Somerset v Leicestershire
County Championship 1970
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 27th, 29th, 30th June 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 6 (Batting 3, Bowling 3); Leicestershire 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresCS Elliott, F Jakeman
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 99/2 (Marner 53*, Inman 8*; 42 overs)
Close of play day 2Somerset (1) 221/8 (Rose 6*, Langford 9*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Hill b Cartwright19      
PR Haywoodb Burgess8      
PT Marnerc Burgess b Jones71      
CC Inmannot out101      
*R Illingworthc Taylor b Jones7      
+RW Tolchardc Taylor b Cartwright6      
J Birkenshawlbw b Cartwright0      
GF Crossb Cartwright17      
JF Steelenot out9      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
PM Stringerdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 9 nb)15
Total(7 wickets, declared, 82.3 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-67, 3-128, 4-149, 5-166, 6-166, 7-198
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones16   1702--
Burgess32   7891--
Langford1   090--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginb Stringer91      
A Clarksonb McKenzie0      
PJ Robinsonc Cross b McKenzie50      
M Hillc Marner b McKenzie21      
MJ Kitchenc Steele b McKenzie32      
GI Burgessrun out0      
TW Cartwrightc Haywood b Cross1      
BC Roserun out6      
*BA Langfordnot out11      
+DJS Taylornot out2      
AA Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 10 lb)11
Total(8 wickets, declared, 74.1 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-105, 3-164, 4-195, 5-200, 6-206, 7-206, 8-221
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stringer20   3731--
Cross15   2421--
Marner4   0170--
Birkenshaw13   3270--
Steele1   040--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Rose b Cartwright73      
PR Haywoodc Taylor b Jones8      
PT Marnerb Burgess25      
CC Inmanc Cartwright b Burgess18      
*R Illingworthc Rose b Robinson15      
+RW Tolchardc Taylor b Robinson24      
J Birkenshawc and b Robinson15      
GF Crossc Langford b Robinson1      
JF Steelec Clarkson b Langford1      
GD McKenziec Kitchen b Burgess12      
PM Stringernot out2      
Extras(3 b, 13 lb, 2 nb)18
Total(all out, 50.2 overs)212
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-64, 3-100, 4-133, 5-173, 6-191, 7-196, 8-198, 9-206, 10-212 (50.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones7   0351--
Cartwright13   3441--
Langford5   2141--
Robinson10   1514--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginc Birkenshaw b McKenzie13      
A Clarksonb Stringer5      
PJ Robinsonc Dudleston b Stringer4      
M Hillb Stringer4      
MJ Kitchenc Tolchard b Stringer0      
GI Burgessnot out6      
TW Cartwrightnot out1      
BC Rosedid not bat      
*BA Langforddid not bat      
+DJS Taylordid not bat      
AA Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(1 nb, 1 w)2
Total(5 wickets, 23 overs)35
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-18, 3-23, 4-25, 5-26
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie10   2241--
Stringer11   874--
Marner2   020--

--> MJ Kitchen (1) passed 8500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> PM Stringer achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 4-10)
--> PM Stringer achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 4-33)





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