Northamptonshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1966
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 13th, 14th, 15th August 1966 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultNorthamptonshire won by 80 runs
PointsNorthamptonshire 10; Leicestershire 2
UmpiresH Mellows, WFF Price
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), J Mercer (Northamptonshire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 105/2 (Norman 46*, Inman 11*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (2) 58/2 (Reynolds 4*, Prideaux 13*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Milburnc Lock b Spencer21      
RM Prideauxc Spencer b Marner5      
A Lightfootlbw b Lock6      
BL Reynoldsc Lock b Marner57      
Mushtaq Mohammadb Lock0      
DS Steelelbw b Lock10      
PJ Wattsc Tolchard b Lock35      
BS Crumpst Tolchard b Savage18      
*+KV Andrewc Tolchard b Savage12      
H Sullyc Spencer b Lock0      
AJ Durosenot out0      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 65.1 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-27, 3-61, 4-61, 5-105, 6-107, 7-150, 8-168, 9-174, 10-174 (65.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer11   1421--
Cotton7   1250--
Marner8   3342--
Savage16   8302--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Andrew b Crump0      
MEJC Normanb Crump102      
BJ Boothc and b Steele42      
CC Inmanc Andrew b Watts24      
PT Marnerb Crump2      
DJ Constantb Lightfoot8      
+RW Tolchardlbw b Crump2      
*GAR Lockc Crump b Sully34      
JS Savageb Crump12      
J Cottonnot out12      
CT Spencerb Crump0      
Extras(2 lb, 5 nb)7
Total(all out, 112.4 overs)245
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-90, 3-129, 4-132, 5-162, 6-180, 7-213, 8-229, 9-245, 10-245 (112.4 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Durose20   4520--
Watts21   7421--
Sully12   2331--
Steele14   4371--
Lightfoot6   2131--
Mushtaq Mohammad2   140--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Milburnc Booth b Cotton38      
RM Prideauxlbw b Marner39      
A Lightfootc Inman b Savage1      
BL Reynoldsb Savage38      
Mushtaq Mohammadrun out7      
DS Steeleb Savage26      
PJ Wattsc Hallam b Savage9      
BS Crumplbw b Marner22      
*+KV Andrewnot out18      
H Sullyb Cotton18      
AJ Duroseb Cotton0      
Extras(6 lb)6
Total(all out, 102.4 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-49, 3-99, 4-107, 5-154, 6-159, 7-168, 8-186, 9-222, 10-222 (102.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer9   1490--
Marner13   1472--
Savage39   23334--
Lock30   13570--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamlbw b Crump4      
MEJC Normanb Durose8      
BJ Boothb Crump4      
CC Inmanc Andrew b Watts16      
PT Marnerc Steele b Watts1      
DJ Constantb Watts12      
*GAR Lockc Reynolds b Crump0      
+RW Tolchardnot out17      
JS Savagec Steele b Mushtaq Mohammad7      
J Cottonc Steele b Mushtaq Mohammad0      
CT Spencerc and b Mushtaq Mohammad0      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 36 overs)71
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-17, 3-19, 4-29, 5-40, 6-43, 7-49, 8-67, 9-71, 10-71 (36 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crump16   6243--
Durose7   2151--
Watts8   4143--
Sully2   0120--
Mushtaq Mohammad3   243--

--> MEJC Norman (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 15
--> RM Prideaux (2) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> PJ Watts reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> JS Savage reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Northamptonshire second innings





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