North v South
Other First-Class matches in England 1961
VenueStanley Park, Blackpool on 6th, 7th, 8th September 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorth won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouth won by 2 wickets
UmpiresN Oldfield, WE Phillipson
Close of play day 1North (1) 47/2 (Booth 28*, Grieves 3*)
Close of play day 2North (2) 255/7 (Washbrook 20*)

North first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Pullarc Bedford b Smith1      
BJ Boothc Bedford b Walker62      
DB Closec Knight b Flavell15      
KJ Grievesc Knight b Walker39      
HL Johnsonc Walker b Bedford46      
JT Ikinc Walker b Bedford3      
R Illingworthst Evans b Walker30      
*C Washbrookc Prideaux b Bedford1      
HJ Rhodesb Bedford0      
JB Stathamc Smith b Bedford15      
+KV Andrewnot out2      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 53.4 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-26, 3-118, 4-118, 5-133, 6-174, 7-180, 8-180, 9-204, 10-216 (53.4 ov)
South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell5   1141--
Smith4   0211--
Knight1   060--
Gale1   040--
Shepherd4   260--
Bedford16   0885--

South first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonb Illingworth21      
RA Galest Andrew b Illingworth15      
D Kenyonc sub b Illingworth18      
RM Prideauxb Booth118      
BR Knightrun out17      
PM Walkerc sub b Booth19      
+TG Evansc Booth b Grieves7      
DJ Shepherdb Booth1      
DR Smithnot out18      
*PI Bedfordnot out23      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(8 wickets, declared, 47 overs)261
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-57, 3-66, 4-118, 5-212, 6-212, 7-214, 8-222
North bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham4   1150--
Rhodes7   0240--
Illingworth13   3523--
Close8   2740--
Booth7   0333--
Grieves8   0591--

North second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Pullarc Knight b Walker9      
BJ Boothb Shepherd48      
DB Closec Prideaux b Walker0      
KJ Grievesst Evans b Walker4      
HL Johnsonst Evans b Walker76      
JT Ikinb Smith22      
R Illingworthc Bedford b Walker66      
*C Washbrookst Evans b Smith49      
HJ Rhodesst Evans b Smith14      
JB Stathamnot out15      
+KV Andrewc Richardson b Shepherd7      
Extras(12 b, 1 lb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 75 overs)324
Fall of wickets:
1-102, 2-114, 3-117, 4-118, 5-191, 6-231, 7-255, 8-298, 9-303, 10-324 (75 ov)
South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell5   0160--
Smith10   1353--
Walker21   51025--
Knight6   1260--
Gale10   1480--
Shepherd20   4612--
Bedford3   0220--

South second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonb Close12      
RA Galec Statham b Close71      
D Kenyonb Illingworth31      
RM Prideauxb Close9      
BR Knightb Illingworth2      
PM Walkerc Statham b Close9      
+TG Evansnot out98      
DJ Shepherdb Booth4      
DR Smithc Close b Booth15      
*PI Bedfordnot out25      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(8 wickets, 51.4 overs)283
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-108, 3-126, 4-129, 5-129, 6-151, 7-183, 8-188
North bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham5   1110--
Rhodes6   0200--
Illingworth11   2342--
Booth10   1512--

--> RM Prideaux (1) 100 in 52 minutes
--> R Illingworth (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 44
--> PM Walker reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the North second innings





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