Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1961
VenueNorth Marine Road, Scarborough on 2nd, 4th, 5th September 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultPlayers won by 54 runs
UmpiresJS Buller, D Davies
Close of play day 1Gentlemen (1) 11/0 (Prideaux 6*, Kirby 5*)
Close of play day 2Players (2) 48/2 (Hallam 26*, Smith 8*)

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamlbw b Wheatley97      
NW Hillc Kirby b Richardson44      
JH Edrichc AC Smith b Wheatley18      
GJ Smithc Brearley b Richardson23      
J Milnerc MJK Smith b Richardson73      
+G Millmanc AC Smith b Wheatley3      
BR Knightb Wheatley5      
BS Crumpc AC Smith b Wheatley79      
MHJ Allenc May b Richardson8      
JS Savagec and b Bailey10      
JDF Larternot out0      
Extras(6 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 94.2 overs)367
Fall of wickets:
1-77, 2-128, 3-183, 4-185, 5-195, 6-213, 7-303, 8-322, 9-366, 10-367 (94.2 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wheatley26   3925--
Richardson21   2764--
Kirby12   0430--
Carr15   0590--

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kirbyb Knight11      
RM Prideauxrun out21      
MJK Smithc Allen b Savage92      
*PBH Mayb Knight2      
AA Baigc Millman b Allen25      
JM Brearleylbw b Savage5      
TE Baileyc Knight b Allen1      
DB Carrb Knight56      
+AC Smithnot out37      
GW Richardsonb Knight0      
OS Wheatleyb Larter2      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb)9
Total(all out, 93 overs)261
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-47, 3-49, 4-153, 5-156, 6-162, 7-170, 8-252, 9-254, 10-261 (93 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Larter13   2301--
Knight15   4304--
Crump19   4580--
Allen24   9542--
Savage17   5422--
Smith5   0380--

Players second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NW Hillc AC Smith b Bailey10      
*MR Hallamb Richardson42      
JH Edrichc AC Smith b Bailey4      
GJ Smithc and b Wheatley23      
J Milnerc AC Smith b Richardson6      
+G Millmannot out39      
BR Knightb Richardson18      
BS Crumpnot out0      
MHJ Allendid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
JDF Larterdid not bat      
Extras(1 w)1
Total(6 wickets, declared, 53 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-29, 3-71, 4-79, 5-94, 6-142
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey16   4332--
Wheatley15   1381--
Richardson15   3293--
Kirby3   0260--
Carr4   1160--

Gentlemen second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RM Prideauxb Knight27      
D Kirbyb Larter22      
MJK Smithc Smith b Savage43      
*PBH Mayc Crump b Allen13      
AA Baigb Savage0      
DB Carrst Millman b Allen6      
+AC Smithst Millman b Allen16      
JM Brearleyc Edrich b Savage10      
TE Baileyb Savage21      
GW Richardsonc Edrich b Savage1      
OS Wheatleynot out34      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 57 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-49, 3-80, 4-89, 5-112, 6-112, 7-131, 8-139, 9-141, 10-195 (57 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Larter8   2261--
Knight7   1271--
Allen21   8623--
Savage21   3785--

--> J Milner made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> G Millman (2) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> PBH May (2) passed 26000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> OS Wheatley (2) passed his previous highest score of 30 in first-class matches
--> MHJ Allen reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gentlemen first innings
--> GW Richardson reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Players second innings





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