Leicestershire v Worcestershire
Schweppes County Championship 1979
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 28th, 30th, 31st July 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 5 (Batting 3, Bowling 2); Worcestershire 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresJVC Griffiths, J van Geloven
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 275/8 (Shuttleworth 25*, Cook 1*; 77 overs)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (1) 380/7 (Hemsley 89*, Holder 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonlbw b Cumbes68      
NE Briersc Humphries b Cumbes23      
JC Balderstonec Inchmore b Younis Ahmed22      
BF Davisonb Cumbes66      
DI Gowerc Ormrod b Holder4      
+RW Tolchardc Humphries b Holder17      
PB Cliftc Turner b Holder0      
K Shuttleworthb Inchmore35      
GJ Parsonsc Humphries b Inchmore17      
NGB Cooknot out7      
*K Higgsc Humphries b Holder3      
Extras(8 lb, 25 nb)33
Total(all out, 82.2 overs)295
Fall of wickets:
1-54, 2-107, 3-194, 4-200, 5-224, 6-228, 7-228, 8-272, 9-290, 10-295 (82.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Inchmore25   6932--
Cumbes24   5743--
Younis Ahmed6   1161--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnerc Tolchard b Cook120      
JA Ormrodc Dudleston b Cook44      
PA Nealec Tolchard b Shuttleworth11      
EJO Hemsleyc Tolchard b Shuttleworth93      
Younis Ahmedc Tolchard b Parsons47      
DN Patelb Shuttleworth17      
+DJ Humphriesc Balderstone b Parsons39      
JD Inchmorec Tolchard b Higgs2      
VA Holdernot out9      
*N Giffordc Cook b Clift2      
J Cumbesc Briers b Clift8      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 5 nb)12
Total(all out, 116.5 overs)404
Fall of wickets:
1-133, 2-158, 3-182, 4-249, 5-287, 6-377, 7-380, 8-387, 9-392, 10-404 (116.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Higgs16   4501--
Shuttleworth26   41003--
Parsons18   7482--
Cook30   9832--
Balderstone14   3600--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Hemsley b Inchmore0      
NE Briersc Gifford b Inchmore1      
JC Balderstonelbw b Inchmore22      
BF Davisonc Ormrod b Gifford4      
DI Gowerc Hemsley b Gifford32      
+RW Tolchardnot out27      
PB Cliftnot out23      
K Shuttleworthdid not bat      
GJ Parsonsdid not bat      
NGB Cookdid not bat      
*K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 14 nb, 4 w)22
Total(5 wickets, 54 overs)131
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-12, 3-23, 4-63, 5-76
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder10   3230--
Inchmore16   6383--
Cumbes2   130--
Gifford20   8332--
Patel6   1120--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> Worcestershire score at 100 overs in the first innings was 364-5
--> BF Davison (1) passed 17000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> K Shuttleworth (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> GM Turner (1) passed 28000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 85
--> BF Davison (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 1
--> N Gifford reached 1300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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