Nottinghamshire v Leicestershire
Schweppes County Championship 1978
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham on 23rd, 24th, 25th August 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNottinghamshire 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 4); Leicestershire 6 (Batting 2, Bowling 4)
UmpiresKE Palmer, J van Geloven
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 5/2 (Steele 0*, Davison 1*)
Close of play day 2Nottinghamshire (2) 7/0 (Harris 5*, Todd 2*)

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Harrisc Davison b Birkenshaw39      
PA Toddc Schepens b Steele65      
DW Randallc Steele b Clift26      
CEB Ricec Balderstone b Agnew73      
*MJ Smedleylbw b Clift14      
HT Tunnicliffenot out19      
RA Whitec Clift b Booth8      
+BN Frenchc Briers b Booth8      
K Saxelbyc Tolchard b Booth0      
KE Cooperc Tolchard b Birkenshaw1      
DR Doshinot out6      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)261
Fall of wickets:
1-101, 2-109, 3-175, 4-215, 5-221, 6-236, 7-250, 8-250, 9-253
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Agnew13   3401--
Booth11   3323--
Clift24   5452--
Parsons5   0190--
Balderstone10   2290--
Steele15   5331--
Birkenshaw22   3612--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JF Steelec Tunnicliffe b White29      
NE Briersc Rice b Cooper0      
JC Balderstonec Randall b Saxelby3      
BF Davisonb Cooper7      
M Schepensst French b Doshi6      
*+RW Tolchardnot out103      
PB Cliftc Harris b Cooper16      
J Birkenshawc French b Cooper41      
P Boothc Rice b Doshi2      
GJ Parsonsc Todd b Tunnicliffe7      
JP Agnewrun out1      
Extras(4 lb, 8 nb)12
Total(all out, 99.2 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-5, 3-18, 4-41, 5-53, 6-109, 7-192, 8-202, 9-213, 10-227 (99.2 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cooper16   4264--
Doshi38   12852--
White25   6521--
Tunnicliffe10   2201--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Harrisc and b Clift113      
PA Toddc Briers b Booth6      
DW Randallc Schepens b Steele16      
CEB Ricest Tolchard b Birkenshaw32      
*MJ Smedleyc Booth b Clift23      
+BN Frenchnot out10      
HT Tunnicliffenot out2      
RA Whitedid not bat      
K Saxelbydid not bat      
KE Cooperdid not bat      
DR Doshidid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(5 wickets, declared, 69 overs)203
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-60, 3-134, 4-191, 5-191
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Agnew6   2140--
Booth6   1141--
Clift14   4322--
Parsons6   1240--
Balderstone11   1430--
Steele9   2241--
Birkenshaw17   1511--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BF Davisonc Rice b Doshi50      
NE Briersc French b Doshi79      
J Birkenshawb Doshi20      
*+RW Tolchardc Rice b Doshi8      
GJ Parsonsc Saxelby b Doshi3      
PB Cliftb Cooper3      
JC Balderstonest French b Doshi8      
M Schepensnot out11      
JF Steelenot out0      
P Boothdid not bat      
JP Agnewdid not bat      
Extras(13 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)17
Total(7 wickets, 41 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-100, 2-137, 3-149, 4-174, 5-177, 6-186, 7-194
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cooper11   1401--
Saxelby9   0530--
Doshi18   1736--
Tunnicliffe2   0160--
Harris1   100--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> PA Todd (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 60
--> PA Todd (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 60
--> K Saxelby made his debut in first-class matches
--> K Saxelby made his debut in County Championship matches
--> PB Clift (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> J Birkenshaw (1) passed 12000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 23
--> MJ Harris (2) passed 15000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 103
--> DW Randall (2) passed 8500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> CEB Rice (2) passed 8500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> MJ Smedley (2) passed 16000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> NE Briers (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 29
--> DR Doshi reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> DR Doshi reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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