Leicestershire v Essex
Britannic Assurance County Championship 1987
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 6th, 7th, 8th May 1987 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 6 (Batting 3, Bowling 3); Essex 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 4)
UmpiresHD Bird, AA Jones
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 78/2 (Hardie 29*, Fletcher 12*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 86/2 (Agnew 2*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Potterlbw b Childs41      
IP Butcherc Hardie b Pringle11      
*P Willeyrun out45      
JJ Whitakerc Page b Foster62      
DI Gowerc and b Miller9      
TJ Boonc Miller b Foster35      
PAJ DeFreitasc Gladwin b Foster3      
+P Whitticaselbw b Foster12      
JP Agnewnot out15      
LB Taylorb Foster6      
PM Suchlbw b Foster0      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 12 nb, 5 w)24
Total(all out, 76.5 overs)263
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-108, 3-137, 4-172, 5-210, 6-214, 7-241, 8-242, 9-263, 10-263 (76.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Page12   0470--
Pringle16   5431--
Gooch2   120--
Childs8   2391--
Miller15   4391--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GA Goochc Potter b Agnew27      
C Gladwinc Whitticase b Agnew2      
BR Hardiec Whitaker b Taylor111      
KWR Fletcherc Potter b Agnew14      
AW Lilleyb Such37      
DR Pringlelbw b Taylor29      
G Millerc DeFreitas b Willey7      
HA Pagerun out21      
+DE Eastc Whitaker b Agnew21      
NA Fosternot out49      
JH Childsb Such26      
Extras(5 lb, 9 nb)14
Total(all out, 118.3 overs)358
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-52, 3-82, 4-165, 5-228, 6-239, 7-240, 8-277, 9-282, 10-358 (118.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
DeFreitas22   5810--
Agnew28   41074--
Taylor27   5712--
Willey13   2401--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Potterc East b Pringle23      
IP Butcherc East b Pringle50      
JP Agnewb Pringle3      
*P Willeyc Gooch b Miller18      
JJ Whitakerc East b Foster51      
DI Gowerc East b Pringle34      
TJ Boonnot out64      
PAJ DeFreitaslbw b Pringle0      
+P Whitticasec Lilley b Page20      
LB Taylorc Gooch b Foster15      
PM Suchb Childs12      
Extras(3 b, 23 lb, 7 nb, 3 w)36
Total(all out, 125.3 overs)326
Fall of wickets:
1-73, 2-86, 3-87, 4-141, 5-204, 6-206, 7-206, 8-255, 9-289, 10-326 (125.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Foster24   4582--
Page13   2411--
Pringle25   6705--
Gooch3   180--
Miller33   9541--
Fletcher2   090--
East1   050--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GA Goochnot out2      
C Gladwinnot out3      
BR Hardiedid not bat      
KWR Fletcherdid not bat      
AW Lilleydid not bat      
DR Pringledid not bat      
G Millerdid not bat      
HA Pagedid not bat      
+DE Eastdid not bat      
NA Fosterdid not bat      
JH Childsdid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(no wicket, 5 overs)6
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
DeFreitas3   220--
Butcher2   040--

--> Essex score at 100 overs in the first innings was 268-7
--> L Potter (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 33
--> JJ Whitaker (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 52
--> TJ Boon (2) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> PM Such made his debut for Leicestershire in County Championship matches
--> PM Such reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings





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