Leicestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1967
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 17th, 18th, 19th June 1967 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 2 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 8; Somerset 4
UmpiresGH Pope, TW Spencer
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), KP Hartnell (Somerset)
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 328/6 (Palmer 16*, Clayton 8*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 263 all out

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginb Birkenshaw23      
*CRM Atkinsonc Cotton b Lock63      
MJ Kitchenb Cotton141      
GI Burgessc and b Cotton10      
WE Alleylbw b Birkenshaw52      
A Clarksonb Lock2      
KE Palmerc Tolchard b Lock22      
+G Claytonnot out33      
PJ Robinsonc Tolchard b Spencer28      
BA Langfordnot out7      
FE Rumseydid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 7 lb, 6 nb, 1 w)21
Total(8 wickets, declared, 136.2 overs)402
Fall of wickets:
1-61, 2-137, 3-171, 4-285, 5-285, 6-300, 7-344, 8-393
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton32   41102--
Marner10   1440--
Birkenshaw40   10712--
Lock33   11693--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Alley b Robinson16      
MEJC Normanb Palmer10      
BJ Boothc and b Robinson14      
CC Inmanb Langford76      
PT Marnerc Burgess b Robinson6      
J Birkenshawnot out73      
B Dudlestonc Robinson b Langford0      
+RW Tolchardc Alley b Robinson7      
*GAR Lockc and b Robinson27      
CT Spencerc Robinson b Langford0      
J Cottonc sub b Langford24      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 60.5 overs)263
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-35, 3-70, 4-84, 5-84, 6-148, 7-168, 8-202, 9-211, 10-263 (60.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey4   0140--
Palmer5   0121--
Robinson24   51285--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginc Dudleston b Lock34      
A Clarksonc Spencer b Birkenshaw45      
MJ Kitchenc and b Lock18      
GI Burgessc Tolchard b Lock8      
WE Alleyc and b Lock18      
KE Palmerc Norman b Lock18      
+G Claytonnot out4      
PJ Robinsonst Tolchard b Lock7      
*CRM Atkinsondid not bat      
BA Langforddid not bat      
FE Rumseydid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(7 wickets, declared, 48 overs)156
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-80, 3-90, 4-118, 5-144, 6-146, 7-156 (48 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer7   1180--
Cotton6   2110--
Birkenshaw17   2781--
Lock18   4456--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Kitchen b Robinson38      
MEJC Normanc Rumsey b Robinson70      
BJ Boothb Robinson3      
CC Inmanc Kitchen b Langford14      
PT Marnerc Alley b Langford8      
J Birkenshawc Robinson b Alley42      
B Dudlestonst Clayton b Langford51      
+RW Tolchardlbw b Alley43      
*GAR Locknot out9      
CT Spencernot out0      
J Cottondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 15 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)20
Total(8 wickets, 77.5 overs)298
Fall of wickets:
1-59, 2-67, 3-100, 4-109, 5-190, 6-200, 7-289, 8-292
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer4   0130--
Langford30   5783--
Robinson30   91233--
Clarkson4   0190--
Alley2   0112--

--> MJ Kitchen (1) passed his previous highest score of 111 in first-class matches
--> MJ Kitchen (1) passed his previous highest score of 111 in County Championship matches
--> J Birkenshaw (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> B Dudleston made his debut in County Championship matches
--> MEJC Norman (2) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7





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