Lancashire v Kent
County Championship 1968
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 19th, 20th, 21st June 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLancashire 5 (Bowling 5); Kent 7 (Batting 2, Bowling 5)
UmpiresA Gaskell, J O'Neill
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 27/1 (Atkinson 11*, Savage 0*)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (2) 9/2 (Pullar 7*, Pilling 2*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessc Lloyd b Shuttleworth21      
BW Luckhurstc Engineer b Higgs53      
+D Nichollsc Wood b Higgs11      
Asif Iqbalb Higgs0      
SE Learyc Lloyd b Shuttleworth11      
JN Shepherdlbw b Statham50      
AGE Ealhamb Statham23      
*AL Dixonc Higgs b Statham35      
AJM Hooperc Higgs b Statham1      
A Brownb Higgs6      
JN Grahamnot out0      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 3 nb)8
Total(all out, 81.3 overs)219
Fall of wickets:
1-59, 2-85, 3-87, 4-88, 5-124, 6-171, 7-182, 8-188, 9-219, 10-219 (81.3 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham21   4574--
Wood6   1280--
Shuttleworth17   3332--
Savage15   6330--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Pullarb Shepherd15      
G Atkinsonc Denness b Shepherd11      
JS Savagelbw b Graham11      
H Pillingc and b Shepherd20      
B Woodc Nicholls b Shepherd6      
*JD Bondc Shepherd b Graham1      
D Lloydc Asif Iqbal b Graham5      
+FM Engineerlbw b Graham0      
K Shuttleworthc Asif Iqbal b Shepherd8      
K Higgsnot out0      
JB Stathamc Nicholls b Graham0      
Extras(3 nb)3
Total(all out, 42.5 overs)80
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-30, 3-50, 4-65, 5-66, 6-66, 7-66, 8-80, 9-80, 10-80 (42.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown7   0220--
Shepherd14   5285--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessc Engineer b Higgs31      
+D Nichollsc Statham b Savage13      
Asif Iqballbw b Statham14      
SE Learyc Engineer b Statham2      
JN Shepherdlbw b Statham5      
AGE Ealhamnot out40      
*AL Dixonc Atkinson b Savage0      
A Brownc Wood b Shuttleworth4      
BW Luckhurstlbw b Shuttleworth1      
AJM Hooperb Shuttleworth0      
JN Grahamb Shuttleworth0      
Extras(6 lb)6
Total(all out, 42.4 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-64, 3-64, 4-67, 5-72, 6-75, 7-98, 8-100, 9-116, 10-116 (42.4 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham12   2413--
Higgs9   491--
Savage12   2452--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Pullarc Leary b Graham7      
G Atkinsonc Asif Iqbal b Graham0      
JS Savagec Nicholls b Brown0      
H Pillingc Nicholls b Graham2      
B Woodc Asif Iqbal b Brown0      
*JD Bondnot out16      
D Lloydc Denness b Brown22      
+FM Engineernot out17      
K Shuttleworthdid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
JB Stathamdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 2 nb)3
Total(6 wickets, 41.3 overs)67
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-1, 3-9, 4-10, 5-10, 6-50
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Graham16   8253--
Brown10   5133--
Shepherd7   470--
Hooper2   200--

--> BW Luckhurst (1) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> JB Statham reached 1650 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Kent first innings





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