Leicestershire v Australians
Australia in England 1975
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 26th, 28th, 29th July 1975 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 31 runs
UmpiresR Julian, DO Oslear
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 370 all out
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 69/0 (Dudleston 40*, Steele 21*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc GS Chappell b Hurst9     
JF Steelerun out17     
JC Balderstonec Gilmour b Walker9     
BF Davisonc Walker b Higgs189     
PB Cliftrun out30     
+RW Tolchardc Hurst b IM Chappell26     
*R Illingworthc Walker b Higgs34     
J Birkenshawb Hurst26     
GF Crossc Marsh b Walters0     
P Boothlbw b Hurst7     
TK Strettonnot out5     
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 11 nb)18
Total(all out, 94.4 overs)370
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-28, 3-34, 4-104, 5-188, 6-319, 7-332, 8-356, 9-358, 10-370 (94.4 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gilmour12   1420--
Walker15   3531--
Higgs20   2912--
IM Chappell9   1231--
GS Chappell9   3230--
Walters8   0341--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Turnerst Tolchard b Birkenshaw28     
RB McCoskerc Dudleston b Booth120     
IM Chappellc Davison b Birkenshaw69     
*GS Chappellc Davison b Steele39     
R Edwardsnot out40     
GJ Gilmournot out6     
KD Waltersdid not bat      
+RW Marshdid not bat      
MHN Walkerdid not bat      
AG Hurstdid not bat      
JD Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 6 nb, 1 w)11
Total(4 wickets, declared, 95 overs)313
Fall of wickets:
1-128, 2-173, 3-224, 4-298
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Booth9   1371--
Stretton8   3140--
Clift5   0240--
Balderstone20   1720--
Birkenshaw23   4712--
Steele12   3391--
Illingworth15   5290--
Cross3   0160--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonb GS Chappell80     
JF Steelenot out87     
JC Balderstoneb GS Chappell0     
PB Cliftnot out31     
BF Davisondid not bat      
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
*R Illingworthdid not bat      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
GF Crossdid not bat      
P Boothdid not bat      
TK Strettondid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 6 lb, 1 nb, 4 w)19
Total(2 wickets, declared, 59 overs)217
Fall of wickets:
1-165, 2-165
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hurst11   4370--
Gilmour3   0160--
Walker9   1220--
Higgs24   4800--
GS Chappell9   4222--
Walters2   0160--
Edwards1   050--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GJ Gilmourc Davison b Birkenshaw59     
+RW Marshb Booth3     
A Turnerc Birkenshaw b Illingworth11     
R Edwardsc Tolchard b Birkenshaw13     
*GS Chappellb Illingworth13     
KD Waltersnot out102     
IM Chappellrun out5     
RB McCoskerc Steele b Illingworth1     
MHN Walkerc Tolchard b Balderstone25     
AG Hurstrun out2     
JD Higgsb Balderstone0     
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 54 overs)243
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-69, 3-77, 4-112, 5-164, 6-182, 7-187, 8-224, 9-243, 10-243 (54 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Booth5   0121--
Stretton3   0310--
Balderstone15   1542--
Birkenshaw7   0332--
Steele6   1240--
Illingworth18   0803--

--> TK Stretton made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> BF Davison (1) passed his previous highest score of 142 in first-class matches
--> BF Davison (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 97
--> PB Clift made his debut for Leicestershire in first-class matches
--> PB Clift made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> JD Higgs was no-balled for throwing for Australians
--> A Turner retired hurt in the Australians first innings (team score 20/0) - he returned when the score was 128/1





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