Kent v Leicestershire
Schweppes County Championship 1979
VenueMote Park, Maidstone on 11th, 12th July 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 39 runs
PointsKent 3 (Bowling 3); Leicestershire 20 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresJVC Griffiths, PB Wight
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 31/3 (Tavaré 7*; 19 overs)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonb Dilley14     
JF Steelec Shepherd b Underwood88     
JC Balderstonec Cowdrey b Johnson65     
BF Davisonc Ealham b Dilley66     
NE Briersc Downton b Dilley2     
+RW Tolchardnot out36     
PB Cliftc Shepherd b Johnson15     
P Boothc and b Johnson2     
K Shuttleworthnot out5     
*K Higgsdid not bat      
LB Taylordid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 3 nb, 2 w)8
Total(7 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)301
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-156, 3-218, 4-239, 5-240, 6-257, 7-272
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jarvis12   3420--
Shepherd17   5510--
Dilley13   1273--
Woolmer6   0180--
Underwood24   6491--
Johnson28   31063--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Woolmerc Dudleston b Higgs3     
CJC Rowec Dudleston b Taylor7     
CJ Tavaréc Tolchard b Taylor8     
CS Cowdreyc Steele b Shuttleworth14     
*AGE Ealhamc Dudleston b Higgs0     
JN Shepherdc Steele b Taylor0     
GW Johnsonc Briers b Booth31     
+PR Downtonlbw b Taylor0     
DL Underwoodlbw b Shuttleworth28     
GR Dilleynot out14     
KBS Jarvisc Tolchard b Taylor0     
Extras(5 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 60.1 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-13, 3-31, 4-32, 5-33, 6-34, 7-34, 8-80, 9-100, 10-111 (60.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Higgs16   7152--
Dudleston2   150--
Shuttleworth12   2352--
Clift9   2190--
Booth3   261--

Kent second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Woolmerc Shuttleworth b Taylor16     
CJC Rowec Shuttleworth b Higgs2     
CJ Tavaréc Shuttleworth b Clift18     
CS Cowdreyc Davison b Higgs1     
*AGE Ealhamc Balderstone b Booth15     
JN Shepherdc Dudleston b Taylor43     
GW Johnsonnot out38     
+PR Downtonc Davison b Higgs2     
DL Underwoodc Balderstone b Booth5     
GR Dilleyc Tolchard b Taylor2     
KBS Jarvisb Booth2     
Extras(6 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 49.2 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-24, 3-25, 4-47, 5-83, 6-117, 7-122, 8-145, 9-148, 10-151 (49.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Taylor15   3503--
Higgs15   7183--
Shuttleworth7   2180--
Clift3   1121--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> JC Balderstone (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 45
--> JN Shepherd (2) passed 10000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> K Higgs reached 1500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Kent second innings





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