Kent v Leicestershire
County Championship 1969
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 6th, 7th, 8th August 1969 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsKent 5 (Batting 2, Bowling 3); Leicestershire 4 (Bowling 4)
UmpiresJG Langridge, H Yarnold
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), C Lewis (Kent)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 35/1 (Booth 18*, Barratt 1*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 327/6 (Dudleston 159*, Birkenshaw 60*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BW Luckhurstb McKenzie5      
DA Laycockrun out58      
+D Nichollsb Cotton1      
SE Learyc Barratt b Cotton43      
GW Johnsonc Barratt b Birkenshaw19      
Asif Iqbalc Norman b Cotton17      
AGE Ealhamc Tolchard b McKenzie18      
RA Woolmernot out25      
*AL Dixonc Hallam b Marner15      
JN Grahamb Birkenshaw0      
JCJ Dyec Booth b McKenzie2      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 88 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-9, 3-94, 4-126, 5-145, 6-145, 7-179, 8-201, 9-202, 10-208 (88 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie20   4593--
Cotton12   3303--
Marner11   1251--
Birkenshaw28   8522--
Barratt17   5370--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Johnson b Graham10      
BJ Boothc Nicholls b Dixon62      
RJ Barrattc Luckhurst b Graham3      
B Dudlestonnot out171      
CC Inmanc Johnson b Dye7      
*PT Marnerc Luckhurst b Dye5      
MEJC Normanb Woolmer6      
J Birkenshawc and b Graham74      
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
J Cottondid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 6 nb)16
Total(7 wickets, declared, 149.4 overs)354
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-39, 3-106, 4-114, 5-122, 6-148, 7-354 (149.4 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dye38   81022--
Woolmer27   3681--
Dixon23   2711--
Johnson4   140--
Asif Iqbal7   3230--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BW Luckhurstc Hallam b Barratt17      
DA Laycockc McKenzie b Booth29      
+D Nichollslbw b Booth8      
SE Learyc Tolchard b Barratt6      
GW Johnsonc Inman b Booth31      
Asif Iqbalc McKenzie b Barratt86      
AGE Ealhamnot out40      
RA Woolmerc Inman b Dudleston13      
*AL Dixonnot out11      
JN Grahamdid not bat      
JCJ Dyedid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 8 lb, 3 nb)22
Total(7 wickets, 81 overs)263
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-69, 3-73, 4-89, 5-181, 6-205, 7-242
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie4   250--
Cotton8   2110--
Birkenshaw22   5570--
Barratt24   8683--
Booth18   2813--
Dudleston5   0191--

--> DA Laycock made his debut in first-class matches
--> DA Laycock made his debut in County Championship matches
--> B Dudleston (1) passed his previous highest score of 108 in County Championship matches
--> B Dudleston (1) passed his previous highest score of 122 in first-class matches
--> BW Luckhurst (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 2
--> J Birkenshaw reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings
--> JN Graham reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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