Leicestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1968
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 1st, 2nd, 3rd June 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 3 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 16 (Batting 3, Bowling 3); Worcestershire 5 (Batting 2, Bowling 3)
UmpiresC Petrie, AEG Rhodes
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), A Ross-Slater (Worcestershire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 19/0 (Norman 11*, Booth 7*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 234/5 (Birkenshaw 34*, Constant 32*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CD Fearnleylbw b Knight19      
RGA Headleyc Tolchard b Knight15      
JA Ormrodc and b Birkenshaw26      
*TW Graveneyc Marner b Knight52      
BL D'Oliveirac Inman b Barratt38      
EJO Hemsleyb Barratt14      
+R Boothnot out49      
N Giffordb Birkenshaw8      
VA Holderb Knight12      
BM Brainb Marner5      
LJ Coldwelllbw b Marner1      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 96.3 overs)249
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-42, 3-104, 4-122, 5-157, 6-172, 7-205, 8-224, 9-239, 10-249 (96.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer17   4500--
Knight27   5534--
Barratt22   6602--
Birkenshaw18   7352--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MEJC Normanc Booth b Coldwell58      
BJ Boothc D'Oliveira b Brain47      
CC Inmanb Coldwell33      
PT Marnerc Booth b Coldwell11      
BR Knightc Graveney b Holder2      
J Birkenshawnot out39      
DJ Constantb Coldwell34      
MR Hallamdid not bat      
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
RJ Barrattdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 8 nb)17
Total(6 wickets, declared, 84.4 overs)241
Fall of wickets:
1-95, 2-130, 3-159, 4-162, 5-166, 6-241 (84.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder25   6641--
Gifford14   6270--
Brain13   2551--
D'Oliveira10   7100--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CD Fearnleyc Constant b Spencer10      
RGA Headleyc Tolchard b Spencer2      
JA Ormrodlbw b Spencer0      
*TW Graveneynot out107      
BL D'Oliveirac Norman b Marner1      
EJO Hemsleyrun out16      
+R Boothlbw b Birkenshaw11      
N Giffordrun out0      
VA Holderb Birkenshaw0      
BM Brainc Spencer b Knight2      
LJ Coldwellb Birkenshaw0      
Extras(10 lb)10
Total(all out, 78.2 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-2, 3-17, 4-33, 5-96, 6-140, 7-148, 8-151, 9-158, 10-159 (78.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer14   3373--
Knight18   5481--
Marner8   2171--
Barratt15   9170--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PT Marnerb Holder6      
BR Knightc D'Oliveira b Brain18      
CC Inmanc Booth b Brain48      
RJ Barrattc Gifford b Coldwell4      
J Birkenshawnot out52      
MR Hallamb Brain4      
*MEJC Normanc Booth b Holder18      
+RW Tolchardrun out9      
BJ Boothnot out2      
DJ Constantdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 3 nb)7
Total(7 wickets, 25.5 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-69, 3-75, 4-79, 5-94, 6-137, 7-161
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coldwell9   1601--
Holder7   0552--

--> J Birkenshaw (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 20
--> MEJC Norman (2) passed 12000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 12
--> CC Inman (2) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> LJ Coldwell reached 850 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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