Leicestershire v Kent
County Championship 1961
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 12th, 14th, 15th August 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 7 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 14 (Batting 2); Kent 0
UmpiresJS Buller, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 171 all out
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 0/0 (Hallam 0*, Kirby 0*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonc van Geloven b Spencer6      
JM Prodgerc Pratt b Spencer4      
RC Wilsonc Hallam b Spencer14      
*MC Cowdreyc van Geloven b Spencer4      
RM Prideauxc Spencer b Pratt4      
PH Jonesc Hallam b Pratt3      
AL Dixonb Boshier6      
+DG Uftonb Spencer5      
DJ Halfyardc Kirby b Boshier14      
A Brownc Hallam b Boshier0      
IC Potternot out0      
Extras(7 lb)7
Total(all out, 39.2 overs)67
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-12, 3-28, 4-29, 5-36, 6-37, 7-44, 8-61, 9-67, 10-67 (39.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer14   6165--
Pratt11   5202--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Ufton b Brown46      
D Kirbyc Ufton b Dixon12      
A Whartonc Wilson b Dixon26      
*W Watsonc Ufton b Halfyard12      
J van Gelovenb Potter23      
J Birkenshawc and b Potter9      
RL Prattc Cowdrey b Potter4      
+R Julianc Ufton b Potter3      
CT Spencerc Wilson b Halfyard18      
JS Savagec Prideaux b Halfyard0      
BS Boshiernot out1      
Extras(10 b, 3 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)17
Total(all out, 58.5 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-80, 3-100, 4-113, 5-141, 6-146, 7-149, 8-153, 9-170, 10-171 (58.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown13   2351--
Potter13   2364--
Dixon14   6282--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonb Boshier20      
JM Prodgerc Julian b Spencer0      
RC Wilsonb Spencer115      
*MC Cowdreyc Julian b Boshier10      
RM Prideauxc Julian b Spencer17      
PH Jonesb Pratt3      
AL Dixonc Julian b Pratt29      
+DG Uftonc Wharton b Boshier46      
DJ Halfyardc Julian b Spencer0      
A Brownb Boshier1      
IC Potternot out0      
Extras(9 b, 9 lb, 1 nb)19
Total(all out, 99.5 overs)260
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-38, 3-63, 4-105, 5-116, 6-154, 7-246, 8-246, 9-253, 10-260 (99.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer27   4794--
Pratt28   7532--
van Geloven14   2390--
Kirby4   270--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Brown23      
D Kirbyb Halfyard8      
A Whartonnot out90      
*W Watsonc Wilson b Dixon29      
J van Gelovennot out3      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
RL Prattdid not bat      
+R Juliandid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(3 wickets, 59.2 overs)158
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-31, 3-118
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Halfyard19   4471--
Brown16   3551--
Potter6   0140--
Dixon11   5131--
Jones6   2170--

--> RC Wilson (2) passed 11000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 3
--> IC Potter made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> A Brown reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> IC Potter achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 1-6)
--> CT Spencer reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Kent second innings





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