Yorkshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1961
VenueBramall Lane, Sheffield on 27th, 29th, 30th May 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by 241 runs
PointsYorkshire 14 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 0
UmpiresAEG Rhodes, H Yarnold
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 47/2 (Hallam 27*, Gardner 7*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 0/1 (Wharton 0*, van Geloven 0*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WB Stottb Spencer28      
JB Bolusc Pratt b Spencer27      
DEV Padgettb Spencer0      
K Taylorc van Geloven b Spencer159      
PJ Sharpec Julian b Spencer44      
*JV Wilsonc Hallam b Spencer0      
D Wilsonc Hallam b Spencer31      
FS Truemanb Spencer43      
+JG Binksnot out2      
RK Plattlbw b Pratt1      
MJ Cowandid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 3 lb)15
Total(9 wickets, declared, 101.3 overs)350
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-42, 3-79, 4-187, 5-193, 6-295, 7-314, 8-349, 9-350 (101.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer28   6888--
van Geloven26   4800--
Savage27   6710--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamb Trueman27      
A Whartonlbw b Cowan10      
J van Gelovenb Platt2      
LR Gardnerb Trueman31      
PA Mundenb Trueman10      
DFX Mundenb Trueman0      
B Cromackb Platt13      
RL Prattnot out23      
+R Julianb Trueman2      
CT Spencerc Cowan b Trueman0      
JS Savageb Trueman12      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 63.5 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-31, 3-47, 4-67, 5-69, 6-84, 7-101, 8-106, 9-106, 10-132 (63.5 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Platt31   15432--
Cowan8   1381--
D Wilson1   040--
Taylor2   200--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WB Stottb Pratt7      
JB Bolusc Cromack b Pratt17      
DEV Padgettnot out36      
K Taylornot out21      
PJ Sharpedid not bat      
*JV Wilsondid not bat      
D Wilsondid not bat      
FS Truemandid not bat      
+JG Binksdid not bat      
RK Plattdid not bat      
MJ Cowandid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(2 wickets, declared, 36 overs)84
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-34
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer16   3270--
Pratt18   3462--
van Geloven2   180--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc Stott b Trueman0      
A Whartonb Trueman0      
J van Gelovenc Padgett b Cowan17      
LR Gardnerc Platt b Trueman4      
PA Mundenb Trueman0      
DFX Mundenb Platt7      
B Cromacklbw b Trueman0      
RL Prattc JV Wilson b Taylor0      
+R Julianb Taylor9      
CT Spencernot out15      
JS Savagec Binks b Cowan4      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 27.3 overs)61
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-1, 3-11, 4-11, 5-18, 6-21, 7-29, 8-33, 9-42, 10-61 (27.3 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Platt9   5151--
Taylor4   272--
Trueman10   6135--

--> D Wilson (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 16
--> K Taylor (2) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> FS Trueman reached 1350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> K Taylor reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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