Essex v Lancashire
County Championship 1961
VenueOld County Ground, Brentwood on 13th, 15th, 16th May 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 0; Lancashire 2
UmpiresAEG Rhodes, DJ Wood
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 57/0 (Pullar 40*, Bolton 17*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 50/0 (Barker 23*, Smith 25*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerb Greenhough50      
GJ Smithlbw b Statham4      
MJ Bearlbw b Statham0      
DJ Insoleb Greenhough14      
*TE Baileyc Grieves b Greenhough28      
J Milnerc Clayton b Higgs42      
BR Knightb Booth48      
WT Greensmithb Statham20      
+JF Taylorc and b Statham47      
PJ Phelannot out16      
KC Prestonlbw b Greenhough3      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 85.1 overs)276
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-11, 3-54, 4-93, 5-100, 6-170, 7-207, 8-214, 9-267, 10-276 (85.1 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham26   9564--
Higgs25   4851--
Marner3   160--
Booth9   0481--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Pullarc Smith b Greensmith88      
A Boltonc Smith b Preston24      
PT Marnerb Knight44      
KJ Grievesc Preston b Knight78      
*RW Barberc and b Phelan38      
JD Bondc Milner b Greensmith0      
BJ Boothb Bailey8      
+G Claytonb Knight8      
JB Stathamnot out17      
T Greenhoughb Knight9      
K Higgsc Knight b Bailey1      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(all out, 110.1 overs)327
Fall of wickets:
1-84, 2-136, 3-174, 4-264, 5-265, 6-286, 7-292, 8-305, 9-322, 10-327 (110.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight28   4814--
Preston28   3831--
Greensmith18   1692--
Phelan8   0291--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerlbw b Statham30      
GJ Smithc Marner b Statham36      
MJ Bearc Bolton b Greenhough3      
DJ Insolec Clayton b Statham29      
*TE Baileyc Clayton b Higgs16      
J Milnerrun out24      
BR Knightc Clayton b Statham6      
WT Greensmithnot out21      
+JF Taylorc Marner b Statham0      
PJ Phelanc Pullar b Booth19      
KC Prestonc Marner b Booth7      
Extras(6 lb)6
Total(all out, 88.4 overs)197
Fall of wickets:
1-68, 2-71, 3-71, 4-104, 5-132, 6-150, 7-152, 8-152, 9-182, 10-197 (88.4 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham26   12385--
Higgs25   7531--
Greenhough34   9861--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Pullarc Insole b Knight7      
A Boltonrun out14      
PT Marnerlbw b Bailey27      
KJ Grievesc Preston b Knight3      
*RW Barberc sub b Knight1      
JD Bondnot out29      
BJ Boothc Insole b Knight2      
+G Claytonc Insole b Knight9      
JB Stathamc Taylor b Knight0      
T Greenhoughnot out24      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 2 nb)4
Total(8 wickets, 46 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-42, 3-52, 4-54, 5-54, 6-58, 7-74, 8-76
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey16   6341--
Knight17   4416--
Preston6   1230--
Greensmith6   2140--
Phelan1   040--

--> GJ Smith (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 2
--> JF Taylor (1) equalled his previous highest score of 47 in County Championship matches
--> PT Marner (2) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 3
--> T Greenhough (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> BJ Booth reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex first innings





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