Middlesex County Cricket Club

Nottinghamshire v Middlesex
County Championship 1968
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham on 8th, 9th, 10th May 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNottinghamshire 5 (Bowling 5); Middlesex 2 (Bowling 2)
UmpiresR Aspinall, AEG Rhodes
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Nottinghamshire (1) 104/5 (Sobers 59*, Forbes 4*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WE Russelllbw b Sobers14     
MJ Harrisc Taylor b Sobers3     
PH Parfittlbw b Sobers13     
CT Radleyb Forbes1     
*FJ Titmusrun out54     
MJ Smithb Sobers0     
+JT Murraylbw b Taylor18     
RW Hookerc Murray b Forbes7     
AH Latchmanc Murray b Halfyard9     
RS Hermanb Sobers0     
JSE Pricenot out0     
Extras(5 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 55.3 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-27, 3-32, 4-32, 5-42, 6-86, 7-95, 8-119, 9-121, 10-125 (55.3 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sobers14   4255--
Forbes15   4362--
Taylor14   6291--

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NW Hillb Price0     
JB Boluslbw b Herman4     
HI Moorec Radley b Price2     
MJ Smedleyc Parfitt b Price2     
*GS Sobersnot out59     
+DL Murraylbw b Price29     
C Forbesnot out4     
SR Bielbydid not bat      
MNS Taylordid not bat      
RA Whitedid not bat      
DJ Halfyarddid not bat      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(5 wickets, 30 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-10, 3-10, 4-25, 5-85
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Price12   4284--
Herman12   3451--
Hooker5   1180--
Titmus1   090--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> GS Sobers made his debut in County Championship matches
--> SR Bielby made his debut in County Championship matches
--> GS Sobers reached 600 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> GS Sobers achieved his first five wickets in an innings in County Championship matches in the Middlesex first innings



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