Derbyshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1961
VenueCounty Ground, Derby on 1st, 3rd, 4th July 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultDerbyshire won by 9 wickets
PointsDerbyshire 14 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 0
UmpiresJF Crapp, CS Elliott
Close of play day 1Derbyshire (1) 73/1 (Lee 24*, Johnson 40*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 110/6 (Watson 14*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Dawkes b Jackson13      
*W Watsonlbw b Jackson9      
J van Gelovenc Lee b Jackson34      
LR Gardnerc Carr b Jackson16      
DFX Mundenc Lee b Smith34      
J Birkenshawb Morgan25      
RL Prattc Dawkes b Smith0      
+R Julianlbw b Rhodes11      
CT Spencernot out20      
JS Savageb Jackson5      
BS Boshierc Dawkes b Rhodes7      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(all out, 94.5 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-38, 3-72, 4-77, 5-130, 6-131, 7-138, 8-158, 9-171, 10-178 (94.5 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson24   5535--
Buxton17   10130--
Carr10   4130--
Morgan11   6181--
Smith11   3232--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Leelbw b Spencer28      
IW Hallb Boshier4      
HL Johnsonc Julian b Pratt49      
WF Oatesb Spencer7      
*DB Carrc Watson b van Geloven15      
DC Morganlbw b Spencer26      
IR Buxtonb van Geloven2      
+GO Dawkesc Birkenshaw b Boshier34      
E Smithb Spencer2      
HJ Rhodesb Spencer1      
HL Jacksonnot out4      
Extras(11 lb)11
Total(all out, 77.3 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-78, 3-90, 4-102, 5-122, 6-126, 7-145, 8-157, 9-163, 10-183 (77.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer22   10325--
Pratt11   2311--
van Geloven8   1232--
Savage8   4150--
Birkenshaw2   090--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Dawkes b Jackson16      
*W Watsonc Hall b Jackson15      
J van Gelovenc Dawkes b Rhodes2      
LR Gardnerb Rhodes27      
DFX Mundenc Carr b Morgan7      
J Birkenshawc Hall b Smith23      
RL Prattc Oates b Carr18      
+R Julianb Rhodes0      
CT Spencerc and b Rhodes13      
JS Savagerun out4      
BS Boshiernot out0      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb)5
Total(all out, 77.3 overs)130
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-28, 3-66, 4-68, 5-110, 6-110, 7-111, 8-113, 9-123, 10-130 (77.3 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson21   6402--
Buxton4   170--
Carr2   151--
Morgan17   8211--
Smith10   5141--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Leenot out64      
IW Hallc van Geloven b Savage37      
HL Johnsonnot out15      
WF Oatesdid not bat      
*DB Carrdid not bat      
DC Morgandid not bat      
IR Buxtondid not bat      
+GO Dawkesdid not bat      
E Smithdid not bat      
HJ Rhodesdid not bat      
HL Jacksondid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 2 lb)13
Total(1 wicket, 51.5 overs)129
Fall of wickets:
1-97 (Hall)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer8   2240--
Boshier4   190--
Pratt3   250--
van Geloven2   060--
Savage18   7231--

--> CT Spencer (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 18
--> C Lee (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> HL Jackson reached 1500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> HJ Rhodes reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> W Watson retired hurt in the Leicestershire second innings and later returned

I.W.Hall took two catches in Leicestershire's 2nd innings while deputising as wicket-keeper for G.O.Dawkes





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