Leicestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1970
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 9th, 11th, 12th May 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 5 (Batting 3, Bowling 2); Sussex 7 (Batting 2, Bowling 5)
UmpiresCS Elliott, H Mellows
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 20/0 (MA Buss 16*, Greenidge 2*; 9 overs)
Close of play day 2Sussex (1) 234/6 (Suttle 20*, A Buss 9*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BJ Boothb A Buss0     
B Dudlestonc Parks b Snow30     
+RW Tolchardc Parks b Snow0     
CC Inmanlbw b A Buss5     
PT Marnerc MA Buss b A Buss115     
*R Illingworthnot out14     
J Birkenshawb Denman11     
GF Crossb A Buss53     
PM Stringerc MA Buss b Snow0     
GD McKenziec Greig b A Buss0     
RJ Barrattb Snow0     
Extras(1 b, 6 lb)7
Total(all out, 57.4 overs)235
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-3, 3-12, 4-65, 5-93, 6-221, 7-224, 8-225, 9-234, 10-235 (57.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
A Buss15   1715--
Bates15   4530--
Denman8   1521--
MA Buss2   130--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MA Bussc Tolchard b McKenzie26     
GA Greenidgec McKenzie b Birkenshaw47     
PJ Graveslbw b Stringer4     
+JM Parksc and b Birkenshaw63     
AW Greigc and b Birkenshaw11     
*MG Griffithc Inman b Barratt42     
KG Suttlenot out20     
A Bussnot out9     
JA Snowdid not bat      
DL Batesdid not bat      
J Denmandid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb, 3 nb)12
Total(6 wickets, declared, 93 overs)234
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-40, 3-144, 4-145, 5-160, 6-220
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie17   4381--
Stringer15   7241--
Birkenshaw21   3553--
Illingworth20   5400--
Cross6   0230--
Barratt14   3421--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BJ Boothc Suttle b Snow1     
B Dudlestonrun out46     
+RW Tolchardb Denman9     
CC Inmanc A Buss b MA Buss3     
PT Marnerb MA Buss37     
*R Illingworthb Suttle14     
J Birkenshawc Graves b MA Buss6     
GF Crossnot out34     
PM Stringerc Suttle b MA Buss9     
GD McKenziec Greig b MA Buss2     
RJ Barrattc Greenidge b MA Buss5     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 67.4 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-37, 3-40, 4-88, 5-100, 6-110, 7-130, 8-153, 9-156, 10-168 (67.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow12   4201--
A Buss10   5140--
Bates3   0200--
Denman6   0261--
MA Buss27.410636--
Suttle9   3231--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MA Bussb McKenzie0     
GA Greenidgelbw b McKenzie8     
PJ Gravesst Tolchard b Birkenshaw7     
+JM Parksc Birkenshaw b Barratt26     
AW Greigc Barratt b Illingworth20     
JA Snownot out30     
*MG Griffithc Barratt b Illingworth0     
KG Suttlenot out2     
A Bussdid not bat      
DL Batesdid not bat      
J Denmandid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(6 wickets, 47 overs)95
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-9, 3-39, 4-45, 5-71, 6-75
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie7   3132--
Stringer3   140--
Birkenshaw14   1401--
Illingworth9   5152--
Barratt14   6211--

--> PT Marner (1) passed 14000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 105
--> GF Cross (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 48
--> JM Parks (1) passed 31500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 37
--> MG Griffith (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 36
--> B Dudleston (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> MA Buss reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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