Somerset v Leicestershire
Britannic Assurance County Championship 1997
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st June 1997 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 7 (Batting 2, Bowling 2); Leicestershire 11 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresJC Balderstone, GI Burgess
ScorerGA York (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 337/3 (Whitaker 78*, Johnson 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 442/6 (Whitaker 133*, Millns 4*)
Close of play day 3Somerset (1) 72/2 (Holloway 9*, Harden 12*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
VJ Wellslbw b Mushtaq Ahmed70      
DL Maddyc Rose b Kerr58      
IJ Sutcliffec Lathwell b Shine112      
*JJ Whitakernot out133      
NC Johnsonc Shine b Rose5      
GI Macmillanlbw b Rose19      
+PA Nixonc Parsons b Rose8      
DJ Millnsnot out4      
ARK Piersondid not bat      
AD Mullallydid not bat      
J Ormonddid not bat      
Extras(15 lb, 14 nb, 4 w)33
Total(6 wickets, declared, 132 overs)442
Fall of wickets:
1-133, 2-143, 3-335, 4-350, 5-383, 6-413
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
van Troost9.21690--
Rose30   7823--
Mushtaq Ahmed15.36321--
Kerr24   4901--
Parsons17   5440--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MN Lathwellc Sutcliffe b Millns6      
*PD Bowlerlbw b Ormond30      
PCL Hollowaylbw b Millns16      
RJ Hardenb Ormond33      
KA Parsonsc Nixon b Ormond25      
+RJ Turnerc Maddy b Millns66      
GD Rosec Nixon b Mullally8      
JID Kerrc Nixon b Millns26      
Mushtaq Ahmedc Mullally b Millns4      
KJ Shineb Millns6      
AP van Troostnot out0      
Extras(5 b, 13 lb, 10 nb, 8 w)36
Total(all out, 66.3 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-42, 3-98, 4-112, 5-180, 6-201, 7-227, 8-231, 9-245, 10-256 (66.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mullally20   3901--
Ormond19   1693--
Pierson2   200--
Johnson3   0180--

Somerset second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
MN Lathwelllbw b Millns0      
*PD Bowlerc Wells b Millns6      
PCL Hollowayc Maddy b Ormond10      
KA Parsonsnot out56      
+RJ Turnernot out46      
RJ Hardendid not bat      
GD Rosedid not bat      
JID Kerrdid not bat      
Mushtaq Ahmeddid not bat      
KJ Shinedid not bat      
AP van Troostdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 1 lb, 16 nb)28
Total(3 wickets, 39 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-27, 3-31
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Millns8   4242--
Mullally10   1390--
Ormond7   1211--
Wells2   060--
Pierson9   1290--
Johnson2   030--
Sutcliffe1   0120--

--> Leicestershire score at 120 overs in the first innings was 406-5
--> IJ Sutcliffe (1) passed his previous highest score of 37 in County Championship matches
--> IJ Sutcliffe (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> MN Lathwell (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> J Ormond achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset first innings (previous best was 1-61)





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