Kent v Yorkshire
County Championship 1968
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 31st July, 1st, 2nd August 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsKent 4 (Bowling 4); Yorkshire 5 (Bowling 5)
UmpiresCS Elliott, LH Gray
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 84/8 (Hutton 27*, Wilson 5*)
Close of play day 2No play

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessc Sharpe b Nicholson18      
BW Luckhurstc Close b Nicholson2      
GW Johnsonc Binks b Trueman2      
Asif Iqballbw b Nicholson30      
SE Learyst Binks b Nicholson4      
JN Shepherdb Nicholson3      
+APE Knottst Binks b Nicholson1      
*AL Dixonb Trueman3      
DL Underwoodlbw b Nicholson10      
DM Sayernot out3      
JCJ Dyelbw b Nicholson1      
Extras(1 lb, 3 nb)4
Total(all out, 27 overs)81
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-5, 3-40, 4-48, 5-61, 6-62, 7-65, 8-74, 9-79, 10-81 (27 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman8   1252--
Nicholson12   4228--
Hutton7   1300--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJ Sharpelbw b Dye11      
K Taylorc Knott b Dye1      
DEV Padgettc Knott b Dye7      
JH Hampshirelbw b Shepherd28      
*DB Closec Knott b Shepherd1      
R Illingworthc Luckhurst b Sayer0      
+JG Binksb Shepherd3      
RA Huttonnot out31      
FS Truemanb Shepherd0      
D Wilsonlbw b Dye6      
AG Nicholsonnot out3      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(9 wickets, declared, 55 overs)93
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-16, 3-29, 4-47, 5-48, 6-53, 7-63, 8-63, 9-86
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dye22   9424--
Sayer6   1101--
Shepherd23   16294--
Dixon3   1100--
Underwood1   100--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessb Nicholson15      
BW Luckhurstc Illingworth b Close42      
+APE Knottc Hampshire b Wilson29      
Asif Iqbalb Nicholson1      
SE Learyc Taylor b Wilson13      
JN Shepherdnot out18      
GW Johnsonnot out7      
*AL Dixondid not bat      
DL Underwooddid not bat      
DM Sayerdid not bat      
JCJ Dyedid not bat      
Extras(10 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(5 wickets, declared, 51 overs)136
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-87, 3-88, 4-102, 5-113
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman7   2180--
Nicholson17   9332--
Hutton14   3360--
Illingworth2   0100--
Wilson8   3212--
Close3   071--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJ Sharpenot out2      
K Taylornot out0      
DEV Padgettdid not bat      
JH Hampshiredid not bat      
*DB Closedid not bat      
R Illingworthdid not bat      
+JG Binksdid not bat      
RA Huttondid not bat      
FS Truemandid not bat      
D Wilsondid not bat      
AG Nicholsondid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 3 overs)2
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shepherd2   120--
Underwood1   100--

--> Asif Iqbal (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 22
--> Asif Iqbal (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 22
--> JN Shepherd (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> K Taylor (1) passed 11000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> AG Nicholson reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Kent first innings
--> JCJ Dye reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Yorkshire first innings
--> AG Nicholson reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Kent second innings





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