Gloucestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1968
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 8th, 9th, 10th June 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 30 runs
PointsGloucestershire 7 (Batting 2, Bowling 5); Leicestershire 17 (Batting 2, Bowling 5)
UmpiresOW Herman, RSM Lay
ScorersAG Avery (Leicestershire), FW Duddridge (Leicestershire)
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 67/0 (Nicholls 29*, Green 29*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 61/0 (Norman 21*, Booth 36*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanb Procter1      
BJ Boothb Windows7      
PT Marnerc Meyer b Procter2      
*CC Inmanc Meyer b Procter55      
J Birkenshawc Brown b Windows3      
BR Knightb Davey39      
DJ Constantc Meyer b Davey5      
B Dudlestonlbw b Davey1      
+RW Tolchardnot out44      
RJ Barrattb Procter28      
CT Spencerrun out14      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 77.2 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-14, 3-14, 4-25, 5-95, 6-116, 7-121, 8-125, 9-179, 10-210 (77.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Procter22   2614--
Davey18   3543--
Windows15   4322--
Mortimore20   6480--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB Nichollsc Booth b Birkenshaw36      
*CA Miltonb Barratt60      
DM Greenc Inman b Spencer29      
MJ Procterc Tolchard b Spencer16      
M Bissexst Tolchard b Birkenshaw4      
AS Brownc Knight b Barratt15      
AR Windowsc Dudleston b Birkenshaw10      
DA Allenc Marner b Birkenshaw13      
JB Mortimorec Knight b Barratt13      
+BJ Meyernot out6      
J Daveyc Inman b Birkenshaw4      
Extras(3 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(all out, 85 overs)217
Fall of wickets:
1-67, 2-89, 3-93, 4-95, 5-126, 6-157, 7-182, 8-204, 9-213, 10-217 (85 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer15   2372--
Knight13   2360--
Marner5   0180--
Barratt20   11343--
Birkenshaw32   7815--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanb Allen52      
BJ Boothnot out124      
PT Marnerc Mortimore b Procter53      
*CC Inmanb Procter19      
BR Knightnot out0      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
DJ Constantdid not bat      
B Dudlestondid not bat      
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
RJ Barrattdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 6 lb)9
Total(3 wickets, declared, 76.1 overs)257
Fall of wickets:
1-130, 2-221, 3-255
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Procter16   2712--
Windows2   060--
Mortimore20   4580--
Allen20   6381--
Bissex5   0240--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB Nichollsc Norman b Barratt39      
*CA Miltonlbw b Knight20      
MJ Procterc Marner b Barratt8      
DM Greenb Birkenshaw87      
M Bissexc Knight b Barratt6      
AS Brownc Marner b Barratt8      
AR Windowsrun out30      
JB Mortimorec and b Knight1      
+BJ Meyerc and b Birkenshaw0      
DA Allenc Spencer b Birkenshaw2      
J Daveynot out1      
Extras(9 b, 9 lb)18
Total(all out, 61.5 overs)220
Fall of wickets:
1-72, 2-82, 3-147, 4-160, 5-180, 6-207, 7-212, 8-213, 9-219, 10-220 (61.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer9   1300--
Knight11   1322--
Barratt20   4724--

--> BJ Booth (2) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> J Birkenshaw reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> CA Milton retired hurt in the Gloucestershire first innings having scored 8 (team had lost 0 wickets) and later returned





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