Leicestershire v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1961
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 22nd, 24th, 25th July 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 4 (Batting 2); Northamptonshire 0
UmpiresWFF Price, AEG Rhodes
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 51/3 (Subba Row 18*, Andrew 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 182/2 (Watson 104*, van Geloven 65*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamlbw b Larter11      
*W Watsonlbw b Larter64      
A Whartonc Reynolds b Allen38      
J van Gelovenc Scott b Allen31      
D Kirbyb Dilley12      
LR Gardnerc Andrew b Larter27      
GF Crossb Larter4      
+R Julianc Crump b Scott15      
CT Spencerb Larter24      
JS Savagenot out11      
BS Boshierb Larter0      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 95.5 overs)248
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-96, 3-122, 4-157, 5-165, 6-171, 7-202, 8-223, 9-248, 10-248 (95.5 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dilley21   3781--
Lightfoot4   0150--
Allen26   12372--
Crump17   5360--
Scott8   2161--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanb van Geloven11      
BL Reynoldslbw b Spencer4      
PJ Wattslbw b Boshier18      
*R Subba Rowlbw b Savage41      
+KV Andrewc Hallam b Savage24      
A Lightfootc and b Savage3      
BS Crumpc Julian b Boshier21      
ME Scottb Savage0      
MHJ Allenb Boshier7      
MR Dilleylbw b Savage1      
JDF Larternot out0      
Extras(6 lb)6
Total(all out, 78.1 overs)136
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-15, 3-51, 4-97, 5-103, 6-114, 7-114, 8-131, 9-136, 10-136 (78.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer20   4461--
van Geloven12   5201--
Savage27   16345--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Andrew b Larter7      
*W Watsonretired hurt104      
A Whartonlbw b Larter0      
J van Gelovenb Dilley70      
D Kirbynot out6      
LR Gardnernot out7      
GF Crossdid not bat      
+R Juliandid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)10
Total(3 wickets, declared, 73 overs)204
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-9, 3-188
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Larter21   5432--
Dilley21   3481--
Allen8   0420--
Crump10   3360--
Watts13   4250--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanc Julian b Spencer0      
BL Reynoldsc Cross b Boshier107      
PJ Wattsc Savage b Boshier2      
*R Subba Rowlbw b van Geloven66      
A Lightfootb Spencer11      
BS Crumpc Cross b Spencer0      
ME Scottc Hallam b Spencer0      
+KV Andrewnot out21      
MHJ Allennot out4      
MR Dilleydid not bat      
JDF Larterdid not bat      
Extras(12 lb, 2 nb)14
Total(7 wickets, 86 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-5, 3-142, 4-179, 5-183, 6-183, 7-198
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer17   4464--
Boshier19   2432--
van Geloven21   6571--
Savage26   10610--
Wharton3   240--

--> JS Savage (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> PJ Watts (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 7
--> W Watson (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 64
--> BL Reynolds (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 83
--> W Watson retired hurt in the Leicestershire second innings having scored 104 (team score 182/2)





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