Ben Cox and Joe Leach are Worcestershire's leading run-scorer and wicket-taker respectively after seven matches in the LV = County Championship ahead of the match with Middlesex at Uxbridge.

Cox has scored 440 runs in 12 innings at an average of 44.00 including a career best 109 against Somerset at New Road.

The wicket-keeper-batsman has been a model of consistency since the second innings against Sussex at Hove up until the most recent game with Warwickshire at New Road.

Tom Fell is the next highest scorer with 385 runs at an average of 32.08.

Leach is top of the wicket-taking charts despite not being part of the side for the opening two games of the campaign.

The all-rounder has taken 31 wickets in just nine innings at an average of 19.87 – and a wicket on average every 6.41 overs.

His haul includes a career best 6-73 against Warwickshire at Edgbaston.

Jack Shantry (26) and Charlie Morris (24) are the next two highest wicket-takers in the Championship.

DIVISION ONE

LEADING RUN SCORERS

M I NO R Av

OB Cox 7 12 2 440 44.00

T Fell 7 12 0 385 32.08

DKH Mitchell 7 12 1 327 29.73

RK Oliver 7 12 0 287 23.92

J Leach 5 7 1 266 44.33

AP Gidman 7 12 0 196 16.33

AN Kervezee 4 7 0 162 23.14

GM Andrew 2 4 0 152 38.00

MM Ali 3 6 0 152 25.33

SM Senanayake 5 9 0 120 13.33

JD Shantry 7 11 1 80 8.00

J Clarke 2 3 0 69 23.00

CA Morris 7 11 7 45 11.25

T Kohler-Cadmore 2 4 0 36 9.00

C Munro 1 1 0 34 34.00

RA Whiteley 2 3 0 26 8.67

S Ajmal 1 2 1 13 13.00

LEADING WICKET-TAKERS

M O M R W Av

J Leach 5 199.2 37 616 31 19.87

JD Shantry 7 227.4 54 648 26 24.92

CA Morris 7 245.0 44 773 24 32.21

SM Senanayake 5 137.0 18 381 9 42.33

GM Andrew 2 50.1 5 220 8 27.50

AN Kervezee 4 23.0 1 86 3 28.67

EG Barnard 1 30.0 8 88 3 29.33

MM Ali 3 46.0 2 153 2 76.50

C Munro 1 8.0 2 29 1 29.00

AP Gidman 7 3.0 1 11 1 11.00

RA Whiteley 2 9.0 0 55 0 n/a

DKH Mitchell 7 6.0 0 19 0 n/a

S Ajmal 1 17.0 1 82 0 n/a