Essex in First-Class Matches in 1961

See Also Second XI Matches and Other Matches

Captain: TE Bailey

Home Grounds used:
Old County Ground, Brentwood; Valentine's Park, Ilford; Hoffman's Sports and Social Club Ground, Chelmsford; Chalkwell Park, Westcliff-on-Sea; Castle Park Cricket Ground, Colchester; Vista Road Recreation Ground, Clacton-on-Sea; County Ground, Leyton; Southchurch Park, Southend-on-Sea

Away Grounds visited:
Edgbaston, Birmingham; Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff; FP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge; Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood; County Ground, New Road, Worcester; Erinoid Ground, Stroud; St George's Road, Harrogate; Ind Coope Ground, Burton-on-Trent; J Samuel White's Ground, Cowes; Kennington Oval, Kennington; County Ground, Hove; Mote Park, Maidstone; Stanley Park, Blackpool; Wellingborough School Ground, Wellingborough; Clarence Park, Weston-super-Mare

Championship playing record:
P 28     W 10     D 10     L 8

First-Class playing record:
P 31     W 11     D 10     L 10

Click on these links for the season's First-Class scorecards and results
or First-Class batting averages or First-Class bowling averages or Championship batting averages or Championship bowling averages

19 players appeared in First-Class matches for Essex in 1961:
TE Bailey; G Barker; MJ Bear; BEA Edmeades; WT Greensmith; RNS Hobbs; DJ Insole; T Kent; BR Knight; J Milner; KF Moore; PJ Phelan; KC Preston; JH Purves; LHR Ralph; LA Savill; GJ Smith; B Taylor; JF Taylor.

3 players made their debut for Essex in these matches in 1961:
BEA Edmeades; RNS Hobbs; KF Moore.

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