Gloucestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1968
VenueCollege Ground, Cheltenham on 10th, 11th, 12th August 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 53 runs
PointsGloucestershire 4 (Batting 1, Bowling 3); Worcestershire 17 (Batting 2, Bowling 5)
UmpiresTW Spencer, PB Wight
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 43/0 (Green 22*, Milton 18*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 54/0 (Headley 31*, Turner 24*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGA Headleyc Meyer b Brown79      
GM Turnerc Smith b Mortimore9      
JA Ormrodb Brown22      
*TW Graveneyc Meyer b Smith1      
BL D'Oliveirac Meyer b Smith7      
ARP Barkerlbw b Bissex55      
TJ Yardleyc Brown b Allen38      
+R Boothc Mortimore b Bissex0      
N Giffordc Meyer b Smith9      
LJ Coldwellc Brown b Bissex0      
RGM Carternot out0      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 97.1 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-109, 3-110, 4-112, 5-130, 6-200, 7-205, 8-224, 9-224, 10-224 (97.1 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davey11   2220--
Brown17   3492--
Mortimore17   4451--
Bissex15   7283--
Allen15   3341--
Green6   290--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Greenc Ormrod b Gifford47      
*CA Miltonc Barker b Gifford35      
RB Nichollsc Turner b D'Oliveira5      
DR Shepherdc Gifford b D'Oliveira4      
M Bissexlbw b Gifford3      
AS Brownb Coldwell46      
DA Allenc Ormrod b D'Oliveira13      
JB Mortimorec Headley b D'Oliveira3      
+BJ Meyerb D'Oliveira0      
DR Smithc and b D'Oliveira6      
J Daveynot out2      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 3 nb, 2 w)15
Total(all out, 81.5 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-89, 2-90, 3-95, 4-102, 5-102, 6-136, 7-143, 8-148, 9-162, 10-179 (81.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carter6   1130--
D'Oliveira27   11516--
Gifford32   11703--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGA Headleyb Brown56      
GM Turnerc Meyer b Brown33      
JA Ormrodc Green b Brown8      
*TW Graveneyb Brown0      
BL D'Oliveirac Mortimore b Brown4      
ARP Barkerc Smith b Bissex9      
TJ Yardleyc Nicholls b Smith3      
+R Boothc and b Smith4      
N Giffordb Bissex27      
LJ Coldwelllbw b Bissex12      
RGM Carternot out3      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(all out, 88.4 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-84, 2-94, 3-99, 4-99, 5-109, 6-117, 7-118, 8-128, 9-141, 10-166 (88.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davey10   2280--
Smith22   5402--
Brown17   4285--
Mortimore23   13300--
Allen5   430--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Greenc Headley b D'Oliveira72      
*CA Miltonc and b Carter9      
RB Nichollsc Turner b Coldwell2      
DR Shepherdb D'Oliveira12      
M Bissexc Ormrod b Carter14      
AS Brownc Graveney b Carter23      
DA Allenb D'Oliveira3      
JB Mortimorec Ormrod b Carter6      
+BJ Meyerb Carter0      
DR Smithb D'Oliveira5      
J Daveynot out4      
Extras(6 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 54.2 overs)158
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-23, 3-51, 4-90, 5-129, 6-141, 7-148, 8-148, 9-148, 10-158 (54.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coldwell13   1471--
Carter20   3595--
Gifford7   1150--

--> RGA Headley (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 51
--> RGA Headley (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 69
--> ARP Barker (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in first-class matches
--> ARP Barker (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in County Championship matches
--> AS Brown (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> BL D'Oliveira reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> RGM Carter reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings
--> BL D'Oliveira reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings





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