Leicestershire v Northamptonshire
Schweppes County Championship 1980
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 23rd, 25th, 26th August 1980 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultLeicestershire won by 3 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 15 (Batting 3); Northamptonshire 7 (Batting 4, Bowling 3)
UmpiresR Palmer, J van Geloven
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 129/2 (Steele 64*, Boon 21*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (2) 320/5 (Yardley 9*, Sharp 0*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Cookc Tolchard b Agnew0      
W Larkinsc and b Steele156      
RG Williamsnot out175      
AJ Lambnot out3      
P Willeydid not bat      
TJ Yardleydid not bat      
+G Sharpdid not bat      
Sarfraz Nawazdid not bat      
NA Mallenderdid not bat      
BJ Griffithsdid not bat      
TM Lambdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 1 w)2
Total(2 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)336
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-323
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Agnew5   1221--
Parsons4   1260--
Clift20   4520--
Cook23   6680--
Steele17   6401--
Wenlock6   0270--
Balderstone17   1610--
Davison8   1380--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JC Balderstonec Cook b Sarfraz Nawaz11      
JF Steeleb Williams117      
DI Gowerc Sarfraz Nawaz b Griffiths16      
TJ Boonc TM Lamb b Williams53      
*BF Davisonc Yardley b Willey8      
+RW Tolchardrun out21      
PB Cliftnot out33      
DA Wenlockrun out0      
GJ Parsonsnot out8      
NGB Cookdid not bat      
JP Agnewdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 15 nb, 2 w)29
Total(7 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)296
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-45, 3-215, 4-232, 5-232, 6-279, 7-279
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sarfraz Nawaz20   4581--
Griffiths9   1261--
TM Lamb15   2370--
Willey29   8711--
Williams17   2512--
Mallender10   2240--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Cookc Tolchard b Agnew4      
W Larkinsc and b Clift68      
RG Williamsc Steele b Parsons4      
AJ Lambc Gower b Balderstone152      
P Willeyb Cook73      
TJ Yardleyc Agnew b Balderstone20      
+G Sharpb Cook5      
Sarfraz Nawaznot out2      
NA Mallendernot out2      
BJ Griffithsdid not bat      
TM Lambdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 3 w)10
Total(7 wickets, declared, 72 overs)340
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-25, 3-132, 4-264, 5-320, 6-329, 7-337
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Agnew10   0641--
Parsons6   0311--
Clift14   1541--
Cook24   31202--
Steele5   1260--
Wenlock4   0180--
Balderstone9   2172--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JC Balderstonec Sarfraz Nawaz b Griffiths0      
JF Steelec Sarfraz Nawaz b Williams70      
DI Gowerc Sharp b Willey83      
TJ Boonc Cook b Willey42      
*BF Davisonb Willey42      
+RW Tolchardc Larkins b Williams67      
PB Cliftc Sarfraz Nawaz b Williams30      
DA Wenlocknot out9      
NGB Cooknot out4      
GJ Parsonsdid not bat      
JP Agnewdid not bat      
Extras(14 b, 17 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)35
Total(7 wickets, 103.3 overs)382
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-146, 3-199, 4-263, 5-266, 6-354, 7-369
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sarfraz Nawaz8   0290--
Griffiths16   3611--
Williams36   31293--
Mallender4   1170--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> RG Williams (1) passed his previous highest score of 151 in County Championship matches
--> RG Williams (1) passed his previous highest score of 151 in first-class matches
--> TJ Boon (1) passed his previous highest score of 44 in County Championship matches
--> TJ Boon (1) passed his previous highest score of 44 in first-class matches
--> AJ Lamb (2) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 68
--> P Willey (2) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 50
--> JF Steele (2) passed 12000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 44
--> BF Davison (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 19
--> PB Clift reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Northamptonshire second innings





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