Worcestershire v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1961
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 2nd, 3rd, 4th August 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 127 runs
PointsWorcestershire 14 (Batting 2); Northamptonshire 0
UmpiresD Davies, RSM Lay
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 17/2 (Norman 6*, Wild 1*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 92/5 (Dews 10*, Gifford 0*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc and b Lightfoot16      
MJ Hortonc Johnson b Dilley4      
RGA Headleyc Johnson b Lightfoot61      
DW Richardsonlbw b Dilley1      
RG Broadbentc Ramsamooj b Scott102      
G Dewsb Scott28      
+R Boothc Watts b Wild40      
JA Standenc Johnson b Watts1      
N Giffordb Watts34      
LJ Coldwellnot out1      
JA Flavellb Watts0      
Extras(9 b, 5 lb)14
Total(all out, 107 overs)302
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-23, 3-34, 4-128, 5-200, 6-221, 7-228, 8-290, 9-302, 10-302 (107 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dilley22   4472--
Lightfoot25   4682--
Wild12   4451--
Watts22   8413--
Crump12   2350--
Scott14   2522--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanst Booth b Horton80      
BL Reynoldsc Richardson b Flavell0      
PJ Wattsc Booth b Flavell10      
J Wildc Booth b Standen70      
*R Subba Rowlbw b Flavell28      
A Lightfootrun out6      
D Ramsamoojst Booth b Gifford0      
BS Crumpc Broadbent b Flavell26      
ME Scottc Broadbent b Gifford5      
+LA Johnsonc Headley b Gifford2      
MR Dilleynot out7      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(all out, 108.1 overs)241
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-15, 3-116, 4-176, 5-197, 6-200, 7-200, 8-221, 9-227, 10-241 (108.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coldwell16   4320--
Gifford26   12573--
Horton32   8711--
Standen10   2281--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonlbw b Scott36      
MJ Hortonc Johnson b Lightfoot20      
RGA Headleylbw b Lightfoot6      
DW Richardsonc Johnson b Lightfoot8      
RG Broadbentc Subba Row b Lightfoot2      
G Dewsc Dilley b Watts42      
N Giffordlbw b Lightfoot22      
+R Boothc Johnson b Lightfoot4      
JA Standennot out29      
LJ Coldwellnot out4      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 6 lb)18
Total(8 wickets, declared, 81 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-62, 3-72, 4-80, 5-91, 6-143, 7-153, 8-155
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dilley20   3590--
Lightfoot39   12716--
Watts8   1221--
Scott14   6211--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanb Gifford38      
BL Reynoldsc Coldwell b Flavell11      
PJ Watts hit wkt b Horton8      
*R Subba Rowc Booth b Horton6      
A Lightfootrun out0      
D Ramsamoojc Broadbent b Horton6      
BS Crumpc Richardson b Horton7      
ME Scottc Gifford b Horton0      
J Wildc Booth b Horton22      
+LA Johnsonc Richardson b Horton18      
MR Dilleynot out0      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 39.1 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-44, 3-54, 4-57, 5-72, 6-80, 7-80, 8-87, 9-116, 10-125 (39.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell8   1221--
Coldwell6   2150--
Gifford12   4371--

--> N Gifford (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in County Championship matches
--> MEJC Norman (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 77
--> MEJC Norman (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 8
--> J Wild (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> A Lightfoot reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings





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