Leicestershire v Middlesex
County Championship 1970
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 22nd, 24th, 25th August 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 5 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 17 (Batting 2, Bowling 5); Middlesex 3 (Bowling 3)
UmpiresJ O'Neill, AEG Rhodes
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 97/7 (Murray 12*, Titmus 3*; 49 overs)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 10/0 (Russell 5*, Smith 5*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WE Russellb Illingworth8      
MJ Smithc RW Tolchard b McKenzie34      
NG Featherstoneb McKenzie3      
*PH Parfittb McKenzie8      
JM Brearleyc RW Tolchard b Birkenshaw8      
CT Radleyc RW Tolchard b McKenzie13      
+JT Murrayc and b Steele25      
KV Jonesb Birkenshaw5      
FJ Titmusc Marner b McKenzie38      
AN Connollyb McKenzie10      
JSE Pricenot out2      
Extras(1 lb, 2 nb)3
Total(all out, 71.3 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-42, 3-47, 4-54, 5-75, 6-78, 7-88, 8-121, 9-140, 10-157 (71.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davison10   4270--
Illingworth15   3411--
Birkenshaw11   3222--
Steele3   0151--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonc Russell b Jones31      
MEJC Norman hit wkt b Price11      
PT Marnerc Parfitt b Connolly1      
CC Inmanst Murray b Titmus25      
+RW Tolchardc and b Titmus43      
*R Illingworthc Murray b Titmus47      
J Birkenshawnot out22      
BF Davisonc Featherstone b Titmus0      
JG Tolchardnot out11      
JF Steeledid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 4 nb)9
Total(7 wickets, declared, 70.2 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-37, 3-70, 4-72, 5-162, 6-163, 7-167
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Price17   3571--
Connolly16   5421--
Jones17   4411--
Titmus20   4454--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WE Russellc RW Tolchard b Birkenshaw52      
MJ Smithb Illingworth37      
*PH Parfittc Davison b Birkenshaw5      
JM Brearleyc Birkenshaw b Illingworth40      
CT Radleynot out71      
NG Featherstonenot out28      
+JT Murraydid not bat      
KV Jonesdid not bat      
FJ Titmusdid not bat      
AN Connollydid not bat      
JSE Pricedid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 8 lb)11
Total(4 wickets, declared, 75.4 overs)244
Fall of wickets:
1-88, 2-96, 3-100, 4-173
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie12   3340--
Davison1   100--
Illingworth25   4732--
Birkenshaw33   71042--
Steele3   0100--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonb Titmus60      
BF Davisonc Parfitt b Connolly6      
PT Marnerc Russell b Price79      
CC Inmanrun out6      
+RW Tolchardnot out24      
MEJC Normanc Parfitt b Titmus12      
*R Illingworthnot out5      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
JG Tolcharddid not bat      
JF Steeledid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 10 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(5 wickets, 39.5 overs)204
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-141, 3-162, 4-163, 5-195
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Price12   2491--
Connolly14   0671--
Titmus13   0712--

--> AN Connolly (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> R Illingworth (1) passed 13000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 25
--> PT Marner (2) passed 15000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 67
--> AN Connolly reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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