Lancashire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1968
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 24th, 25th, 26th August 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to field
ResultLancashire won by 4 wickets
PointsLancashire 17 (Batting 2, Bowling 5); Gloucestershire 5 (Bowling 5)
UmpiresJS Buller, F Jakeman
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 103/4 (Atkinson 24*, Bond 4*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 82/3 (Nicholls 19*, Bissex 16*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Greenb Wood48     
*CA Miltonlbw b Shuttleworth19     
RB Nichollsc Higgs b Wood1     
DR Shepherdc Shuttleworth b Higgs22     
M Bissexc Atkinson b Higgs0     
AS Brownc Engineer b Shuttleworth26     
JP Sullivanc Engineer b Shuttleworth18     
DA Allennot out10     
JB Mortimoreb Shuttleworth0     
+BJ Meyerb Shuttleworth1     
DR Smithc Shuttleworth b Higgs7     
Extras(1 b, 9 lb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 71.4 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-60, 3-77, 4-84, 5-103, 6-142, 7-152, 8-152, 9-156, 10-163 (71.4 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shuttleworth22   4425--
Wood20   7412--
Savage7   2190--
Hughes2   200--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Lloydb Smith4     
B Woodb Allen60     
H Pillingc Allen b Brown5     
D Baileyb Smith1     
G Atkinsonc Meyer b Brown26     
*JD Bondb Mortimore35     
+FM Engineerrun out16     
DP Hughesb Mortimore36     
K Higgsnot out4     
K Shuttleworthc Mortimore b Smith5     
JS Savagec Brown b Smith4     
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 84.3 overs)206
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-24, 3-25, 4-94, 5-112, 6-134, 7-190, 8-195, 9-202, 10-206 (84.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown25   6572--
Green6   1140--
Mortimore17   5322--
Allen14   3421--
Bissex2   060--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Greenb Shuttleworth27     
*CA Miltonretired hurt3     
RB Nichollsc Savage b Higgs74     
DR Shepherdb Hughes5     
AS Brownb Higgs16     
M Bissexc Shuttleworth b Higgs72     
JP Sullivanb Hughes18     
DA Allenc Engineer b Higgs20     
JB Mortimorenot out3     
+BJ Meyernot out1     
DR Smithdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 3 nb)11
Total(7 wickets, declared, 109 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-47, 3-74, 4-192, 5-210, 6-246, 7-246
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Higgs28   7474--
Shuttleworth25   2741--
Wood11   2260--
Savage16   6340--
Hughes29   12582--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Lloydb Brown59     
B Woodb Allen32     
H Pillingc Sullivan b Mortimore53     
+FM Engineerc Allen b Mortimore7     
D Baileyc sub b Mortimore4     
*JD Bondnot out38     
G Atkinsonc Brown b Smith3     
DP Hughesnot out4     
K Higgsdid not bat      
K Shuttleworthdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 1 w)8
Total(6 wickets, 49.4 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-123, 3-138, 4-154, 5-182, 6-198
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith15   3711--
Brown13   1451--
Allen7   1281--

--> CA Milton (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 6
--> D Lloyd (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> B Wood (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 29
--> JP Sullivan (2) equalled his previous highest score of 18 in first-class matches
--> JP Sullivan (2) equalled his previous highest score of 18 in County Championship matches
--> K Higgs reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> K Higgs reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings
--> CA Milton retired hurt in the Gloucestershire second innings having scored 3 (team score 26/0)





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