Gloucestershire v Essex
County Championship 1967
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 3rd, 4th, 5th June 1967 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by 5 wickets
PointsGloucestershire 12; Essex 0
UmpiresH Mellows, PB Wight
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 2/2 (Sherman 0*, East 0*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 73/1 (Cass 28*, Edmeades 12*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
M Bissexb East27      
CA Miltonb East112      
DWJ Brownrun out5      
DR Shepherdb Boyce19      
RB Nichollsc Edmeades b Hobbs33      
DG Bevanc Cass b Hobbs5      
AS Brownc Edmeades b Hobbs16      
*JB Mortimoreb Boyce23      
DA Allenb Boyce8      
DR Smithnot out10      
+BJ Meyerc Bear b Lever5      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(all out, 125.1 overs)275
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-84, 3-118, 4-202, 5-208, 6-222, 7-243, 8-259, 9-262, 10-275 (125.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce31   7653--
Edmeades19   3490--
East35   11662--
Hobbs22   10433--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Bearc Milton b Smith0      
+GR Cassc Meyer b Smith2      
HR Shermanb AS Brown9      
RE Eastc Mortimore b Smith1      
BEA Edmeadesc Meyer b AS Brown5      
KWR Fletcherc Meyer b Smith28      
G Barkerc AS Brown b Mortimore6      
KD Boycec Bevan b Mortimore14      
*B Taylorlbw b Allen11      
JK Levernot out1      
RNS Hobbslbw b Smith0      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 66 overs)81
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-2, 3-8, 4-14, 5-17, 6-31, 7-47, 8-73, 9-81, 10-81 (66 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith19   9185--
AS Brown16   8142--
Allen18   11291--
Mortimore13   5162--

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Bearc Smith b Allen33      
+GR Cassc and b Bissex66      
BEA Edmeadesc DWJ Brown b Bissex36      
KWR Fletchernot out118      
G Barkerc AS Brown b Smith7      
KD Boycelbw b Smith13      
*B Taylorb Smith28      
HR Shermannot out33      
RE Eastdid not bat      
JK Leverdid not bat      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(6 wickets, declared, 143 overs)345
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-118, 3-169, 4-188, 5-226, 6-268
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith27   3803--
AS Brown16   3480--
Allen41   15781--
Mortimore34   15540--
Bissex24   7622--
Nicholls1   0120--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CA Miltonrun out56      
M Bissexb East20      
DWJ Brownc Sherman b East4      
DR Shepherdrun out19      
*JB Mortimorest Cass b Hobbs10      
RB Nichollsnot out29      
DG Bevannot out9      
AS Browndid not bat      
DA Allendid not bat      
DR Smithdid not bat      
+BJ Meyerdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb)8
Total(5 wickets, 37.1 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-55, 3-84, 4-97, 5-136
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce9   1390--
East9   1302--
Hobbs10   0501--

--> CA Milton (1) passed 25500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> HR Sherman made his debut in County Championship matches
--> KWR Fletcher (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> GR Cass (2) passed his previous highest score of 58 in County Championship matches
--> GR Cass (2) passed his previous highest score of 65 in first-class matches
--> HR Sherman (2) passed his previous highest score of 20 in first-class matches
--> KWR Fletcher (2) passed his previous highest score of 103 in County Championship matches
--> AS Brown reached 800 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> RNS Hobbs reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings





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