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 Leicestershire County Cricket Club

The Leicestershire CCC Cricket Archive

Leicestershire in First-Class Matches in 1978

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

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

Away Grounds visited:
FP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge; County Ground, Northampton; County Ground, Derby; St Helen's, Swansea; County Ground, New Road, Worcester; County Ground, Southampton; Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood; County Ground, Taunton; County Ground, Hove; St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury; County Ground, Chelmsford; Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Championship playing record:
P 22     W 4     D 13     L 5

First-Class playing record:
P 24     W 5     D 14     L 5

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

19 players appeared in First-Class matches for Leicestershire in 1978:
JP Agnew; JC Balderstone; J Birkenshaw; P Booth; NE Briers; PB Clift; NGB Cook; BF Davison; B Dudleston; DI Gower; K Higgs; R Illingworth; GJ Parsons; M Schepens; K Shuttleworth; JF Steele; LB Taylor; RW Tolchard; A Ward.

3 players made their debut for Leicestershire in these matches in 1978:
JP Agnew; NGB Cook; GJ Parsons.

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