Surrey v Leicestershire
County Championship 1968
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 12th, 13th, 14th June 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 3 (Batting 1, Bowling 2); Leicestershire 9 (Batting 5, Bowling 4)
UmpiresJ Arnold, LH Gray
ScorersB Duddleston (Leicestershire), A Sandham (Surrey)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 340/7 (Constant 15*, Tolchard 35*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (1) 204 all out

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanc Barrington b Cumbes5      
BJ Boothb Cumbes6      
PT Marnerc Long b Barrington96      
CC Inmanb Cumbes11      
*MR Hallamb Cumbes89      
BR Knightc Long b Harman53      
J Birkenshawc Barrington b Roope12      
DJ Constantrun out28      
+RW Tolchardnot out68      
AJ Matthewsnot out6      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 9 lb, 5 nb)18
Total(8 wickets, declared, 126 overs)392
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-19, 3-37, 4-176, 5-253, 6-285, 7-290, 8-361
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cumbes35   6724--
Roope18   3561--
Storey18   5530--
Pocock22   5870--
Harman21   3551--
Barrington12   2511--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichc Matthews b Knight16      
MJ Edwardslbw b Birkenshaw14      
WA Smithb Birkenshaw35      
*MJ Stewartb Birkenshaw56      
SJ Storeyrun out2      
KF Barringtonc Constant b Birkenshaw1      
GRJ Roopelbw b Spencer14      
+A Longb Matthews3      
PI Pocockc Knight b Birkenshaw34      
R Harmannot out26      
J Cumbesc Tolchard b Marner0      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 94.3 overs)204
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-47, 3-87, 4-93, 5-97, 6-122, 7-138, 8-150, 9-197, 10-204 (94.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer7   2181--
Knight20   5441--
Birkenshaw43   17745--
Matthews19   7541--

Surrey second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichc and b Constant129      
MJ Edwardsst Tolchard b Matthews35      
WA Smithb Birkenshaw21      
KF Barringtonc Inman b Birkenshaw25      
*MJ Stewartnot out53      
SJ Storeylbw b Matthews14      
GRJ Roopenot out23      
+A Longdid not bat      
PI Pocockdid not bat      
R Harmandid not bat      
J Cumbesdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 5 lb, 1 w)14
Total(5 wickets, 114 overs)314
Fall of wickets:
1-72, 2-138, 3-193, 4-221, 5-246
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer15   2480--
Knight12   4270--
Birkenshaw36   13692--
Matthews27   61012--
Booth13   5230--
Constant10   2281--
Norman1   040--

--> MR Hallam (1) passed 23000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25
--> JH Edrich (1) passed 14000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> R Harman reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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