Warwickshire v Essex
County Championship 1968
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 15th, 16th, 17th May 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWarwickshire 8 (Batting 3, Bowling 5); Essex 2 (Bowling 2)
UmpiresC Petrie, WE Phillipson
ScorersCV Jenkinson (Essex), P Pike (Warwickshire)
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 1/1 (Bear 1*, Ward 0*)
Close of play day 2Essex (1) 152 all out

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Barberc East b Edmeades15      
WJP Stewartb Boyce20      
DL Amissc Taylor b Boyce50      
RB Kanhaic Ward b East25      
Khalid Ibadullab East13      
JA Jamesonnot out107      
*+AC Smithb Boyce43      
TW Cartwrightb Boyce2      
DJ Brownc Bear b Edmeades13      
LR Gibbsrun out1      
JD Bannisternot out5      
Extras(7 lb, 7 nb)14
Total(9 wickets, declared, 99 overs)308
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-37, 3-73, 4-105, 5-151, 6-274, 7-276, 8-289, 9-293
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce25   1744--
Lever16   1470--
Edmeades22   3652--
East23   6582--
Hobbs13   1500--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Smith b Brown0      
MJ Bearlbw b Brown17      
B Wardc Smith b Bannister7      
KWR Fletcherc Amiss b Cartwright40      
BL Irvinec Amiss b Gibbs30      
BEA Edmeadesb Cartwright41      
KD Boycelbw b Cartwright10      
*+B Taylorlbw b Cartwright0      
JK Leverc and b Barber0      
RE Eastnot out3      
RNS Hobbsc Gibbs b Cartwright1      
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 62 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-22, 3-24, 4-61, 5-125, 6-141, 7-145, 8-146, 9-148, 10-152 (62 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown14   3462--
Bannister19   6441--
Cartwright16   6305--
Gibbs7   2221--
Khalid Ibadulla2   110--
Barber4   161--

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Khalid Ibadulla b Bannister24      
MJ Bearnot out107      
B Wardc Khalid Ibadulla b Cartwright36      
KWR Fletcherc Smith b Gibbs0      
BL Irvinenot out46      
BEA Edmeadesdid not bat      
KD Boycedid not bat      
*+B Taylordid not bat      
JK Leverdid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(3 wickets, 91 overs)217
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-121, 3-128
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown9   2340--
Bannister11   5231--
Cartwright25   11421--
Gibbs24   6591--
Khalid Ibadulla11   3190--
Barber11   1360--

--> RB Kanhai (1) passed his previous highest score of 23 in County Championship matches
--> BL Irvine made his debut in County Championship matches
--> MJ Bear (2) passed 12000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 47
--> BL Irvine (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> BL Irvine made his debut for Essex in first-class matches
--> BL Irvine made his debut in England in first-class matches





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