Leicestershire v Essex
County Championship 1971
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 16th, 17th, 18th June 1971 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 6 (Batting 1, Bowling 5); Essex 3 (Bowling 3)
UmpiresWE Alley, JF Crapp
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 10/0 (Dudleston 3*, Steele 6*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 12/2 (Ward 4*, Lever 0*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Wardc Tolchard b McKenzie29      
BC Francisb Spencer8      
GJ Savilleb Birkenshaw23      
G Barkerb Birkenshaw3      
*+B Taylorc Booth b McKenzie18      
KD Boycec Booth b McKenzie16      
S Turnerc Pember b Birkenshaw20      
RNS Hobbsc Davison b McKenzie0      
RE Eastc Davison b Steele12      
JK Leverc Dudleston b Birkenshaw2      
DL Acfieldnot out5      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 62.2 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-55, 3-63, 4-65, 5-86, 6-112, 7-112, 8-124, 9-131, 10-137 (62.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie27   12584--
Spencer12   4261--
Pember4   0100--
Birkenshaw19   5424--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Dudlestonb Boyce56      
JF Steeleb Turner16      
BJ Boothb Boyce12      
CC Inmanb Lever32      
BF Davisonlbw b Lever18      
JC Balderstonenot out55      
*+RW Tolchardc Taylor b Lever2      
J Birkenshawnot out47      
JDD Pemberdid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 4 nb)11
Total(6 wickets, declared, 105 overs)249
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-89, 3-90, 4-135, 5-142, 6-144
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce29   6642--
Lever17   2483--
Acfield21   8530--
Turner19   8331--
East18   6360--
Hobbs1   040--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Wardnot out4      
BC Francisc Tolchard b McKenzie2      
GJ Savillelbw b Spencer5      
JK Levernot out0      
G Barkerdid not bat      
*+B Taylordid not bat      
KD Boycedid not bat      
S Turnerdid not bat      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
DL Acfielddid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(2 wickets, 9 overs)12
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-10
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie5   0111--
Spencer4   401--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> BF Davison (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> JDD Pember made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> JDD Pember made his last appearance in County Championship matches





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