Oxford University v Leicestershire
University Match 1961
VenueThe University Parks, Oxford on 3rd, 5th, 6th June 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossOxford University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultOxford University won by 35 runs
UmpiresJS Buller, JF Crapp
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 33/0 (Bird 20*, Wharton 9*)
Close of play day 2Oxford University (2) 115/7 (Drybrough 19*, Neate 12*)

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DR Worsleyc Wharton b Savage26      
DB Pitheylbw b Savage14      
AA Baigc and b Savage41      
*Nawab of Pataudib Savage55      
CD Drybroughlbw b Savage12      
FW Neateb Savage78      
MFJ Checksfieldb Boshier6      
MA Baigc Wharton b Birkenshaw9      
+RHC Watersc Pratt b Savage0      
RF Eliotb Birkenshaw30      
EW Andersonnot out13      
Extras(13 b, 5 lb)18
Total(all out, 105.1 overs)302
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-44, 3-137, 4-138, 5-167, 6-180, 7-211, 8-216, 9-270, 10-302 (105.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boshier21   6521--
Pratt19   3670--
Savage42   15877--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HD Birdc Waters b Drybrough34      
A Whartonnot out134      
PA Mundenb Pithey16      
S Jayasinghec Worsley b Anderson40      
LR Gardnerc Neate b Eliot37      
*W Watsonnot out20      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
RL Prattdid not bat      
+R Juliandid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
Extras(13 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)15
Total(4 wickets, declared, 113 overs)296
Fall of wickets:
1-58, 2-101, 3-158, 4-257
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Anderson21   4681--
Eliot24   4701--
Pithey35   19771--
Drybrough33   16661--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DR Worsleyrun out3      
DB Pitheyb Boshier8      
AA Baigb Savage15      
*Nawab of Pataudic Wharton b Pratt29      
MFJ Checksfieldlbw b Savage0      
MA Baigc Watson b Birkenshaw11      
+RHC Watersb Savage0      
CD Drybroughc Pratt b Savage20      
FW Neatec Watson b Boshier25      
RF Eliotnot out5      
EW Andersonb Boshier0      
Extras(12 b, 6 lb)18
Total(all out, 49.1 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-13, 3-56, 4-56, 5-56, 6-60, 7-92, 8-116, 9-134, 10-134 (49.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pratt9   2301--
Savage19   10444--
Birkenshaw9   2221--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HD Birdlbw b Pithey10      
A Whartonc Waters b Drybrough9      
PA Mundenb Drybrough1      
S Jayasinghec Pataudi b Drybrough1      
J Birkenshawc Waters b Pithey20      
LR Gardnerc Waters b Drybrough12      
*W Watsonb Drybrough27      
RL Prattc and b Pithey5      
+R Julianb Drybrough2      
JS Savagenot out2      
BS Boshierb Drybrough2      
Extras(11 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(all out, 61.3 overs)105
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-19, 3-25, 4-49, 5-51, 6-86, 7-91, 8-100, 9-101, 10-105 (61.3 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Anderson4   260--
Eliot5   350--
Pithey27   12453--

--> FW Neate (1) equalled his previous highest score of 78 in first-class matches
--> RF Eliot made his debut in first-class matches
--> A Wharton (1) passed 18500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28
--> LR Gardner (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> MFJ Checksfield made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> J Birkenshaw made his debut for Leicestershire in first-class matches
--> MFJ Checksfield made his debut for Oxford University in first-class matches
--> MA Baig made his debut for Oxford University in first-class matches
--> MA Baig made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> CD Drybrough achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire second innings (previous best was 5-55)





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