Essex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1966
VenueVista Road Recreation Ground, Clacton-on-Sea on 20th, 22nd, 23rd August 1966 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 4 wickets
PointsEssex 2; Leicestershire 10
UmpiresA Jepson, H Yarnold
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), CV Jenkinson (Essex)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 18/1 (Hallam 10*, Tolchard 0*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 50/0 (Bear 33*, Saville 14*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Bearc Hallam b Spencer32     
GJ Savillec Tolchard b Spencer13     
*G Barkerlbw b Cotton9     
KWR Fletcherb Marner20     
+B Taylorc Marner b Cotton13     
BR Knightc Hallam b Marner73     
BEA Edmeadesc Tolchard b Marner40     
AM Jordennot out29     
RNS Hobbslbw b Spencer8     
RE Eastc Tolchard b Spencer7     
DL Acfieldc Tolchard b Cotton1     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 6 nb)13
Total(all out, 92.5 overs)258
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-56, 3-57, 4-83, 5-92, 6-195, 7-218, 8-234, 9-247, 10-258 (92.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer18   4394--
Marner29   6663--
Lock16   5380--
Savage6   0340--
Birkenshaw1   0100--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Edmeades32     
MEJC Normanc Taylor b Jorden6     
+RW Tolchardc Fletcher b Knight30     
BJ Boothc Acfield b Jorden24     
CC Inmanb Knight1     
PT Marnerc Jorden b Edmeades43     
J Birkenshawb Jorden35     
*GAR Lockc Taylor b Edmeades5     
JS Savageb Knight16     
J Cottonnot out23     
CT Spencerc Hobbs b Edmeades1     
Extras(2 lb, 3 nb)5
Total(all out, 75.2 overs)221
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-51, 3-75, 4-85, 5-129, 6-141, 7-146, 8-181, 9-220, 10-221 (75.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight21   4443--
Jorden25   2743--
Hobbs3   130--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Bearc Marner b Cotton33     
GJ Savillec Hallam b Spencer15     
*G Barkernot out68     
KWR Fletchernot out101     
+B Taylordid not bat      
BR Knightdid not bat      
BEA Edmeadesdid not bat      
AM Jordendid not bat      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
DL Acfielddid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 5 nb)7
Total(2 wickets, declared, 66 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-52
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer24   3661--
Cotton19   4721--
Marner8   0310--
Lock15   1480--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Knight6     
MEJC Normanc Taylor b Jorden26     
BJ Boothc Fletcher b Acfield45     
CC Inmanc Knight b Acfield74     
PT Marnernot out63     
*GAR Lockc Saville b Acfield18     
CT Spencerc East b Jorden10     
J Birkenshawnot out9     
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
J Cottondid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(6 wickets, 50.4 overs)262
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-58, 3-148, 4-175, 5-205, 6-246
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight7   0251--
Edmeades8   0340--
Hobbs13   0690--
East3   0260--
Acfield10   1543--

--> AM Jorden (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in first-class matches
--> AM Jorden (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in County Championship matches
--> BJ Booth (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 24
--> CC Inman (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> KWR Fletcher (2) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 72
--> BEA Edmeades reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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