Leicestershire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1968
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 20th, 21st, 22nd July 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 4 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 17 (Batting 4, Bowling 3); Gloucestershire 6 (Batting 4, Bowling 2)
UmpiresA Gaskell, OW Herman
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), FW Duddridge (Gloucestershire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 17/0 (Hallam 10*, Norman 7*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 235/3 (Booth 77*, Marner 32*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Greenc sub b Marner72      
*CA Miltonlbw b Cotton8      
RB Nichollsc Knight b Spencer44      
DR Shepherdrun out52      
MJ Procterc Inman b Cotton80      
AS Brownc Tolchard b Spencer4      
M Bissexnot out27      
JB Mortimoreb Marner7      
+BJ Meyernot out4      
DR Smithdid not bat      
J Daveydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 10 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(7 wickets, declared, 99 overs)310
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-119, 3-137, 4-247, 5-248, 6-272, 7-300
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton22   2592--
Knight15   3440--
Spencer23   6552--
Marner19   1842--
Birkenshaw20   5560--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc Meyer b Procter64      
MEJC Normanlbw b Mortimore36      
BJ Boothnot out80      
CC Inmanc Meyer b Procter12      
PT Marnerc Meyer b Davey40      
BR Knightnot out4      
J Cottondid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
B Dudlestondid not bat      
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 9 lb, 3 nb)15
Total(4 wickets, declared, 84.5 overs)251
Fall of wickets:
1-72, 2-131, 3-160, 4-246
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davey11   1301--
Smith11   1300--
Brown11   1460--
Mortimore29   7581--
Bissex5   1140--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Greenb Spencer5      
*CA Miltonb Spencer1      
RB Nichollsc Hallam b Knight25      
DR Shepherdlbw b Knight14      
MJ Procterc Tolchard b Marner16      
AS Brownnot out57      
M Bissexc Tolchard b Marner0      
JB Mortimorec Tolchard b Spencer3      
+BJ Meyerlbw b Birkenshaw17      
DR Smithnot out2      
J Daveydid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 6 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)11
Total(8 wickets, declared, 54.4 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-6, 3-38, 4-67, 5-67, 6-67, 7-77, 8-146
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton15   3310--
Spencer12   5353--
Marner13   3362--
Birkenshaw1   031--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc Bissex b Brown34      
MEJC Normanc Green b Smith38      
PT Marnerc Meyer b Procter5      
CC Inmanc Davey b Smith18      
J Cotton hit wkt b Smith18      
CT Spencerc Brown b Procter30      
BR Knightnot out42      
BJ Boothnot out4      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
B Dudlestondid not bat      
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 16 lb, 1 nb)22
Total(6 wickets, 40 overs)211
Fall of wickets:
1-64, 2-71, 3-105, 4-120, 5-135, 6-176
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Procter10   1432--
Davey10   0520--
Smith10   1443--
Brown7   0401--
Mortimore3   0100--

--> DM Green (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 51
--> DR Shepherd (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 15
--> M Bissex (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 27
--> BJ Booth (1) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 70
--> DR Shepherd (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> BR Knight (2) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 34
--> CT Spencer reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings





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