Leicestershire v Hampshire
County Championship 1968
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 29th, 30th June, 1st July 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultHampshire won by 78 runs
PointsLeicestershire 5 (Bowling 5); Hampshire 16 (Batting 1, Bowling 5)
UmpiresJF Crapp, C Petrie
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), N Drake (Hampshire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 41/3 (Norman 13*, Barratt 0*)
Close of play day 2Hampshire (2) 99/5 (Livingstone 28*, Turner 14*)

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Richardsc Knight b Cross28      
BL Reedc Barratt b Knight1      
RV Lewisb Cross2      
*RE Marshallc Cross b Spencer54      
PJ Sainsburyb Birkenshaw14      
DA Livingstonec Tolchard b Cross10      
DR Turnernot out37      
+BSV Timmslbw b Cross0      
D Shackletonc Tolchard b Knight13      
DW Whitec Birkenshaw b Knight6      
RMH Cottamc Hallam b Spencer14      
Extras(8 lb)8
Total(all out, 78.4 overs)187
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-26, 3-37, 4-101, 5-105, 6-121, 7-121, 8-134, 9-140, 10-187 (78.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight21   8333--
Cross16   5504--
Birkenshaw22   9621--
Barratt6   3140--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanc Richards b Shackleton15      
BJ Boothb White12      
PT Marnerc Sainsbury b Shackleton12      
+RW Tolchardc Turner b Shackleton0      
RJ Barrattc Timms b White15      
CC Inmanlbw b Shackleton0      
*MR Hallamnot out8      
BR Knightc Livingstone b Shackleton5      
J Birkenshawb White0      
GF Crossb White1      
CT Spencerc Sainsbury b White7      
Extras(2 b, 5 nb)7
Total(all out, 37.3 overs)82
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-41, 3-41, 4-46, 5-57, 6-59, 7-66, 8-67, 9-70, 10-82 (37.3 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton19   9205--
Cottam2   110--

Hampshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Richardsb Knight13      
BL Reedc Inman b Cross18      
RV Lewisb Knight5      
*RE Marshallc Tolchard b Cross13      
PJ Sainsburylbw b Cross4      
DA Livingstonenot out102      
DR Turnernot out36      
+BSV Timmsdid not bat      
D Shackletondid not bat      
DW Whitedid not bat      
RMH Cottamdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 1 w)4
Total(5 wickets, declared, 79 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-30, 3-39, 4-52, 5-61
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer18   2410--
Knight27   10412--
Cross18   6353--
Birkenshaw12   3450--
Barratt4   0290--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanc Timms b Cottam13      
BJ Boothlbw b Cottam47      
PT Marnerb White41      
CC Inmanb White5      
*MR Hallamlbw b Shackleton27      
BR Knightb Cottam0      
RJ Barrattb Cottam15      
J Birkenshawc Cottam b White0      
GF Crossc Turner b Cottam14      
+RW Tolchardc Turner b Cottam9      
CT Spencernot out37      
Extras(1 lb, 13 nb)14
Total(all out, 76.3 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-92, 3-99, 4-125, 5-125, 6-143, 7-143, 8-172, 9-172, 10-222 (76.3 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton18   6341--
White16   2793--
Sainsbury19   9330--
Richards3   070--

--> DA Livingstone (2) passed 9000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 70
--> DA Livingstone (2) passed 10000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> CT Spencer reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Hampshire first innings
--> D Shackleton reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> D Shackleton reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> RMH Cottam reached 350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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