Essex v Yorkshire
County Championship 1972
VenueCounty Ground, Chelmsford on 19th, 21st, 22nd August 1972 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to field
ResultEssex won by 6 wickets
PointsEssex 17 (Batting 5, Bowling 2); Yorkshire 7 (Batting 4, Bowling 3)
UmpiresF Jakeman, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 9/0 (Edmeades 2*, Saville 3*)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (2) 63/0 (Boycott 33*, Lumb 26*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Boycottb Turner121     
RG Lumbc Taylor b Turner34     
B Leadbeaterst Taylor b Hobbs35     
JH Hampshirec Taylor b Turner22     
PJ Squiresc Fletcher b Turner2     
RA Huttonnot out28     
CM Oldrun out22     
+DL Bairstownot out0     
AG Nicholsondid not bat      
MK Boredid not bat      
CC Clifforddid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 16 nb, 1 w)21
Total(6 wickets, declared, 94 overs)285
Fall of wickets:
1-84, 2-176, 3-224, 4-227, 5-235, 6-272
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce17   3600--
Lever15   1330--
Turner21   4494--
East28   3760--
Hobbs13   1461--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BEA Edmeadeslbw b Bore37     
GJ Savillec Old b Nicholson7     
KWR Fletcherc Bairstow b Old35     
B Wardc Bairstow b Old1     
KD Boycec Hutton b Nicholson86     
KR Pontc Hutton b Nicholson52     
*+B Taylornot out22     
S Turnerc Boycott b Clifford29     
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
JK Leverdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb, 4 nb)13
Total(7 wickets, declared, 84.4 overs)282
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-83, 3-92, 4-101, 5-222, 6-231, 7-282 (84.4 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Old20   3502--
Nicholson26   7963--
Bore26   15521--
Hutton5   0370--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Boycottc Taylor b Lever86     
RG Lumbb Hobbs28     
B Leadbeaterc Saville b Turner6     
JH Hampshirec Pont b East43     
PJ Squiresc East b Hobbs17     
RA Huttonnot out14     
CM Oldnot out35     
+DL Bairstowdid not bat      
AG Nicholsondid not bat      
MK Boredid not bat      
CC Clifforddid not bat      
Extras(8 nb, 2 w)10
Total(5 wickets, declared, 78 overs)239
Fall of wickets:
1-68, 2-92, 3-151, 4-186, 5-193
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce3   0140--
Lever13   0381--
Turner17   7271--
East19   4711--
Hobbs26   7792--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BEA Edmeadesb Old5     
GJ Savillelbw b Nicholson10     
KWR Fletchernot out139     
B Wardc Boycott b Bore2     
KD Boycec sub b Nicholson46     
KR Pontnot out38     
*+B Taylordid not bat      
S Turnerdid not bat      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
JK Leverdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)6
Total(4 wickets, 50 overs)246
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-22, 3-37, 4-151
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Old10   2501--
Nicholson12   2592--
Bore16   4591--
Clifford2   0170--
Hutton10   1550--

--> G Boycott (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 82
--> JH Hampshire (1) passed 10000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 9
--> G Boycott (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 35
--> CM Old (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30





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