Northamptonshire v Leicestershire
John Player League 1979
VenueWellingborough School Ground, Wellingborough on 12th August 1979 (40-over match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorthamptonshire won on faster scoring rate (Run rate)
PointsNorthamptonshire 4; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresHD Bird, BJ Meyer

Northamptonshire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
W Larkinsc Steele b Clift111     
P Willeynot out101     
AJ Lambnot out12     
*G Cookdid not bat      
RG Williamsdid not bat      
TJ Yardleydid not bat      
+G Sharpdid not bat      
Sarfraz Nawazdid not bat      
TM Lambdid not bat      
BJ Griffithsdid not bat      
RM Carterdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb)10
Total(1 wicket, innings closed, 40 overs)234
Fall of wickets:
1-202 (Larkins)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Higgs8   2350---4.38
Shuttleworth8   0500---6.25
Booth8   0530---6.62
Clift8   1401--48.005.00
Steele7   1410---5.86
Briers1   050---5.00

Leicestershire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
+B Dudlestonb Sarfraz Nawaz0     
DI Gowerc Sarfraz Nawaz b TM Lamb32     
BF Davisonc AJ Lamb b Griffiths10     
JC Balderstonenot out25     
NE Briersnot out0     
PB Cliftdid not bat      
JF Steeledid not bat      
P Boothdid not bat      
K Shuttleworthdid not bat      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
*K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(9 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)13
Total(3 wickets, 19 overs)80
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-29, 3-78
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Sarfraz Nawaz5   281--30.001.60
Griffiths5   0181--30.003.60
TM Lamb5   0271--30.005.40
Willey4   0140---3.50

--> When play was halted Leicestershire needed to have scored 112 runs to win
--> W Larkins passed his previous highest score of 107 in List A matches