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Worcestershire v Leicestershire
Schweppes County Championship 1978
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 14th, 15th, 16th June 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 6 (Batting 4, Bowling 2); Leicestershire 5 (Batting 4, Bowling 1)
UmpiresKE Palmer, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 36/1 (Steele 11*, Clift 3*; 14 overs)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 39/0 (Ormrod 11*, Turner 25*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Ormrodb Steele138     
GM Turnerc and b Taylor0     
PA Nealec Tolchard b Booth22     
EJO Hemsleynot out141     
BL D'Oliveiranot out34     
DN Pateldid not bat      
+DJ Humphriesdid not bat      
*N Gifforddid not bat      
VA Holderdid not bat      
AP Pridgeondid not bat      
J Cumbesdid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 9 nb, 1 w)14
Total(3 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)349
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-60, 3-271
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Higgs25   9710--
Taylor20   3901--
Booth15   3471--
Clift20   6410--
Balderstone10   1300--
Steele5   1251--
Illingworth5   0310--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NE Brierslbw b Holder19     
JF Steelest Humphries b Gifford133     
PB Cliftc Neale b Gifford37     
B Dudlestonc Ormrod b Gifford1     
BF Davisonb Holder52     
JC Balderstonec and b Cumbes37     
+RW Tolchardnot out8     
*R Illingworthnot out4     
P Boothdid not bat      
LB Taylordid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 7 nb)11
Total(6 wickets, declared, 92 overs)302
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-114, 3-116, 4-190, 5-280, 6-296
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder22   4722--
Pridgeon16   3500--
Cumbes21   4841--
Gifford22   5533--
D'Oliveira11   3320--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Ormrodnot out11     
GM Turnernot out25     
PA Nealedid not bat      
EJO Hemsleydid not bat      
BL D'Oliveiradid not bat      
DN Pateldid not bat      
+DJ Humphriesdid not bat      
*N Gifforddid not bat      
VA Holderdid not bat      
AP Pridgeondid not bat      
J Cumbesdid not bat      
Extras(3 nb)3
Total(no wicket, 14 overs)39
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Higgs5   290--
Taylor5   0160--
Clift4   2110--

Notes
--> There was no play on the final day.
--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> NE Briers (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> JF Steele (1) passed 7000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 88
--> N Gifford reached 1450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> VA Holder reached 500 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings

 

 

 

 

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