Leicestershire v Nottinghamshire
County Championship 1975
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 9th, 11th, 12th August 1975 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 9 runs
PointsLeicestershire 17 (Batting 4, Bowling 3); Nottinghamshire 4 (Batting 3, Bowling 1)
UmpiresKE Palmer, PB Wight
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 76/2 (Balderstone 39*, Davison 22*; 23 overs)
Close of play day 2Nottinghamshire (2) 113/5 (Johnson 10*)

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+MJ Harrisb Booth20     
SB Hassanlbw b Higgs6     
*MJ Smedleyb McVicker76     
CEB Ricec Higgs b McVicker14     
DW Randallb McVicker33     
PD Johnsonc and b Birkenshaw2     
HT Tunnicliffec Booth b Illingworth16     
RA Whitenot out50     
AH Latchmanc RW Tolchard b Birkenshaw5     
PA Wilkinsonnot out19     
B Steaddid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 6 nb)9
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-31, 3-60, 4-156, 5-157, 6-160, 7-208, 8-217
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Booth14   3351--
Higgs15   6301--
McVicker17   3373--
Davison7   1190--
Balderstone12   4330--
Birkenshaw24   5572--
Illingworth11   3301--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonrun out9     
JF Steelec Randall b Stead1     
JC Balderstonenot out168     
BF Davisonc and b Wilkinson184     
*R Illingworthnot out41     
JG Tolcharddid not bat      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
NM McVickerdid not bat      
P Boothdid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(16 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)24
Total(3 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)427
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-10, 3-315
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stead30   41111--
Wilkinson20   3711--
White31   41340--
Latchman19   1870--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+MJ Harrisc Illingworth b Higgs11     
SB Hassanc Higgs b Balderstone44     
*MJ Smedleyb Birkenshaw6     
CEB Ricest RW Tolchard b Balderstone34     
DW Randallc Illingworth b Birkenshaw1     
PD Johnsonc Davison b Birkenshaw17     
HT Tunnicliffec and b Balderstone12     
RA Whitec Davison b Illingworth19     
AH Latchmanc RW Tolchard b Balderstone11     
PA Wilkinsonc Dudleston b Illingworth1     
B Steadnot out2     
Extras(5 b, 5 lb)10
Total(all out, 74.1 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-56, 3-72, 4-73, 5-113, 6-125, 7-147, 8-165, 9-165, 10-168 (74.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Booth6   2170--
Higgs5   1281--
Balderstone22   7374--
Birkenshaw22   5483--
Steele8   460--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> MJ Harris (1) passed 14000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> MJ Smedley (1) passed 12000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 40
--> JC Balderstone (1) passed his previous highest score of 140 in County Championship matches
--> JC Balderstone (1) passed his previous highest score of 140 in first-class matches
--> BF Davison (1) passed his previous highest score of 142 in County Championship matches
--> BF Davison (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 31
--> BF Davison (1) passed 6000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 175
--> RA White (2) passed 10000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 4




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