Worcestershire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1961
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 29th April, 1st, 2nd May 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJS Buller, WE Phillipson
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 108/5 (Graveney 24*, Booth 4*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 10/0 (Kenyon 3*, Horton 6*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB Simpsonb Flavell44      
CC McDonaldb Flavell23      
RN Harveyb Horton23      
NCL O'Neillb Horton45      
BC Boothc Dews b Gifford37      
KD Mackayc Flavell b Horton0      
*R Benaudb Gifford1      
+ATW Groutc Kenyon b Gifford1      
FM Missonb Horton0      
IW Quicknot out0      
RA Gauntb Horton1      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 85.3 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-82, 3-96, 4-156, 5-160, 6-161, 7-167, 8-170, 9-176, 10-177 (85.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell16   5352--
Coldwell8   0290--
Pearson10   2230--
Gifford22   7423--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc Booth b Gaunt2      
MJ Hortonb Benaud14      
RGA Headleyb Quick41      
TW Graveneyc Grout b Gaunt36      
DW Richardsonlbw b Benaud17      
G Dewsst Grout b Quick1      
+R Boothb Mackay12      
N Giffordnot out5      
DB Pearsonc Grout b Mackay0      
LJ Coldwellc O'Neill b Mackay11      
JA Flavellb Mackay7      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 69.1 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-44, 3-64, 4-92, 5-93, 6-132, 7-132, 8-132, 9-148, 10-155 (69.1 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gaunt17   3552--
Misson5   4100--
Benaud17   10192--
Quick12   4382--
Simpson6   3100--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldb Flavell12      
RB Simpsonb Flavell0      
RN Harveyb Gifford37      
NCL O'Neillc Graveney b Flavell27      
BC Boothb Gifford7      
KD Mackayc Gifford b Coldwell12      
*R Benaudb Coldwell17      
+ATW Groutb Coldwell17      
FM Missonb Coldwell10      
IW Quicknot out2      
RA Gauntb Coldwell0      
Total(all out, 63.3 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-16, 3-48, 4-86, 5-87, 6-111, 7-114, 8-134, 9-141, 10-141 (63.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell19   3623--
Pearson4   170--
Gifford11   3182--
Horton10   690--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonb Misson8      
MJ Hortonb Benaud20      
RGA Headleynot out17      
TW Graveneylbw b Gaunt3      
DW Richardsonc Grout b Gaunt0      
G Dewsdid not bat      
+R Boothdid not bat      
N Gifforddid not bat      
DB Pearsondid not bat      
LJ Coldwelldid not bat      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 1 w)8
Total(4 wickets, 34.2 overs)56
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-42, 3-52, 4-56 (34.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Misson5   2111--
Benaud6   2131--
Quick6   2110--
Mackay6   280--

--> TW Graveney made his debut for Worcestershire in first-class matches
--> IW Quick made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> ATW Grout made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> RB Simpson made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> RA Gaunt made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> NCL O'Neill made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> FM Misson made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> BC Booth made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> KD Mackay reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> LJ Coldwell reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Australians second innings





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