Leicestershire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1961
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 23rd, 24th, 25th August 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by 17 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Gloucestershire 12
UmpiresR Aspinall, RSM Lay
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 19/0 (Hallam 9*, Kirby 9*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 147/4 (Hawkins 19*, Allen 1*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Carpenterc Julian b Pratt14      
RB Nichollsc Wharton b Boshier121      
*CTM Pughb van Geloven0      
DM Youngc Savage b Boshier55      
DG Hawkinsb Spencer5      
AS Brownlbw b Spencer50      
DA Allenb Boshier8      
+BJ Meyerb Boshier1      
DR Smithnot out3      
DG A'Courtnot out7      
C Cookdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 21 lb, 2 w)25
Total(8 wickets, declared, 101 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-34, 3-159, 4-186, 5-248, 6-264, 7-266, 8-280
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer21   2612--
Boshier24   4644--
van Geloven26   5631--
Pratt26   7561--
Savage4   0200--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamnot out152      
D Kirbyb Smith21      
A Whartonc Pugh b A'Court32      
*W Watsonb A'Court0      
J van Gelovenb Allen11      
J Birkenshawc Smith b Allen0      
RL Prattb Allen0      
+R Julianb Allen0      
CT Spencerb Smith0      
JS Savagec Brown b Allen9      
BS Boshierb Smith0      
Extras(5 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 73.2 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-51, 2-112, 3-124, 4-156, 5-156, 6-162, 7-184, 8-189, 9-230, 10-231 (73.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown13   3370--
A'Court14   3392--
Cook8   3150--
Allen10   2485--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB Nichollsc Kirby b Spencer2      
D Carpenterb Savage51      
*CTM Pughc Julian b Pratt21      
DM Youngb Savage47      
DG Hawkinsc Hallam b Pratt59      
DA Allenb Savage8      
AS Brownnot out47      
+BJ Meyernot out1      
DR Smithdid not bat      
DG A'Courtdid not bat      
C Cookdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 6 lb)11
Total(6 wickets, declared, 73 overs)247
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-70, 3-86, 4-146, 5-164, 6-244
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer12   1341--
Boshier21   5480--
van Geloven3   0100--
Pratt11   3282--
Savage23   31023--
Birkenshaw3   0140--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Brown9      
*W Watsonc Meyer b Smith69      
A Whartonc Smith b Allen24      
D Kirbyc Cook b Allen63      
J van Gelovenlbw b Allen27      
J Birkenshawst Meyer b Allen7      
RL Prattb Allen42      
+R Juliannot out32      
CT Spencerc Nicholls b Allen8      
JS Savageb Allen2      
BS Boshierc Meyer b Brown2      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 77.2 overs)288
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-77, 3-108, 4-185, 5-196, 6-201, 7-266, 8-276, 9-283, 10-288 (77.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith26   3861--
A'Court8   0290--
Cook8   0420--
Allen25   6787--

--> DM Young (1) passed 17000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 19
--> DG Hawkins (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 48
--> MR Hallam (2) passed 12000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> D Kirby (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 17
--> CT Spencer reached 800 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> RL Pratt reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> RL Pratt reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings





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