Northamptonshire v Essex
County Championship 1970
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 4th, 6th, 7th July 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNorthamptonshire 4 (Batting 3, Bowling 1); Essex 8 (Batting 5, Bowling 3)
UmpiresHD Bird, LH Gray
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 16/0 (Ackerman 4*, Steele 11*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 53/2 (Saville 22*, Barker 6*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Wardc Steele b Watts43      
BEA Edmeadesb Watts31      
GJ Savillec Johnson b Sarfraz Nawaz11      
G Barkerc Swinburne b Sarfraz Nawaz105      
*+B Taylornot out113      
KD Boycenot out6      
ER Preslanddid not bat      
S Turnerdid not bat      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
JK Leverdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 7 nb)14
Total(4 wickets, declared, 91 overs)323
Fall of wickets:
1-67, 2-95, 3-95, 4-300
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sarfraz Nawaz18   2712--
Crump23   8600--
Willey19   1690--
Watts13   4292--
Swinburne8   2340--
Breakwell10   1460--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HM Ackermanb Boyce35      
DS Steelerun out20      
A Lightfootb Hobbs96      
Mushtaq Mohammadlbw b Lever15      
PJ Wattsc Presland b Boyce15      
P Willeyb Boyce7      
D Breakwellc East b Hobbs12      
Sarfraz Nawazb East20      
JW Swinburnest Taylor b Hobbs4      
+LA Johnsonc Barker b Boyce19      
*BS Crumpnot out3      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 12 nb, 1 w)21
Total(all out, 93.2 overs)267
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-70, 3-94, 4-135, 5-158, 6-211, 7-239, 8-245, 9-245, 10-267 (93.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever23   4741--
Turner29   6490--
Hobbs15   4393--
East3   141--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Wardrun out2      
BEA Edmeadesc Breakwell b Sarfraz Nawaz17      
GJ Savillec sub b Watts32      
G Barkerc Willey b Breakwell31      
*+B Taylorc Breakwell b Watts18      
KD Boycec Lightfoot b Breakwell69      
ER Preslandc Johnson b Breakwell5      
S Turnerlbw b Sarfraz Nawaz9      
RNS Hobbsnot out8      
RE Eastnot out1      
JK Leverdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 10 nb, 1 w)17
Total(8 wickets, declared, 67 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-24, 3-86, 4-110, 5-124, 6-161, 7-207, 8-207
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sarfraz Nawaz22   4642--
Willey18   4290--
Watts10   1542--
Breakwell17   5453--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HM Ackermanrun out36      
DS Steelec and b Hobbs25      
A Lightfootb Turner23      
Mushtaq Mohammadc Taylor b Turner14      
PJ Wattsnot out14      
P Willeyb Turner0      
D Breakwellnot out0      
Sarfraz Nawazdid not bat      
JW Swinburnedid not bat      
+LA Johnsondid not bat      
*BS Crumpdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 7 nb)14
Total(5 wickets, 48 overs)126
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-64, 3-105, 4-113, 5-115
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce6   0190--
Lever4   0270--
Turner16   4393--
Hobbs18   10231--
East4   340--

--> A Lightfoot (1) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 32
--> B Taylor (2) passed 15000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 14





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