Essex v Leicestershire
John Player League 1978
VenueCounty Ground, Chelmsford on 13th August 1978 (40-over match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 7 wickets
PointsEssex 0; Leicestershire 4
UmpiresJF Crapp, FR Goodall

Essex inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
MH Dennessc Balderstone b Steele23      
BR Hardieb Taylor7      
KS McEwanlbw b Higgs3      
*KWR Fletcherc Tolchard b Clift15      
KR Pontc and b Steele1      
N Phillipc Taylor b Steele12      
S Turnerc Booth b Higgs39      
RE Eastb Taylor18      
+N Smithnot out2      
JK Leverrun out4      
DL Acfielddid not bat      
Extras(12 lb, 2 nb)14
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 40 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-26, 3-54, 4-57, 5-59, 6-94, 7-127, 8-132, 9-138 (40 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6sS-RateEcon
Higgs8   3132--   24.001.62
Taylor8   1322--   24.004.00
Booth8   0320--   -4.00
Clift8   1191--   48.002.38
Steele8   0283--   16.003.50

Leicestershire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
NE Briersb Acfield40      
J Birkenshawc Fletcher b Phillip4      
JC Balderstonec Fletcher b Lever40      
BF Davisonnot out23      
+RW Tolchardnot out19      
JF Steeledid not bat      
PB Cliftdid not bat      
*R Illingworthdid not bat      
P Boothdid not bat      
LB Taylordid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 10 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)15
Total(3 wickets, 34.1 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-95, 3-95
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6sS-RateEcon
Lever8   0241--   48.003.00
Phillip8   2231--   48.002.88
Turner4   0140--   -3.50
Pont7   0270--   -3.86
East2   0130--   -6.50
Acfield5.11251--   31.004.84





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