Kent v Leicestershire
County Championship 1971
VenueHesketh Park, Dartford on 8th, 10th, 11th May 1971 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsKent 8 (Batting 5, Bowling 3); Leicestershire 8 (Batting 6, Bowling 2)
UmpiresOW Herman, PB Wight
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 26/1 (Dudleston 18*, Booth 8*; 9 overs)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 37/1 (Luckhurst 28*, Underwood 4*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessc Dudleston b Stringer1      
BW Luckhurstb McKenzie8      
*MC Cowdreyc Haywood b McKenzie132      
AGE Ealhamb Davison104      
BD Julienlbw b McKenzie11      
JN Shepherdb Stringer44      
+APE Knottc and b Steele35      
SE Learynot out1      
RA Woolmerdid not bat      
DL Underwooddid not bat      
JN Grahamdid not bat      
Extras(6 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)8
Total(7 wickets, declared, 99.2 overs)344
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-16, 3-234, 4-263, 5-268, 6-336, 7-344 (99.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie24   7573--
Illingworth7   2270--
Haywood8   1280--
Davison17   2611--
Birkenshaw14   1530--
Steele10   0511--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonb Woolmer66      
PR Haywoodc Knott b Graham0      
BJ Boothc Knott b Graham97      
CC Inmanb Woolmer20      
BF Davisonrun out47      
*R Illingworthc Leary b Shepherd3      
+RW Tolchardlbw b Graham19      
GD McKenziec Knott b Shepherd46      
PM Stringerc Woolmer b Shepherd8      
J Birkenshawc Cowdrey b Shepherd8      
JF Steelenot out17      
Extras(12 b, 4 lb, 1 w)17
Total(all out, 99.4 overs)348
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-105, 3-157, 4-224, 5-229, 6-261, 7-286, 8-301, 9-319, 10-348 (99.4 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Graham25   7773--
Underwood19   5640--
Julien10   3340--
Woolmer20   2772--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BW Luckhurstb Steele76      
RA Woolmerc Davison b McKenzie4      
DL Underwoodc Stringer b Birkenshaw23      
BD Julienc McKenzie b Steele15      
*MC Cowdreynot out77      
MH Dennessnot out55      
AGE Ealhamdid not bat      
JN Shepherddid not bat      
+APE Knottdid not bat      
SE Learydid not bat      
JN Grahamdid not bat      
Extras(6 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(4 wickets, declared, 68 overs)257
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-104, 3-108, 4-143
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie13   4241--
Stringer14   1500--
Booth3   1190--
Birkenshaw17   2661--
Steele18   4672--
Dudleston3   0240--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonb Graham0      
PR Haywoodrun out0      
+RW Tolchardc Denness b Julien53      
CC Inmanb Woolmer22      
BF Davisonc Cowdrey b Graham76      
*R Illingworthb Graham37      
BJ Boothc Knott b Leary31      
PM Stringerrun out1      
GD McKenzienot out14      
J Birkenshawnot out2      
JF Steeledid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(8 wickets, 61 overs)239
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-4, 3-61, 4-86, 5-170, 6-213, 7-217, 8-228
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Graham12   1493--
Shepherd6   3130--
Underwood12   3290--
Julien18   0951--
Woolmer6   1191--
Leary7   0311--

--> AGE Ealham (1) passed his previous highest score of 94 in County Championship matches
--> AGE Ealham (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> AGE Ealham (1) passed his previous highest score of 103 in first-class matches
--> AGE Ealham (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> GD McKenzie (1) passed his previous highest score of 37 in County Championship matches
--> MH Denness (2) passed 10000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 55
--> BD Julien (2) equalled his previous highest score of 15 in County Championship matches
--> RW Tolchard (2) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 13
--> JN Graham reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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