Leicestershire v Yorkshire
County Championship 1968
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 15th, 16th, 17th May 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultYorkshire won by an innings and 14 runs
PointsLeicestershire 2 (Bowling 2); Yorkshire 18 (Batting 3, Bowling 5)
UmpiresJS Buller, AE Fagg
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), EI Lester (Yorkshire)
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 140/1 (Boycott 79*, Padgett 34*)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (1) 288/8d

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc Close b Wilson0      
MEJC Normanst Binks b Wilson22      
BJ Boothc Close b Wilson15      
CC Inmanc Taylor b Wilson2      
PT Marnerc Wilson b Illingworth1      
B Dudlestonc Nicholson b Wilson1      
DJ Constantc Sharpe b Illingworth1      
BR Knightc Boycott b Wilson24      
J Birkenshawc Nicholson b Illingworth31      
+RW Tolchardnot out24      
CT Spencerc Sharpe b Wilson0      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 55.4 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-41, 3-42, 4-42, 5-45, 6-45, 7-45, 8-90, 9-120, 10-128 (55.4 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman3   130--
Nicholson3   180--
Illingworth24   7603--
Close2   200--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottc Norman b Marner132      
PJ Sharpec Constant b Birkenshaw17      
DEV Padgettc Spencer b Birkenshaw46      
JH Hampshirec Spencer b Marner42      
FS Truemanc and b Marner0      
D Wilsonc Constant b Marner15      
K Taylorc Norman b Marner6      
*DB Closec sub b Marner1      
R Illingworthnot out7      
+JG Binksnot out9      
AG Nicholsondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 12 lb)13
Total(8 wickets, declared, 107.1 overs)288
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-157, 3-213, 4-213, 5-242, 6-268, 7-272, 8-274
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight37   9790--
Birkenshaw21   3502--
Marner21   0846--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanb Nicholson6      
BJ Boothc Trueman b Illingworth20      
CC Inmanc Binks b Close55      
PT Marnerc Trueman b Illingworth1      
BR Knightc Padgett b Close15      
J Birkenshawc Padgett b Illingworth8      
B Dudlestonb Wilson8      
DJ Constantb Illingworth19      
*MR Hallamc Taylor b Wilson6      
+RW Tolchardnot out1      
CT Spencerc Close b Wilson4      
Extras(1 lb, 2 nb)3
Total(all out, 55 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-58, 3-70, 4-96, 5-103, 6-112, 7-130, 8-140, 9-142, 10-146 (55 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman3   1140--
Nicholson3   0111--
Illingworth22   8454--
Wilson17   3513--
Close10   3222--

--> BR Knight (1) passed 8000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 16
--> BR Knight made his debut for Leicestershire in County Championship matches
--> D Wilson reached 800 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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