Essex v Glamorgan
County Championship 1961
VenueVista Road Recreation Ground, Clacton-on-Sea on 26th, 27th, 28th July 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGlamorgan won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 0; Glamorgan 4 (Batting 2)
UmpiresWH Copson, DJ Wood
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 22/1 (Smith 7*, Ralph 10*)
Close of play day 2Glamorgan (2) 182/3 (Pressdee 91*, Walker 57*)

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WGA Parkhousec Milner b Ralph33      
B Hedgesc B Taylor b Bailey25      
A Jonesc and b Phelan56      
PM Walkerrun out33      
JS Pressdeec Preston b Greensmith11      
WD Sladenot out47      
DJ Wardlbw b Bailey31      
JB Evansc JF Taylor b Bailey17      
DJ Shepherdc Phelan b Ralph11      
*OS Wheatleynot out1      
+DGL Evansdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 7 lb)8
Total(8 wickets, declared, 114 overs)273
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-71, 3-140, 4-159, 5-165, 6-215, 7-247, 8-269
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey27   5653--
Preston30   7770--
Ralph25   5512--
Greensmith16   3331--
Phelan16   8391--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerb JB Evans4      
GJ Smithc Parkhouse b JB Evans12      
LHR Ralphc DGL Evans b Wheatley18      
MJ Bearb Walker4      
J Milnerc Slade b JB Evans2      
*TE Baileyc Walker b JB Evans6      
WT Greensmithb JB Evans4      
JF Taylorlbw b Walker22      
+B Taylorc Wheatley b Walker1      
PJ Phelannot out28      
KC Prestonc Parkhouse b Wheatley1      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 48.1 overs)105
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-35, 3-35, 4-43, 5-44, 6-52, 7-61, 8-62, 9-84, 10-105 (48.1 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
JB Evans19   7375--
Walker15   6293--

Glamorgan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WGA Parkhousec Milner b Preston17      
B Hedgesb Preston8      
A Joneslbw b Bailey5      
PM Walkernot out57      
JS Pressdeenot out91      
WD Sladedid not bat      
DJ Warddid not bat      
JB Evansdid not bat      
DJ Shepherddid not bat      
*OS Wheatleydid not bat      
+DGL Evansdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb)4
Total(3 wickets, declared, 63 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-25, 3-32
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey18   3401--
Preston19   4512--
Ralph20   3700--
Greensmith1   050--
Phelan5   2120--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Pressdee b Shepherd80      
GJ Smithc Slade b Walker19      
+B Taylorc DGL Evans b Shepherd27      
J Milnerb Slade1      
*TE Baileyb Walker25      
WT Greensmithc DGL Evans b Wheatley5      
JF Taylorc DGL Evans b Wheatley0      
LHR Ralphb Ward52      
PJ Phelanb Walker0      
MJ Bearnot out7      
KC Prestonnot out2      
Extras(2 b, 10 lb)12
Total(9 wickets, 122 overs)230
Fall of wickets:
1-69, 2-126, 3-131, 4-135, 5-143, 6-155, 7-193, 8-193, 9-226
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
JB Evans12   4380--
Wheatley36   15582--
Walker23   12413--
Shepherd33   16512--
Slade7   5111--
Ward11   5191--

--> DJ Shepherd (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> GJ Smith (2) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> JF Taylor made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> PM Walker reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Essex first innings





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