Essex v Kent
County Championship 1970
VenueHarlow Sportcentre, Harlow on 1st, 2nd, 3rd July 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultKent won by an innings and 24 runs
PointsEssex 3 (Batting 1, Bowling 2); Kent 18 (Batting 3, Bowling 5)
UmpiresCG Pepper, H Yarnold
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 330/7 (Denness 167*, Dixon 32*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 18/2 (Ward 6*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MH Dennessnot out167      
GW Johnsonb Boyce0      
Asif Iqbalc Taylor b Turner5      
JN Shepherdc East b Turner7      
SE Learyb East13      
AGE Ealhamc Presland b Acfield88      
+D Nichollsc and b Hobbs1      
RA Woolmerlbw b Boyce6      
AL Dixonnot out32      
JCJ Dyedid not bat      
JN Grahamdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 6 nb)11
Total(7 wickets, declared, 113 overs)330
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-10, 3-24, 4-65, 5-229, 6-236, 7-268
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce24   2852--
Turner26   7452--
Acfield25   6791--
East19   8441--
Hobbs19   4661--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BEA Edmeadesc Johnson b Dye6      
B Wardc Leary b Graham1      
GJ Savillec Woolmer b Shepherd61      
G Barkerc Denness b Shepherd17      
*+B Taylorc Nicholls b Woolmer63      
KD Boycec Nicholls b Graham5      
ER Preslandc Johnson b Shepherd9      
S Turnerc Shepherd b Dye1      
RNS Hobbsc Woolmer b Shepherd0      
RE Eastlbw b Shepherd0      
DL Acfieldnot out0      
Extras(3 b, 11 lb, 2 nb)16
Total(all out, 76.5 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-9, 3-29, 4-137, 5-144, 6-176, 7-179, 8-179, 9-179, 10-179 (76.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Graham26   6632--
Dye10   6132--
Dixon12   2260--
Woolmer9   3201--

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
BEA Edmeadesc Leary b Graham10      
B Wardc Shepherd b Graham14      
GJ Savillec Shepherd b Dye2      
G Barkerc Nicholls b Graham5      
*+B Taylorc Shepherd b Dye43      
KD Boycec Denness b Graham0      
ER Preslandb Dye1      
S Turnerc Woolmer b Graham2      
RNS Hobbsb Graham8      
RE Eastc Nicholls b Dye24      
DL Acfieldnot out15      
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(all out, 40.1 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-18, 3-31, 4-32, 5-32, 6-39, 7-50, 8-77, 9-87, 10-127 (40.1 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Graham18   2676--
Shepherd2   060--
Woolmer1   100--

--> MH Denness (1) passed 9000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 136
--> B Taylor (1) passed 17000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 17
--> BEA Edmeades (2) passed 6000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> S Turner reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings





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