Worcestershire v Essex
County Championship 1961
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 20th, 22nd, 23rd May 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 4 wickets
PointsWorcestershire 12; Essex 0
UmpiresHE Hammond, WE Phillipson
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 184/4 (Dews 24*, Broadbent 11*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 1/1 (Flavell 1*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerb Flavell9      
GJ Smithlbw b Flavell36      
+B Taylorb Flavell13      
DJ Insolec Richardson b Standen13      
*TE Baileylbw b Coldwell7      
J Milnerc Horton b Coldwell28      
MJ Bearb Standen0      
BR Knightlbw b Coldwell16      
WT Greensmithc Booth b Standen9      
PJ Phelanb Flavell9      
KC Prestonnot out1      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 49 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-46, 3-61, 4-71, 5-107, 6-107, 7-107, 8-116, 9-138, 10-142 (49 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell19   6564--
Coldwell17   6493--
Standen13   5363--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc Taylor b Preston79      
MJ Hortonc Smith b Greensmith43      
RGA Headleyc Taylor b Bailey17      
DW Richardsonc Taylor b Preston9      
G Dewsc Milner b Bailey82      
RG Broadbentlbw b Knight37      
+R Boothlbw b Preston7      
JA Standenc and b Bailey2      
N Giffordb Preston9      
LJ Coldwellc Milner b Preston4      
JA Flavellnot out5      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 118.2 overs)295
Fall of wickets:
1-88, 2-123, 3-144, 4-149, 5-221, 6-232, 7-239, 8-264, 9-276, 10-295 (118.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight29   6671--
Preston27   3705--
Greensmith14   5431--
Phelan15   3400--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Flavell b Horton62      
GJ Smithc Booth b Standen14      
+B Taylorc Booth b Horton39      
DJ Insoleb Horton4      
*TE Baileylbw b Flavell25      
J Milnerc Flavell b Horton69      
MJ Bearc Booth b Horton29      
BR Knightb Horton5      
WT Greensmithc Booth b Gifford4      
PJ Phelanb Gifford7      
KC Prestonnot out14      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(all out, 93.5 overs)281
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-118, 3-123, 4-124, 5-174, 6-241, 7-250, 8-258, 9-262, 10-281 (93.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell14   4341--
Coldwell6   190--
Standen11   2261--
Horton29   8966--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Flavellb Bailey16      
LJ Coldwellc Insole b Knight0      
*D Kenyonc Taylor b Knight5      
MJ Hortonrun out43      
RGA Headleylbw b Bailey1      
DW Richardsonc Knight b Phelan30      
G Dewsnot out30      
RG Broadbentnot out5      
+R Boothdid not bat      
JA Standendid not bat      
N Gifforddid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(6 wickets, 42.3 overs)131
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-21, 3-21, 4-22, 5-92, 6-96
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight11   1322--
Bailey12   2282--
Preston5   2100--
Greensmith5   1240--

--> PJ Phelan (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> D Kenyon (1) passed 23000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 47
--> G Dews (2) passed 15500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 23
--> MJ Horton reached 500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Essex second innings
--> PJ Phelan reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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