Derbyshire v Lancashire
County Championship 1968
VenueQueen's Park, Chesterfield on 12th, 13th, 14th June 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsDerbyshire 4 (Batting 1, Bowling 3); Lancashire 5 (Batting 1, Bowling 4)
UmpiresA Jepson, H Mellows
Close of play day 1Derbyshire (1) 17/2 (Page 3*, Russell 2*)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (2) 42/1 (Atkinson 17*, Pilling 17*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Pullarc Page b Rhodes32      
G Atkinsonc Stephenson b Eyre0      
H Pillingc Russell b E Smith52      
+FM Engineerc Russell b Eyre10      
D Lloydb Buxton21      
*JD Bondb Buxton30      
DP Hughesnot out25      
P Leverc Buxton b Rhodes10      
K Higgsb E Smith10      
JB Stathamc Rhodes b Buxton4      
JS Savagec Stephenson b E Smith0      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb, 11 nb)23
Total(all out, 104.1 overs)217
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-76, 3-95, 4-117, 5-162, 6-167, 7-182, 8-208, 9-217, 10-217 (104.1 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Eyre23   5612--
Rhodes26   9442--
Buxton18   8303--
Russell16   7240--
E Smith21.113353--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJK Gibbsc Engineer b Higgs5      
DHK Smithc Atkinson b Higgs6      
MH Pagest Engineer b Savage46      
PE Russellb Statham4      
IR Buxtonlbw b Higgs30      
CP Marksb Savage24      
JF Harveyc Higgs b Savage4      
TJP Eyrerun out42      
+GR Stephensonlbw b Higgs3      
*E Smithc Pullar b Statham32      
HJ Rhodesnot out18      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 7 nb)15
Total(all out, 96.1 overs)229
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-14, 3-34, 4-87, 5-117, 6-121, 7-133, 8-159, 9-204, 10-229 (96.1 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham29   5572--
Lever23   5710--
Savage15   5343--
Hughes1   100--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Page b E Smith66      
G Pullarc Harvey b Eyre7      
H Pillingb Russell54      
D Lloydnot out34      
*JD Bondnot out49      
+FM Engineerdid not bat      
DP Hughesdid not bat      
P Leverdid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
JB Stathamdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(3 wickets, declared, 90 overs)214
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-115, 3-149
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Eyre16   4451--
Rhodes17   6220--
Buxton10   3230--
Russell21   8471--
E Smith26   6731--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJK Gibbsb Lever51      
DHK Smithc Lloyd b Higgs3      
MH Pagelbw b Statham36      
IR Buxtonb Lever21      
CP Marksrun out10      
JF Harveyb Lever7      
+GR Stephensonb Lever15      
TJP Eyrenot out8      
*E Smithnot out3      
PE Russelldid not bat      
HJ Rhodesdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 8 lb, 4 nb)15
Total(7 wickets, 38 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-76, 3-115, 4-129, 5-144, 6-149, 7-164
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham10   0491--
Higgs14   4431--
Lever14   0624--

--> H Pilling (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 10
--> H Pilling (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 35
--> E Smith reached 900 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Lancashire first innings





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