Worcestershire will take on Leicestershire in today’s Specsavers County Championship encounter at New Road.

Here are the first class records of previous meetings between the two counties.

Worcestershire: Played: 144 Won: 47 Lost: 39 Drawn: 58

Last match played: Worcestershire won by 3 wickets at New Road – 3rd-6th July 2016

Leics 407 (NJ Dexter 109, EJH Eckersley 92*, EG Barnard 4-62, BL D’Oliveira 4-80) & 307-3 dec (MJ Cosgrove 146*, PJ Horton 117*)

Worcs 349 (J Leach 90, TC Fell 61, CJ McKay 4-59) & 369-7 (JM Clarke 123, RA Whiteley 71, J Leach 64*, CE Shreck 4-104)

Highest total – Worcestershire: 561 Leicester (AR) 1901

Highest total – Leicestershire: 701-4 dec New Road 1906

Lowest total – Worcestershire: 40 New Road 1971

Lowest total – Leicestershire: 43 Leicester (GR) 2016

Highest score – Worcestershire: D Kenyon 253* New Road 1954

Highest score – Leicestershire: AE Knight 229* New Road 1903

Best innings bowling – Worcs: N Gifford 8-85 Leicester (GR) 1969

Best innings bowling – Leics: G Geary 8-20 Leicester (AR) 1931

Best match bowling – Worcs: CF Root 13-107 Leicester (AR) 1931

Best match bowling – Leics: FW Stocks 13-120 Leicester (GR) 1899

Most runs – Worcestershire: D Kenyon 2265 Ave: 38.39

Most runs – Leicestershire: GL Berry 1889 Ave: 33.14

Most wickets – Worcestershire: RTD Perks 148 Ave: 21.26

Most wickets – Leicestershire: G Geary 124 Ave: 15.99

Best partnerships for Worcestershire:

1st 278* CF Walters HHIH Gibbons New Road 1934

2nd 200 FL Bowley EG Arnold New Road 1906

3rd 269* GR Cass TJ Yardley Leicester (GR) 1975

4th 217 FL Bowley EG Arnold Stourbridge 1905

5th 167 WPC Weston DA Leatherdale Leicester (GR) 1998

6th 212 SM Davies GJ Batty Leicester (GR) 2006

7th 190 RES Wyatt RO Jenkins New Road 1949

8th 113 CJ Lyttelton JS Buller Loughborough (PR) 1938

9th 85 GW Gaukrodger RD Burrows Leicester (AR) 1904

10th 61 GHT Simpson-Hayward CB Ponsonby New Road 1911

Best partnerships for Leicestershire:

1st 380 CJB Wood H Whitehead New Road 1906

2nd 209 JC Balderstone NE Briers Leicester (GR) 1981

3rd 264 PJ Horton MJ Cosgrove New Road 2016

4th 173 JC Balderstone R Illingworth Leicester (GR) 1975

5th 320 JJ Whitaker A Habib Leicester (GR) 1996

6th 146 VE Jackson JE Walsh Leicester (GR) 1952

7th 123 NF Armstrong G Geary Kidderminster 1929

8th 120 WE Astill HA Smith New Road 1937

9th 160 RT Crawford WW Odell Leicester (AR) 1902

10th 122 NE Briers ARK Pierson New Road 1995

*Thanks to Worcestershire CCC analyst Phil Mellish for the above information.