Essex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1967
VenueGidea Park Sports Ground, Romford on 10th, 11th, 12th June 1967 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to field
ResultLeicestershire won by 8 wickets
PointsEssex 0; Leicestershire 12
UmpiresJS Buller, A Jepson
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), CV Jenkinson (Essex)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 364/6 (Booth 142*, Birkenshaw 19*)
Close of play day 2Essex (1) 173/8 (Presland 13*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc Presland b Boyce3     
MEJC Normanc Fletcher b Lever10     
BJ Boothc Taylor b Edmeades142     
CC Inmanc Barker b Boyce163     
PT Marnerst Taylor b East6     
DJ Constantc East b Presland7     
+RW Tolchardc East b Presland7     
J Birkenshawc Fletcher b Boyce37     
AJ Matthewsnot out5     
CT Spencerc Sherman b Boyce12     
J Cottonb Edmeades4     
Extras(4 b, 3 nb)7
Total(all out, 129.4 overs)403
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-27, 3-272, 4-281, 5-298, 6-310, 7-370, 8-382, 9-398, 10-403 (129.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce30   3864--
Lever24   3911--
Presland35   71002--
East18   5471--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Bearlbw b Spencer9     
*+B Taylorc Spencer b Cotton7     
BEA Edmeadesc Inman b Matthews82     
KWR Fletcherc Matthews b Spencer3     
G Barkerb Cotton27     
KD Boycelbw b Cotton0     
KW Wallacec Hallam b Marner14     
HR Shermanc Norman b Matthews8     
ER Preslandc Birkenshaw b Cotton26     
JK Leverc Hallam b Matthews2     
RE Eastnot out1     
Extras(5 b, 5 nb)10
Total(all out, 67.3 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-18, 3-25, 4-85, 5-85, 6-119, 7-149, 8-173, 9-177, 10-189 (67.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer14   2392--
Birkenshaw18   6300--
Marner6   2141--
Matthews6   3203--

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Bearc Inman b Birkenshaw57     
*+B Taylorb Spencer9     
BEA Edmeadeslbw b Cotton3     
KWR Fletcherc Tolchard b Cotton63     
G Barkerc Hallam b Marner3     
KD Boycec Booth b Marner2     
KW Wallacec Booth b Birkenshaw28     
HR Shermannot out36     
ER Preslandc Hallam b Birkenshaw4     
JK Leverc Tolchard b Spencer0     
RE Eastb Marner12     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 82.4 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-29, 3-117, 4-133, 5-138, 6-138, 7-185, 8-191, 9-200, 10-223 (82.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer16   3492--
Cotton19   6412--
Birkenshaw20   4473--
Matthews15   4370--
Booth1   030--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+RW Tolchardc Taylor b Boyce0     
AJ Matthewsc Taylor b Boyce2     
MEJC Normannot out0     
*MR Hallamnot out7     
BJ Boothdid not bat      
CC Inmandid not bat      
PT Marnerdid not bat      
DJ Constantdid not bat      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
J Cottondid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(2 wickets, 7.1 overs)10
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-3
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce4   132--
Lever3   120--

--> BJ Booth (1) passed his previous highest score of 118 in County Championship matches
--> BJ Booth (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> AJ Matthews made his debut in County Championship matches
--> RE East (2) passed his previous highest score of 11 in first-class matches
--> RE East (2) passed his previous highest score of 11 in County Championship matches
--> AJ Matthews achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Essex first innings (previous best was 2-26)





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