Warwickshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1968
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 31st August, 1st, 2nd September 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 3 wickets
PointsWarwickshire 6 (Batting 4, Bowling 2); Leicestershire 15 (Batting 2, Bowling 3)
UmpiresF Jakeman, C Petrie
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), P Pike (Warwickshire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 26/0 (Hallam 14*, Norman 12*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 90/2 (Norman 38*, Inman 28*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Barberb Birkenshaw52     
WJP Stewartc Marner b Pember19     
DL Amissb Barratt66     
RB Kanhaic and b Birkenshaw62     
JA Jamesonc Birkenshaw b Barratt0     
RN Abberleyc Pember b Knight50     
*+AC Smithb Cotton23     
EE Hemmingslbw b Birkenshaw0     
DJ Brownb Pember9     
W Blenkironb Pember0     
JD Bannisternot out0     
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 3 nb)13
Total(all out, 92.1 overs)294
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-84, 3-169, 4-178, 5-220, 6-259, 7-268, 8-290, 9-290, 10-294 (92.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pember21   5793--
Knight10   2281--
Birkenshaw26   3693--
Barratt19   3532--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc sub (GS Warner) b Brown14     
MEJC Normanc Smith b Brown64     
BJ Boothc Jameson b Bannister7     
CC Inmanc Amiss b Hemmings78     
PT Marnernot out33     
BR Knightnot out4     
J Cottondid not bat      
RJ Barrattdid not bat      
JDD Pemberdid not bat      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
Extras(3 nb)3
Total(4 wickets, declared, 62 overs)203
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-44, 3-162, 4-176
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown13   2322--
Bannister25   9511--
Blenkiron9   0230--
Hemmings15   1941--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Barberc and b Pember11     
RN Abberleyc Birkenshaw b Barratt14     
DL Amissnot out62     
JA Jamesonnot out26     
WJP Stewartdid not bat      
RB Kanhaidid not bat      
*+AC Smithdid not bat      
EE Hemmingsdid not bat      
DJ Browndid not bat      
W Blenkirondid not bat      
JD Bannisterdid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(2 wickets, declared, 22 overs)114
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-52
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton2   0190--
Pember5   2111--
Birkenshaw9   1350--
Barratt6   0481--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc Amiss b Brown6     
MEJC Normanc Smith b Blenkiron37     
PT Marnerc Amiss b Blenkiron71     
CC Inmanb Brown1     
J Cottonb Brown0     
RJ Barrattb Brown8     
JDD Pemberb Blenkiron5     
BR Knightnot out40     
BJ Boothnot out29     
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 4 nb)11
Total(7 wickets, 36.3 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-80, 3-85, 4-85, 5-104, 6-115, 7-144
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown13   1524--
Bannister4   0410--
Hemmings7   0380--

--> JD Bannister made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> JD Bannister made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> DL Amiss (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 6
--> PT Marner (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 8
--> J Birkenshaw reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Warwickshire first innings
--> W Blenkiron reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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