Leicestershire v Derbyshire
Schweppes County Championship 1978
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 24th, 26th, 27th June 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 6 (Batting 2, Bowling 4); Derbyshire 5 (Batting 1, Bowling 4)
UmpiresHD Bird, KE Palmer
Close of play day 1Derbyshire (1) 12/4 (Barlow 2*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 18/1 (Steele 6*, Balderstone 2*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NE Briersc Barlow b Hendrick14      
JF Steelec Taylor b Hendrick3      
JC Balderstonec Taylor b Hendrick9      
BF Davisonc Taylor b Tunnicliffe80      
DI Gowerb Miller20      
+RW Tolchardlbw b Russell23      
J Birkenshawc Kirsten b Russell9      
PB Cliftb Russell7      
P Boothc Taylor b Hendrick6      
K Shuttleworthnot out10      
*K Higgsb Miller11      
Extras(4 b, 9 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(all out, 93.2 overs)206
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-26, 3-31, 4-73, 5-161, 6-161, 7-176, 8-185, 9-185, 10-206 (93.2 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hendrick26   8424--
Tunnicliffe14   4431--
Barlow4   1190--
Russell19   8233--
Graham-Brown3   0110--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Hillb Booth5      
AJ Borringtonb Birkenshaw5      
PN Kirstenb Booth0      
*EJ Barlowlbw b Balderstone6      
JMH Graham-Brownc Shuttleworth b Birkenshaw0      
G Millerlbw b Clift77      
H Cartwrightlbw b Clift27      
+RW Taylorb Booth21      
CJ Tunnicliffeb Clift0      
PE Russellnot out11      
M Hendrickc Tolchard b Booth6      
Extras(5 lb, 4 nb)9
Total(all out, 79.2 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-5, 3-12, 4-12, 5-28, 6-104, 7-137, 8-137, 9-155, 10-167 (79.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Higgs10   3110--
Balderstone12   5181--
Birkenshaw3   1102--
Shuttleworth22   6500--
Clift18   6223--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NE Briersc Barlow b Hendrick9      
JF Steelec Taylor b Hendrick7      
JC Balderstonec Taylor b Hendrick10      
BF Davisonlbw b Hendrick9      
DI Gowerb Russell61      
+RW Tolchardc Barlow b Russell25      
J Birkenshawb Graham-Brown2      
PB Cliftnot out37      
P Boothnot out25      
K Shuttleworthdid not bat      
*K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 5 lb)11
Total(7 wickets, declared, 68.3 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-25, 3-28, 4-37, 5-117, 6-130, 7-130
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hendrick23   8404--
Tunnicliffe16   3560--
Miller13   2400--
Russell9   3292--
Graham-Brown6   1131--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Hillc Clift b Steele49      
AJ Borringtonc Shuttleworth b Steele59      
PN Kirstennot out7      
G Millernot out0      
JMH Graham-Browndid not bat      
*EJ Barlowdid not bat      
H Cartwrightdid not bat      
+RW Taylordid not bat      
CJ Tunnicliffedid not bat      
PE Russelldid not bat      
M Hendrickdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(2 wickets, 34 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-100, 2-119
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Higgs4   0170--
Booth6   1210--
Birkenshaw6   0290--
Shuttleworth5   0120--
Clift6   1160--
Steele7   1202--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> PE Russell reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> JC Balderstone reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Derbyshire first innings





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