Leicestershire v Somerset
Gillette Cup 1968 (2nd Round)
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 25th, 27th May 1968 (60-over match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 4 wickets
UmpiresR Aspinall, TW Spencer
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), T Tout (Somerset)
Close of play day 1No play
Man of the MatchMEJC Norman

Somerset inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
*RT Virginrun out55      
MJ Kitchenc Hallam b Knight1      
A Clarksonc Cotton b Spencer23      
+TI Barwellc Knight b Birkenshaw8      
GS Chappellc Booth b Spencer4      
WE Alleyst Tolchard b Birkenshaw22      
GI Burgessc Spencer b Birkenshaw8      
KE Palmerb Knight1      
PJ Robinsonc Tolchard b Knight0      
R Palmerc Barratt b Spencer3      
FE Rumseynot out0      
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 57 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-57, 3-102, 4-105, 5-122, 6-122, 7-128, 8-130, 9-133, 10-134 (57 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6sS-RateEcon
Cotton8   2120--   -1.50
Knight12   3203--   24.001.67
Spencer10   2173--   20.001.70
Barratt5   0130--   -2.60
Marner11   0440--   -4.00
Birkenshaw11   3193--   22.001.73

Leicestershire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sDotsS-Rate
*MR Hallamc R Palmer b Burgess34      
MEJC Normanb R Palmer52      
BJ Boothb KE Palmer0      
CC Inmanb Rumsey0      
PT Marnerrun out7      
BR Knightc Alley b Rumsey15      
J Birkenshawnot out8      
+RW Tolchardnot out7      
RJ Barrattdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
J Cottondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 8 lb, 3 nb)12
Total(6 wickets, 49 overs)135
Fall of wickets:
1-71, 2-72, 3-73, 4-94, 5-119, 6-119
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6sS-RateEcon
Rumsey12   1262--   36.002.17
R Palmer8   2261--   48.003.25
Alley9   1190--   -2.11
KE Palmer12   1341--   72.002.83
Burgess8   2181--   48.002.25

--> The match was scheduled for one day but extended to two.
--> GS Chappell made his debut in ListA matches
--> MEJC Norman passed his previous highest score of 37 in ListA matches
--> RJ Barratt made his debut in ListA matches
--> BR Knight made his debut for Leicestershire in ListA matches
--> CT Spencer achieved his best innings bowling analysis in ListA matches in the Somerset innings (previous best was 2-47)
--> J Birkenshaw achieved his best innings bowling analysis in ListA matches in the Somerset innings (previous best was 1-4)





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