Leicestershire v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1965
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 10th, 12th, 13th July 1965 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 0; Northamptonshire 2
UmpiresFC Gardner, N Oldfield
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), J Mercer (Northamptonshire)
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 258/7 (PJ Watts 38*, Scott 6*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (2) 8/1 (Norman 2*, Milburn 1*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanc and b Spencer114      
BL Reynoldsc Booth b Greensword4      
C Milburnc Spencer b Greensword24      
DS Steelerun out54      
R Willsc Marner b Savage1      
PJ Wattsnot out59      
PD Wattsc Birkenshaw b Spencer4      
BS Crumpc Marner b Savage0      
ME Scottc Hallam b Spencer8      
MK Kettleb van Geloven12      
*+KV Andrewdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 9 lb)13
Total(9 wickets, declared, 99.4 overs)293
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-80, 3-205, 4-206, 5-210, 6-226, 7-227, 8-260, 9-293 (99.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer28   31023--
van Geloven30.48721--
Greensword10   3252--
Savage25   5632--
Birkenshaw6   1180--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc PD Watts b Crump0      
BJ Boothc PD Watts b Scott50      
J Birkenshawc Andrew b PJ Watts5      
S Jayasinghec PJ Watts b Scott36      
CC Inmanb Scott6      
PT Marnerc and b Scott3      
S Greenswordb Scott10      
J van Gelovennot out4      
+R Julianc Norman b Scott1      
CT Spencerb Crump12      
JS Savagec Kettle b Scott1      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 6 nb, 1 w)18
Total(all out, 74.2 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-27, 3-87, 4-101, 5-115, 6-127, 7-128, 8-130, 9-143, 10-146 (74.2 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crump23   8352--
Kettle8   3100--
PJ Watts8   3171--
PD Watts16   4250--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normannot out2      
BL Reynoldsc Booth b van Geloven5      
C Milburnnot out1      
DS Steeledid not bat      
R Willsdid not bat      
PJ Wattsdid not bat      
PD Wattsdid not bat      
BS Crumpdid not bat      
ME Scottdid not bat      
MK Kettledid not bat      
*+KV Andrewdid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 4 overs)8
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Reynolds)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer2   140--
van Geloven2   041--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> MEJC Norman (1) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> S Jayasinghe (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 21





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