Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex v Essex
County Championship 1968
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 8th, 10th, 11th June 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsMiddlesex 5 (Batting 2, Bowling 3); Essex 3 (Bowling 3)
UmpiresF Jakeman, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 144/5 (Irvine 15*, Taylor 31*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 21/1 (Bear 14*, Edmeades 3*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Bearc Parfitt b Hooker26     
B Wardb Latchman27     
BEA Edmeadesc Russell b Latchman28     
KWR Fletcherc Murray b Latchman3     
BL Irvinec Radley b Titmus15     
KD Boycec Radley b Latchman5     
*+B Taylorc Russell b Titmus39     
S Turnerc Radley b Titmus1     
RE Eastc Parfitt b Titmus0     
JK Leverb Price1     
RNS Hobbsnot out0     
Extras(4 lb, 6 nb)10
Total(all out, 86.2 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-68, 3-90, 4-93, 5-99, 6-150, 7-152, 8-154, 9-155, 10-155 (86.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Herman7   1160--
Hooker19   11131--
Titmus25   14314--
Latchman13   3344--
Parfitt4   0180--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WE Russellb East26     
MJ Harrislbw b Hobbs45     
PH Parfittc Boyce b East16     
CT Radleyc Bear b East20     
+JT Murrayb East57     
*FJ Titmusb East22     
MJ Smithc Boyce b Lever16     
RW Hookerc Taylor b Boyce10     
AH Latchmannot out3     
RS Hermandid not bat      
JSE Pricedid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 3 nb)13
Total(8 wickets, declared, 90.5 overs)228
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-81, 3-111, 4-121, 5-163, 6-202, 7-222, 8-228 (90.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever8   1241--
Hobbs38   9801--
East37   12915--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Bearc Murray b Latchman65     
B Wardb Price2     
BEA Edmeadesretired hurt3     
KWR Fletcherb Price88     
BL Irvinec Price b Titmus19     
KD Boycec Murray b Price33     
*+B Taylorb Price0     
S Turnernot out10     
RNS Hobbsb Price2     
RE Eastc Murray b Price9     
JK Leverdid not bat      
Extras(15 b, 2 lb, 6 nb)23
Total(8 wickets, declared, 90.4 overs)254
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-133, 3-172, 4-226, 5-228, 6-229, 7-236, 8-254 (90.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Herman8   1180--
Titmus30   13511--
Latchman22   3851--
Parfitt14   4260--
Smith2   090--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WE Russellc Hobbs b Lever3     
MJ Smithc Taylor b East30     
PH Parfittc and b Turner47     
+JT Murrayc Fletcher b East4     
CT Radleyc Taylor b East4     
*FJ Titmuslbw b Hobbs45     
RW Hookerc and b Boyce16     
RS Hermanrun out3     
MJ Harrisnot out8     
AH Latchmannot out4     
JSE Pricedid not bat      
Extras(9 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)13
Total(8 wickets, 37 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-76, 3-80, 4-88, 5-136, 6-145, 7-153, 8-171
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce8   1271--
Lever11   2411--
Hobbs4   0221--
East9   0513--
Turner5   0231--

--> MJ Bear (1) passed 11000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 5
--> KD Boyce (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 13
--> AH Latchman reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> RE East reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> BEA Edmeades retired hurt in the Essex second innings having scored 3 (team had lost 1 wickets)



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