Yorkshire v Lancashire
Schweppes County Championship 1979
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 25th, 27th, 28th August 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by 6 wickets
PointsYorkshire 18 (Batting 2, Bowling 4); Lancashire 3 (Batting 1, Bowling 2)
UmpiresBJ Meyer, DO Oslear
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 81/0 (Boycott 49*, Lumb 27*; 34 overs)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (2) 25/2 (CH Lloyd 8*, Lyon 2*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Woodb Boycott18      
D Lloydc Hampshire b Old5      
*FC Hayeslbw b Stevenson0      
CH Lloydc Bairstow b Stevenson5      
J Abrahamsc Stevenson b Old15      
BW Reidyc Bairstow b Stevenson23      
J Simmonslbw b Boycott20      
DP Hughesc Athey b Old15      
+J Lyonb Boycott1      
RM Ratcliffeb Boycott23      
PG Leenot out3      
Extras(5 b, 10 lb, 8 nb, 4 w)27
Total(all out, 72.2 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-6, 3-15, 4-43, 5-60, 6-86, 7-100, 8-104, 9-125, 10-155 (72.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Old22   9383--
Stevenson23   11503--
Sidebottom13   3260--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottc Lyon b Ratcliffe94      
RG Lumbc Simmons b Lee34      
CWJ Atheyc Hughes b Lee14      
*JH Hampshirec Simmons b Ratcliffe53      
SN Hartleyb Ratcliffe7      
+DL Bairstowlbw b Wood1      
P Carrickc Hughes b Ratcliffe35      
A Sidebottomc Abrahams b Lee51      
GB Stevensonb Wood7      
CM Oldb Ratcliffe4      
GA Copenot out2      
Extras(4 b, 11 lb, 5 nb)20
Total(all out, 123.4 overs)322
Fall of wickets:
1-93, 2-117, 3-141, 4-142, 5-195, 6-235, 7-287, 8-308, 9-315, 10-322 (123.4 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lee35   91063--
Reidy21   3510--
Wood26   5632--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Woodc Bairstow b Sidebottom1      
D Lloydb Old0      
*FC Hayesc Bairstow b Sidebottom48      
CH Lloydc Cope b Stevenson103      
+J Lyonb Old2      
J Abrahamsc Hampshire b Old53      
BW Reidyc sub b Sidebottom17      
J Simmonsc Old b Stevenson16      
DP Hughesc Athey b Old1      
RM Ratcliffenot out0      
PG Leeb Sidebottom2      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 16 nb, 1 w)27
Total(all out, 112 overs)270
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-8, 3-28, 4-163, 5-195, 6-222, 7-251, 8-263, 9-268, 10-270 (112 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Old27   9574--
Stevenson28   13562--
Sidebottom23   6594--
Boycott3   130--
Athey10   2380--
Cope11   5240--
Carrick10   560--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CWJ Atheyc Abrahams b Ratcliffe5      
*JH Hampshirec Hughes b Lee3      
SN Hartleynot out53      
+DL Bairstowc Lyon b Lee24      
GB Stevensonb Wood6      
CM Oldnot out1      
G Boycottdid not bat      
RG Lumbdid not bat      
P Carrickdid not bat      
A Sidebottomdid not bat      
GA Copedid not bat      
Extras(10 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)12
Total(4 wickets, 13.3 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-17, 3-60, 4-99
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lee7   0282--
Ratcliffe5   0451--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> Yorkshire score at 100 overs in the first innings was 231-5
--> B Wood (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 3
--> GA Cope (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> J Lyon made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> J Lyon made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> SN Hartley (2) passed his previous highest score of 27 in first-class matches
--> SN Hartley (2) passed his previous highest score of 27 in County Championship matches
--> G Boycott achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Lancashire first innings (previous best was 3-47)
--> G Boycott achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Lancashire first innings (previous best was 2-16)
--> GB Stevenson reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Lancashire second innings
--> PG Lee reached 550 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Yorkshire second innings
--> G Boycott retired hurt in the Yorkshire first innings having scored 49 (team score 81/0) - he returned when the score was 235/6
--> FC Hayes retired hurt in the Lancashire second innings having scored 8 (team had lost 2 wickets) and later returned





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