Worcestershire v Essex
County Championship 1971
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 17th, 19th, 20th July 1971 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 10 (Batting 6, Bowling 4); Essex 8 (Batting 6, Bowling 2)
UmpiresJF Crapp, A Jepson
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 47/1 (Francis 32*, Saville 4*; 13 overs)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 74/1 (Turner 29*, Ormrod 35*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGA Headleyc Francis b East78      
GM Turnerc Ward b Hobbs101      
PJ Stimpsonc Hobbs b East19      
BL D'Oliveirac Taylor b Boyce97      
JA Ormrodb Hobbs0      
TJ Yardleyc Fletcher b Lever31      
DNF Sladenot out11      
+HG Wilcocklbw b Boyce12      
*N Giffordnot out5      
VA Holderdid not bat      
RGM Carterdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 3 nb)10
Total(7 wickets, declared, 99 overs)364
Fall of wickets:
1-162, 2-204, 3-204, 4-204, 5-325, 6-334, 7-357
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce12   1592--
Lever14   1591--
Turner12   4230--
East35   81052--
Hobbs26   11082--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BEA Edmeadesb Holder7      
BC Francisc Wilcock b Carter115      
GJ Savillec Wilcock b Carter65      
KWR Fletcherb Gifford1      
*+B Taylorb Holder12      
B Wardb Carter6      
KD Boycelbw b Carter32      
S Turnerc Gifford b Carter4      
RNS Hobbsc Holder b Gifford36      
RE Eastb Carter5      
JK Levernot out19      
Extras(2 b, 12 lb, 5 nb)19
Total(all out, 90.2 overs)321
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-174, 3-177, 4-204, 5-216, 6-227, 7-254, 8-266, 9-293, 10-321 (90.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder28   8882--
Carter29   21106--
D'Oliveira8   3230--
Slade8   1360--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnerc Saville b East37      
PJ Stimpsonc Taylor b Boyce6      
JA Ormrodc Saville b East70      
RGA Headleyc and b Turner1      
BL D'Oliveirac Taylor b East30      
TJ Yardleynot out44      
+HG Wilcockc Turner b Lever11      
*N Giffordc Taylor b East0      
DNF Sladedid not bat      
VA Holderdid not bat      
RGM Carterdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 8 nb, 1 w)15
Total(7 wickets, declared, 68 overs)214
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-96, 3-97, 4-145, 5-195, 6-210, 7-214 (68 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce16   2601--
Lever15   4381--
Turner15   2481--
East14   2324--
Hobbs5   0190--
Edmeades3   220--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BEA Edmeadesc Turner b D'Oliveira23      
BC Francisc D'Oliveira b Holder26      
GJ Savillec sub b Gifford41      
KWR Fletcherc Headley b Gifford44      
*+B Taylorb D'Oliveira13      
KD Boycec Carter b D'Oliveira12      
B Wardnot out2      
S Turnerc Turner b D'Oliveira12      
RNS Hobbsnot out0      
RE Eastdid not bat      
JK Leverdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(7 wickets, 64 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-56, 3-120, 4-144, 5-162, 6-166, 7-182
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder8   2241--
Carter5   0150--
D'Oliveira23   6774--
Gifford27   10572--
Ormrod1   100--

--> BC Francis (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 13
--> VA Holder reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> VA Holder reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> N Gifford reached 1000 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex first innings





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