Leicestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1966
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 14th, 16th, 17th May 1966 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to field
ResultSussex won by 8 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 2; Sussex 10
UmpiresCS Elliott, AEG Rhodes
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), G Washer (Sussex)
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 2/0 (Lenham 0*, Suttle 2*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 142/7 (Birkenshaw 8*, Constant 7*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc MA Buss b Oakman64      
BJ Boothc and b Suttle55      
MEJC Normannot out47      
PT Marnerc Bates b Suttle2      
CC Inmanc Lenham b Oakman12      
J Birkenshawc Langridge b Snow17      
DJ Constantb A Buss5      
+RW Tolchardb Snow0      
*GAR Lockc Oakman b Snow56      
CT Spencerc Lenham b Snow0      
JS Savageb A Buss2      
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 127.5 overs)266
Fall of wickets:
1-124, 2-124, 3-127, 4-156, 5-189, 6-200, 7-201, 8-263, 9-263, 10-266 (127.5 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow23   7634--
A Buss21.55652--
Oakman30   9602--
MA Buss16   7230--
Bates4   0130--
Suttle33   16362--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Lenhamc Inman b Lock10      
KG Suttlenot out89      
RJ Langridgelbw b Lock3      
+JM Parksc Marner b Birkenshaw31      
*Nawab of Pataudic Spencer b Birkenshaw7      
ASM Oakmanc Lock b Birkenshaw7      
MG Griffithc Tolchard b Lock6      
MA Bussc Marner b Savage2      
A Bussc Lock b Savage0      
DL Batesrun out1      
JA Snowb Savage2      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 76.2 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-38, 3-72, 4-87, 5-110, 6-133, 7-152, 8-152, 9-155, 10-161 (76.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer4   1160--
Marner5   2100--
Lock24   4403--
Birkenshaw26   5553--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Oakman18      
BJ Boothc Pataudi b Oakman30      
MEJC Normanb Oakman2      
PT Marnerb Suttle35      
CC Inmanc Parks b A Buss34      
J Birkenshawrun out11      
*GAR Lockb Oakman1      
CT Spencerc Langridge b Oakman5      
DJ Constantc Parks b Snow16      
+RW Tolchardnot out3      
JS Savageb Oakman0      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(all out, 62.3 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-32, 3-79, 4-119, 5-123, 6-126, 7-132, 8-155, 9-156, 10-159 (62.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow10   571--
A Buss8   2181--
MA Buss5   350--
Suttle10   1311--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Lenhamb Lock43      
KG Suttlenot out139      
RJ Langridgerun out68      
+JM Parksnot out12      
*Nawab of Pataudidid not bat      
ASM Oakmandid not bat      
MG Griffithdid not bat      
MA Bussdid not bat      
A Bussdid not bat      
DL Batesdid not bat      
JA Snowdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(2 wickets, 97.4 overs)265
Fall of wickets:
1-94, 2-240
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer11   1500--
Lock28   9541--
Savage29   6740--
Birkenshaw19   3560--

--> DJ Constant (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> JM Parks (2) passed 20000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 11





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