Leicestershire v Kent
Schweppes County Championship 1978
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 26th, 27th, 28th July 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 5 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 4 (Batting 3, Bowling 1); Kent 18 (Batting 2, Bowling 4)
UmpiresR Aspinall, AEG Rhodes
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 181/5 (Tolchard 37*, Birkenshaw 29*; 70 overs)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 47/0 (Steele 20*, Dudleston 23*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JF Steeleb Jarvis0     
B Dudlestonb Hills13     
JC Balderstonec Tavaré b Hills34     
BF Davisonb Hills31     
+RW Tolchardc and b Johnson58     
PB Cliftc Shepherd b Woolmer25     
J Birkenshawc Downton b Shepherd30     
*R Illingworthnot out25     
P Boothb Jarvis24     
LB Taylorrun out0     
K Higgsnot out2     
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 7 nb)14
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-30, 3-75, 4-84, 5-125, 6-183, 7-223, 8-254, 9-254
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jarvis17   3492--
Shepherd26   10601--
Hills23   9563--
Underwood15   5380--
Woolmer7   1191--
Johnson12   5201--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Woolmerlbw b Higgs10     
CJC Rowec Tolchard b Clift24     
CJ Tavarénot out100     
*AGE Ealhamc sub b Higgs44     
CS Cowdreylbw b Birkenshaw12     
JN Shepherdnot out5     
GW Johnsondid not bat      
RW Hillsdid not bat      
+PR Downtondid not bat      
DL Underwooddid not bat      
KBS Jarvisdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)5
Total(4 wickets, declared, 64.2 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-52, 3-132, 4-186
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Higgs19   4322--
Taylor12   2460--
Booth15   2540--
Steele2   0140--
Birkenshaw5   0171--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JF Steelec Cowdrey b Underwood88     
B Dudlestonc Downton b Hills46     
JC Balderstonec and b Woolmer20     
BF Davisonb Underwood45     
+RW Tolchardnot out15     
PB Cliftnot out5     
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
*R Illingworthdid not bat      
P Boothdid not bat      
LB Taylordid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 5 nb)10
Total(4 wickets, declared, 73 overs)229
Fall of wickets:
1-83, 2-122, 3-180, 4-229
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jarvis5   0140--
Shepherd18   3450--
Hills15   2621--
Underwood17   6522--
Woolmer6   391--
Johnson12   2370--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Woolmerc Higgs b Taylor14     
CJC Rowec and b Taylor60     
CJ Tavaréc Davison b Clift24     
*AGE Ealhamc Davison b Taylor61     
CS Cowdreynot out69     
JN Shepherdc Steele b Balderstone8     
GW Johnsonnot out40     
RW Hillsdid not bat      
+PR Downtondid not bat      
DL Underwooddid not bat      
KBS Jarvisdid not bat      
Extras(9 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(5 wickets, 52.5 overs)286
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-66, 3-149, 4-164, 5-173
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Taylor15   0653--
Clift9   1441--
Birkenshaw10   0470--
Balderstone9   2701--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> CJC Rowe (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 12
--> AGE Ealham (1) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 29





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