Lancashire v Leicestershire
Schweppes County Championship 1979
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 5th, 6th September 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 10 wickets
PointsLancashire 18 (Batting 2, Bowling 4); Leicestershire 4 (Bowling 4)
UmpiresD Shackleton, AGT Whitehead
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 110/2 (Hayes 60*, Lloyd 21*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonb Malone30      
JF Steelec Scott b Malone11      
JC Balderstonelbw b Lee31      
BF Davisonb Malone0      
DI Gowerc Scott b Malone13      
PB Cliftc Hayes b Simmons19      
+RW Tolchardb Simmons0      
J Birkenshawc Scott b Malone5      
K Shuttleworthc Hayes b Malone20      
NGB Cookc Scott b Lee10      
*K Higgsnot out7      
Extras(1 lb, 1 w)2
Total(all out, 63.4 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-44, 3-44, 4-62, 5-92, 6-96, 7-100, 8-126, 9-134, 10-148 (63.4 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Malone29   8606--
Ratcliffe12   5230--
Simmons3   092--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Woodlbw b Higgs4      
A Kennedyb Shuttleworth21      
*FC Hayesb Higgs85      
CH Lloydc Tolchard b Higgs36      
J Abrahamslbw b Shuttleworth0      
I Cockbainc Steele b Higgs23      
J Simmonsnot out41      
RM Ratcliffelbw b Higgs0      
MF Malonec Tolchard b Higgs0      
+CJ Scottb Clift0      
PG Leeb Shuttleworth19      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 2 w)8
Total(all out, 79.2 overs)237
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-69, 3-134, 4-135, 5-175, 6-178, 7-178, 8-178, 9-179, 10-237 (79.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Higgs29   6846--
Clift22   4611--
Cook4   330--
Birkenshaw2   200--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonrun out29      
JF Steeleb Malone8      
JC Balderstonec Wood b Malone22      
BF Davisonc Lloyd b Lee10      
DI Gowerb Ratcliffe10      
PB Cliftc Scott b Ratcliffe0      
+RW Tolchardc Lloyd b Malone4      
J Birkenshawlbw b Ratcliffe6      
K Shuttleworthc Hayes b Malone3      
NGB Cookb Malone2      
*K Higgsnot out0      
Total(all out, 48.3 overs)94
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-47, 3-57, 4-77, 5-79, 6-79, 7-86, 8-92, 9-92, 10-94 (48.3 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lee10   1381--
Ratcliffe17   10223--
Wood2   020--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Woodnot out1      
A Kennedynot out6      
*FC Hayesdid not bat      
CH Lloyddid not bat      
J Abrahamsdid not bat      
I Cockbaindid not bat      
J Simmonsdid not bat      
RM Ratcliffedid not bat      
MF Malonedid not bat      
+CJ Scottdid not bat      
PG Leedid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 0.5 overs)7
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

--> 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
--> I Cockbain made his debut in first-class matches
--> I Cockbain made his debut in County Championship matches
--> J Simmons reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> J Simmons reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> PB Clift reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Lancashire first innings





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