Middlesex County Cricket Club

Essex v Middlesex
County Championship 1968
VenueSouthchurch Park, Southend-on-Sea on 22nd, 24th June 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultEssex won by 88 runs
PointsEssex 15 (Bowling 5); Middlesex 5 (Bowling 5)
UmpiresAE Alderman, LH Gray
Close of play day 1Essex (2) 2/0 (Bear 2*, Ward 0*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Bearc Smith b Price4     
B Wardlbw b Titmus7     
KW Wallacelbw b Titmus3     
KWR Fletcherrun out5     
BL Irvinelbw b Titmus30     
KD Boycec Parfitt b Latchman39     
*+B Taylorc Parfitt b Hooker4     
S Turnerc Radley b Latchman8     
RNS Hobbsnot out19     
RE Eastc Parfitt b Titmus3     
JK Leverst Sturt b Latchman1     
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(all out, 34.1 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-12, 3-15, 4-28, 5-77, 6-82, 7-104, 8-114, 9-123, 10-134 (34.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Price5   0201--
Herman1   050--
Titmus15   4464--
Parfitt3   0190--
Hooker6   1171--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WE Russelllbw b Boyce1     
MJ Harrisc Taylor b East11     
MJ Smithb Hobbs30     
PH Parfittc Turner b East5     
CT Radleylbw b Boyce23     
*FJ Titmusc Fletcher b East8     
RW Hookerb East0     
AH Latchmanc Fletcher b Boyce12     
+MOC Sturtb Boyce1     
RS Hermanc Fletcher b East0     
JSE Pricenot out4     
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 8 nb)15
Total(all out, 57.4 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-31, 3-43, 4-69, 5-87, 6-89, 7-95, 8-104, 9-105, 10-110 (57.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce11   4154--
Lever3   150--
Turner12   4240--
Hobbs11   2181--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Bearlbw b Price8     
B Wardc Sturt b Price1     
KW Wallacelbw b Price0     
KWR Fletcherlbw b Parfitt84     
BL Irvinec Harris b Titmus3     
KD Boycelbw b Titmus2     
*+B Taylorrun out6     
S Turnerc and b Herman0     
RNS Hobbsc Titmus b Herman1     
RE Eastc Sturt b Parfitt10     
JK Levernot out4     
Extras(9 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)14
Total(all out, 55.1 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-9, 3-11, 4-18, 5-20, 6-37, 7-38, 8-40, 9-114, 10-133 (55.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Price12   5253--
Herman12   4252--
Titmus25   9442--
Hooker2   070--
Latchman1   090--
Smith1   100--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WE Russellc Taylor b Boyce0     
MJ Harrisb Boyce14     
MJ Smithlbw b East0     
PH Parfittc Lever b East6     
CT Radleylbw b Boyce0     
*FJ Titmusc Irvine b Boyce7     
RW Hookerlbw b Boyce6     
AH Latchmanb Boyce20     
+MOC Sturtb East1     
RS Hermanb East2     
JSE Pricenot out3     
Extras(5 b, 5 nb)10
Total(all out, 28.5 overs)69
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-16, 3-18, 4-18, 5-31, 6-38, 7-54, 8-55, 9-61, 10-69 (28.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
East14   5254--
Hobbs1   010--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> RNS Hobbs reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> FJ Titmus reached 1500 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings
--> KD Boyce reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Middlesex second innings
--> RE East reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex second innings
--> KD Boyce achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Middlesex second innings (previous best was 6-52)



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