Leicestershire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1977
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 23rd, 24th, 25th July 1977 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresDJ Halfyard, JG Langridge
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 59/2 (Balderstone 5*, Davison 10*)
Close of play day 2Australians (2) 85/0 (McCosker 33*, Davis 45*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB McCoskerb Taylor11      
IC Davisc Davison b Shuttleworth22      
*GS Chappellc Steele b Booth0      
CS Serjeantc Steele b Booth11      
DW Hookesc Shuttleworth b Taylor59      
GJ Cosierc and b Birkenshaw32      
+RW Marshc Davison b Birkenshaw4      
RJ Brightnot out43      
MHN Walkerb Birkenshaw5      
JR Thomsonc Tolchard b Booth25      
G Dymockc Birkenshaw b Booth0      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 5 nb, 3 w)17
Total(all out, 76.4 overs)229
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-18, 3-43, 4-54, 5-149, 6-153, 7-153, 8-164, 9-229, 10-229 (76.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Taylor19   8392--
Shuttleworth19   1761--
Birkenshaw19   6383--
Balderstone6   0170--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NE Briersc Marsh b Dymock18      
JF Steelec Marsh b Walker22      
JC Balderstonec McCosker b Walker17      
BF Davisonb Dymock44      
DI Gowerc Marsh b Walker4      
+JG Tolchardc McCosker b Walker7      
*R Illingworthc Bright b Walker21      
J Birkenshawc Davis b Bright18      
P Boothc Chappell b Walker19      
K Shuttleworthc McCosker b Walker0      
LB Taylornot out1      
Extras(3 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 66.3 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-48, 3-96, 4-108, 5-118, 6-118, 7-151, 8-177, 9-177, 10-178 (66.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson14   3310--
Dymock24   7672--
Bright13   5281--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB McCoskernot out59      
IC Davisc Davison b Illingworth65      
*GS Chappellnot out15      
CS Serjeantdid not bat      
DW Hookesdid not bat      
GJ Cosierdid not bat      
+RW Marshdid not bat      
RJ Brightdid not bat      
MHN Walkerdid not bat      
JR Thomsondid not bat      
G Dymockdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(1 wicket, 49 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-120 (Davis)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Booth6   0150--
Taylor11   2280--
Shuttleworth8   0390--
Birkenshaw14   3350--
Balderstone4   240--
Illingworth6   0181--

--> MHN Walker reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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