Leicestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1969
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 5th, 7th, 8th July 1969 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 5 (Batting 3, Bowling 2); Somerset 5 (Batting 3, Bowling 2)
UmpiresH Mellows, CG Pepper
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), T Tout (Somerset)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 396/6 (Illingworth 67*, Birkenshaw 17*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 27/0 (Hallam 25*, Norman 2*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Carter b KE Palmer56     
MEJC Normanc Carter b Chappell23     
PT Marnerc and b Robinson66     
BJ Boothc Carter b Langford15     
CC Inmanc Denning b Langford141     
*R Illingworthnot out67     
BR Knightc Langford b KE Palmer0     
J Birkenshawnot out17     
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
RJ Barrattdid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 6 lb, 3 nb)11
Total(6 wickets, declared, 121 overs)396
Fall of wickets:
1-72, 2-86, 3-125, 4-178, 5-365, 6-371
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
R Palmer22   7590--
Burgess19   1830--
KE Palmer20   2702--
Chappell11   1591--
Langford37   15762--
Robinson12   3381--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginc and b Barratt48     
A Clarksonc Knight b Illingworth33     
GS Chappellc Hallam b Barratt101     
MJ Kitchenc McKenzie b Barratt54     
KE Palmerb Illingworth0     
GI Burgessc Inman b Illingworth3     
PW Denningb McKenzie25     
R Palmerc McKenzie b Barratt1     
PJ Robinsonnot out17     
*BA Langfordc Tolchard b McKenzie0     
+CEP Carterc Booth b McKenzie9     
Extras(7 lb, 3 nb)10
Total(all out, 112 overs)301
Fall of wickets:
1-68, 2-120, 3-245, 4-248, 5-248, 6-249, 7-252, 8-285, 9-285, 10-301 (112 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie18   2563--
Knight15   2510--
Marner5   2190--
Birkenshaw19   6550--
Illingworth27   11403--
Barratt28   9704--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Denning b Langford38     
MEJC Normanb Langford15     
PT Marnerst Carter b Robinson7     
BJ Boothst Carter b Robinson1     
CC Inmanb Langford17     
*R Illingworthc Kitchen b Langford6     
BR Knightc sub b Robinson19     
J Birkenshawc sub b Robinson5     
+RW Tolchardnot out6     
RJ Barrattc sub b Robinson0     
GD McKenziedid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(9 wickets, declared, 41.1 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-55, 3-57, 4-67, 5-84, 6-89, 7-102, 8-118, 9-119 (41.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Burgess2   0130--
Chappell2   0120--
Langford19   6474--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginb Birkenshaw23     
A Clarksonc Inman b Birkenshaw63     
GS Chappellc Inman b Birkenshaw29     
MJ Kitchennot out70     
PW Denningb Barratt0     
GI Burgessc Inman b Birkenshaw3     
R Palmerrun out8     
PJ Robinsonnot out0     
KE Palmerdid not bat      
*BA Langforddid not bat      
+CEP Carterdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 10 lb)15
Total(6 wickets, 64 overs)211
Fall of wickets:
1-51, 2-105, 3-138, 4-152, 5-179, 6-204
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie10   3340--
Knight6   1210--
Birkenshaw24   3714--
Illingworth12   3380--
Barratt12   6321--

--> GS Chappell (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 78
--> GD McKenzie reached 650 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings





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