Yorkshire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1961
VenueBramall Lane, Sheffield on 12th, 14th, 15th August 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresD Davies, HE Hammond
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 23/0 (Bolus 20*, Padgett 3*)
Close of play day 2Australians (2) 101/1 (Lawry 54*, O'Neill 23*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Lawryb Trueman47      
RB Simpsonlbw b Close160      
RN Harveyc Padgett b Gillhouley16      
NCL O'Neillnot out74      
GD McKenzienot out0      
KD Mackaydid not bat      
AK Davidsondid not bat      
*R Benauddid not bat      
LF Klinedid not bat      
+ATW Groutdid not bat      
RA Gauntdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(3 wickets, declared, 100 overs)301
Fall of wickets:
1-118, 2-145, 3-286
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman22   6561--
Ryan21   6570--
Gillhouley24   3931--
Close18   3551--
Platt15   3360--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Bolusc Grout b Davidson44      
DEV Padgettc Lawry b Mackay30      
DB Closec Grout b Simpson29      
PJ Sharpec Benaud b Kline24      
*JV Wilsonlbw b Kline13      
FS Truemanc Lawry b Kline1      
+JG Binkslbw b Simpson6      
K Gillhouleyc Lawry b Kline17      
RK Plattb Simpson2      
M Ryannot out0      
WB Stottabsent hurt
Total(all out, 66.3 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-83, 3-127, 4-127, 5-132, 6-141, 7-151, 8-162, 9-166 (66.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson10   3321--
Gaunt5   1210--
McKenzie7   3100--
Mackay10   4271--
Benaud10   4230--
Simpson10   4213--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Lawrynot out84      
RB Simpsonc Wilson b Gillhouley22      
NCL O'Neillb Gillhouley64      
GD McKenziec Close b Gillhouley1      
KD Mackaynot out6      
RN Harveydid not bat      
AK Davidsondid not bat      
*R Benauddid not bat      
LF Klinedid not bat      
+ATW Groutdid not bat      
RA Gauntdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(3 wickets, declared, 64 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-163, 3-165
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman15   3420--
Ryan13   2390--
Gillhouley18   4403--
Close4   0150--
Platt14   4410--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Boluslbw b McKenzie24      
DEV Padgettc Grout b Mackay32      
DB Closeb Simpson45      
PJ Sharpec O'Neill b Mackay24      
*JV Wilsonc Benaud b O'Neill5      
FS Truemanc Grout b Simpson33      
+JG Binksnot out46      
K Gillhouleyc Harvey b Simpson0      
RK Plattnot out16      
M Ryandid not bat      
WB Stottdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb)12
Total(7 wickets, 73 overs)237
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-76, 3-112, 4-140, 5-142, 6-179, 7-183
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson5   370--
Gaunt9   1370--
Kline13   3360--
McKenzie8   2281--
Mackay13   4302--
Simpson17   7483--
O'Neill5   0251--
Harvey3   0140--

--> RB Simpson (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> PJ Sharpe (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 18
--> JG Binks (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28
--> LF Kline reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Yorkshire first innings





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