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 Leicestershire County Cricket Club

The Leicestershire CCC Cricket Archive

Leicestershire in First-Class Matches in 1972

See Also One-Day Matches and Second XI Matches and Other Matches

Captain: R Illingworth
Portrait of Ray Illingworth
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team picture
copyright © Neville Chadwick Photography
Home Grounds used:
Grace Road, Leicester

Away Grounds visited:
The University Parks, Oxford; FP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge; Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood; County Ground, Derby; Trent Bridge, Nottingham; Sophia Gardens, Cardiff; Dean Park, Bournemouth; County Ground, New Road, Worcester; County Ground, Taunton; County Ground, Leyton; County Ground, Northampton; County Ground, Hove

Championship playing record:
P 20     W 6     D 12     L 2

First-Class playing record:
P 24     W 9     D 12     L 3

Click on these links for the season's First-Class scorecards and results
or First-Class batting averages or First-Class bowling averages or Championship batting averages or Championship bowling averages

21 players appeared in First-Class matches for Leicestershire in 1972:
JC Balderstone; J Birkenshaw; BJ Booth; P Booth; NE Briers; BF Davison; B Dudleston; DJ Harrop; PR Haywood; K Higgs; R Illingworth; GA Knew; GD McKenzie; RB Matthews; MEJC Norman; CT Spencer; JF Steele; TK Stretton; PM Stringer; JG Tolchard; RW Tolchard.

5 players made their debut for Leicestershire in these matches in 1972:
P Booth; DJ Harrop; K Higgs; GA Knew; TK Stretton.

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