Essex v Hampshire
County Championship 1972
VenueCounty Ground, Chelmsford on 24th, 25th, 26th May 1972 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHampshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 5 (Batting 3, Bowling 2); Hampshire 8 (Batting 7, Bowling 1)
UmpiresCS Elliott, AGT Whitehead
Close of play day 1Hampshire (1) 367 all out
Close of play day 2Essex (1) 297/5 (Ward 13*, Pont 5*)

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Richardsc and b East46      
CG Greenidgeb Boyce124      
DR Turnerc Taylor b Lever57      
RE Marshallc and b Lever63      
*RMC Gilliatb Lever6      
RV Lewisrun out11      
PJ Sainsburyc Turner b Lever15      
+GR Stephensonb Lever0      
LR Worrellnot out22      
JM Ricerun out4      
RS Hermanc Taylor b Boyce6      
Extras(2 b, 6 lb, 5 nb)13
Total(all out, 100.2 overs)367
Fall of wickets:
1-87, 2-223, 3-240, 4-252, 5-290, 6-326, 7-326, 8-336, 9-353, 10-367 (100.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever26   6735--
Turner20   4740--
East14   1621--
Hobbs19   2830--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BEA Edmeadesc Lewis b Worrell73      
GJ Savillec Gilliat b Sainsbury70      
KWR Fletcherc Richards b Rice62      
*+B Taylorc Sainsbury b Rice19      
KD Boycelbw b Rice48      
B Wardnot out13      
KR Pontnot out5      
S Turnerdid not bat      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
JK Leverdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 nb)7
Total(5 wickets, declared, 107.3 overs)297
Fall of wickets:
1-143, 2-166, 3-192, 4-256, 5-281
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Herman20   7520--
Greenidge4   140--
Sainsbury25   6771--
Worrell30   8751--

Hampshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Richardsnot out104      
RV Lewisnot out71      
CG Greenidgedid not bat      
DR Turnerdid not bat      
RE Marshalldid not bat      
*RMC Gilliatdid not bat      
PJ Sainsburydid not bat      
+GR Stephensondid not bat      
LR Worrelldid not bat      
JM Ricedid not bat      
RS Hermandid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 5 w)10
Total(no wicket, declared, 56 overs)185
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce9   1310--
Lever15   3430--
Turner10   3180--
East21   2820--
Pont1   010--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BEA Edmeadesc Turner b Herman102      
GJ Savillec Sainsbury b Rice12      
KWR Fletcherlbw b Sainsbury25      
*+B Taylorc and b Sainsbury4      
KD Boycec Herman b Sainsbury12      
B Wardnot out39      
S Turnernot out1      
KR Pontdid not bat      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
JK Leverdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(5 wickets, 50 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-64, 3-78, 4-92, 5-194
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Herman10   2311--
Rice11   1481--
Sainsbury15   2603--
Worrell14   1560--

--> CG Greenidge (1) passed his previous highest score of 90 in County Championship matches
--> CG Greenidge (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> CG Greenidge (1) passed his previous highest score of 102 in first-class matches
--> GJ Saville (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 66
--> KD Boyce (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 6
--> RV Lewis (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 46
--> JK Lever reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Hampshire first innings





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