Derbyshire v Nottinghamshire
County Championship 1973
VenueRutland Recreation Ground, Ilkeston on 4th, 6th, 7th August 1973 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsDerbyshire 2 (Bowling 2); Nottinghamshire 5 (Batting 1, Bowling 4)
UmpiresR Julian, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Nottinghamshire (1) 251/7 (Sobers 100*, Stead 2*)
Close of play day 2Derbyshire (2) 102/5 (Hill 48*, Cartwright 13*)

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Harrislbw b Swarbrook64     
RA Whitec Borrington b Buxton13     
DW Randallrun out23     
MJ Smedleyb Swarbrook10     
*GS Sobersnot out100     
SB Hassanc Hendrick b Venkataraghavan9     
G Edwardsc Venkataraghavan b Buxton21     
C Forbesc Miller b Buxton1     
B Steadnot out2     
PA Wilkinsondid not bat      
+DA Pullandid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(7 wickets, declared, 105 overs)251
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-66, 3-100, 4-131, 5-140, 6-230, 7-240
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hendrick26   7700--
Buxton18   6293--
Venkataraghavan28   4681--
Swarbrook26   6552--
Miller7   0210--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Borringtonc Forbes b Sobers8     
A Hillc and b Wilkinson48     
AJ Harvey-Walkerc and b White9     
S Venkataraghavanst Pullan b Forbes11     
*JB Bolusb Edwards7     
IR Buxtonb Sobers2     
H Cartwrightc Hassan b Wilkinson16     
G Millernot out20     
+RW Taylorc and b White8     
FW Swarbrooknot out16     
M Hendrickdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 nb, 1 w)6
Total(8 wickets, declared, 94 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-23, 3-39, 4-57, 5-71, 6-104, 7-107, 8-122
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stead11   4170--
Wilkinson14   8162--
Forbes17   8241--
White27   10462--
Sobers14   4312--
Edwards8   581--
Harris3   130--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Harrisc Taylor b Venkataraghavan21     
RA Whitenot out40     
DW Randallc Taylor b Venkataraghavan16     
MJ Smedleydid not bat      
*GS Sobersdid not bat      
SB Hassandid not bat      
G Edwardsdid not bat      
C Forbesdid not bat      
B Steaddid not bat      
PA Wilkinsondid not bat      
+DA Pullandid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 nb)2
Total(2 wickets, declared, 30.5 overs)79
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-79 (30.5 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hendrick3   080--
Buxton2   060--
Swarbrook13   1270--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Borringtonc White b Sobers29     
A Hillb Sobers24     
AJ Harvey-Walkerc Hassan b White12     
*JB Bolusc White b Sobers7     
S Venkataraghavanc Smedley b White5     
IR Buxtonst Pullan b Harris18     
H Cartwrightc Harris b White7     
G Millernot out13     
+RW Taylornot out18     
FW Swarbrookdid not bat      
M Hendrickdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(7 wickets, 57 overs)136
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-60, 3-71, 4-78, 5-80, 6-104, 7-108
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilkinson4   0100--
Forbes10   3240--
White15   3393--
Sobers21   7503--
Edwards2   200--
Harris4   2101--
Smedley1   100--

--> G Edwards made his debut in County Championship matches
--> MJ Harris (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 5
--> IR Buxton (2) passed 11500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 1