Middlesex County Cricket Club

Essex v Middlesex
County Championship 1970
VenueChalkwell Park, Westcliff-on-Sea on 11th, 13th, 14th July 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 6 (Batting 1, Bowling 5); Middlesex 1 (Bowling 1)
UmpiresWL Budd, WE Phillipson
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 280/3 (Fletcher 88*, Barker 53*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 37/2 (Parfitt 15*, Jones 0*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Wardc Murray b Price1     
BEA Edmeadesc Featherstone b Titmus47     
GJ Savillec Murray b Parfitt74     
KWR Fletcherb Price90     
G Barkerc Jones b Connolly89     
*+B Taylorc Jones b Price19     
KD Boycec Smith b Titmus4     
S Turnernot out22     
RNS Hobbsnot out20     
RE Eastdid not bat      
DL Acfielddid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 14 lb, 7 nb)22
Total(7 wickets, declared, 141 overs)388
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-104, 3-177, 4-282, 5-307, 6-316, 7-348
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Price24   4753--
Connolly34   11771--
Titmus42   131102--
Jones35   7820--
Parfitt6   0221--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Smithc Fletcher b East30     
GD Barlowlbw b Acfield26     
*PH Parfittc Saville b Hobbs35     
CT Radleylbw b East0     
NG Featherstonest Taylor b Hobbs4     
+JT Murrayc Saville b East4     
CJ Payneb Hobbs0     
FJ Titmuslbw b Hobbs0     
KV Jonesb Hobbs0     
AN Connollyb Hobbs4     
JSE Pricenot out4     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 4 nb)9
Total(all out, 59.4 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-65, 3-66, 4-73, 5-92, 6-93, 7-93, 8-93, 9-99, 10-116 (59.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce5   0230--
Turner9   3120--
East25   12333--
Acfield5   181--

Middlesex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Smithst Taylor b East18     
GD Barlowc Saville b Turner2     
*PH Parfittnot out15     
KV Jonesnot out0     
CT Radleydid not bat      
NG Featherstonedid not bat      
+JT Murraydid not bat      
CJ Paynedid not bat      
FJ Titmusdid not bat      
AN Connollydid not bat      
JSE Pricedid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(2 wickets, 18 overs)37
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-25
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyce5   0170--
Turner3   051--
East4   401--
Hobbs6   2130--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> PH Parfitt (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 23
--> MJ Smith (2) passed 6000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 2
--> PH Parfitt (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 7
--> JSE Price reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> FJ Titmus reached 2250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> RNS Hobbs reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Middlesex first innings



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