Yorkshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1968
VenueBramall Lane, Sheffield on 15th, 17th, 18th June 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by 143 runs
PointsYorkshire 18 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Leicestershire 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 4)
UmpiresH Mellows, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 18/1 (Norman 8*)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (2) 106/3 (Hampshire 55*, Illingworth 24*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottnot out114     
PJ Sharpec and b Knight29     
DEV Padgettc Norman b Spencer42     
JH Hampshirec Tolchard b Knight11     
K Taylorb Knight1     
R Illingworthc Tolchard b Knight0     
+JG Binksc Spencer b Knight9     
RA Huttonlbw b Knight1     
*FS Truemanc Tolchard b Knight27     
D Wilsonc Constant b Knight50     
PM Stringerb Birkenshaw2     
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(all out, 93.4 overs)297
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-129, 3-150, 4-158, 5-158, 6-175, 7-183, 8-223, 9-291, 10-297 (93.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer26   21071--
Knight37   11828--
Marner17   2650--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanc Padgett b Hutton42     
BJ Boothc Binks b Hutton8     
+RW Tolchardc Binks b Hutton4     
PT Marnerb Stringer9     
CC Inmanc Binks b Trueman50     
*MR Hallamb Wilson20     
BR Knightc Hampshire b Stringer40     
J Birkenshawnot out27     
DJ Constantc Binks b Stringer0     
AJ Matthewsb Illingworth9     
CT Spencerb Trueman22     
Extras(2 lb, 6 nb)8
Total(all out, 86 overs)239
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-50, 3-65, 4-69, 5-127, 6-154, 7-188, 8-188, 9-204, 10-239 (86 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman15   0622--
Hutton19   7513--
Stringer16   6343--
Wilson16   6381--
Illingworth17   5371--
Taylor3   190--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottc Tolchard b Knight5     
K Taylorb Spencer4     
DEV Padgettc Spencer b Birkenshaw18     
JH Hampshirec Norman b Matthews96     
R Illingworthnot out100     
+JG Binksrun out0     
D Wilsonnot out0     
PJ Sharpedid not bat      
RA Huttondid not bat      
*FS Truemandid not bat      
PM Stringerdid not bat      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(5 wickets, declared, 55.3 overs)228
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-11, 3-30, 4-214, 5-215
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer19   3741--
Knight21   4631--
Birkenshaw12   3491--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanc Padgett b Trueman2     
BJ Boothc Boycott b Trueman26     
PT Marnerb Trueman0     
CC Inmanc Sharpe b Hutton16     
*MR Hallamc Binks b Trueman0     
BR Knightlbw b Trueman5     
J Birkenshawc Stringer b Illingworth60     
+RW Tolchardnot out17     
DJ Constantc Trueman b Illingworth0     
AJ Matthewsc Sharpe b Trueman11     
CT Spencerc Padgett b Illingworth1     
Extras(4 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 43.3 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-12, 3-44, 4-44, 5-45, 6-68, 7-121, 8-121, 9-142, 10-143 (43.3 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman13   7206--
Hutton10   2621--
Stringer5   0380--
Wilson5   410--

--> G Boycott (1) passed 7000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 93
--> PJ Sharpe (1) passed 13500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> CT Spencer (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 7
--> R Illingworth (2) passed 16000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 97





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