Sussex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1968
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 19th, 20th May 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSussex won by 289 runs
PointsSussex 15 (Bowling 5); Leicestershire 5 (Bowling 5)
UmpiresJG Langridge, CG Pepper
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), G Washer (Sussex)
Close of play day 1Sussex (2) 14/0 (MA Buss 12*, Greenidge 1*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MA Bussb Cotton12     
GA Greenidgelbw b Knight1     
KG Suttlec Marner b Knight7     
*JM Parksc Tolchard b Cotton3     
AW Greigc Barratt b Cotton19     
PJ Gravesc Norman b Knight23     
ASM Oakmanc Barratt b Knight21     
+MG Griffithb Marner7     
EJ Lewisc Knight b Marner22     
A Bussb Spencer0     
JA Snownot out7     
Extras(2 lb, 2 nb)4
Total(all out, 36.4 overs)126
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-22, 3-24, 4-31, 5-50, 6-74, 7-86, 8-114, 9-115, 10-126 (36.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton10   2373--
Spencer8   0301--
Marner5   0232--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamb Snow4     
MEJC Normanc Griffith b A Buss0     
BJ Boothb A Buss3     
CC Inmanb Snow7     
PT Marnerc Griffith b Greig39     
BR Knightb MA Buss12     
J Birkenshawc Lewis b Snow5     
+RW Tolchardc Oakman b MA Buss0     
RJ Barrattnot out0     
CT Spencerb MA Buss1     
J Cottonst Griffith b MA Buss0     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 23.3 overs)78
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-4, 3-16, 4-21, 5-66, 6-71, 7-75, 8-75, 9-76, 10-78 (23.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow7   1243--
A Buss8   2242--
Greig5   1181--
MA Buss3.3154--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MA Bussc Barratt b Spencer108     
GA Greenidgeb Spencer62     
KG Suttlelbw b Spencer13     
*JM Parksc Cotton b Spencer1     
AW Greigc Tolchard b Cotton58     
PJ Gravesc Inman b Cotton55     
ASM Oakmanrun out23     
+MG Griffithnot out4     
EJ Lewisc sub b Spencer0     
A Bussc Tolchard b Spencer7     
JA Snowdid not bat      
Extras(6 lb, 5 nb, 1 w)12
Total(9 wickets, declared, 101.4 overs)343
Fall of wickets:
1-167, 2-190, 3-191, 4-198, 5-280, 6-330, 7-332, 8-333, 9-343 (101.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton16   1572--
Marner8   1310--
Birkenshaw28   5930--
Booth4   0280--
Barratt13   3360--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamb Snow10     
MEJC Normanb Snow1     
BJ Boothc Greenidge b A Buss24     
CC Inmanc Greig b A Buss5     
PT Marnerlbw b Snow0     
J Birkenshawb Snow16     
+RW Tolchardlbw b MA Buss9     
RJ Barrattc Greig b MA Buss2     
CT Spencerc Oakman b Greig13     
J Cottonb Greig18     
BR Knightnot out0     
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 34.5 overs)102
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-16, 3-27, 4-27, 5-54, 6-69, 7-69, 8-72, 9-101, 10-102 (34.5 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow11   3214--
A Buss11   2402--
MA Buss11   3342--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> GA Greenidge (2) passed his previous highest score of 12 in County Championship matches
--> PJ Graves (2) passed his previous highest score of 53 in County Championship matches
--> RW Tolchard (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 4





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