Essex v Kent
County Championship 1967
VenueCounty Ground, Leyton on 12th, 13th, 14th August 1967 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 2; Kent 6
UmpiresF Jakeman, PB Wight
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 126/1 (Denness 44*, Shepherd 22*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 8/0 (Ward 3*, Taylor 5*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Wardb Shepherd23      
*+B Taylorb Brown4      
BEA Edmeadesc Shepherd b Graham37      
KWR Fletcherc Johnson b Graham37      
G Barkerb Graham10      
TE Baileyc Nicholls b Shepherd6      
KD Boyceb Shepherd0      
AM Jordenc Wilson b Shepherd6      
RE Eastb Shepherd21      
RNS Hobbsnot out7      
DL Acfieldb Graham0      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 61.2 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-58, 3-80, 4-101, 5-118, 6-118, 7-118, 8-144, 9-145, 10-152 (61.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown12   2501--
Shepherd24   5595--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessc Bailey b Edmeades81      
+D Nichollsc Hobbs b Acfield54      
JN Shepherdst Taylor b Hobbs32      
SE Learynot out67      
RC Wilsonc Barker b Boyce9      
AGE Ealhamc Bailey b Jorden9      
PH Jonesc Taylor b Boyce0      
*AL Dixonc Barker b Boyce28      
GW Johnsonc and b Hobbs35      
A Brownb Boyce30      
JN Grahamdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 11 nb)16
Total(9 wickets, declared, 124.4 overs)361
Fall of wickets:
1-80, 2-141, 3-193, 4-208, 5-222, 6-223, 7-272, 8-320, 9-361 (124.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edmeades25   4781--
Bailey10   480--
Acfield12   1361--
Jorden17   3651--
East18   7240--
Hobbs17   3532--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Wardb Dixon7      
*+B Taylorc Johnson b Dixon19      
BEA Edmeadesc Graham b Dixon34      
KWR Fletcherlbw b Dixon0      
TE Baileyb Dixon25      
G Barkerb Dixon39      
KD Boycec Shepherd b Leary4      
AM Jordennot out24      
RE Eastnot out4      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
DL Acfielddid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(7 wickets, 79 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-24, 3-34, 4-89, 5-111, 6-117, 7-147
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Graham7   2230--
Brown7   3120--
Shepherd7   640--
Dixon29   15616--
Leary15   3391--
Jones7   700--
Johnson7   2170--

--> GW Johnson (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in first-class matches
--> GW Johnson (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in County Championship matches
--> BEA Edmeades reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings





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