Essex v Worcestershire
County Championship 1970
VenueCounty Ground, Chelmsford on 26th, 27th, 28th August 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 8 (Batting 5, Bowling 3); Worcestershire 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 4)
UmpiresJG Langridge, PB Wight
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 290 all out
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 26/0 (Headley 14*, Turner 6*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGA Headleyc Fletcher b Hobbs84      
GM Turnerb Boyce9      
JA Ormrodrun out5      
BL D'Oliveirac Edmeades b Acfield27      
*TW Graveneyc Turner b East40      
TJ Yardleyc Saville b East44      
DNF Sladeb Acfield12      
+GR Cassc and b Hobbs16      
N Giffordc Ward b Hobbs12      
VA Holderc Barker b Hobbs10      
BM Brainnot out5      
Extras(6 b, 5 lb, 15 nb)26
Total(all out, 116 overs)290
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-40, 3-81, 4-158, 5-198, 6-221, 7-252, 8-262, 9-281, 10-290 (116 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce17   3571--
Turner12   7110--
Acfield34   12852--
East28   11432--
Hobbs25   7684--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BEA Edmeadesc Turner b Brain10      
B Wardb Slade50      
GJ Savilleretired hurt10      
KWR Fletcherb Slade49      
G Barkerb Gifford20      
KD Boycec Turner b Gifford3      
*+B Taylorb Brain86      
S Turnerb Brain20      
RNS Hobbsb Holder44      
RE Eastb Holder0      
DL Acfieldnot out5      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 9 nb)14
Total(all out, 89.3 overs)311
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-115, 3-149, 4-149, 5-166, 6-200, 7-285, 8-286, 9-311 (89.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brain16   2563--
D'Oliveira8   1230--
Gifford26   6792--
Slade20   6612--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGA Headleyc Taylor b Turner22      
GM Turnerc East b Boyce18      
JA Ormrodc and b East31      
BL D'Oliveiralbw b Hobbs2      
*TW Graveneyc Acfield b Hobbs62      
TJ Yardleyst Taylor b Hobbs15      
DNF Sladec Boyce b Hobbs1      
+GR Cassnot out18      
N Giffordb Boyce9      
VA Holderc East b Hobbs0      
BM Brainnot out1      
Extras(9 b, 3 lb, 16 nb)28
Total(9 wickets, declared, 96 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-65, 3-70, 4-132, 5-162, 6-163, 7-180, 8-200, 9-202
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce20   4272--
Turner10   2241--
Acfield6   2110--
East26   15381--
Hobbs34   14795--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*+B Taylorc Gifford b Brain23      
B Wardb Holder0      
G Barkernot out43      
KWR Fletcherrun out28      
BEA Edmeadesc Graveney b Brain12      
KD Boycec Graveney b Brain0      
S Turnernot out3      
GJ Savilledid not bat      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
DL Acfielddid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 4 nb)7
Total(5 wickets, 28 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-34, 3-94, 4-107, 5-107
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder6   0211--
Brain12   0493--
Gifford5   1180--
Slade5   1210--

--> B Ward (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> G Barker (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 1
--> B Taylor (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 61
--> B Taylor (1) passed 17500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 56
--> RGA Headley (2) passed 16500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> TW Graveney (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 6
--> RE East reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> RE East reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> BM Brain reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Essex second innings
--> GJ Saville retired hurt in the Essex first innings having scored 10 (team had lost 1 wickets)





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