Leicestershire v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1970
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 15th, 17th, 18th August 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 4 (Batting 3, Bowling 1); Northamptonshire 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresWE Alley, H Yarnold
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 14/0 (Prideaux 2*, Lightfoot 7*; 5 overs)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (1) 380/4 (Ackerman 177*, Watts 34*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Swinburne b Sarfraz Nawaz0     
MEJC Normanb Willey23     
*PT Marnerc Willey b Lee8     
CC Inmanc Sharp b Sarfraz Nawaz13     
J Birkenshawc Lightfoot b Sarfraz Nawaz0     
+RW Tolchardnot out104     
BF Davisonc Sharp b Sarfraz Nawaz24     
PR Haywoodc Lee b Breakwell27     
JG Tolchardc and b Lee34     
JF Steelec Sharp b Willey5     
JDD Pemberc Ackerman b Swinburne53     
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 12 nb)18
Total(all out, 94.2 overs)309
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-15, 3-39, 4-47, 5-47, 6-117, 7-179, 8-222, 9-262, 10-309 (94.2 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sarfraz Nawaz24   6844--
Lee20   11032--
Willey23   6402--
Breakwell17   11221--
Watts6   0160--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RM Prideauxb Davison11     
A Lightfootc sub b Davison82     
HM Ackermanb Davison208     
P Willeyc sub b Birkenshaw14     
DS Steelec sub b Marner46     
PJ Wattslbw b Marner36     
D Breakwellc Pember b Davison7     
+G Sharpc sub b Marner6     
Sarfraz Nawaznot out0     
JW Swinburnec Davison b Marner2     
PG Leedid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 5 lb, 3 nb, 4 w)20
Total(9 wickets, declared, 134.5 overs)432
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-173, 3-210, 4-318, 5-390, 6-415, 7-428, 8-430, 9-432 (134.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pember22   3740--
Davison33   4994--
Birkenshaw35   7781--
Steele12   2410--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonnot out105     
MEJC Normanb Lee6     
*PT Marnerc Steele b Breakwell34     
J Birkenshawc Sharp b Swinburne0     
BF Davisonc Watts b Swinburne10     
PR Haywoodc Watts b Breakwell15     
JG Tolchardc Ackerman b Breakwell0     
CC Inmannot out25     
+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
JF Steeledid not bat      
JDD Pemberdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 6 nb)13
Total(6 wickets, declared, 82 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-85, 3-85, 4-103, 5-135, 6-139
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sarfraz Nawaz12   3340--
Lee15   2411--
Willey4   0210--
Breakwell22   8493--
Watts2   0140--
Swinburne24   12332--
Prideaux1   100--
Ackerman1   010--
Steele1   020--

--> RW Tolchard (1) passed his previous highest score of 98 in County Championship matches
--> JDD Pember (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in County Championship matches
--> JDD Pember (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in first-class matches
--> HM Ackerman (1) passed his previous highest score of 145 in County Championship matches
--> HM Ackerman (1) passed his previous highest score of 200 in first-class matches
--> HM Ackerman (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 138
--> DS Steele (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> B Dudleston (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 56
--> B Dudleston (2) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 61
--> BF Davison achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Northamptonshire first innings (previous best was 0-7)





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