Leicestershire v Somerset
Schweppes County Championship 1981
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 4th, 6th, 7th July 1981 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 10 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 4 (Bowling 4); Somerset 24 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresHD Bird, DJ Constant
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 206/6 (Richards 125*, Garner 11*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 157/1 (Balderstone 60*, Boon 44*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Cobbc Taylor b Moseley4      
*JC Balderstonec Popplewell b Garner10      
TJ Boonb Garner18      
BF Davisonb Garner8      
NE Briersc Taylor b Garner23      
+MA Garnhamc Popplewell b Garner1      
JF Steelec Taylor b Dredge0      
P Boothc Lloyds b Moseley30      
JP Agnewc Popplewell b Garner9      
GJ Parsonsb Garner0      
NGB Cooknot out6      
Extras(1 b, 6 nb)7
Total(all out, 40 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-28, 3-41, 4-56, 5-59, 6-70, 7-71, 8-86, 9-89, 10-116 (40 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garner17   6417--
Moseley12   5282--
Dredge10   1401--
Marks1   100--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Lloydslbw b Parsons73      
PA Slocombec Steele b Parsons6      
*IVA Richardsb Agnew196      
PM Roebuckb Parsons0      
PW Denningc Balderstone b Agnew9      
NFM Popplewellc Agnew b Booth17      
VJ Marksc Davison b Steele2      
+DJS Taylorc Parsons b Cook13      
J Garnerlbw b Agnew18      
HR Moseleyb Parsons10      
CH Dredgenot out0      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 95.3 overs)356
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-34, 3-59, 4-119, 5-138, 6-168, 7-217, 8-334, 9-356, 10-356 (95.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Agnew25   5763--
Steele14   0371--
Booth17   3581--
Cook15   1581--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JC Balderstonelbw b Garner71      
RA Cobbb Garner37      
TJ Boonc Popplewell b Garner44      
BF Davisonc Taylor b Moseley29      
NE Briersc Taylor b Popplewell23      
+MA Garnhamb Dredge13      
JF Steelec Denning b Marks19      
P Boothrun out21      
JP Agnewb Garner7      
GJ Parsonsb Garner0      
NGB Cooknot out0      
Extras(11 b, 6 lb, 8 nb, 1 w)26
Total(all out, 153 overs)290
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-157, 3-198, 4-200, 5-235, 6-235, 7-280, 8-282, 9-289, 10-290 (153 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garner28   7655--
Moseley24   11491--
Dredge20   8381--
Marks27   15261--
Popplewell21   8341--
Richards29   7440--
Lloyds4   280--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Lloydsnot out43      
PA Slocombenot out5      
*IVA Richardsdid not bat      
PM Roebuckdid not bat      
PW Denningdid not bat      
NFM Popplewelldid not bat      
VJ Marksdid not bat      
+DJS Taylordid not bat      
J Garnerdid not bat      
HR Moseleydid not bat      
CH Dredgedid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 w)5
Total(no wicket, 13.2 overs)53
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Agnew3   1150--
Parsons2   160--
Cook4   400--

--> RA Cobb made his debut in County Championship matches
--> IVA Richards (1) passed 8000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 161
--> IVA Richards (1) passed 18000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 173
--> RA Cobb (2) passed his previous highest score of 23 in first-class matches
--> P Booth made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> P Booth made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> NFM Popplewell reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> JW Lloyds retired hurt in the Somerset first innings having scored 18 (team had lost 1 wickets) - he returned when the score was 217/7





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