Leicestershire v Somerset
Schweppes County Championship 1979
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 14th, 16th, 17th July 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 7 (Batting 4, Bowling 3); Somerset 7 (Batting 4, Bowling 3)
UmpiresWE Alley, KE Palmer
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 307/7 innings closed
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 90/1 (Dudleston 34*, Balderstone 36*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Marks b Dredge8      
JF Steelec Roebuck b Garner12      
JC Balderstonec Richards b Garner0      
NE Briersb Dredge109      
BF Davisonc Denning b Garner7      
*+RW Tolchardb Garner109      
P Boothb Garner6      
PB Cliftnot out30      
K Shuttleworthnot out3      
NGB Cookdid not bat      
LB Taylordid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 15 nb, 1 w)23
Total(7 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)307
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-20, 3-32, 4-32, 5-265, 6-267, 7-279
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garner23   7625--
Dredge17   4582--
Jennings16   3640--
Breakwell22   7500--
Marks21   4450--
Richards1   050--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BC Roselbw b Shuttleworth49      
PA Slocombeb Clift66      
IVA Richardsb Steele106      
PM Roebuckc Dudleston b Cook45      
PW Denningc Dudleston b Cook11      
VJ Marksc Davison b Cook0      
+DJS Taylorlbw b Clift7      
D Breakwellnot out10      
CH Dredgenot out14      
KF Jenningsdid not bat      
J Garnerdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 4 nb)12
Total(7 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)320
Fall of wickets:
1-84, 2-155, 3-275, 4-281, 5-281, 6-296, 7-296
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Taylor12   1360--
Shuttleworth21   6581--
Balderstone6   1170--
Clift21   11402--
Booth8   0420--
Steele16   2601--
Cook16   3553--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Roebuck b Marks142      
JF Steelec Richards b Garner14      
JC Balderstonec Jennings b Marks51      
BF Davisonc Marks b Breakwell8      
NE Brierslbw b Richards15      
*+RW Tolchardnot out23      
PB Cliftc Dredge b Richards27      
P Boothnot out4      
K Shuttleworthdid not bat      
NGB Cookdid not bat      
LB Taylordid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 11 lb, 1 nb)19
Total(6 wickets, declared, 96 overs)303
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-136, 3-175, 4-241, 5-245, 6-292
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garner8   481--
Dredge7   2260--
Jennings7   3130--
Breakwell32   9891--
Marks31   9962--
Richards9   0472--
Roebuck2   050--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BC Rosenot out72      
PA Slocombeb Shuttleworth4      
IVA Richardsb Booth26      
PM Roebuckc Steele b Cook11      
PW Denningnot out20      
VJ Marksdid not bat      
+DJS Taylordid not bat      
D Breakwelldid not bat      
CH Dredgedid not bat      
KF Jenningsdid not bat      
J Garnerdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)6
Total(3 wickets, 51 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-74, 3-96
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shuttleworth6   0331--
Balderstone6   2100--
Clift11   3210--
Booth8   1351--
Steele3   080--
Cook14   6251--
Briers3   210--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> Day 3 Lunch: Leicestershire (2) ?/?
--> B Dudleston (1) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> PA Slocombe (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> NGB Cook achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset first innings (previous best was 1-15)
--> K Shuttleworth reached 600 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings





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