Warwickshire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1961
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 5th, 7th, 8th August 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by 2 wickets
PointsWarwickshire 12; Leicestershire 4 (Batting 2)
UmpiresLH Gray, RSM Lay
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 0/0 (Kennedy 0*, Riley 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 113/5 (Kirby 58*, Cross 15*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Bannister0     
D Kirbyb Cartwright34     
A Whartonc Thompson b Miller95     
LR Gardnerc Miller b Cartwright14     
*W Watsonc Kennedy b Cartwright39     
J van Gelovenb Cartwright6     
GF Crossc and b Miller0     
RL Prattb Bannister37     
+R Julianlbw b Miller1     
RJ Barrattb Cartwright1     
JS Savagenot out5     
Extras(8 b, 6 lb)14
Total(all out, 98.1 overs)246
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-65, 3-101, 4-169, 5-185, 6-194, 7-194, 8-200, 9-205, 10-246 (98.1 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thompson21   5460--
Bridge15   7410--
Cartwright28   13665--
Miller22   6523--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JM Kennedyc Hallam b Pratt43     
TMN Rileyc and b Pratt20     
WJP Stewartc Barratt b van Geloven26     
*MJK Smithc Watson b Pratt5     
TW Cartwrightc Watson b Pratt11     
RE Hitchcocklbw b Pratt1     
+AC Smithc Gardner b Savage8     
JD Bannisterc Pratt b Savage3     
WB Bridgelbw b Savage9     
R Millerb Savage39     
RG Thompsonnot out3     
Extras(13 b, 8 lb, 2 w)23
Total(all out, 79.5 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-91, 3-104, 4-111, 5-113, 6-132, 7-132, 8-135, 9-164, 10-191 (79.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
van Geloven24   9361--
Pratt25   4555--
Kirby5   2160--
Barratt3   240--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Bannister5     
D Kirbyb Miller70     
A Whartonc Bridge b Bannister6     
LR Gardnerb Bannister6     
*W Watsonc AC Smith b Cartwright4     
J van Gelovenlbw b Bridge15     
GF Crossb Miller24     
RL Prattnot out8     
+R Juliannot out19     
RJ Barrattdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb)9
Total(7 wickets, declared, 69 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-19, 3-42, 4-53, 5-76, 6-131, 7-142
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister14   2283--
Thompson11   2190--
Bridge16   3611--
Cartwright15   5301--
Miller11   5172--
Hitchcock2   020--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RE Hitchcockb Pratt5     
JM Kennedyc Cross b van Geloven46     
WJP Stewartc Hallam b Savage47     
*MJK Smithc Julian b van Geloven24     
TW Cartwrightlbw b van Geloven2     
+AC Smithc Hallam b van Geloven33     
R Millerc Gardner b van Geloven23     
TMN Rileynot out8     
JD Bannisterb van Geloven0     
WB Bridgenot out10     
RG Thompsondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 20 lb, 3 nb)24
Total(8 wickets, 50.5 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-104, 3-128, 4-130, 5-135, 6-202, 7-204, 8-204
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
van Geloven23.53856--
Pratt13   1501--
Savage12   0451--
Wharton2   0180--

--> A Wharton (1) passed 19500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 71
--> RL Pratt (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> WJP Stewart (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> R Miller (1) passed his previous highest score of 16 in first-class matches
--> R Miller (1) passed his previous highest score of 16 in County Championship matches
--> D Kirby (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 54
--> R Miller achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 2-44)
--> R Miller achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 2-44)
--> JS Savage reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Warwickshire first innings
--> WB Bridge reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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