Leicestershire v Northamptonshire
Benson and Hedges Cup 1978 (Group C)
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 13th May 1978 (55-over match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultLeicestershire won by 3 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 3; Northamptonshire 0
UmpiresDJ Constant, CG Pepper
Man of the MatchBF Davison

Northamptonshire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
G Cookc Tolchard b Ward0      
W Larkinsb Ward3      
DS Steelec Clift b Higgs52      
AJ Lamblbw b Steele33      
P Willeyc Tolchard b Ward39      
TJ Yardleynot out6      
*PJ Wattsnot out19      
+G Sharpdid not bat      
TM Lambdid not bat      
A Hodgsondid not bat      
BJ Griffithsdid not bat      
Extras(11 lb, 4 nb)15
Total(5 wickets, innings closed, 55 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-4, 3-55, 4-136, 5-140
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6sS-RateEcon
Higgs11   5281--   66.002.55
Ward11   3183--   22.001.64
Clift11   2330--   -3.00
Booth8   0330--   -4.12
Steele6   2151--   36.002.50
Illingworth8   2250--   -3.12

Leicestershire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
B Dudlestonlbw b Hodgson0      
DI Gowerlbw b TM Lamb23      
JC Balderstonelbw b TM Lamb29      
BF Davisonc Sharp b Hodgson59      
+RW Tolchardlbw b Griffiths19      
PB Cliftb Hodgson2      
JF Steelec Cook b Griffiths5      
*R Illingworthnot out21      
P Boothnot out2      
A Warddid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 1 w)8
Total(7 wickets, 50.3 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-46, 3-72, 4-138, 5-138, 6-140, 7-154
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6sS-RateEcon
Hodgson11   0403--   22.003.64
Griffiths11   1402--   33.003.64
TM Lamb11   1272--   33.002.45
Willey11   2180--   -1.64
Larkins3.31310--   -8.86
Watts3   140--   -1.33

--> DS Steele passed 3000 runs in ListA matches when he reached 6
--> BF Davison passed 4500 runs in ListA matches when he reached 15





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