Essex v Worcestershire
Schweppes County Championship 1980
VenueCastle Park Cricket Ground, Colchester on 27th, 28th, 29th August 1980 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 6 (Batting 4, Bowling 2); Worcestershire 7 (Batting 4, Bowling 3)
UmpiresDGL Evans, A Jepson
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 11/0 (Denness 7*, McEvoy 3*)
Close of play day 2Essex (1) 295/8 (Turner 12*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnerrun out168     
JA Ormrodc McEvoy b Turner26     
PA Nealec Herbert b Pringle66     
Younis Ahmednot out60     
EJO Hemsleyb Lever49     
DN Patelc McEwan b Lever0     
+PB Fishernot out2     
HL Alleynedid not bat      
*N Gifforddid not bat      
AP Pridgeondid not bat      
J Cumbesdid not bat      
Extras(10 lb, 6 nb, 1 w)17
Total(5 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)388
Fall of wickets:
1-101, 2-263, 3-284, 4-385, 5-385
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever19   4682--
Phillip17   1500--
Turner19   1901--
Pringle18   2691--
Acfield17   2510--
Herbert10   0430--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessc Younis Ahmed b Pridgeon21     
MSA McEvoylbw b Cumbes55     
DR Pringlec Fisher b Cumbes11     
*KWR Fletcherc Fisher b Pridgeon75     
+KS McEwanc Younis Ahmed b Pridgeon57     
BR Hardiec Fisher b Alleyne25     
S Turnernot out12     
N Philliplbw b Alleyne12     
R Herbertc Alleyne b Pridgeon4     
JK Levernot out0     
DL Acfielddid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 14 lb, 3 nb, 10 w)28
Total(8 wickets, declared, 96 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-54, 3-135, 4-233, 5-256, 6-265, 7-284, 8-295
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alleyne25   5622--
Pridgeon30   6864--
Cumbes28   8882--
Gifford13   3360--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnerlbw b Lever23     
JA Ormrodb Lever27     
PA Nealelbw b Lever4     
Younis Ahmedc Turner b Lever10     
EJO Hemsleyc and b Lever1     
DN Patelnot out19     
+PB Fishernot out1     
HL Alleynedid not bat      
*N Gifforddid not bat      
AP Pridgeondid not bat      
J Cumbesdid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)6
Total(5 wickets, 34 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-36, 3-55, 4-63, 5-88
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever16   6345--
Phillip4   180--
Turner10   2310--
Pringle4   1120--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> JA Ormrod (2) passed 19500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 17
--> HL Alleyne reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings