Middlesex County Cricket Club

Leicestershire v Middlesex
Britannic Assurance County Championship 1998
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd August 1998 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 8 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 24 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Middlesex 6 (Batting 3, Bowling 3)
UmpiresR Palmer, RA White
ScorerGA York (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 293/8 (Brown 14*, Johnson 0*; 112 overs)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 377/5 (Habib 68*, Nixon 23*; 96 overs)
Close of play day 3Middlesex (2) 153/6 (Weekes 10*, Brown 4*; 58 overs)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DJ Goodchildb Ormond0     
JL Langerc Nixon b Wells10     
*MR Ramprakashc Nixon b Simmons110     
MW Gattinglbw b Wells0     
OA Shahb Wells2     
PN Weekesb Ormond139     
+KR Brownc Smith b Millns19     
JP Hewittb Millns0     
CJ Battb Millns5     
RL Johnsonc Maddy b Millns4     
PCR Tufnellnot out4     
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 6 nb)14
Total(all out, 118.3 overs)307
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-18, 3-18, 4-20, 5-249, 6-280, 7-283, 8-291, 9-301, 10-307 (118.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ormond26   11562--
Wells14   6273--
Simmons22   6561--
Dakin15   2460--
Brimson12   5380--
Maddy4   2110--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
VJ Wellsc Ramprakash b Johnson67     
DL Maddyc Ramprakash b Hewitt1     
IJ Sutcliffec Brown b Hewitt167     
BF Smithlbw b Tufnell9     
*PV Simmonsc and b Johnson0     
A Habibc Brown b Johnson84     
+PA Nixonc Langer b Hewitt34     
JM Dakinc Shah b Hewitt4     
DJ Millnsnot out24     
J Ormondrun out1     
MT Brimsonb Johnson7     
Extras(3 b, 25 lb, 26 nb)54
Total(all out, 126.2 overs)452
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-174, 3-183, 4-188, 5-303, 6-405, 7-409, 8-421, 9-437, 10-452 (126.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Batt11   1720--
Hewitt26   2854--
Goodchild1   090--
Tufnell37   8761--
Weekes16   2490--
Ramprakash4   140--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DJ Goodchildc Dakin b Millns0     
JL Langerb Simmons44     
*MR Ramprakashlbw b Millns0     
MW Gattingc Simmons b Wells73     
OA Shahlbw b Wells11     
PN Weekesrun out (Dakin)49     
CJ Battc Nixon b Brimson0     
+KR Brownlbw b Ormond20     
JP Hewittc Maddy b Wells1     
RL Johnsonnot out23     
PCR Tufnellc Habib b Millns6     
Extras(2 b, 12 lb, 4 nb)18
Total(all out, 100.3 overs)245
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-96, 4-134, 5-143, 6-144, 7-188, 8-199, 9-233, 10-245 (100.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ormond21   5461--
Wells14   3423--
Simmons24   6421--
Brimson24   5521--
Dakin1   100--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
VJ Wellsc Gatting b Hewitt8     
DL Maddyc Gatting b Johnson9     
IJ Sutcliffenot out40     
BF Smithnot out39     
*PV Simmonsdid not bat      
A Habibdid not bat      
+PA Nixondid not bat      
JM Dakindid not bat      
DJ Millnsdid not bat      
J Ormonddid not bat      
MT Brimsondid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 2 nb)5
Total(2 wickets, 33 overs)101
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-19
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Johnson6   1331--
Hewitt5   1161--
Weekes11   3240--
Tufnell10   3160--
Ramprakash1   090--

--> Leicestershire score at 120 overs in the first innings was 436-8
--> PN Weekes (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28
--> IJ Sutcliffe (1) passed his previous highest score of 130 in County Championship matches
--> IJ Sutcliffe (1) passed his previous highest score of 163 in first-class matches
--> IJ Sutcliffe (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 80
--> IJ Sutcliffe (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 150
--> VJ Wells reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Middlesex second innings



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