Derbyshire v Essex
County Championship 1966
VenueRutland Recreation Ground, Ilkeston on 25th, 26th, 27th May 1966 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDerbyshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsDerbyshire 2; Essex 0
UmpiresR Aspinall, RSM Lay
Close of play day 1Derbyshire (1) 103/9 (Page 2*, Ward 0*)
Close of play day 2Derbyshire (2) 90/2 (Harvey 28*, Johnson 27*)
Man of the MatchMJ Bear

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IW Hallb Knight12      
JF Harveyc Fletcher b Knight7      
JR Eyrec Taylor b Knight8      
HL Johnsonb Knight3      
IR Buxtonc Taylor b Knight4      
*DC Morganc Taylor b Edmeades23      
M Hillc and b Hobbs6      
+RW Taylorb Presland27      
MH Pagenot out6      
HJ Rhodesb Edmeades0      
A Wardrun out3      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(all out, 63.3 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-24, 3-34, 4-39, 5-44, 6-57, 7-86, 8-102, 9-103, 10-110 (63.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight22   8255--
Edmeades8   2142--
Hobbs16   8211--
Presland5   1101--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Barkerc Page b Ward7      
MJ Bearb Rhodes0      
GJ Savilleb Rhodes0      
KWR Fletcherc Taylor b Morgan25      
+B Taylorlbw b Rhodes22      
BEA Edmeadesb Rhodes1      
ER Preslandb Morgan15      
RNS Hobbsb Buxton5      
AM Jordennot out8      
RE Eastc Page b Buxton6      
BR Knightabsent hurt
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 62.5 overs)95
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-6, 3-7, 4-51, 5-56, 6-63, 7-76, 8-88, 9-95 (62.5 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rhodes20   11214--
Ward6   3131--
Morgan14   3282--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IW Hallc Taylor b Jorden14      
JF Harveyc Hobbs b Edmeades76      
JR Eyrec Fletcher b Hobbs15      
HL Johnsonc sub b Edmeades49      
MH Pagenot out28      
*DC Morganc Taylor b Edmeades11      
M Hillnot out3      
IR Buxtondid not bat      
+RW Taylordid not bat      
HJ Rhodesdid not bat      
A Warddid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 7 lb, 3 nb)13
Total(5 wickets, declared, 75 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-56, 3-153, 4-176, 5-200
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jorden25   5731--
Edmeades24   7573--
Hobbs16   3461--
Presland9   2190--
East1   010--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Barkerc Taylor b Rhodes3      
MJ Bearc Eyre b Morgan31      
GJ Savillec Taylor b Buxton5      
KWR Fletcherc Hill b Morgan58      
+B Taylornot out32      
BEA Edmeadesnot out30      
ER Preslanddid not bat      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
AM Jordendid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
BR Knightdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(4 wickets, 67 overs)160
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-12, 3-96, 4-106
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buxton12   6211--
Rhodes8   4151--
Morgan22   7462--
Eyre3   210--
Page21   4720--
Johnson1   040--

--> Each first innings was limited to 65 overs
--> A Ward made his debut in County Championship matches
--> A Ward made his debut in first-class matches
--> KWR Fletcher (2) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 40
--> BR Knight reached 650 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Derbyshire first innings





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