Leicestershire v Kent
County Championship 1965
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 1st, 2nd, 3rd September 1965 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 0; Kent 2
UmpiresFC Gardner, F Jakeman
ScorersPR Haywood (Leicestershire), C Lewis (Kent)
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 27/0 (Denness 14*, Luckhurst 11*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 95/1 (Booth 32*, Marner 45*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc Cowdrey b Dixon35      
BJ Boothc Luckhurst b Brown2      
PT Marnerc Cowdrey b Brown1      
S Jayasinghec Denness b Sayer18      
CC Inmanb Brown4      
DJ Constantb Underwood23      
J Birkenshawrun out7      
+R Julianb Brown1      
CT Spencerb Brown7      
JS Savageb Brown1      
J Cottonnot out10      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 58.3 overs)113
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-11, 3-48, 4-55, 5-61, 6-79, 7-88, 8-102, 9-102, 10-113 (58.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sayer12   1351--
Dixon13   8121--
Underwood10   6131--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessb Cotton32      
BW Luckhurstc Marner b Cotton12      
RC Wilsonlbw b Cotton16      
*MC Cowdreyc Birkenshaw b Marner24      
SE Learyc Julian b Marner59      
JM Prodgerlbw b Marner0      
+APE Knottlbw b Savage24      
AL Dixonb Cotton20      
A Brownc and b Marner13      
DM Sayernot out0      
DL Underwoodb Marner0      
Extras(12 b, 4 lb)16
Total(all out, 75 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-59, 3-64, 4-96, 5-96, 6-150, 7-199, 8-209, 9-216, 10-216 (75 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer13   2440--
Cotton25   4554--
Savage11   1291--
Marner14   1375--
Birkenshaw12   3350--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc Knott b Sayer13      
BJ Boothnot out32      
PT Marnernot out45      
S Jayasinghedid not bat      
CC Inmandid not bat      
DJ Constantdid not bat      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
+R Juliandid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
J Cottondid not bat      
Extras(5 b)5
Total(1 wicket, 37 overs)95
Fall of wickets:
1-15 (Hallam)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown10   1290--
Sayer10   2181--
Dixon11   0220--
Underwood6   1210--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> S Jayasinghe made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> A Brown reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> PT Marner reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings





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