Kent v Leicestershire
County Championship 1970
VenueCheriton Road Sports Ground, Folkestone on 2nd, 3rd, 4th September 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by an innings and 40 runs
PointsKent 23 (Batting 8, Bowling 5); Leicestershire 2 (Bowling 2)
UmpiresHD Bird, AE Fagg
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 96/0 (Denness 50*, Luckhurst 43*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 97/3 (Norman 38*, Inman 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanc Denness b Shepherd21      
BJ Boothrun out0      
PT Marnerc Asif Iqbal b Shepherd54      
CC Inmanb Shepherd32      
BF Davisonc Knott b Woolmer9      
*R Illingworthb Woolmer25      
J Birkenshawc Luckhurst b Shepherd4      
JG Tolchardc Knott b Shepherd0      
GD McKenziec Knott b Dye0      
PM Stringernot out3      
+R Julianb Woolmer0      
Extras(4 nb)4
Total(all out, 50 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-33, 3-102, 4-119, 5-119, 6-124, 7-124, 8-124, 9-151, 10-152 (50 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dye11   4171--
Shepherd20   7645--
Woolmer10   4313--
Asif Iqbal6   1190--
Underwood3   1170--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessc Marner b Stringer66      
BW Luckhurstc Marner b Stringer44      
GW Johnsonc Norman b Illingworth108      
Asif Iqbalc Tolchard b Illingworth63      
*MC Cowdreyc Julian b Stringer29      
JN Shepherdc Inman b Davison37      
AGE Ealhamnot out30      
RA Woolmerb Davison17      
+APE Knottnot out6      
DL Underwooddid not bat      
JCJ Dyedid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 15 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)21
Total(7 wickets, declared, 105 overs)421
Fall of wickets:
1-98, 2-125, 3-230, 4-309, 5-363, 6-371, 7-394
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie32   61060--
Stringer26   81133--
Davison18   4582--
Marner8   2380--
Illingworth15   0532--
Birkenshaw6   0320--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanc Asif Iqbal b Shepherd38      
BJ Boothc Asif Iqbal b Shepherd2      
PT Marnerc Knott b Underwood47      
PM Stringerc Johnson b Underwood2      
CC Inmanc Knott b Dye0      
BF Davisonc Luckhurst b Underwood63      
*R Illingworthc Denness b Underwood12      
J Birkenshawb Johnson23      
JG Tolchardnot out11      
GD McKenziec Woolmer b Underwood0      
+R Julianc Ealham b Underwood19      
Extras(7 lb, 5 nb)12
Total(all out, 64.1 overs)229
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-39, 3-96, 4-97, 5-97, 6-122, 7-179, 8-203, 9-203, 10-229 (64.1 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dye11   5381--
Shepherd25   41012--
Woolmer3   080--
Johnson6   1121--

--> R Illingworth (2) passed 18500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> DL Underwood reached 750 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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