Worcestershire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1961
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 12th, 13th, 14th July 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 4 (Batting 2); Gloucestershire 0
UmpiresRSM Lay, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 228/7 (Booth 34*, Gifford 3*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 104 all out

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc Cook b Allen33      
MJ Hortonc Allen b A'Court52      
RGA Headleyb A'Court14      
DW Richardsonb Cook32      
RG Broadbentc Brown b Allen28      
G Dewsc Brown b Allen2      
+R Boothc Meyer b Smith41      
JA Standenc Brown b A'Court17      
N Giffordnot out17      
LJ Coldwellc Milton b Smith8      
JA Flavellc and b Brown1      
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 129.1 overs)258
Fall of wickets:
1-66, 2-95, 3-107, 4-144, 5-157, 6-168, 7-209, 8-237, 9-257, 10-258 (129.1 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith30   11602--
A'Court34   8543--
Cook22   14311--
Allen26   10503--
Mortimore5   1120--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Carpenterc Standen b Coldwell9      
RB Nichollslbw b Flavell13      
DG Hawkinsc Booth b Flavell5      
*CA Miltonc Broadbent b Flavell0      
AS Brownc Broadbent b Flavell12      
JB Mortimoreb Flavell16      
DA Allenb Standen4      
+BJ Meyerb Flavell4      
DR Smithb Coldwell8      
DG A'Courtb Flavell10      
C Cooknot out1      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 46.5 overs)83
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-23, 3-23, 4-37, 5-54, 6-59, 7-59, 8-66, 9-81, 10-83 (46.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coldwell16   4412--
Standen10   5171--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonb A'Court20      
MJ Hortonc Meyer b Smith0      
RGA Headleyc Meyer b Smith0      
DW Richardsonlbw b Smith1      
RG Broadbentc Milton b A'Court0      
G Dewsc Hawkins b Allen40      
+R Boothc Meyer b Smith13      
JA Standenb A'Court11      
N Giffordc Carpenter b Smith6      
LJ Coldwellb Smith5      
JA Flavellnot out6      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 51.2 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-3, 3-11, 4-12, 5-21, 6-50, 7-86, 8-86, 9-93, 10-104 (51.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
A'Court21   7403--
Brown10   2270--
Allen2   201--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> MJ Horton (1) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 51
--> G Dews (2) passed 16000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> R Booth (2) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> AS Brown reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings





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