Leicestershire v Lancashire
Benson and Hedges Cup 1979 (Group B)
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 12th May 1979 (55-over match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 5 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Lancashire 3
UmpiresR Aspinall, BJ Meyer
Man of the MatchBW Reidy

Leicestershire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
JF Steelelbw b Hughes64      
NE Briersb Hughes21      
JC Balderstonenot out76      
BF Davisonc Simmons b Hogg50      
DI Gowerlbw b Hogg1      
+RW Tolchardnot out2      
PB Cliftdid not bat      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
P Boothdid not bat      
*K Higgsdid not bat      
LB Taylordid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 9 lb, 7 nb, 3 w)26
Total(4 wickets, innings closed, 55 overs)240
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-154, 3-227, 4-238
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6sS-RateEcon
Hogg11   1452--   33.004.09
Ratcliffe10   0450--   -4.50
Hughes8   0352--   24.004.38
Wood11   1240--   -2.18
Reidy9   0430--   -4.78
Simmons6   0220--   -3.67

Lancashire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
B Woodb Higgs11      
A Kennedyc Higgs b Booth30      
D Lloydc Steele b Booth52      
*FC Hayesb Steele25      
CH Lloydc Briers b Higgs48      
BW Reidynot out65      
J Simmonsnot out1      
DP Hughesdid not bat      
+J Lyondid not bat      
RM Ratcliffedid not bat      
W Hoggdid not bat      
Extras(9 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)12
Total(5 wickets, 54.5 overs)244
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-67, 3-112, 4-131, 5-230
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6sS-RateEcon
Taylor10.52450--   -4.15
Higgs11   1552--   33.005.00
Birkenshaw4   0250--   -6.25
Clift11   1240--   -2.18
Booth11   0462--   33.004.18
Steele7   0371--   42.005.29

--> A Kennedy passed 2000 runs in ListA matches when he reached 3
--> BW Reidy passed his previous highest score of 58 in ListA matches





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