Essex v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1962
VenueCastle Park Cricket Ground, Colchester on 18th, 19th, 20th July 1962 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 4 (Batting 2); Northamptonshire 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, LH Gray
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 25/0 (Norman 14*, Reynolds 10*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 81/4 (Spicer 10*, Taylor 6*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Norman b PJ Watts50      
MJ Bearc Norman b Milburn60      
GJ Smithc Milburn b PJ Watts7      
BR Knightb Lightfoot51      
PA Spicerc Crump b Milburn8      
+B Taylorc Lightfoot b Crump1      
JV Wrightb Milburn40      
WT Greensmithc PD Watts b Allen6      
BEA Edmeadesnot out16      
PJ Phelanc PD Watts b PJ Watts1      
*KC Prestonb PJ Watts12      
Extras(4 lb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 100.4 overs)257
Fall of wickets:
1-92, 2-102, 3-131, 4-149, 5-159, 6-194, 7-208, 8-242, 9-243, 10-257 (100.4 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crump23   8381--
Milburn23   5533--
PJ Watts23.46664--
Lightfoot15   3481--
PD Watts14   3470--
Allen2   201--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanlbw b Knight22      
*BL Reynoldslbw b Preston79      
D Ramsamoojc Barker b Knight2      
A Lightfootc Knight b Edmeades9      
PJ Wattsrun out8      
C Milburnc and b Greensmith62      
CA Fryc Preston b Greensmith15      
BS Crumpc Preston b Greensmith1      
PD Wattsnot out11      
MHJ Allenb Knight1      
+LA Johnsonb Knight2      
Extras(6 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 97.2 overs)219
Fall of wickets:
1-51, 2-59, 3-77, 4-88, 5-171, 6-189, 7-191, 8-208, 9-217, 10-219 (97.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston33   5791--
Greensmith19   7483--
Edmeades15   5221--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Ramsamooj b PJ Watts0      
MJ Bearc Johnson b PJ Watts10      
GJ Smithb Milburn19      
BR Knightb Allen34      
PA Spicerc Milburn b Allen24      
+B Taylorlbw b PJ Watts31      
JV Wrightst Johnson b PD Watts12      
WT Greensmithc and b PD Watts10      
BEA Edmeadesnot out17      
PJ Phelannot out9      
*KC Prestondid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb)11
Total(8 wickets, declared, 96 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-13, 3-35, 4-73, 5-120, 6-124, 7-144, 8-149
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crump21   10280--
Milburn17   3531--
PJ Watts21   9323--
Lightfoot7   340--
PD Watts9   4122--
Allen21   6372--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanc Barker b Smith46      
*BL Reynoldsc and b Phelan18      
D Ramsamoojnot out18      
CA Frynot out5      
A Lightfootdid not bat      
PJ Wattsdid not bat      
C Milburndid not bat      
BS Crumpdid not bat      
PD Wattsdid not bat      
MHJ Allendid not bat      
+LA Johnsondid not bat      
Extras(5 b)5
Total(2 wickets, 42 overs)92
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-86
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight6   2120--
Preston6   340--
Greensmith4   310--
Phelan10   2311--
Barker9   4140--
Bear5   2250--
Smith2   201--

--> JV Wright made his debut in first-class matches
--> JV Wright made his debut in County Championship matches
--> C Milburn (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 39
--> CA Fry made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> CA Fry made his debut for Northamptonshire in County Championship matches
--> MHJ Allen reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings





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