Essex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1970
VenueCounty Ground, Chelmsford on 16th, 18th, 19th May 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to field
ResultEssex won by 9 wickets
PointsEssex 16 (Batting 2, Bowling 4); Leicestershire 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresR Aspinall, H Mellows
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 41/1 (Edmeades 15*, Saville 8*; 11 overs)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 66/5 (Illingworth 22*, Stringer 3*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BJ Boothb Lever3      
B Dudlestonc Turner b Hobbs58      
+RW Tolchardb Lever14      
CC Inmanc East b Hobbs76      
PT Marnerc Boyce b Turner13      
*R Illingworthb Turner41      
RJ Barrattc and b Hobbs6      
J Birkenshawc Saville b Boyce33      
GF Crossb Turner0      
GD McKenzieb Hobbs0      
PM Stringernot out1      
Extras(4 b, 17 lb, 2 nb)23
Total(all out, 88.1 overs)268
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-14, 3-159, 4-166, 5-180, 6-187, 7-252, 8-252, 9-258, 10-268 (88.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever16   1582--
Turner25   7493--
Edmeades9   2190--
Hobbs24   6604--
East4   0310--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BEA Edmeadesc Marner b McKenzie79      
B Wardb McKenzie16      
GJ Savilleb McKenzie14      
KWR Fletcherrun out0      
G Barkerlbw b Illingworth61      
KD Boycec and b Illingworth0      
*+B Taylorc McKenzie b Birkenshaw5      
S Turnerc McKenzie b Illingworth0      
RNS Hobbsb McKenzie30      
RE Eastb Barratt4      
JK Levernot out18      
Extras(7 b, 5 nb)12
Total(all out, 88.2 overs)239
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-55, 3-58, 4-146, 5-146, 6-155, 7-155, 8-188, 9-193, 10-239 (88.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stringer18   4550--
Marner2   080--
Birkenshaw25   9461--
Illingworth16   2413--
Barratt4   181--
Booth1   070--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BJ Boothb Boyce12      
B Dudlestonc Fletcher b Boyce0      
+RW Tolchardc Turner b Boyce9      
CC Inmanc Turner b Boyce1      
PT Marnerc Boyce b East14      
*R Illingworthc Turner b Hobbs37      
PM Stringerlbw b Hobbs8      
J Birkenshawc and b Hobbs32      
GF Crossc Taylor b Hobbs2      
GD McKenzielbw b Boyce18      
RJ Barrattnot out14      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 6 nb)11
Total(all out, 62.4 overs)158
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-20, 3-22, 4-28, 5-60, 6-84, 7-99, 8-109, 9-128, 10-158 (62.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever5   280--
Turner15   5250--
Hobbs23   5674--
East3   081--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BEA Edmeadesnot out120      
B Wardc Tolchard b Booth46      
GJ Savillenot out20      
KWR Fletcherdid not bat      
G Barkerdid not bat      
KD Boycedid not bat      
*+B Taylordid not bat      
S Turnerdid not bat      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
JK Leverdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(1 wicket, 66.2 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-109 (Ward)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie5   0190--
Stringer2   090--
Birkenshaw15   4280--
Illingworth12   3150--
Barratt14   5360--
Booth11   2441--
Cross3   1120--

--> BEA Edmeades (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 48
--> G Barker (1) passed 19000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 14
--> RJ Barratt made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> RJ Barratt made his last appearance in first-class matches





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