Warwickshire v Leicestershire
Schweppes County Championship 1979
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 9th, 10th, 11th May 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWarwickshire 2 (Bowling 2); Leicestershire 5 (Batting 4, Bowling 1)
UmpiresC Cook, AEG Rhodes
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 47/4 (Oliver 11*, Humpage 13*; 24 overs)
Close of play day 2No play

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NE Briersc Kallicharran b Clifford119     
JF Steeleb Clifford62     
JC Balderstonec Humpage b Clifford26     
BF Davisonc Kallicharran b Brown23     
DI Gowerb Clifford26     
+RW Tolchardst Humpage b Clifford11     
PB Cliftnot out16     
J Birkenshawnot out9     
P Boothdid not bat      
*K Higgsdid not bat      
LB Taylordid not bat      
Extras(6 lb, 3 nb)9
Total(6 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)301
Fall of wickets:
1-161, 2-191, 3-234, 4-250, 5-272, 6-281
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis9   1250--
Brown19   6451--
Perryman20   6520--
Ferreira9   1320--
Clifford35   101025--
Oliver8   2360--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DL Amissc Tolchard b Taylor7     
KD Smithb Higgs4     
*J Whitehouselbw b Taylor2     
AI Kallicharranc Davison b Taylor0     
PR Olivernot out11     
+GW Humpagenot out13     
AM Ferreiradid not bat      
DJ Browndid not bat      
RGD Willisdid not bat      
SP Perrymandid not bat      
CC Clifforddid not bat      
Extras(10 lb)10
Total(4 wickets, 25 overs)47
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-14, 3-14, 4-21
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Taylor9   3163--
Higgs9   3161--
Booth4   130--
Clift3   220--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> NE Briers (1) passed his previous highest score of 102 in County Championship matches
--> NE Briers (1) passed his previous highest score of 116 in first-class matches
--> K Higgs reached 1250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Warwickshire first innings





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