Lancashire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1961
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 29th April, 1st, 2nd May 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLancashire 4 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 0
UmpiresR Aspinall, CS Elliott
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 88/5 (Barber 17*, Clayton 2*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 27/1 (Hallam 18*, Watson 3*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Grieves b Barber47     
HD Birdrun out9     
*W Watsonc Bolton b Greenhough13     
A Whartonc and b Higgs42     
PA Mundenc and b Greenhough6     
J van Gelovenb Barber40     
B Cromackc Clayton b Higgs0     
+R Julianc Grieves b Higgs2     
CT Spencerc Marner b Higgs19     
JS Savageb Statham4     
BS Boshiernot out2     
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 84.1 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-52, 3-82, 4-95, 5-137, 6-137, 7-139, 8-163, 9-184, 10-186 (84.1 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham22   8321--
Higgs22   3764--
Collins8   2190--
Greenhough18   3382--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Pullarb van Geloven9     
A Boltonlbw b Boshier9     
PT Marnerc Julian b van Geloven11     
KJ Grievesc Julian b van Geloven8     
*RW Barberc Spencer b van Geloven44     
JD Bondc Julian b Boshier25     
+G Claytonc Wharton b Boshier34     
R Collinsc Wharton b Savage38     
JB Stathamb van Geloven17     
T Greenhoughb van Geloven0     
K Higgsnot out0     
Extras(10 b, 3 lb)13
Total(all out, 87.2 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-23, 3-42, 4-45, 5-86, 6-140, 7-183, 8-205, 9-207, 10-208 (87.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boshier19   3603--
Spencer17   3290--
van Geloven26.27576--
Savage25   10491--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamnot out18     
HD Birdb Higgs5     
*W Watsonnot out3     
A Whartondid not bat      
PA Mundendid not bat      
J van Gelovendid not bat      
B Cromackdid not bat      
+R Juliandid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(1 wicket, 11.4 overs)27
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Bird)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham6   350--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> W Watson (2) passed 17000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> A Wharton made his debut for Leicestershire in County Championship matches
--> A Wharton made his debut for Leicestershire in first-class matches





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