Worcestershire v Leicestershire
John Player League 1978
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 18th June 1978 (40-over match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 2 wickets
PointsWorcestershire 4; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresDO Oslear, AGT Whitehead

Leicestershire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
NE Briersb Gifford81      
J Birkenshawc Humphries b Pridgeon11      
+RW Tolchardc Humphries b Boyns15      
BF Davisonc Holder b Boyns76      
JC Balderstonec Humphries b Boyns9      
PB Cliftb Holder3      
JF Steelec Humphries b Holder12      
*R Illingworthc and b Boyns6      
P Boothnot out6      
LB Taylordid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(6 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)10
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 40 overs)229
Fall of wickets:
1-34, 2-71, 3-166, 4-199, 5-204, 6-204, 7-219, 8-229 (40 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6sS-RateEcon
Holder8   0322--   24.004.00
Pridgeon8   0301--   48.003.75
Cumbes8   0520--   -6.50
Boyns7   0344--   10.504.86
Gifford5   2381--   30.007.60
D'Oliveira4   0330--   -8.25

Worcestershire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
GM Turnerb Taylor89      
JA Ormrodc Tolchard b Clift23      
BL D'Oliveirab Booth8      
PA Nealec sub b Booth59      
EJO Hemsleyc and b Higgs23      
CN Boynsb Booth0      
+DJ Humphriesrun out10      
*N Giffordc Taylor b Higgs8      
VA Holdernot out6      
AP Pridgeonnot out0      
J Cumbesdid not bat      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(8 wickets, 39.5 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-70, 3-166, 4-186, 5-187, 6-209, 7-222, 8-224
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6sS-RateEcon
Higgs7.51312--   23.503.96
Taylor7   0411--   42.005.86
Clift8   0461--   48.005.75
Booth8   0473--   16.005.88
Steele6   0410--   -6.83
Illingworth3   0200--   -6.67

--> NE Briers passed his previous highest score of 45 in ListA matches
--> JA Ormrod passed 4500 runs in ListA matches when he reached 21
--> DJ Humphries passed 500 runs in ListA matches when he reached 4
--> CN Boyns achieved his best innings bowling analysis in ListA matches in the Leicestershire innings (previous best was 3-30)
--> P Booth reached 100 wickets in ListA matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire innings





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