Leicestershire v Somerset
Britannic Assurance County Championship 1987
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 30th May, 1st, 2nd June 1987 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Somerset 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 4)
UmpiresJH Hampshire, MJ Kitchen
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 173/2 (Hardy 71*, Crowe 14*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 326/9 (Gower 48*, Such 0*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Rosec Willey b Agnew28     
NA Feltonc Potter b Agnew52     
JJE Hardyc Whitticase b DeFreitas82     
MD Crowec Whitaker b Agnew44     
RJ Hardenlbw b Agnew0     
*VJ Marksc Willey b Agnew18     
+ND Burnsc Potter b Such21     
GD Rosec Boon b DeFreitas10     
GV Palmerc Boon b Agnew6     
NA Mallendernot out11     
AN Jonesc Whitticase b DeFreitas0     
Extras(5 lb, 8 nb)13
Total(all out, 96 overs)285
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-127, 3-218, 4-219, 5-219, 6-258, 7-258, 8-267, 9-285, 10-285 (96 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Agnew37   5856--
Benjamin20   2800--
DeFreitas16   3543--
Such21   5521--
Willey2   090--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Potterc Burns b Marks23     
RA Cobblbw b Marks88     
*P Willeyc and b Mallender113     
JJ Whitakerb Mallender0     
DI Gowernot out48     
TJ Boonlbw b Palmer6     
+P Whitticasec Felton b Marks0     
PAJ DeFreitaslbw b GD Rose21     
WKM Benjaminc Crowe b GD Rose3     
JP Agnewc and b GD Rose15     
PM Suchnot out0     
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)9
Total(9 wickets, 74 overs)326
Fall of wickets:
1-77, 2-224, 3-230, 4-234, 5-255, 6-256, 7-279, 8-297, 9-323
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones10   1550--
Mallender16   1732--
GD Rose14   1673--
Palmer8   1401--
Marks23   6743--
Crowe3   1120--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> BC Rose made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> BC Rose made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> DI Gower (1) passed 17500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 35





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