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Worcestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1961
VenueWar Memorial Ground, Amblecote on 26th, 27th, 28th July 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultWorcestershire won by 2 wickets
PointsWorcestershire 14 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 0
UmpiresAE Fagg, FS Lee
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 73/3 (Richardson 11*, Gifford 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 71/1 (van Geloven 32*, Kirby 30*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamlbw b Standen33     
J van Gelovenlbw b Coldwell2     
D Kirbyc Booth b Horton68     
A Whartonb Coldwell11     
LR Gardnerb Gifford19     
GF Crossnot out55     
RL Prattb Horton20     
+R Julianst Booth b Gifford2     
CT Spencerc Broadbent b Gifford0     
JS Savagec Standen b Gifford6     
BS Boshierc Booth b Coldwell14     
Extras(2 b, 3 lb)5
Total(all out, 106.4 overs)235
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-47, 3-68, 4-125, 5-149, 6-179, 7-194, 8-194, 9-200, 10-235 (106.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coldwell17.45513--
Rumsey12   3240--
Standen17   1541--
Gifford29   13454--
Horton31   11562--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc Hallam b Boshier13     
MJ Hortonc Wharton b Savage34     
RGA Headleyc Julian b van Geloven15     
DW Richardsonb Boshier32     
N Giffordb Savage17     
RG Broadbentlbw b Savage1     
G Dewsb Boshier51     
+R Boothb Pratt28     
JA Standennot out24     
FE Rumseyb Boshier13     
LJ Coldwellc Pratt b Boshier8     
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 106 overs)237
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-48, 3-73, 4-109, 5-110, 6-117, 7-186, 8-197, 9-213, 10-237 (106 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer20   3640--
Boshier24   7575--
van Geloven17   5361--
Savage38   18703--
Pratt7   391--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc Richardson b Coldwell7     
J van Gelovenb Horton35     
D Kirbyc and b Horton34     
A Whartonc Broadbent b Horton4     
LR Gardnerlbw b Horton4     
GF Crossc and b Horton9     
RL Prattb Coldwell1     
+R Julianc Coldwell b Horton5     
CT Spencerc and b Gifford25     
JS Savagec Standen b Coldwell6     
BS Boshiernot out0     
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 62.1 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-76, 3-81, 4-82, 5-95, 6-98, 7-100, 8-113, 9-134, 10-134 (62.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coldwell20   8253--
Rumsey5   190--
Gifford15.15371--
Horton22   8596--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc Julian b Boshier41     
MJ Hortonc Hallam b Boshier5     
RGA Headleylbw b Boshier0     
DW Richardsonc Cross b Boshier7     
RG Broadbentlbw b Spencer36     
G Dewsc Julian b Spencer22     
+R Boothc van Geloven b Savage1     
JA Standenc Cross b Savage2     
FE Rumseynot out9     
N Giffordnot out11     
LJ Coldwelldid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(8 wickets, 42.3 overs)135
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-24, 3-32, 4-69, 5-99, 6-100, 7-115, 8-115
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer12   2322--
Boshier13   3324--
van Geloven3   160--
Savage14.30642--

Notes
--> J van Geloven (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> MJ Horton (1) passed 9000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 30
--> D Kirby (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 32
--> G Dews (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 5
--> N Gifford reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> JA Standen reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> BS Boshier reached 350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> JS Savage reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> MJ Horton reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings

 

 

 

 

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