Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1972
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 3rd, 4th, 5th May 1972 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsMiddlesex 4 (Batting 2, Bowling 2); Leicestershire 6 (Batting 4, Bowling 2)
UmpiresWE Alley, A Jepson
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 332/9 (Latchman 15*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 365/5 (Haywood 100*, Tolchard 49*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WE Russellc and b Higgs2     
MJ Smithb Birkenshaw38     
PH Parfittlbw b Higgs53     
*JM Brearleyc Steele b Higgs15     
CT Radleyc Higgs b Illingworth112     
+JT Murrayb Birkenshaw16     
KV Jonesc Higgs b McKenzie10     
FJ Titmusc Davison b Illingworth49     
AH Latchmannot out15     
JSE Pricec McKenzie b Birkenshaw9     
MWW Selveydid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 5 nb, 1 w)13
Total(9 wickets, declared, 117 overs)332
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-63, 3-109, 4-116, 5-157, 6-208, 7-280, 8-322, 9-332 (117 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie17   3491--
Higgs26   9533--
Birkenshaw24   5693--
Illingworth17   3492--
Dudleston1   050--
Steele18   7480--
Stringer14   3460--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonlbw b Titmus21     
JF Steelec Murray b Jones93     
BJ Boothb Jones35     
BF Davisonrun out62     
*R Illingworthlbw b Price0     
+RW Tolchardnot out49     
PR Haywoodnot out100     
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
PM Stringerdid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(5 wickets, 111 overs)365
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-89, 3-185, 4-195, 5-242
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Price19   3381--
Selvey21   2640--
Jones21   6952--
Titmus37   6951--
Latchman13   1680--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> CT Radley (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 61
--> FJ Titmus (1) passed 19500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 42
--> JF Steele (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 56
--> PR Haywood (1) passed his previous highest score of 65 in first-class matches
--> PR Haywood (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> PR Haywood (1) passed his previous highest score of 65 in County Championship matches
--> PR Haywood (1) made his first century in County Championship matches



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