Leicestershire v Somerset
Schweppes County Championship 1983
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 9th, 11th, 12th July 1983 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by an innings and 71 runs
PointsLeicestershire 4 (Batting 1, Bowling 3); Somerset 24 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresC Cook, PB Wight
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 161/2 (Richards 86*, Gard 1*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 42/1 (Balderstone 18*, Gower 15*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JC Balderstonec Popplewell b Garner52      
IP Butcherc Gard b Botham1      
DI Gowerc Gard b Wilson41      
BF Davisonb Botham45      
NE Briersc Rose b Botham11      
*+RW Tolchardlbw b Garner0      
PB Cliftretired hurt11      
JF Steelec Richards b Botham2      
AME Robertslbw b Botham3      
NGB Cookc Gard b Garner1      
LB Taylornot out0      
Extras(2 b, 6 lb, 5 nb)13
Total(all out, 50.3 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-67, 3-137, 4-145, 5-145, 6-174, 7-178, 8-179, 9-180 (50.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Botham14   3385--
Dredge4   1250--
Wilson11   1441--
Marks6   3180--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PM Roebucklbw b Steele51      
*BC Rosec sub b Taylor20      
IVA Richardsc Taylor b Roberts216      
+T Gardc Butcher b Roberts10      
PW Denningb Cook14      
NFM Popplewellc Tolchard b Cook0      
VJ Marksb Clift23      
CH Dredgec Butcher b Clift4      
IT Bothamc Davison b Steele152      
J Garnerc and b Taylor5      
PHL Wilsonnot out9      
Extras(1 b, 13 lb, 7 nb, 3 w)24
Total(all out, 137.5 overs)528
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-147, 3-184, 4-213, 5-213, 6-285, 7-289, 8-461, 9-478, 10-528 (137.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts28   31112--
Taylor34   51152--
Cook42   61432--
Clift13   2452--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JC Balderstonelbw b Dredge25      
IP Butcherc sub b Garner5      
DI Gowerb Richards73      
BF Davisonc Gard b Dredge26      
NE Briersc Botham b Marks11      
*+RW Tolchardb Richards71      
PB Cliftlbw b Marks15      
JF Steelenot out12      
NGB Cookc sub b Marks3      
AME Robertsb Marks4      
LB Taylorc Wilson b Marks22      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 7 nb)10
Total(all out, 104.4 overs)277
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-77, 3-117, 4-137, 5-153, 6-212, 7-240, 8-243, 9-247, 10-277 (104.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garner12   2321--
Botham3   290--
Dredge12   3312--
Wilson6   170--
Richards29   13752--
Popplewell1   080--

--> Somerset score at 100 overs in the first innings was 332-7
--> PB Clift (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 11
--> IVA Richards (1) passed 21500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 22
--> PB Clift reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> CH Dredge reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> PB Clift retired hurt in the Leicestershire first innings having scored 11 (team had lost 5 wickets)





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