Gloucestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1961
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 15th, 17th, 18th July 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsGloucestershire 4 (Batting 2); Worcestershire 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, WH Copson
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 211/6 (Allen 50*, Meyer 13*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 61/0 (Nicholls 44*, Carpenter 13*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Carpenterc Booth b Coldwell11      
RB Nichollsc Richardson b Gifford23      
DG Hawkinsc Broadbent b Gifford2      
*CA Miltonb Gifford36      
AS Brownlbw b Flavell24      
JB Mortimorec Booth b Flavell47      
DA Allenlbw b Flavell54      
+BJ Meyerb Gifford36      
DR Smithc Richardson b Gifford11      
DG A'Courtc Kenyon b Flavell3      
C Cooknot out0      
Extras(5 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 126.1 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-31, 3-48, 4-97, 5-105, 6-184, 7-222, 8-246, 9-253, 10-253 (126.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coldwell24   4591--
Standen6   2160--
Gifford43   25655--
Horton26   11500--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonb Smith0      
MJ Hortonc Meyer b A'Court21      
RGA Headleyc Nicholls b Allen22      
RG Broadbentc Nicholls b Mortimore30      
DW Richardsonb Allen28      
G Dewsrun out9      
+R Boothnot out20      
JA Standenb Allen4      
N Giffordc Milton b Allen0      
LJ Coldwellb Mortimore1      
JA Flavellc Milton b Allen4      
Extras(7 lb)7
Total(all out, 87.4 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-36, 3-61, 4-105, 5-111, 6-119, 7-124, 8-124, 9-133, 10-146 (87.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith16   5351--
A'Court14   8191--
Cook13   5340--
Mortimore21   14172--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB Nichollsc and b Gifford63      
D Carpenterb Standen19      
DG Hawkinsc Horton b Gifford56      
AS Brownc Flavell b Gifford18      
JB Mortimorec Gifford b Standen6      
+BJ Meyerc and b Standen1      
DR Smithc Kenyon b Gifford5      
*CA Miltonnot out5      
DG A'Courtnot out0      
DA Allendid not bat      
C Cookdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb)11
Total(7 wickets, declared, 58 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-89, 2-95, 3-120, 4-150, 5-163, 6-174, 7-176
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell5   2130--
Coldwell9   2160--
Standen23   5593--
Gifford16   3774--
Horton5   280--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc Meyer b A'Court29      
MJ Hortonb A'Court28      
RGA Headleyc Meyer b Mortimore6      
DW Richardsonb Allen11      
RG Broadbentst Meyer b Allen44      
G Dewsb Cook66      
+R Boothc Allen b Cook7      
JA Standennot out7      
N Giffordb Smith9      
LJ Coldwellb Smith0      
JA Flavellnot out0      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb)11
Total(9 wickets, 93 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-58, 3-75, 4-77, 5-168, 6-179, 7-194, 8-218, 9-218
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith19   7362--
A'Court16   9312--
Cook17   9142--
Allen25   6802--
Mortimore16   7461--

--> BJ Meyer (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> G Dews (2) passed 14000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 38
--> JA Standen reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings
--> DG A'Court reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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