Northamptonshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1968
VenueBaker Perkins Sports Ground, Peterborough on 13th, 14th, 15th July 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultNorthamptonshire won by 9 wickets
PointsNorthamptonshire 16 (Batting 1, Bowling 5); Leicestershire 3 (Bowling 3)
UmpiresJ Arnold, JG Langridge
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), J Mercer (Northamptonshire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 42/9 (Marner 9*, Spencer 4*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (2) 15/1 (Prideaux 10*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RM Prideauxlbw b Marner54     
DS Steeleb Marner47     
A Lightfootc and b Marner52     
Mushtaq Mohammadc Barratt b Birkenshaw0     
HM Ackermanrun out8     
BL Reynoldsc Dudleston b Marner9     
P Willeyc and b Birkenshaw1     
BS Crumpb Marner9     
+LA Johnsonc Tolchard b Marner9     
AJ Duroseb Birkenshaw4     
H Sullynot out4     
Extras(6 b, 5 lb)11
Total(all out, 93.2 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-73, 2-146, 3-147, 4-171, 5-175, 6-181, 7-181, 8-192, 9-196, 10-208 (93.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer10   3180--
Pember7   590--
Birkenshaw35   9793--
Barratt11   5180--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanc Mushtaq Mohammad b Crump6     
BJ Boothc Mushtaq Mohammad b Crump0     
*MR Hallamb Durose4     
CC Inmanc Johnson b Durose0     
J Birkenshawc Mushtaq Mohammad b Durose2     
B Dudlestonb Durose0     
PT Marnerc Willey b Crump10     
+RW Tolchardc Mushtaq Mohammad b Durose0     
JDD Pemberc Johnson b Durose4     
RJ Barrattc Mushtaq Mohammad b Durose5     
CT Spencernot out4     
Extras(8 lb)8
Total(all out, 26.1 overs)43
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-13, 3-14, 4-15, 5-16, 6-17, 7-19, 8-23, 9-35, 10-43 (26.1 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Durose13   5237--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
BJ Booth hit wkt b Durose2     
MEJC Normanc Crump b Durose8     
*MR Hallamc Steele b Durose20     
CC Inmanst Johnson b Sully79     
PT Marnerc Mushtaq Mohammad b Sully24     
J Birkenshawb Crump1     
B Dudlestonc Steele b Sully1     
+RW Tolchardnot out14     
JDD Pemberb Sully0     
RJ Barrattb Mushtaq Mohammad23     
CT Spencerc and b Crump4     
Extras(2 b, 2 nb)4
Total(all out, 54.1 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-11, 3-53, 4-106, 5-121, 6-122, 7-139, 8-141, 9-172, 10-180 (54.1 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Durose18   1783--
Lightfoot1   020--
Sully16   5554--
Mushtaq Mohammad3   151--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RM Prideauxnot out14     
DS Steelelbw b Marner4     
A Lightfootnot out0     
Mushtaq Mohammaddid not bat      
HM Ackermandid not bat      
BL Reynoldsdid not bat      
P Willeydid not bat      
BS Crumpdid not bat      
+LA Johnsondid not bat      
AJ Durosedid not bat      
H Sullydid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(1 wicket, 3.1 overs)19
Fall of wickets:
1-15 (Steele)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer1   060--
Marner2   081--

--> CT Spencer (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> AJ Durose achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 5-64)
--> AJ Durose achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 5-64)
--> BS Crump reached 650 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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