Worcestershire v Essex
County Championship 1970
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 17th, 18th, 19th June 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 6 wickets
PointsWorcestershire 16 (Batting 3, Bowling 3); Essex 3 (Batting 1, Bowling 2)
UmpiresF Jakeman, GH Pope
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 23/0 (Headley 7*, Turner 12*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 3/0 (Lever 1*, Taylor 0*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BEA Edmeadesc Graveney b Holder0     
*+B Taylorc Carter b Holder9     
GJ Savillest Cass b Standen28     
G Barkerc Cass b Carter124     
ER Preslandc Ormrod b Holder4     
KD Boycec Gifford b Holder3     
S Turnerrun out17     
RNS Hobbsb Holder3     
RE Eastlbw b Gifford14     
JK Leverrun out9     
DL Acfieldnot out3     
Extras(7 b, 4 lb, 10 nb, 2 w)23
Total(all out, 104 overs)237
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-20, 3-89, 4-103, 5-110, 6-164, 7-170, 8-202, 9-228, 10-237 (104 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder25   5555--
Carter25   7511--
Standen30   5691--
Gifford24   7391--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGA Headleyc Taylor b Lever14     
GM Turnerc Turner b Acfield122     
JA Ormrodc Taylor b Boyce46     
+GR Casslbw b Acfield3     
EJO Hemsleynot out19     
*TW Graveneynot out12     
DNF Sladedid not bat      
JA Standendid not bat      
N Gifforddid not bat      
VA Holderdid not bat      
RGM Carterdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 6 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(4 wickets, declared, 84.5 overs)226
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-156, 3-180, 4-198
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever10   4191--
East12   2280--
Turner4   290--
Acfield25   3712--
Hobbs11   2310--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JK Leverb Holder1     
*+B Taylorlbw b Standen11     
BEA Edmeadesc Graveney b Standen66     
GJ Savillenot out65     
G Barkernot out26     
ER Preslanddid not bat      
KD Boycedid not bat      
S Turnerdid not bat      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
DL Acfielddid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 3 nb, 3 w)12
Total(3 wickets, declared, 63 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-29, 3-130
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder6   181--
Carter7   3170--
Standen15   3362--
Gifford12   1330--
Slade18   4530--
Graveney5   0220--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGA Headleyb Acfield39     
GM Turnerc Presland b Turner72     
JA Ormrodb Acfield3     
*TW Graveneynot out53     
+GR Cassc Barker b Boyce12     
EJO Hemsleynot out0     
DNF Sladedid not bat      
JA Standendid not bat      
N Gifforddid not bat      
VA Holderdid not bat      
RGM Carterdid not bat      
Extras(12 lb, 2 nb)14
Total(4 wickets, 38.3 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-64, 2-78, 3-160, 4-186
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce11   0581--
Lever9   0290--
East5   0370--
Acfield10   1402--

--> GM Turner (1) passed his previous highest score of 106 in County Championship matches
--> GM Turner (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 83
--> GM Turner (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 92
--> JA Ormrod (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10





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