Hampshire v Leicestershire
Schweppes County Championship 1978
VenueCounty Ground, Southampton on 28th, 29th, 30th June 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHampshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 101 runs
PointsHampshire 3 (Bowling 3); Leicestershire 20 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresWL Budd, DJ Halfyard
ScorersLW Barratt (Leicestershire), VH Isaacs (Hampshire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 96/4 (Davison 43*, Balderstone 0*)
Close of play day 2No play

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Richardsc Tolchard b Higgs3      
VP Terryc Tolchard b Higgs5      
DR Turnerc Birkenshaw b Higgs5      
TE Jestyc Davison b Shuttleworth5      
JM Riceb Clift8      
NGC Cowleyb Clift13      
MNS Taylorc Steele b Shuttleworth2      
*+GR Stephensonc Higgs b Booth28      
AME Robertslbw b Shuttleworth14      
K Stevensonc Tolchard b Higgs16      
JW Southernnot out1      
Extras(4 lb, 2 w)6
Total(all out, 66 overs)106
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-16, 3-21, 4-21, 5-41, 6-46, 7-48, 8-69, 9-96, 10-106 (66 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Booth14   4271--
Higgs21   11224--
Shuttleworth19   7273--
Clift12   4242--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NE Briersc Stevenson b Roberts0      
JF Steeleb Stevenson31      
B Dudlestonc Stephenson b Roberts10      
BF Davisonc sub b Jesty144      
K Shuttleworthb Stevenson6      
JC Balderstonec Turner b Cowley15      
+RW Tolchardnot out50      
J Birkenshawb Cowley29      
PB Cliftnot out1      
P Boothdid not bat      
*K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(7 lb, 4 nb, 3 w)14
Total(7 wickets, declared, 97 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-32, 3-78, 4-96, 5-168, 6-242, 7-296
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts15   8282--
Taylor15   5270--
Stevenson15   3612--
Jesty11   2291--
Southern20   2770--
Cowley21   6642--

Hampshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Richardsc Higgs b Balderstone29      
VP Terryc Shuttleworth b Birkenshaw8      
DR Turnerc Clift b Balderstone11      
TE Jestyc Clift b Balderstone6      
NGC Cowleyc Shuttleworth b Clift13      
JM Ricest Tolchard b Birkenshaw3      
MNS Taylorc Shuttleworth b Birkenshaw2      
*+GR Stephensonnot out16      
AME Robertsc Dudleston b Balderstone0      
K Stevensonc Shuttleworth b Balderstone0      
JW Southernb Balderstone0      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 65 overs)93
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-48, 3-58, 4-59, 5-66, 6-77, 7-77, 8-83, 9-93, 10-93 (65 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Booth5   1150--
Higgs5   180--
Clift10   7171--
Balderstone23   14256--
Birkenshaw22   14233--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> Day 3 Lunch: Leicestershire (1) ?/?
--> VP Terry made his debut in first-class matches
--> VP Terry made his debut in County Championship matches
--> BA Richards made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> BA Richards (2) passed 14000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 18
--> NGC Cowley (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> JC Balderstone achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Hampshire second innings (previous best was 6-84)
--> JC Balderstone achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Hampshire second innings (previous best was 6-84)





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