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--

--> IC Potter made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> RC Wilson (2) passed 11000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 3
--> 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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