Leicestershire v Derbyshire
Benson and Hedges Cup 1987 (Group A)
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 14th, 15th May 1987 (55-over match)
Balls per over6
TossDerbyshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultDerbyshire won on faster scoring rate (Run rate)
PointsLeicestershire 0; Derbyshire 2
UmpiresHD Bird, DO Oslear
ScorersGR Blackburn (Leicestershire), SW Tacey (Derbyshire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire 98/6 (Willey 39*, Whitticase 20*)
Man of the MatchP Willey

Leicestershire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
L Potterrun out063--0.00
IP Butcherb Mortensen734391-20.59
DI Gowerlbw b Holding1021301-47.62
*P Willeynot out801401689157.14
JJ Whitakerc Anderson b Mortensen022--0.00
TJ Boonc Roberts b Mortensen21826--11.11
PAJ DeFreitasc Jean-Jacques b Finney1428241-50.00
+P Whitticaserun out3680982-45.00
WKM Benjaminrun out002--0.00
JP Agnewrun out112--100.00
LB Taylornot out213--200.00
Extras(8 lb, 1 nb, 7 w)16
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 203 minutes, 55 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Potter), 2-18 (Gower), 3-19 (Butcher), 4-19 (Whitaker), 5-27 (Boon), 6-47 (DeFreitas), 7-155 (Whitticase), 8-156 (Benjamin), 9-161 (Agnew)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Mortensen11   5203--22.001.82
Holding11   31514-66.001.36
Newman11   23601--3.27
Warner11   232011-2.91
Finney5   1201--30.004.00
Jean-Jacques6   03701--6.17

Derbyshire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
*KJ Barnett hit wkt b Taylor2959813-49.15
+BJM Maherrun out3778874-47.44
B Robertsc Whitticase b Willey69141-66.67
JE Morrisnot out1629611-55.17
IS Andersonc Whitticase b DeFreitas4915--44.44
PG Newmannot out057--0.00
AE Warnerdid not bat      
RJ Finneydid not bat      
M Jean-Jacquesdid not bat      
MA Holdingdid not bat      
OH Mortensendid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 3 nb, 3 w)8
Total(4 wickets, 120 minutes, 32 overs)100
Fall of wickets:
1-73 (Barnett), 2-74 (Maher), 3-86 (Roberts), 4-97 (Anderson)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Agnew6   11802--3.00
DeFreitas8   1131--48.001.62
Benjamin6   130011-5.00
Taylor7   0281-242.004.00
Willey5   191--30.001.80

--> The match was scheduled for one day but extended to two.
--> When play was halted Derbyshire needed to have scored 98 runs to win
--> P Whitticase passed his previous highest score of 32 in List A matches

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