Derbyshire v Essex
County Championship 1961
VenueInd Coope Ground, Burton-on-Trent on 17th, 19th, 20th June 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 181 runs
PointsDerbyshire 4 (Batting 2); Essex 12
UmpiresJS Buller, F Jakeman
Close of play day 1Derbyshire (1) 168 all out
Close of play day 2Derbyshire (2) 53/1 (Hall 26*, Johnson 7*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Morgan b Jackson17      
GJ Smithc Carr b Jackson14      
+B Taylorb Buxton0      
J Milnerc Jackson b Buxton4      
LA Savillc Taylor b Buxton6      
BR Knightc Carr b Eyre0      
*TE Baileyc Morgan b Jackson9      
WT Greensmithlbw b Jackson18      
LHR Ralphc Eyre b Jackson26      
KC Prestonc Carr b Eyre1      
RNS Hobbsnot out12      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 48.1 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-31, 3-31, 4-37, 5-41, 6-41, 7-66, 8-75, 9-78, 10-108 (48.1 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Eyre16   6422--
Buxton14   4353--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Leeb Preston0      
IW Halllbw b Bailey61      
HL Johnsonb Ralph24      
WF Oatesc Smith b Preston36      
*DB Carrb Bailey20      
DC Morganc Barker b Bailey0      
IR Buxtonc Taylor b Preston1      
E Smithb Knight14      
+RW Taylorc Taylor b Bailey4      
TJP Eyrenot out1      
HL Jacksonc Milner b Bailey0      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(all out, 68.5 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-39, 3-113, 4-127, 5-127, 6-130, 7-147, 8-161, 9-168, 10-168 (68.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight19   6411--
Preston26   7583--
Ralph5   0261--
Hobbs3   190--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Smith b Carr83      
GJ Smithc Buxton b Eyre32      
WT Greensmithc Jackson b Buxton24      
J Milnerc Carr b Buxton21      
*TE Baileyc Lee b Buxton0      
LA Savillc Taylor b Eyre45      
BR Knightb Eyre120      
+B Taylorc Oates b Eyre41      
LHR Ralphb Jackson0      
KC Prestonnot out0      
RNS Hobbsb Jackson0      
Extras(5 b, 7 lb)12
Total(all out, 102.5 overs)378
Fall of wickets:
1-115, 2-131, 3-170, 4-170, 5-175, 6-322, 7-374, 8-378, 9-378, 10-378 (102.5 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Eyre22   3884--
Buxton19   7593--
Morgan20   2820--
Carr6   2271--
Smith7   1270--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DC Morganc Taylor b Preston7      
IW Hallc Milner b Knight32      
HL Johnsonlbw b Preston28      
C Leeb Greensmith20      
WF Oatesc Bailey b Knight25      
*DB Carrc Preston b Greensmith11      
IR Buxtonb Greensmith3      
E Smithb Preston0      
+RW Taylorc sub b Greensmith0      
TJP Eyrenot out1      
HL Jacksonb Preston1      
Extras(8 lb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 83.3 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-67, 3-76, 4-112, 5-130, 6-131, 7-134, 8-134, 9-134, 10-137 (83.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight13   2342--
Bailey21   7230--
Ralph12   4200--
Hobbs7   550--
Greensmith11   3184--

--> GJ Smith (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> RNS Hobbs (1) passed his previous highest score of 11 in first-class matches
--> RNS Hobbs (1) passed his previous highest score of 11 in County Championship matches
--> BR Knight (2) passed his previous highest score of 114 in first-class matches
--> BR Knight (2) passed his previous highest score of 114 in County Championship matches
--> WF Oates (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> TJP Eyre reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> TJP Eyre reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Essex second innings
--> BR Knight reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Derbyshire second innings





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