Sussex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1967
VenueCentral Recreation Ground, Hastings on 26th, 27th, 28th July 1967 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSussex 2; Leicestershire 6
UmpiresJS Buller, WH Copson
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), G Washer (Sussex)
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 69/1 (Lenham 23*, Suttle 39*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 209/5 (Dudleston 11*, Birkenshaw 14*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Griffith b A Buss7      
MEJC Normanb Bates55      
BJ Boothc Griffith b Bates0      
CC Inmanc Greig b Bates0      
PT Marnerc Griffith b Bates0      
B Dudlestonb Greig66      
J Birkenshawc Lewis b A Buss20      
+RW Tolchardnot out46      
*GAR Lockc Semmence b Greig28      
CT Spencerb Greig7      
J Cottonc MA Buss b Bates14      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 77.4 overs)255
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-10, 3-16, 4-16, 5-131, 6-143, 7-179, 8-220, 9-227, 10-255 (77.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
A Buss16   3652--
Greig27   2933--
Lewis3   1150--
Suttle1   100--
Semmence6   1220--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Lenhamc Hallam b Birkenshaw44      
MA Bussc Tolchard b Cotton4      
*KG Suttlec Booth b Birkenshaw40      
GC Cooperc Tolchard b Lock9      
AW Greigb Birkenshaw24      
DJ Foremanc Dudleston b Birkenshaw0      
DJ Semmencec Booth b Birkenshaw7      
+MG Griffithnot out57      
EJ Lewisc Spencer b Birkenshaw20      
A Bussc Spencer b Lock6      
DL Batesc Tolchard b Birkenshaw1      
Extras(11 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(all out, 76.2 overs)226
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-76, 3-97, 4-115, 5-119, 6-135, 7-136, 8-180, 9-215, 10-226 (76.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton7   2281--
Spencer9   4110--
Marner6   1170--
Lock27   8702--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Lewis21      
MEJC Normanc Greig b Lewis111      
BJ Boothc MA Buss b Bates46      
CC Inmanc MA Buss b Lewis0      
PT Marnerc Griffith b Bates0      
B Dudlestonnot out11      
J Birkenshawnot out14      
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
*GAR Lockdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
J Cottondid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(5 wickets, 86 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-157, 3-164, 4-169, 5-185
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
A Buss5   1140--
Bates17   4382--
Greig1   060--
Lewis35   61043--
Suttle28   7410--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> MEJC Norman (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 38
--> B Dudleston (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 47
--> RW Tolchard (1) passed his previous highest score of 44 in County Championship matches
--> BJ Booth (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 23
--> J Birkenshaw reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> J Birkenshaw reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 7th wicket in the Sussex first innings





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