Leicestershire v Essex
County Championship 1962
VenueCoventry Road, Hinckley on 2nd, 4th, 5th June 1962 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 8 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 4 (Batting 2); Essex 12
UmpiresN Oldfield, AEG Rhodes
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), CV Jenkinson (Essex)
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 69/5 (Luckin 7*, Bailey 0*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 54/1 (Barker 21*, Smith 4*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamlbw b Bailey0     
W Watsonb Bailey101     
*D Kirbyb Preston9     
S Jayasinghelbw b Preston2     
PA Mundenlbw b Laker1     
J van Gelovenc Taylor b Bailey35     
J Birkenshawc Taylor b Laker22     
+J Mittenb Bailey0     
CT Spencerc Taylor b Greensmith19     
JS Savagec Preston b Laker2     
BS Boshiernot out2     
Extras(8 lb)8
Total(all out, 85.1 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-47, 3-55, 4-62, 5-148, 6-155, 7-155, 8-178, 9-198, 10-201 (85.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight15   1310--
Bailey24   6564--
Preston13   2302--
Greensmith18   8371--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerb Spencer0     
MJ Bearb Spencer3     
GJ Smithc Hallam b van Geloven33     
PA Spicerb Spencer1     
BR Knightlbw b van Geloven18     
RAG Luckinc Kirby b Savage11     
*TE Baileyb Spencer5     
+B Taylorlbw b Savage26     
WT Greensmithlbw b Spencer24     
JC Lakerc Watson b Savage0     
KC Prestonnot out0     
Extras(6 b, 5 lb)11
Total(all out, 77.4 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-6, 3-12, 4-61, 5-69, 6-75, 7-80, 8-125, 9-132, 10-132 (77.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer21   8405--
Boshier9   1130--
van Geloven18   8342--
Birkenshaw4   150--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Bailey0     
W Watsonlbw b Knight5     
*D Kirbyc Taylor b Bailey7     
S Jayasinghec Greensmith b Laker29     
PA Mundenlbw b Laker21     
J van Gelovenb Preston8     
J Birkenshawc Knight b Laker14     
+J Mittenb Knight15     
CT Spencerc Spicer b Laker6     
JS Savagenot out3     
BS Boshierb Knight0     
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 47 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-13, 3-13, 4-68, 5-72, 6-82, 7-94, 8-106, 9-116, 10-116 (47 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight10   3283--
Bailey10   3262--
Preston14   5321--
Laker13   4224--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkernot out95     
MJ Bearrun out21     
GJ Smithc Mitten b van Geloven11     
*TE Baileynot out47     
PA Spicerdid not bat      
BR Knightdid not bat      
RAG Luckindid not bat      
+B Taylordid not bat      
WT Greensmithdid not bat      
JC Lakerdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 6 lb)13
Total(2 wickets, 93.2 overs)187
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-73
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer20   8400--
van Geloven21   5381--
Savage29   12470--
Birkenshaw7   1310--
Kirby7   360--
Jayasinghe8   360--

--> J Birkenshaw (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 7
--> S Jayasinghe (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25





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