc Shuttleworth b Booth16      
TJ Yardleyc Shuttleworth b Clift2      
+G Sharpb Clift16      
Sarfraz Nawazc Davison b Clift41      
A Hodgsonnot out11      
BS Bedidid not bat      
JCJ Dyedid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 14 lb, 4 nb)22
Total(7 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)303
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-92, 3-154, 4-177, 5-194, 6-228, 7-280
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Booth16   1571--
Higgs25   5513--
Shuttleworth24   4530--
Clift30   41053--
Birkenshaw5   2150--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+B Dudlestonc Steele b Sarfraz Nawaz4      
JF Steelec Mushtaq Mohammad b Sarfraz Nawaz46      
JC Balderstonelbw b Sarfraz Nawaz4      
P Boothc Cook b Dye1      
BF Davisonc Sharp b Dye4      
DI Gowerc Sharp b Dye15      
*R Illingworthc Steele b Dye9      
J Birkenshawc sub b Hodgson34      
PB Cliftc Virgin b Sarfraz Nawaz10      
K Shuttleworthc Sharp b Hodgson0      
K Higgsnot out5      
Extras(2 lb, 18 nb)20
Total(all out, 53.4 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-22, 3-29, 4-33, 5-53, 6-67, 7-121, 8-138, 9-138, 10-152 (53.4 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sarfraz Nawaz24.47564--
Dye18   5554--
Hodgson10   2202--
Steele1   010--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
+B Dudlestonnot out23      
JF Steelenot out8      
JC Balderstonedid not bat      
P Boothdid not bat      
BF Davisondid not bat      
DI Gowerdid not bat      
*R Illingworthdid not bat      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
PB Cliftdid not bat      
K Shuttleworthdid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(4 nb)4
Total(no wicket, 26.2 overs)35
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sarfraz Nawaz7   4100--
Dye4   250--
Hodgson2   060--
Cook2   020--
Mushtaq Mohammad4   360--
Larkins2   200--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> RT Virgin (1) passed 19000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 28
--> DS Steele (1) passed 13000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 7
--> J Birkenshaw (1) passed 9000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 12





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