Leicestershire v Essex
Schweppes County Championship 1983
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 25th, 26th, 27th May 1983 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultLeicestershire won by 4 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 24 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Essex 4 (Batting 3, Bowling 1)
UmpiresJW Holder, DR Shepherd
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 283 all out
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 45/3 (McEwan 5*, Fletcher 12*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Goochlbw b Cook37      
BR Hardiec Cook b Roberts62      
*KWR Fletcherc Balderstone b Roberts15      
KS McEwanc Tolchard b Roberts1      
KR Pontb Agnew53      
DR Pringlec Briers b Agnew37      
N Phillipc Balderstone b Agnew4      
+DE Eastc Davison b Cook25      
RE Eastc Parsons b Cook25      
JK Leverb Cook6      
DL Acfieldnot out4      
Extras(7 lb, 6 nb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 101.2 overs)283
Fall of wickets:
1-96, 2-108, 3-111, 4-137, 5-207, 6-220, 7-221, 8-266, 9-278, 10-283 (101.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts22   4633--
Agnew18   5613--
Parsons13   1540--
Steele20   7380--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JC Balderstone hit wkt b Lever82      
RA Cobbc DE East b Lever14      
DI Gowerc Gooch b Lever74      
BF Davisonnot out82      
NE Briersnot out38      
AME Robertsdid not bat      
GJ Parsonsdid not bat      
*+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
JF Steeledid not bat      
JP Agnewdid not bat      
NGB Cookdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)10
Total(3 wickets, declared, 89 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-154, 3-181
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever26   6803--
Phillip17   3640--
Gooch7   2220--
RE East19   3530--
Acfield20   1710--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Goochc Agnew b Roberts13      
BR Hardiec and b Parsons4      
+DE Eastb Roberts6      
KS McEwanc Cook b Steele151      
*KWR Fletcherc Gower b Cook25      
KR Pontlbw b Cook0      
DR Pringlec Balderstone b Agnew6      
N Phillipc and b Cook4      
RE Eastc Steele b Agnew0      
JK Leverlbw b Parsons4      
DL Acfieldnot out1      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb, 5 nb)16
Total(all out, 88.2 overs)230
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-23, 3-25, 4-72, 5-76, 6-114, 7-139, 8-141, 9-164, 10-230 (88.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts16   3372--
Agnew19   4752--
Cook32   14573--
Parsons18   9432--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JC Balderstonenot out97      
DI Gowerb Phillip12      
BF Davisonst DE East b Acfield2      
NE Briersc Gooch b RE East55      
AME Robertslbw b Phillip15      
GJ Parsonsc sub b Acfield1      
*+RW Tolchardb RE East10      
JF Steelenot out2      
RA Cobbdid not bat      
JP Agnewdid not bat      
NGB Cookdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 14 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)20
Total(6 wickets, 40.1 overs)214
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-32, 3-149, 4-172, 5-178, 6-203
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Phillip20   1742--
Gooch1   0100--
RE East7.10442--
Acfield12   1662--

--> Essex score at 100 overs in the first innings was 282-9
--> KS McEwan (2) passed 12000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 84
--> JK Lever reached 1250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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