Worcestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1967
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 27th, 29th, 30th May 1967 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 2; Leicestershire 6
UmpiresLH Gray, WFF Price
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), A Ross-Slater (Worcestershire)
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 26/2 (Headley 17*, Slade 1*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGA Headleyb Cotton6      
CD Fearnleyc Marner b Birkenshaw15      
JA Ormrodlbw b Cotton1      
TW Graveneyc Lock b Birkenshaw37      
BL D'Oliveirab Birkenshaw2      
*D Kenyonb Lock4      
DNF Sladeb Birkenshaw15      
+R Boothc Constant b Lock4      
BM Brainnot out0      
LJ Coldwellb Birkenshaw0      
JA Flavellc Tolchard b Birkenshaw0      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(all out, 51.4 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-10, 3-38, 4-54, 5-63, 6-67, 7-80, 8-91, 9-91, 10-91 (51.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton7   0172--
Spencer8   1130--
Lock19   8302--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Coldwell12      
BJ Boothc Slade b Coldwell1      
MEJC Normanb Coldwell19      
CC Inmanc Graveney b D'Oliveira26      
PT Marnerb Coldwell24      
DJ Constantb Flavell5      
J Birkenshawb Coldwell3      
+RW Tolchardnot out9      
*GAR Lockb Coldwell4      
CT Spencerb Flavell7      
J Cottonlbw b Flavell0      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 45 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-21, 3-54, 4-68, 5-77, 6-82, 7-97, 8-101, 9-111, 10-111 (45 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell15   4383--
Coldwell20   3426--
Brain2   0170--
Slade2   200--
D'Oliveira6   2131--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGA Headleynot out17      
CD Fearnleyc Tolchard b Spencer3      
JA Ormrodb Cotton3      
DNF Sladenot out3      
TW Graveneydid not bat      
BL D'Oliveiradid not bat      
*D Kenyondid not bat      
+R Boothdid not bat      
BM Braindid not bat      
LJ Coldwelldid not bat      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 13 overs)26
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-21
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton7   1151--
Spencer4   2101--
Birkenshaw2   110--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> J Birkenshaw completed a hat-trick in the Worcestershire first innings
--> J Birkenshaw reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> BL D'Oliveira reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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