|Captain: K Higgs||
Away Grounds visited:
FP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge; County Ground, Derby; Edgbaston, Birmingham; Trent Bridge, Nottingham; County Ground, Chelmsford; The University Parks, Oxford; Kennington Oval, Kennington; Mote Park, Maidstone; Phoenix County Ground, Bristol; Park Avenue Cricket Ground, Bradford; Wellingborough School Ground, Welingborough; Sophia Gardens, Cardiff; Old Trafford, Manchester
Championship playing record:
P 21 W 4 D 12 L 5
First-Class playing record:
P 24 W 5 D 14 L 5
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or First-Class batting averages or First-Class bowling averages or Championship batting averages or Championship bowling averages
17 players appeared in First-Class matches for Leicestershire in 1979:
JP Agnew; JC Balderstone; J Birkenshaw; P Booth; NE Briers; PB Clift; NGB Cook; BF Davison; B Dudleston; DI Gower; K Higgs; GJ Parsons; M Schepens; K Shuttleworth; JF Steele; LB Taylor; RW Tolchard.
No player made their debut for Leicestershire in these matches in 1979.