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Essex v Leicestershire
Britannic Assurance County Championship 1997
VenueCastle Park Cricket Ground, Colchester on 31st July, 1st, 2nd, 4th August 1997 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 9 (Batting 4, Bowling 2); Leicestershire 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 1)
UmpiresTE Jesty, B Leadbeater
ScorerGA York (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 204/2 (Hussain 52*, SG Law 124*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 18/2 (Pierson 4*, Sutcliffe 1*)
Close of play day 3Leicestershire (1) 316/6 (Sutcliffe 28*, Nixon 3*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*PJ Prichardc and b Mullally2     
DDJ Robinsonc Pierson b Millns4     
N Hussainc Whitaker b Brimson128     
SG Lawst Nixon b Brimson175     
RC Iranic Wells b Pierson76     
AP Graysonb Pierson81     
DR Lawc Nixon b Millns4     
+RJ Rollinsc Millns b Pierson15     
JC Powellnot out4     
AP Cowannot out0     
PM Suchdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 15 lb, 22 nb, 6 w)44
Total(8 wickets, declared, 136 overs)533
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-9, 3-326, 4-363, 5-506, 6-509, 7-527, 8-529
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Millns28   8972--
Mullally33   71141--
Johnson7   1380--
Wells7   2350--
Brimson32   51242--
Pierson29   21093--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
VJ Wellsc Rollins b Cowan6     
DL Maddyc Robinson b Such1     
ARK Piersonc Robinson b Such17     
IJ Sutcliffeb Irani130     
*JJ Whitakerb Such16     
NC Johnsonc SG Law b Such91     
BF Smithnot out131     
+PA Nixonc Hussain b Grayson14     
DJ Millnsc Rollins b Powell55     
MT Brimsonlbw b Grayson0     
AD Mullallynot out13     
Extras(17 b, 10 lb, 14 nb)41
Total(9 wickets, 210 overs)515
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-11, 3-66, 4-100, 5-270, 6-303, 7-330, 8-469, 9-470
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cowan14   2591--
Irani9   1251--
Such86   49944--
Powell39   51091--
Grayson38   16812--
DR Law17   1940--
SG Law7   0260--

Notes
--> Essex score at 120 overs in the first innings was 466-4
--> Leicestershire score at 120 overs in the first innings was 315-6
--> N Hussain (1) passed 9000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 47
--> SG Law (1) passed his previous highest score of 172 in County Championship matches
--> SG Law (1) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 142
--> AP Grayson (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 74
--> JC Powell made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JC Powell made his debut in first-class matches
--> IJ Sutcliffe (1) passed his previous highest score of 112 in County Championship matches
--> BF Smith (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 107
--> DJ Millns reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> AP Grayson reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings

 

 

 

 

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