Leicestershire v Kent
County Championship 1970
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 23rd, 25th, 26th May 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by an innings and 4 runs
PointsLeicestershire 1 (Bowling 1); Kent 18 (Batting 3, Bowling 5)
UmpiresHD Bird, PB Wight
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 342/6 (Asif Iqbal 102*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 59/2 (Marner 6*, Inman 12*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessc Tolchard b Stringer12     
BW Luckhurstc Tolchard b Stringer135     
GW Johnsonb Marner31     
*MC Cowdreyc and b McKenzie28     
Asif Iqbalnot out102     
SE Learyc Tolchard b Cross11     
A Brownc Cross b McKenzie14     
JN Shepherddid not bat      
+APE Knottdid not bat      
DL Underwooddid not bat      
JN Grahamdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 5 nb)9
Total(6 wickets, declared, 112.5 overs)342
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-88, 3-144, 4-276, 5-317, 6-342 (112.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stringer29   5732--
Marner13   2461--
Cross13   1561--
Birkenshaw8   2260--
Illingworth22   8450--
Steele3   1200--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonb Graham32     
BJ Boothc Luckhurst b Brown5     
PT Marnerb Shepherd28     
CC Inmanc Knott b Brown8     
*R Illingworthc Leary b Shepherd13     
+RW Tolchardc Denness b Shepherd0     
J Birkenshawb Graham24     
GF Crossc Brown b Graham1     
JF Steelelbw b Underwood8     
GD McKenziec Asif Iqbal b Underwood29     
PM Stringernot out0     
Extras(1 lb, 4 nb)5
Total(all out, 76.5 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-43, 3-60, 4-78, 5-78, 6-102, 7-108, 8-115, 9-152, 10-153 (76.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Graham22   9363--
Brown19   5522--
Shepherd25   11443--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Denness b Shepherd17     
BJ Boothc Knott b Shepherd20     
PT Marnerc and b Shepherd67     
CC Inmanb Underwood29     
*R Illingworthb Underwood0     
+RW Tolchardlbw b Underwood0     
J Birkenshawc Cowdrey b Shepherd20     
GF Crossc Knott b Shepherd0     
JF Steelec Graham b Shepherd13     
GD McKenzieb Underwood10     
PM Stringernot out4     
Extras(1 lb, 4 nb)5
Total(all out, 65 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-44, 3-98, 4-98, 5-98, 6-149, 7-149, 8-160, 9-175, 10-185 (65 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Graham11   2400--
Brown9   1210--
Shepherd29   5896--
Underwood16   6304--

--> JF Steele made his debut in first-class matches
--> JF Steele made his debut in County Championship matches
--> GD McKenzie (1) passed his previous highest score of 25 in County Championship matches
--> BJ Booth (2) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> JN Shepherd reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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