Northamptonshire v Kent
County Championship 1968
VenueWellingborough School Ground, Wellingborough on 10th, 11th, 12th August 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 5 runs
PointsNorthamptonshire 6 (Batting 1, Bowling 5); Kent 16 (Batting 1, Bowling 5)
UmpiresRSM Lay, WE Phillipson
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 125/6 (Ackerman 69*, Scott 0*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 130 all out

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessc Steele b Scott26      
BW Luckhurstb Scott11      
+APE Knottc Milburn b Steele43      
Asif Iqballbw b Scott0      
SE Learyb Scott29      
JN Shepherdc Johnson b Crump44      
GW Johnsonc Milburn b Steele0      
DL Underwoodc Crump b Steele19      
*AL Dixonb Crump2      
JN Grahamnot out0      
JCJ Dyelbw b Crump0      
Extras(3 nb)3
Total(all out, 80 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-59, 3-63, 4-112, 5-116, 6-126, 7-170, 8-176, 9-177, 10-177 (80 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crump11   6193--
Durose7   2130--
Scott29   10804--
Sully15   2320--
Steele18   9303--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Milburnb Graham0      
DS Steelec Denness b Underwood5      
A Lightfootlbw b Dixon14      
Mushtaq Mohammadc Denness b Underwood0      
HM Ackermanst Knott b Dixon82      
BL Reynoldsc and b Shepherd19      
*BS Crumpb Shepherd13      
ME Scottc Dixon b Graham5      
+LA Johnsonc Asif Iqbal b Underwood28      
H Sullyc Knott b Underwood0      
AJ Durosenot out11      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 75.3 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-21, 3-21, 4-23, 5-82, 6-116, 7-140, 8-148, 9-152, 10-183 (75.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Graham16   5332--
Dixon19   8382--
Shepherd16   9312--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessb Mushtaq Mohammad15      
BW Luckhurstc Steele b Crump12      
+APE Knottc and b Mushtaq Mohammad12      
Asif Iqballbw b Crump47      
SE Learyb Mushtaq Mohammad3      
JN Shepherdb Mushtaq Mohammad15      
GW Johnsonlbw b Mushtaq Mohammad1      
DL Underwoodlbw b Crump1      
*AL Dixonb Mushtaq Mohammad13      
JN Grahamb Mushtaq Mohammad1      
JCJ Dyenot out1      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 52 overs)130
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-28, 3-59, 4-85, 5-105, 6-112, 7-115, 8-119, 9-129, 10-130 (52 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crump26   6483--
Durose3   160--
Mushtaq Mohammad23   7677--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Milburnc Denness b Shepherd1      
DS Steelelbw b Shepherd34      
A Lightfootc Johnson b Dixon18      
Mushtaq Mohammadc Luckhurst b Underwood1      
HM Ackermanb Shepherd35      
BL Reynoldslbw b Underwood0      
*BS Crumpst Knott b Underwood22      
ME Scottc Johnson b Shepherd0      
+LA Johnsonb Underwood4      
H Sullynot out1      
AJ Duroselbw b Shepherd0      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 74.5 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-45, 3-47, 4-61, 5-63, 6-102, 7-102, 8-117, 9-118, 10-119 (74.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Graham11   4290--
Underwood22   14284--
Dixon15   5251--

--> HM Ackerman (1) passed his previous highest score of 78 in County Championship matches
--> BS Crump reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Kent first innings
--> AL Dixon reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings
--> DL Underwood reached 600 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings
--> Mushtaq Mohammad reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 6th wicket in the Kent second innings
--> Mushtaq Mohammad reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 6th wicket in the Kent second innings
--> Mushtaq Mohammad achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Kent second innings (previous best was 7-75)
--> AL Dixon reached 850 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Northamptonshire second innings





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