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Yorkshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1973
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 23rd, 25th, 26th June 1973 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsYorkshire 3 (Bowling 3); Leicestershire 12 (Batting 7, Bowling 5)
UmpiresA Jepson, KE Palmer
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 21/1 (Sharpe 19*, Squires 0*; 6 overs)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (1) 94/7 (Squires 26*, Cooper 1*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonlbw b Bore77     
JF Steelec Bairstow b Nicholson1     
JC Balderstoneb Cooper74     
*+RW Tolchardc Bairstow b Nicholson1     
JG Tolchardb Sidebottom11     
J Birkenshawc Bairstow b Sidebottom0     
PR Haywoodc Hampshire b Nicholson80     
BJ Boothrun out21     
GD McKenziec Bore b Cooper24     
K Higgsc Nicholson b Cooper13     
RB Matthewsnot out6     
Extras(8 lb, 3 nb)11
Total(all out, 95.2 overs)319
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-116, 3-119, 4-150, 5-150, 6-175, 7-255, 8-289, 9-309, 10-319 (95.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nicholson25   9573--
Sidebottom16   1792--
Bore14   4421--
Carrick14   4480--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*PJ Sharpec RW Tolchard b Higgs21     
RG Lumbc RW Tolchard b McKenzie2     
PJ Squiresc Balderstone b Higgs26     
JH Hampshirec RW Tolchard b Matthews19     
C Johnsonc RW Tolchard b Matthews13     
A Sidebottomc RW Tolchard b Matthews0     
+DL Bairstowc RW Tolchard b McKenzie2     
P Carricklbw b McKenzie7     
HP Cooperc and b Booth4     
MK Borec Balderstone b Higgs6     
AG Nicholsonnot out3     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 5 nb)10
Total(all out, 71.5 overs)113
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-23, 3-48, 4-48, 5-66, 6-72, 7-92, 8-94, 9-102, 10-113 (71.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie22   8423--
Higgs29   13403--
Matthews11   4183--
Birkenshaw5   320--
Balderstone3   300--
Steele1   100--

Yorkshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*PJ Sharpenot out81     
RG Lumbnot out70     
PJ Squiresdid not bat      
JH Hampshiredid not bat      
C Johnsondid not bat      
A Sidebottomdid not bat      
+DL Bairstowdid not bat      
P Carrickdid not bat      
HP Cooperdid not bat      
MK Boredid not bat      
AG Nicholsondid not bat      
Extras(2 nb, 2 w)4
Total(no wicket, 47 overs)155
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie10   2310--
Higgs11   1420--
Matthews5   0180--
Balderstone5   270--
Booth3   0120--
Steele3   150--
Haywood10   1360--

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