Leicestershire v Essex
County Championship 1970
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 24th, 25th, 26th June 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 6 (Batting 1, Bowling 5); Essex 6 (Batting 1, Bowling 5)
UmpiresLH Gray, GH Pope
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 175 all out
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 156/2 (Haywood 60*, Inman 74*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonb Boyce10     
PR Haywoodc Taylor b Boyce13     
PT Marnerc East b Edmeades25     
CC Inmanc Taylor b Turner13     
BJ Boothb Boyce24     
*R Illingworthc Presland b Boyce24     
+RW Tolchardb Acfield12     
J Birkenshawc Taylor b Acfield13     
JF Steelec Presland b Boyce14     
GD McKenziest Taylor b Hobbs9     
PM Stringernot out0     
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 11 nb)18
Total(all out, 77 overs)175
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-52, 3-72, 4-76, 5-114, 6-133, 7-141, 8-154, 9-175, 10-175 (77 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce26   7775--
Turner20   7391--
Edmeades8   1161--
Acfield22   11252--
Hobbs1   101--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BEA Edmeadesc Inman b Stringer15     
*+B Taylorc Tolchard b Stringer28     
GJ Savillerun out0     
KWR Fletcherst Tolchard b Illingworth42     
G Barkerc Tolchard b McKenzie1     
KD Boycec Stringer b McKenzie52     
S Turnerc Birkenshaw b McKenzie0     
ER Preslandc Birkenshaw b McKenzie17     
RNS Hobbsb Illingworth9     
RE Eastrun out4     
DL Acfieldnot out2     
Extras(3 lb, 9 nb)12
Total(all out, 55.3 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-44, 3-47, 4-50, 5-126, 6-132, 7-151, 8-170, 9-178, 10-182 (55.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie18   5584--
Steele9   3280--
Illingworth12   2272--
Marner5   1120--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Edmeades b Boyce1     
PR Haywoodlbw b Acfield62     
PT Marnerc Boyce b Hobbs2     
CC Inmanc Barker b Acfield80     
BJ Boothst Taylor b Hobbs13     
*R Illingworthlbw b Turner23     
+RW Tolchardst Taylor b Hobbs35     
J Birkenshawc Taylor b Turner8     
GD McKenziec East b Hobbs7     
JF Steelenot out0     
PM Stringerc Taylor b Turner0     
Extras(13 b, 10 lb, 8 nb)31
Total(all out, 80.2 overs)262
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-27, 3-162, 4-167, 5-189, 6-247, 7-247, 8-260, 9-262, 10-262 (80.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce19   0811--
Acfield14   2332--
Hobbs21   7524--
East4   0110--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BEA Edmeadesc Steele b Stringer17     
*+B Taylorc Stringer b McKenzie12     
GJ Savillenot out4     
KWR Fletcherc Marner b McKenzie63     
G Barkerc Booth b Steele37     
KD Boycec Booth b Steele0     
S Turnerc Tolchard b McKenzie14     
ER Preslandb McKenzie5     
RNS Hobbsc Steele b Birkenshaw8     
RE Eastb Birkenshaw3     
DL Acfieldnot out0     
Extras(4 lb, 7 nb)11
Total(9 wickets, 78 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-29, 3-124, 4-158, 5-158, 6-158, 7-159, 8-170, 9-174
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie22   8504--
Stringer8   1261--
Steele24   10512--
Illingworth7   2140--
Birkenshaw17   7222--

--> KWR Fletcher (1) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> PR Haywood (2) passed his previous highest score of 36 in first-class matches
--> PR Haywood (2) passed his previous highest score of 36 in County Championship matches
--> G Barker (2) passed 21500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> KD Boyce reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> RNS Hobbs reached 700 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> KD Boyce reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> PM Stringer reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings





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