Essex v Yorkshire
County Championship 1971
VenueGarrison A Cricket Ground, Colchester on 23rd, 24th, 25th June 1971 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 1 (Batting 1); Yorkshire 6 (Batting 2, Bowling 4)
UmpiresC Cook, DGL Evans
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 347/1 (Boycott 221*, Padgett 18*)
Close of play day 2Essex (1) 217 all out

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Boycottlbw b Hobbs233      
PJ Sharperun out92      
DEV Padgettnot out38      
D Wilsonc Saville b Hobbs37      
JH Hampshirec Fletcher b Hobbs2      
B Leadbeaterdid not bat      
RA Huttondid not bat      
+DL Bairstowdid not bat      
CM Olddid not bat      
GA Copedid not bat      
MK Boredid not bat      
Extras(12 lb, 7 nb)19
Total(4 wickets, declared, 137.1 overs)421
Fall of wickets:
1-240, 2-369, 3-417, 4-421 (137.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce25   4970-4
Turner31   8690-3
East38   7850--
Acfield23   2750--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Wardc Padgett b Bore43      
BC Francisc and b Bore30      
GJ Savillest Bairstow b Cope22      
KWR Fletcherc Leadbeater b Cope6      
G Barkerc Old b Wilson3      
KD Boyceb Cope5      
*+B Taylorb Bore36      
S Turnerrun out0      
RNS Hobbsc and b Wilson8      
RE Eastc Padgett b Bore45      
DL Acfieldnot out0      
Extras(10 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)19
Total(all out, 93.3 overs)217
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-84, 3-99, 4-106, 5-112, 6-113, 7-117, 8-137, 9-204, 10-217 (93.3 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Old7   1230-1
Hutton3   090--
Cope32   8653--
Wilson20   9432--

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
B Wardc Hutton b Bore22      
BC Francisb Cope59      
GJ Savillec Sharpe b Bore14      
KWR Fletcherc Bairstow b Bore38      
G Barkerc Leadbeater b Bore5      
KD Boycec Cope b Wilson14      
*+B Taylorc Bairstow b Cope25      
S Turnernot out14      
RNS Hobbsnot out28      
RE Eastdid not bat      
DL Acfielddid not bat      
Extras(8 lb, 3 nb)11
Total(7 wickets, 117 overs)230
Fall of wickets:
1-67, 2-93, 3-105, 4-116, 5-150, 6-178, 7-191
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Old2   0120--
Hutton4   170-1
Cope37   16762--
Bore46   23774--
Wilson28   13471-2

--> G Boycott (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 201
--> G Boycott (1) passed 10000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 48
--> G Boycott (1) passed 19500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 166
--> B Ward (2) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 22





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