Leicestershire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1968
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 11th, 13th, 14th May 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJS Buller, AE Fagg
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), D Sherwin (Australians)
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 207/8 (Inverarity 67*, Hawke 8*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 105/9 (Birkenshaw 10*, Cotton 4*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WM Lawryc Dudleston b Spencer21     
IR Redpathb Knight21     
RM Cowperlbw b Spencer9     
AP Sheahanb Birkenshaw18     
KD Walterslbw b Knight1     
IM Chappellb Knight0     
RJ Inverarityc Spencer b Cotton67     
+BN Jarmanb Birkenshaw24     
GD McKenzieb Knight27     
NJN Hawkeb Knight25     
JW Gleesonnot out9     
Extras(5 b, 6 lb)11
Total(all out, 103.1 overs)233
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-48, 3-61, 4-64, 5-66, 6-83, 7-132, 8-181, 9-207, 10-233 (103.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton21   4581--
Birkenshaw26   11432--
Spencer16   5272--
Marner9   1170--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc Jarman b McKenzie15     
MEJC Normanc Jarman b McKenzie17     
BJ Boothlbw b Hawke12     
CC Inmanb McKenzie1     
PT Marnerc Inverarity b Cowper22     
B Dudlestonlbw b Gleeson10     
J Birkenshawnot out10     
BR Knightc Sheahan b Gleeson4     
+RW Tolchardb Cowper0     
CT Spencerc Inverarity b Cowper0     
J Cottonnot out4     
Extras(3 lb, 7 nb)10
Total(9 wickets, declared, 52 overs)105
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-47, 3-50, 4-57, 5-80, 6-88, 7-94, 8-95, 9-97
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie11   0283--
Hawke13   4201--
Gleeson13   6182--
Walters6   1130--
Cowper9   4163--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WM Lawrynot out65     
IR Redpathrun out9     
RM Cowpernot out56     
AP Sheahandid not bat      
KD Waltersdid not bat      
IM Chappelldid not bat      
RJ Inveraritydid not bat      
+BN Jarmandid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
NJN Hawkedid not bat      
JW Gleesondid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(1 wicket, declared, 34 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (Redpath)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton5   0190--
Knight14   3390--
Birkenshaw3   1140--
Spencer5   0210--
Marner7   0370--

--> KD Walters made his debut in England in First-Class matches
--> JW Gleeson made his debut in England in First-Class matches
--> AP Sheahan made his debut in England in First-Class matches
--> RJ Inverarity made his debut in England in First-Class matches