Leicestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1961
VenueSnibston Colliery Ground, Coalville on 7th, 8th, 9th June 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 143 runs
PointsLeicestershire 14 (Batting 2); Worcestershire 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, AEG Rhodes
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 48/3 (Headley 28*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 43/2 (Horton 15*, Richardson 6*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Coldwell7      
HD Birdb Flavell33      
PA Mundenc Standen b Coldwell30      
LR Gardnerc Dews b Flavell69      
J van Gelovenc Standen b Horton28      
*W Watsonb Flavell12      
B Cromackc Headley b Flavell3      
+R Julianc Booth b Flavell8      
CT Spencerc Booth b Flavell5      
JS Savagenot out1      
BS Boshierb Standen0      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 2 w)8
Total(all out, 104.4 overs)204
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-57, 3-84, 4-140, 5-166, 6-188, 7-193, 8-198, 9-203, 10-204 (104.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell30   4776--
Coldwell23   11282--
Gifford17   9270--
Horton8   3251--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Hortonb Boshier10      
RGA Headleyc Julian b Spencer32      
AH Spencerc Julian b Spencer1      
DW Richardsonlbw b Boshier4      
*G Dewsc Hallam b Boshier9      
TE Daviesb Boshier14      
+R Boothb Spencer2      
JA Standenb Spencer0      
N Giffordb Spencer5      
LJ Coldwellnot out6      
JA Flavellb Spencer5      
Extras(8 lb)8
Total(all out, 54.5 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-40, 3-48, 4-63, 5-63, 6-70, 7-70, 8-82, 9-90, 10-96 (54.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boshier19   8254--
van Geloven10   6160--
Savage3   210--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Booth b Flavell24      
HD Birdc Dews b Flavell14      
PA Mundenc and b Standen3      
LR Gardnerc Booth b Flavell10      
J van Gelovenc Headley b Coldwell9      
*W Watsonb Coldwell12      
B Cromackc Standen b Coldwell15      
+R Julianc Headley b Coldwell4      
CT Spencerc Standen b Coldwell1      
JS Savagenot out0      
BS Boshierb Flavell0      
Extras(8 lb)8
Total(all out, 50.1 overs)100
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-34, 3-54, 4-61, 5-77, 6-90, 7-94, 8-100, 9-100, 10-100 (50.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coldwell15   7265--
Standen14   5221--
Gifford1   080--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Hortonc van Geloven b Boshier24      
RGA Headleyc Cromack b Spencer18      
AH Spencerb van Geloven2      
DW Richardsonc Watson b Spencer9      
*G Dewsc Watson b Spencer0      
TE Daviesc van Geloven b Spencer4      
+R Boothc Hallam b Boshier1      
JA Standenc Watson b Spencer0      
N Giffordnot out1      
LJ Coldwellc Cromack b Boshier0      
JA Flavellc Gardner b Boshier4      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 35.4 overs)65
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-34, 3-53, 4-53, 5-53, 6-58, 7-58, 8-59, 9-61, 10-65 (35.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer18   7295--
van Geloven3   071--

--> RGA Headley (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 3
--> JA Flavell reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 6th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> CT Spencer reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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