Leicestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1967
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 20th, 21st, 22nd May 1967 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 6; Sussex 2
UmpiresRSM Lay, PB Wight
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), G Washer (Sussex)
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 25/1 (Oakman 6*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (1) 76/8 (Cooper 23*, A Buss 1*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Cooper b A Buss2      
BJ Boothc Greig b Lewis42      
MEJC Normanc MA Buss b A Buss3      
CC Inmanlbw b A Buss0      
PT Marnerlbw b A Buss16      
DJ Constantb Bates24      
J Birkenshawb Lewis26      
+RW Tolchardc Graves b Lewis4      
*GAR Lockc Oakman b Lewis2      
CT Spencerc Suttle b Lewis0      
J Cottonnot out11      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb)8
Total(all out, 75 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-13, 3-13, 4-35, 5-75, 6-120, 7-121, 8-123, 9-123, 10-138 (75 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
A Buss21   4364--
Bates13   3221--
Greig2   120--
Lewis29   9665--
Suttle4   330--
Oakman6   510--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ASM Oakmanc and b Spencer9      
MA Bussc Tolchard b Cotton19      
KG Suttlec Inman b Cotton3      
*+JM Parksc Tolchard b Cotton1      
AW Greiglbw b Spencer1      
PJ Gravesc Tolchard b Cotton13      
GC Coopernot out23      
MG Griffithc Hallam b Spencer4      
EJ Lewisb Spencer1      
A Bussnot out1      
DL Batesdid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(8 wickets, declared, 41.2 overs)76
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-29, 3-32, 4-33, 5-33, 6-58, 7-65, 8-75
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton21   7384--
Lock4   170--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamlbw b A Buss15      
BJ Boothc Griffith b Lewis24      
MEJC Normanc Oakman b Lewis6      
CC Inmanc Griffith b Oakman4      
PT Marnerc Cooper b Lewis38      
DJ Constantnot out19      
J Birkenshawlbw b Oakman11      
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
*GAR Lockdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
J Cottondid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(6 wickets, declared, 39 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-45, 3-50, 4-50, 5-101, 6-118 (39 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
A Buss8   3131--
Bates5   1130--
Lewis9   1543--
Suttle5   2100--
Oakman12   3272--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ASM Oakmanc Hallam b Spencer27      
MA Bussb Cotton74      
KG Suttleb Spencer30      
AW Greigc Tolchard b Cotton0      
*+JM Parksnot out9      
EJ Lewisc Norman b Cotton5      
GC Cooperc Lock b Cotton1      
MG Griffithnot out0      
PJ Gravesdid not bat      
A Bussdid not bat      
DL Batesdid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(6 wickets, 32.2 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-96, 2-135, 3-135, 4-139, 5-152, 6-153
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer12   0562--
Lock4   0330--

--> MA Buss (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 18
--> MA Buss (2) passed his previous highest score of 65 in County Championship matches
--> J Cotton reached 550 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex second innings





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