Kent v Worcestershire
County Championship 1970
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 1st, 3rd, 4th August 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsKent 1 (Bowling 1); Worcestershire 6 (Batting 1, Bowling 5)
UmpiresCS Elliott, A Jepson
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 309/8 (Gifford 16*, Holder 0*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 85/1 (Turner 43*, Ormrod 2*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGA Headleyc Asif Iqbal b Dye4      
GM Turnerc Nicholls b Shepherd19      
JA Ormrodb Brown81      
*TW Graveneyb Dye114      
TJ Yardleyc Johnson b Brown38      
DNF Sladerun out4      
+R Boothlbw b Dye2      
JA Standenrun out24      
N Giffordnot out16      
VA Holdernot out0      
RGM Carterdid not bat      
Extras(7 lb)7
Total(8 wickets, declared, 112 overs)309
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-31, 3-166, 4-243, 5-266, 6-268, 7-277, 8-298
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dye22   4553--
Brown22   3582--
Shepherd18   6531--
Underwood34   11600--
Dixon13   1570--
Asif Iqbal3   0190--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MH Dennessc Headley b Holder4      
GW Johnsonc Booth b Carter1      
Asif Iqbalc Booth b Standen73      
JN Shepherdb Carter0      
SE Learyc Booth b Holder14      
AGE Ealhamc Booth b Standen6      
+D Nichollsb Gifford24      
AL Dixonc Ormrod b Slade30      
A Brownc Booth b Slade4      
DL Underwoodb Gifford8      
JCJ Dyenot out0      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 65.2 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-18, 3-25, 4-58, 5-73, 6-106, 7-155, 8-163, 9-165, 10-172 (65.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder15   2522--
Carter13   1482--
Standen12   4312--
Slade8   3142--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGA Headleyc and b Brown35      
GM Turnerb Underwood56      
JA Ormrodb Underwood18      
*TW Graveneynot out14      
TJ Yardleynot out16      
DNF Sladedid not bat      
+R Boothdid not bat      
JA Standendid not bat      
N Gifforddid not bat      
VA Holderdid not bat      
RGM Carterdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(3 wickets, declared, 56 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-70, 2-111, 3-120
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dye20   4540--
Brown13   0401--
Underwood22   8452--
Dixon1   100--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MH Dennessb Gifford32      
GW Johnsonb Gifford31      
Asif Iqbalc Graveney b Gifford42      
JN Shepherdc Yardley b Gifford8      
SE Learyc Headley b Slade15      
AGE Ealhamnot out69      
+D Nichollsc Carter b Gifford12      
AL Dixonnot out4      
A Browndid not bat      
DL Underwooddid not bat      
JCJ Dyedid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(6 wickets, 81 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-87, 3-101, 4-116, 5-136, 6-179
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder14   3370--
Carter7   3230--
Standen10   3170--
Gifford32   9965--
Slade15   7231--
Turner2   0130--
Graveney1   040--

--> GM Turner (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 16
--> TW Graveney (1) passed 47000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> D Nicholls (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> GM Turner (2) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> R Booth made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> R Booth made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> A Brown made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> A Brown made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> N Gifford reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Kent first innings





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