Essex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1969
VenueGarrison A Cricket Ground, Colchester on 23rd, 24th, 25th July 1969 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 125 runs
PointsEssex 19 (Batting 4, Bowling 5); Leicestershire 4 (Bowling 4)
UmpiresCS Elliott, WE Phillipson
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), CV Jenkinson (Essex)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 39/0 (Hallam 14*, Dudleston 20*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 200/8 (Turner 7*, Lever 1*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Wardlbw b McKenzie10      
BEA Edmeadesrun out6      
*+B Taylorc Hallam b McKenzie4      
BL Irvinelbw b Pember75      
HR Shermanc Cotton b Barratt54      
KD Boycec McKenzie b Pember28      
S Turnerc Birkenshaw b Barratt24      
RNS Hobbsc Birkenshaw b Barratt34      
RE Eastc Barratt b Birkenshaw12      
JK Levernot out8      
DL Acfieldc Booth b Birkenshaw4      
Extras(2 b, 6 nb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 90.4 overs)268
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-18, 3-23, 4-148, 5-161, 6-192, 7-223, 8-247, 9-259, 10-268 (90.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie18   3442--
Cotton12   1380--
Pember14   2502--
Barratt19   7483--
Marner4   0170--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Boyce b East17      
B Dudlestonlbw b Boyce23      
*PT Marnerc Hobbs b East16      
BJ Boothc and b Hobbs11      
MEJC Normanlbw b East0      
+RW Tolchardc Turner b Acfield35      
J Birkenshawst Taylor b Hobbs16      
GD McKenziec Turner b Acfield1      
JDD Pemberlbw b Acfield20      
J Cottonc Irvine b Hobbs0      
RJ Barrattnot out0      
Extras(11 lb, 5 nb)16
Total(all out, 56.3 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-61, 3-70, 4-70, 5-90, 6-117, 7-126, 8-150, 9-151, 10-155 (56.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce12   3271--
Lever3   190--
Hobbs17   7323--
East17   5433--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Wardc Birkenshaw b McKenzie0      
BEA Edmeadesb Birkenshaw15      
*+B Taylorc and b McKenzie2      
BL Irvinelbw b Barratt75      
HR Shermanst Tolchard b Barratt28      
KD Boycelbw b Pember57      
S Turnernot out7      
RNS Hobbsc Norman b Barratt0      
RE Eastc Pember b Barratt3      
JK Levernot out1      
DL Acfielddid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 3 nb)12
Total(8 wickets, declared, 62 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-2, 3-48, 4-106, 5-185, 6-189, 7-189, 8-198
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie17   6442--
Cotton11   4250--
Pember5   0291--
Birkenshaw9   4181--
Barratt20   9724--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Boyce8      
BJ Boothc Lever b Boyce18      
MEJC Normanlbw b Boyce1      
B Dudlestonb Acfield17      
*PT Marnerc Boyce b Acfield31      
+RW Tolchardc Ward b Acfield13      
J Birkenshawc Turner b Acfield39      
GD McKenziec Hobbs b East10      
JDD Pemberc Taylor b Hobbs19      
J Cottonnot out30      
RJ Barrattc and b Hobbs0      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 59.3 overs)188
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-27, 3-30, 4-72, 5-77, 6-127, 7-138, 8-141, 9-188, 10-188 (59.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce8   2253--
Lever2   070--
East15   3511--
Acfield19   4644--

--> BL Irvine (2) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> J Birkenshaw (2) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 18
--> RJ Barratt reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings





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