Lancashire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1961
VenueAigburth, Liverpool on 28th, 29th, 30th June 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 188 runs
PointsLancashire 14 (Batting 2); Gloucestershire 0
UmpiresR Aspinall, HG Baldwin
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 82/2 (Nicholls 26*, Milton 32*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 38/3 (Carpenter 24*, Brown 6*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Pullarc Brown b Allen35      
BJ Boothrun out6      
PT Marnerb A'Court34      
KJ Grievesst Meyer b Allen64      
*RW Barberc Meyer b Brown28      
JD Bondlbw b A'Court29      
+G Claytonlbw b Allen0      
JB Stathamc Hawkins b Allen12      
K Higgsc Meyer b Smith9      
K Howardc Meyer b Smith7      
C Hiltonnot out6      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb)10
Total(all out, 88.5 overs)240
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-67, 3-93, 4-140, 5-184, 6-200, 7-218, 8-222, 9-229, 10-240 (88.5 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
A'Court16   2462--
Brown10   2291--
Mortimore11   8120--
Allen24   8674--
Cook10   4280--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Carpenterb Higgs10      
RB Nichollsc Howard b Higgs26      
DG Hawkinsb Higgs11      
*CA Miltonc and b Hilton50      
AS Brownb Statham4      
JB Mortimoreb Statham0      
DA Allenc Howard b Higgs7      
+BJ Meyerc Clayton b Hilton3      
DR Smithb Hilton0      
DG A'Courtnot out0      
C Cookb Hilton0      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 61 overs)114
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-33, 3-82, 4-87, 5-87, 6-96, 7-109, 8-113, 9-114, 10-114 (61 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham22   12282--
Higgs22   7394--
Hilton8   1194--
Barber7   2220--
Howard2   130--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Pullarc Meyer b A'Court15      
BJ Boothb Cook79      
PT Marnerb Smith44      
KJ Grievesc Carpenter b Cook41      
*RW Barbernot out9      
JD Bondc Nicholls b Allen0      
+G Claytonnot out1      
JB Stathamdid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
K Howarddid not bat      
C Hiltondid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 1 w)11
Total(5 wickets, declared, 65 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-65, 2-141, 3-150, 4-190, 5-194
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith19   6621--
A'Court19   4581--
Brown5   0190--
Mortimore9   1380--
Allen4   331--
Cook9   692--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Carpenterc Clayton b Statham39      
RB Nichollsc Clayton b Higgs0      
DG Hawkinsc Howard b Higgs8      
*CA Miltonc Howard b Higgs0      
AS Brownlbw b Statham8      
JB Mortimorec Clayton b Barber17      
DA Allenlbw b Hilton15      
+BJ Meyernot out27      
DR Smithc Grieves b Howard15      
DG A'Courtc and b Barber3      
C Cookst Clayton b Barber2      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb)4
Total(all out, 47.5 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-20, 3-24, 4-51, 5-56, 6-88, 7-96, 8-125, 9-136, 10-138 (47.5 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham16   3292--
Higgs17   4533--
Hilton6   1181--
Howard2   0131--

--> KJ Grieves (1) passed 14000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 17
--> KJ Grieves (1) passed 18500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 64
--> JD Bond (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 18
--> CA Milton (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 37
--> KJ Grieves (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 14
--> DR Smith reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> JB Statham reached 1450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> K Higgs reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings





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