Essex v Kent
County Championship 1962
VenueGidea Park Sports Ground, Romford on 6th, 7th, 8th June 1962 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 1 wicket
PointsEssex 12; Kent 0
UmpiresA Jepson, FS Lee
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 124/1 (Bear 72*, Smith 26*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 139/1 (Richardson 55*, Wilson 83*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonlbw b Knight0      
JM Prodgerb Bailey9      
SE Learyc Smith b Preston29      
RC Wilsonb Bailey13      
*MC Cowdreyb Knight8      
BW Luckhurstb Bailey33      
PH Joneslbw b Knight14      
AL Dixonb Knight9      
+AW Cattnot out26      
DJ Halfyardc Luckin b Bailey24      
DM Sayerc Taylor b Preston7      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 62.2 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-32, 3-51, 4-56, 5-66, 6-102, 7-110, 8-116, 9-161, 10-174 (62.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight25   0874--
Bailey25   8594--
Greensmith1   010--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerb Dixon24      
MJ Bearc Catt b Sayer107      
GJ Smithc Prodger b Leary31      
*TE Baileyc Catt b Sayer24      
PA Spicerb Dixon7      
BR Knightc Sayer b Dixon17      
RAG Luckinb Sayer32      
+B Taylorc Wilson b Sayer31      
WT Greensmithnot out36      
PJ Phelanc Prodger b Leary18      
KC Prestonb Dixon2      
Extras(8 b, 14 lb)22
Total(all out, 120.3 overs)351
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-135, 3-199, 4-208, 5-212, 6-239, 7-282, 8-299, 9-348, 10-351 (120.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Halfyard33   10830--
Sayer31   111054--
Jones5   1180--
Leary13   4372--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonc Luckin b Phelan148      
JM Prodgerc and b Bailey0      
RC Wilsonc Taylor b Preston101      
*MC Cowdreyc Taylor b Preston2      
SE Learyb Preston0      
BW Luckhurstlbw b Phelan22      
PH Jonesc Taylor b Phelan5      
AL Dixonc Bear b Greensmith19      
+AW Cattlbw b Greensmith12      
DJ Halfyardc and b Knight16      
DM Sayernot out2      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 107.1 overs)328
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-183, 3-193, 4-193, 5-260, 6-272, 7-287, 8-298, 9-326, 10-328 (107.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey6   1201--
Preston18   3573--
Greensmith37   81042--
Phelan31   81043--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Prodger b Jones14      
MJ Bearc Cowdrey b Dixon20      
+B Taylorc Prodger b Dixon3      
BR Knightb Jones14      
PA Spicerb Jones10      
*TE Baileynot out27      
RAG Luckinc Prodger b Jones9      
KC Prestonb Jones4      
GJ Smithb Dixon12      
WT Greensmithc Luckhurst b Jones2      
PJ Phelannot out16      
Extras(16 b, 6 lb)22
Total(9 wickets, 59.4 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-45, 3-48, 4-73, 5-74, 6-100, 7-108, 8-131, 9-136
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Halfyard7   1170--
Dixon23   5733--

--> MC Cowdrey (1) passed 22500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> RC Wilson (2) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> PH Jones achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Essex second innings (previous best was 6-61)
--> PH Jones achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Essex second innings (previous best was 6-61)





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