Gloucestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1975
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 30th April, 1st, 2nd May 1975 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsGloucestershire 6 (Batting 4, Bowling 2); Leicestershire 5 (Batting 4, Bowling 1)
UmpiresJF Crapp, PB Wight
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 26/0 (Dudleston 11*, Steele 15*; 5 overs)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 118/2 (Sadiq Mohammad 80*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Sadiq Mohammadb McKenzie34      
AW Stovoldb Steele70      
Zaheer Abbasc RW Tolchard b McVicker79      
RDV Knightnot out55      
DR Shepherdnot out51      
JC Foatdid not bat      
DA Graveneydid not bat      
*AS Browndid not bat      
+AJ Brassingtondid not bat      
J Daveydid not bat      
JH Dixondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 10 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)14
Total(3 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)303
Fall of wickets:
1-92, 2-154, 3-211
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie19   1651--
Higgs21   6690--
McVicker15   2621--
Illingworth14   9130--
Birkenshaw13   4350--
Steele13   3321--
Balderstone5   1130--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonlbw b Davey21      
JF Steelec Zaheer Abbas b Brown103      
JC Balderstonelbw b Brown9      
BF Davisonb Knight42      
JG Tolchardc and b Graveney29      
J Birkenshawc Dixon b Brown14      
+RW Tolchardnot out30      
*R Illingworthnot out47      
NM McVickerdid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)5
Total(6 wickets, declared, 90 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-67, 3-125, 4-181, 5-222, 6-222
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davey18   6351--
Dixon17   4700--
Sadiq Mohammad4   0260--
Brown18   4463--
Knight14   2501--
Graveney19   4681--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Sadiq Mohammadb Birkenshaw90      
AW Stovoldc Higgs b Birkenshaw23      
Zaheer Abbasc Balderstone b Steele13      
RDV Knightnot out82      
DR Shepherdc Birkenshaw b Higgs52      
JC Foatb Higgs9      
DA Graveneynot out6      
*AS Browndid not bat      
+AJ Brassingtondid not bat      
J Daveydid not bat      
JH Dixondid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 2 nb)4
Total(5 wickets, declared, 86 overs)279
Fall of wickets:
1-71, 2-117, 3-146, 4-237, 5-259
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie14   2440--
Higgs16   0622--
McVicker7   2330--
Illingworth10   4270--
Birkenshaw22   7512--
Steele12   0421--
Balderstone5   0160--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonlbw b Davey4      
JF Steelec Sadiq Mohammad b Graveney24      
JC Balderstonec Brown b Dixon21      
BF Davisonb Brown49      
J Birkenshawlbw b Graveney12      
+RW Tolchardnot out35      
*R Illingworthnot out29      
JG Tolcharddid not bat      
NM McVickerdid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(5 wickets, 58 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-27, 3-95, 4-105, 5-125
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davey12   2361--
Dixon7   0301--
Sadiq Mohammad10   1270--
Brown10   1291--
Graveney17   3392--
Zaheer Abbas2   0130--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> B Dudleston (1) passed 8500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> JF Steele (2) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 2
--> AS Brown reached 1150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> JF Steele reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings





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