Oxford University v Leicestershire
University Match 1968
VenueThe University Parks, Oxford on 29th, 30th, 31st May 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresRSM Lay, H Yarnold
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), GA Tyler (Oxford University)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 358/8 (Birkenshaw 40*, Spencer 1*)
Close of play day 2Oxford University (1) 256 all out

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc Westley b Watson28      
MEJC Normanb Asad Jahangir100      
BJ Boothc Williams b Asad Jahangir106      
CC Inmanc Wilson b Niven31      
PT Marnerc and b Heard15      
BR Knightc Wilson b Niven2      
J Birkenshawnot out40      
+RW Tolchardc Ridley b Heard23      
RJ Barrattb Asad Jahangir6      
CT Spencernot out1      
J Cottondid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(8 wickets, declared, 114 overs)358
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-233, 3-238, 4-259, 5-276, 6-291, 7-331, 8-340
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson24   9561--
Asad Jahangir32   4913--
Niven26   5792--
Williams11   0520--
Heard21   3742--

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*FS Goldsteinb Birkenshaw60      
RM Ridleyc and b Birkenshaw79      
RL Burchnallc Barratt b Birkenshaw0      
AR Garofallc Barratt b Birkenshaw15      
Asad Jahangirc Tolchard b Booth45      
PRB Wilsonc Spencer b Cotton28      
AGM Watsonc Tolchard b Cotton4      
+SA Westleynot out11      
D Williamsb Spencer4      
H Heardb Spencer0      
RA Nivenb Marner0      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 102.5 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-84, 2-84, 3-110, 4-207, 5-221, 6-221, 7-244, 8-255, 9-255, 10-256 (102.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton17   3472--
Knight18   6280--
Spencer13   3242--
Barratt11   7200--
Birkenshaw26   8624--
Booth9   1401--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc Westley b Niven21      
MEJC Normannot out65      
BJ Boothc Niven b Asad Jahangir51      
CC Inmandid not bat      
PT Marnerdid not bat      
BR Knightdid not bat      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
RJ Barrattdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
J Cottondid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(2 wickets, declared, 35.3 overs)140
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-140 (35.3 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson11   2470--
Asad Jahangir10.30551--
Niven7   0151--
Heard7   1200--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*FS Goldsteinc Marner b Spencer78      
RM Ridleyrun out13      
RL Burchnallc Barratt b Birkenshaw9      
AR Garofallc Tolchard b Barratt18      
Asad Jahangirc Tolchard b Barratt5      
PRB Wilsonlbw b Barratt9      
AGM Watsonnot out34      
+SA Westleyb Barratt1      
D Williamslbw b Barratt0      
H Heardc Barratt b Birkenshaw5      
RA Nivennot out0      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 1 w)10
Total(9 wickets, 77 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-98, 3-111, 4-120, 5-132, 6-137, 7-143, 8-143, 9-177
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight11   1370--
Spencer12   2201--
Barratt25   9545--
Birkenshaw28   8612--
Marner1   100--

--> RM Ridley (1) passed his previous highest score of 35 in first-class matches
--> CT Spencer reached 1250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Oxford University first innings





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