Cambridge University v Leicestershire
University Match 1973
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 25th, 26th, 27th April 1973 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCambridge University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 41 runs
UmpiresHD Bird, CS Elliott
ScorersLW Barratt (Leicestershire), HJ Hart (Cambridge University)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 59/0 (Dudleston 33*, Steele 25*)
Close of play day 2Cambridge University (2) 13/3 (Aworth 6*, Hodson 3*)

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RP Hodsonrun out1     
W Snowdenc Dudleston b McKenzie37     
CJ Aworthc Dudleston b Steele2     
*PH Edmondsc Davison b Illingworth6     
S Wrightst Dudleston b Steele26     
JP Mellorlbw b Spencer22     
CRJ Marlowc Steele b Illingworth4     
RK Bakerc Davison b Spencer19     
+CRV Taylorb McKenzie9     
J Roundellb McKenzie2     
RJ Hadleynot out0     
Extras(2 b, 7 lb, 4 nb)13
Total(all out, 90.5 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-19, 3-28, 4-71, 5-79, 6-86, 7-119, 8-132, 9-140, 10-141 (90.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Higgs13   5250--
Spencer17   9212--
Steele20   9282--
Illingworth18   7252--
Booth8   2200--
Davison2   120--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+B Dudlestonst Taylor b Edmonds121     
JF Steelec Aworth b Edmonds62     
JG Tolchardb Hadley9     
BF Davisonc Aworth b Hodson13     
*R Illingworthnot out34     
PR Haywoodc Taylor b Hodson2     
BJ Boothb Marlow2     
M Schepensb Roundell4     
GD McKenzienot out4     
CT Spencerdid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 8 lb, 8 nb, 2 w)21
Total(7 wickets, declared, 122 overs)272
Fall of wickets:
1-167, 2-204, 3-212, 4-227, 5-237, 6-257, 7-268
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hadley22   6441--
Roundell19   5581--
Edmonds45   15642--
Hodson29   6782--
Marlow7   371--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Snowdenb McKenzie0     
RK Bakerb Higgs0     
CJ Aworthb Booth16     
*PH Edmondslbw b Higgs3     
RP Hodsonlbw b Higgs8     
S Wrightb Spencer14     
JP Mellorlbw b Steele1     
CRJ Marlowc Davison b Booth0     
+CRV Taylorb Davison24     
J Roundellnot out10     
RJ Hadleyb Illingworth1     
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)13
Total(all out, 76 overs)90
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-6, 4-21, 5-41, 6-46, 7-46, 8-46, 9-87, 10-90 (76 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie14   4171--
Higgs11   5143--
Spencer6   261--
Steele11   931--
Illingworth16   1391--
Booth10   5112--
Davison5   241--
Schepens3   0130--

--> JP Mellor made his debut in First-Class matches
--> CRJ Marlow made his debut in First-Class matches
--> M Schepens made his debut in First-Class matches
--> S Wright (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in First-Class matches
--> RK Baker (1) passed his previous highest score of 14 in First-Class matches
--> B Dudleston (1) passed 6000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 22
--> JF Steele reached 100 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Cambridge University first innings
--> R Illingworth reached 1800 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Cambridge University second innings