Leicestershire v Essex
Britannic Assurance County Championship 1989
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th September 1989 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 10 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 2 (Bowling 2); Essex 24 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresAA Jones, DR Shepherd
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 84/2 (Gooch 51*, Waugh 26*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 48/3 (Boon 26*, Agnew 10*)
Close of play day 3Leicestershire (2) 34/1 (Gower 27*, Whitaker 1*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GA Goochb Agnew158      
JP Stephensonc Potter b Benjamin2      
PJ Prichardlbw b Agnew2      
ME Waughb Agnew165      
N Hussainb Agnew0      
BR Hardieb Agnew0      
+MA Garnhamc Gower b Lewis32      
NA Fosterb Benjamin5      
DR Pringlec Lewis b Willey22      
TD Topleyc and b Lewis6      
JH Childsnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 10 lb, 9 nb)23
Total(all out, 119.2 overs)415
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-26, 3-298, 4-298, 5-306, 6-351, 7-372, 8-392, 9-400, 10-415 (119.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Benjamin29   7722--
Agnew33   10895--
Lewis28   31372--
Taylor13   0500--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TJ Boonb Childs26      
NE Briersc Childs b Foster5      
*DI Gowerlbw b Pringle0      
JJ Whitakerlbw b Foster6      
JP Agnewb Topley10      
P Willeyc Hussain b Childs4      
L Potternot out29      
CC Lewislbw b Pringle16      
+P Whitticasec Stephenson b Childs16      
WKM Benjaminlbw b Topley23      
LB Taylorb Topley2      
Extras(1 b, 7 lb)8
Total(all out, 57 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-21, 3-30, 4-48, 5-48, 6-54, 7-79, 8-98, 9-141, 10-145 (57 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Foster8   1292--
Pringle12   4282--
Topley17   6353--
Childs20   10453--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*DI Gowerc Hardie b Foster109      
NE Briersc Hussain b Childs4      
JJ Whitakerc Stephenson b Foster44      
P Willeylbw b Pringle14      
L Potterlbw b Pringle7      
CC Lewisc and b Childs6      
+P Whitticasec Topley b Childs17      
WKM Benjaminc Foster b Childs26      
JP Agnewb Foster24      
TJ Boonc Hussain b Childs7      
LB Taylornot out0      
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 4 nb)16
Total(all out, 80.5 overs)274
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-161, 3-178, 4-190, 5-197, 6-197, 7-239, 8-244, 9-260, 10-274 (80.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pringle18   2572--
Topley5   1230--
Childs32   12845--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TD Topleynot out4      
+MA Garnhamnot out3      
*GA Goochdid not bat      
JP Stephensondid not bat      
PJ Pricharddid not bat      
ME Waughdid not bat      
N Hussaindid not bat      
BR Hardiedid not bat      
NA Fosterdid not bat      
DR Pringledid not bat      
JH Childsdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(no wicket, 0.5 overs)8
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

--> Essex score at 100 overs in the first innings was 356-6
--> GA Gooch (1) passed 28000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 157
--> ME Waugh (1) passed his previous highest score of 110 in County Championship matches
--> ME Waugh (1) passed his previous highest score of 116 in first-class matches
--> L Potter (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 21
--> L Potter (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 12
--> DI Gower (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 36
--> P Willey (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 11
--> P Willey (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 11
--> TD Topley reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> JH Childs reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> DR Pringle reached 400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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