Leicestershire v South Africans
South Africa in England 1965
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 17th, 19th, 20th July 1965 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africans won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJF Crapp, LH Gray
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), M McLennan (South Africans)
Close of play day 1South Africans (1) 62/3 (Barlow 43*, Bland 2*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 69/3 (Marner 11*, Inman 9*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamb Botten6      
BJ Boothrun out24      
J Birkenshawc Lance b PM Pollock9      
PT Marnerb Dumbrill30      
CC Inmanc Lance b Dumbrill17      
S Greenswordc and b Bromfield13      
J van Gelovennot out54      
+R Julianb Botten4      
CT Spencerc Lindsay b PM Pollock13      
RJ Barrattc Bromfield b PM Pollock4      
JS Savagec Lindsay b PM Pollock10      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 5 nb)12
Total(all out, 83.4 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-19, 3-71, 4-74, 5-93, 6-117, 7-123, 8-143, 9-155, 10-196 (83.4 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
PM Pollock16.47314--
Botten15   3392--
Barlow8   2210--
Dumbrill15   1472--
Bromfield24   10391--
RG Pollock5   370--

South Africans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EJ Barlowlbw b Savage62      
HR Lancelbw b van Geloven5      
+DT Lindsayb Savage10      
RG Pollockc Julian b Savage0      
KC Blandc Greensword b Barratt42      
A Bacherc Birkenshaw b Savage119      
*PL van der Merwec Marner b Savage0      
R Dumbrillb Spencer10      
PM Pollockst Julian b Barratt2      
JT Bottenc Spencer b Savage90      
HD Bromfieldnot out0      
Extras(3 b, 7 lb)10
Total(all out, 126.4 overs)350
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-57, 3-57, 4-102, 5-122, 6-122, 7-149, 8-159, 9-340, 10-350 (126.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer20   5491--
van Geloven26   3671--
Barratt31   11822--
Birkenshaw9   0370--
Greensword6   0260--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamb Botten11      
BJ Boothc Bacher b Bromfield23      
J Birkenshawc van der Merwe b Bromfield10      
PT Marnernot out11      
CC Inmannot out9      
S Greensworddid not bat      
J van Gelovendid not bat      
+R Juliandid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
RJ Barrattdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
Extras(5 nb)5
Total(3 wickets, 25 overs)69
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-45, 3-54
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
PM Pollock8   4130--
Botten5   2171--
Bromfield5   1112--
RG Pollock7   0230--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> A Bacher (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> JT Botten (1) passed his previous highest score of 57 in first-class matches
--> R Dumbrill reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> JS Savage reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the South Africans first innings





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