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Derbyshire v Essex
County Championship 1966
VenueRutland Recreation Ground, Ilkeston on 25th, 26th, 27th May 1966 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDerbyshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsDerbyshire 2; Essex 0
UmpiresR Aspinall, RSM Lay
ScorersCV Jenkinson (Essex), TG Ryde (Derbyshire)
Close of play day 1Derbyshire (1) 103/9 (Page 2*, Ward 0*)
Close of play day 2Derbyshire (2) 90/2 (Harvey 28*, Johnson 27*)
Man of the MatchMJ Bear

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IW Hallb Knight12 46-- 
JF Harveyc Fletcher b Knight7 50-- 
JR Eyrec Taylor b Knight8 23-- 
HL Johnsonb Knight3 30-- 
IR Buxtonc Taylor b Knight4 18-- 
*DC Morganc Taylor b Edmeades23 881- 
M Hillc and b Hobbs6 37-- 
+RW Taylorb Presland27 651- 
MH Pagenot out6 39-- 
HJ Rhodesb Edmeades0 4-- 
A Wardrun out3 12-- 
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(all out, 210 minutes, 63.3 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Hall), 2-24 (Harvey), 3-34 (Eyre), 4-39 (Johnson), 5-44 (Buxton), 6-57 (Hill), 7-86 (Morgan), 8-102 (Taylor), 9-103 (Rhodes), 10-110 (Ward, 63.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jorden12.31290-1
Knight22   8255--
Edmeades8   2142--
Hobbs16   8211--
Presland5   1101--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Barkerc Page b Ward7 45-- 
MJ Bearb Rhodes0 12-- 
GJ Savilleb Rhodes0 7-- 
KWR Fletcherc Taylor b Morgan25 804- 
+B Taylorlbw b Rhodes22 882- 
BEA Edmeadesb Rhodes1 10-- 
ER Preslandb Morgan15 761- 
RNS Hobbsb Buxton5 23-- 
AM Jordennot out8 411- 
RE Eastc Page b Buxton6 10-- 
BR Knightabsent hurt
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 200 minutes, 62.5 overs)95
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Bear), 2-6 (Saville), 3-7 (Barker), 4-51 (Fletcher), 5-56 (Edmeades), 6-63 (Taylor), 7-76 (Hobbs), 8-88 (Presland), 9-95 (East, 62.5 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buxton22.58272--
Rhodes20   11214--
Ward6   3131--
Morgan14   3282--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IW Hallc Taylor b Jorden14 502- 
JF Harveyc Hobbs b Edmeades76 1986- 
JR Eyrec Fletcher b Hobbs15 243- 
HL Johnsonc sub b Edmeades49 891- 
MH Pagenot out28 582- 
*DC Morganc Taylor b Edmeades11 151- 
M Hillnot out3 8-- 
IR Buxtondid not bat      
+RW Taylordid not bat      
HJ Rhodesdid not bat      
A Warddid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 7 lb, 3 nb)13
Total(5 wickets, declared, 253 minutes, 75 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-33 (Hall), 2-56 (Eyre), 3-153 (Johnson), 4-176 (Harvey), 5-200 (Morgan)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jorden25   5731-3
Edmeades24   7573--
Hobbs16   3461--
Presland9   2190--
East1   010--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Barkerc Taylor b Rhodes3 11-- 
MJ Bearc Eyre b Morgan31 672- 
GJ Savillec Taylor b Buxton5 281- 
KWR Fletcherc Hill b Morgan58 779- 
+B Taylornot out32 523- 
BEA Edmeadesnot out30 415- 
ER Preslanddid not bat      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
AM Jordendid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
BR Knightdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(4 wickets, 160 minutes, 67 overs)160
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Barker), 2-12 (Saville), 3-96 (Bear), 4-106 (Fletcher)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buxton12   6211--
Rhodes8   4151--
Eyre3   210--
Morgan22   7462--
Page21   4720--
Johnson1   040--

Notes
--> Each first innings was limited to 65 overs
--> A Ward made his debut in County Championship matches
--> A Ward made his debut in First-Class matches
--> KWR Fletcher (2) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 40
--> BR Knight reached 650 wickets in County Championship matches when he dismissed HL Johnson, his 4th wicket in the Derbyshire first innings