Essex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1968
VenueCounty Ground, Leyton on 17th, 18th, 19th August 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultEssex won by 76 runs (single innings match)
PointsEssex 10; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresCS Elliott, H Mellows
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), CV Jenkinson (Essex)
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2No play

Essex inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Wardc Tolchard b Birkenshaw35     
BEA Edmeadesc Inman b Birkenshaw30     
G Barkernot out50     
KWR Fletcherlbw b Knight6     
BL Irvinec Knight b Birkenshaw9     
KD Boycenot out47     
*+B Taylordid not bat      
S Turnerdid not bat      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
JK Leverdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 nb)4
Total(4 wickets, declared, 53 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-63, 2-75, 3-86, 4-109
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton8   1460--
Spencer3   0220--
Birkenshaw20   7493--
Barratt13   5320--
Knight9   1281--

Leicestershire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc Turner b Lever9     
MEJC Normanc and b East8     
BJ Boothst Taylor b East17     
CC Inmanc Taylor b Turner33     
PT Marnerb East0     
BR Knightb East8     
J Birkenshawnot out13     
+RW Tolchardc Ward b East1     
RJ Barrattc Hobbs b East5     
J Cottonc Hobbs b Turner0     
CT Spencerc Taylor b East0     
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(all out, 31.4 overs)105
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-23, 3-76, 4-76, 5-79, 6-92, 7-96, 8-103, 9-103, 10-105 (31.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever4   191--
Turner12   2342--
Edmeades2   0140--

--> MEJC Norman (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 3
--> BJ Booth (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 2
--> BR Knight reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex innings





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