Leicestershire v Warwickshire
County Championship 1968
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 24th, 25th, 26th August 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 3 (Batting 2, Bowling 1); Warwickshire 8 (Batting 5, Bowling 3)
UmpiresR Aspinall, AEG Rhodes
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), P Pike (Warwickshire)
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 379/4d
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 209/8 (Tolchard 10*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WJP Stewartlbw b Pember117     
Khalid Ibadullac and b Knight25     
DL Amissc Norman b Knight1     
RB Kanhaic Birkenshaw b Knight193     
JA Jamesonnot out34     
RN Abberleydid not bat      
*+AC Smithdid not bat      
EE Hemmingsdid not bat      
W Blenkirondid not bat      
LR Gibbsdid not bat      
JD Graydid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 7 lb)9
Total(4 wickets, declared, 102.3 overs)379
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-51, 3-299, 4-379 (102.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton17   4360--
Spencer23   4740--
Pember23   11031--
Birkenshaw33   41210--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamb Blenkiron6     
MEJC Normanlbw b Blenkiron2     
BJ Boothb Blenkiron16     
CC Inmanb Gibbs57     
PT Marnerlbw b Hemmings23     
BR Knightc and b Gray67     
J Birkenshawb Gibbs18     
+RW Tolchardnot out12     
JDD Pemberc Kanhai b Gray0     
J Cottonc Amiss b Blenkiron0     
CT Spencerb Blenkiron0     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 4 nb)10
Total(all out, 90.4 overs)211
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-15, 3-30, 4-70, 5-147, 6-177, 7-209, 8-209, 9-211, 10-211 (90.4 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray17   3472--
Gibbs30   11552--
Hemmings9   0331--
Khalid Ibadulla19   8290--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanc Kanhai b Blenkiron77     
+RW Tolchardc Kanhai b Hemmings56     
*MR Hallamb Hemmings4     
BJ Boothlbw b Hemmings13     
PT Marnerc Smith b Gibbs23     
CC Inmanc Gibbs b Jameson47     
BR Knightnot out21     
J Birkenshawnot out2     
JDD Pemberdid not bat      
J Cottondid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(6 wickets, 111 overs)254
Fall of wickets:
1-106, 2-116, 3-144, 4-180, 5-188, 6-245
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blenkiron16   3521--
Gray16   5420--
Gibbs21   9391--
Hemmings32   15653--
Khalid Ibadulla21   9280--
Kanhai3   070--
Jameson2   0101--

--> WJP Stewart (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 5
--> RB Kanhai (1) passed 14000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 22
--> W Blenkiron achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 5-38)
--> W Blenkiron achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 4-34)
--> W Blenkiron achieved his first five wickets in an innings in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings





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