Gloucestershire v Lancashire
County Championship 1962
VenueCollege Ground, Cheltenham on 15th, 16th, 17th August 1962 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by an innings and 73 runs
PointsGloucestershire 14 (Batting 2); Lancashire 0
UmpiresWH Copson, T Drinkwater
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 7/0 (Young 5*, Nicholls 2*)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (2) 36/2 (Bennett 16*, Clayton 0*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Bennettb Brown7      
RW Barberc Milton b Smith15      
BJ Boothc and b Smith6      
R Entwistleb Brown11      
PT Marnerc Milton b Brown1      
G Houltonc Milton b Brown0      
+G Claytonc Milton b Cook17      
*JB Stathamc Smith b Mortimore22      
T Greenhoughc Brown b Mortimore1      
K Higgsc Windows b Mortimore5      
C Hiltonnot out3      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 53.3 overs)90
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-28, 3-29, 4-30, 5-30, 6-43, 7-72, 8-80, 9-80, 10-90 (53.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith18   3332--
Brown19   4374--
Cook5   251--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngb Greenhough31      
RB Nichollsc Greenhough b Statham2      
CA Miltonc Clayton b Statham15      
*CTM Pughb Higgs10      
RC Whiteb Higgs0      
JB Mortimorec Booth b Hilton72      
AS Brownlbw b Hilton24      
AR Windowsc Barber b Statham1      
+BJ Meyerb Higgs6      
DR Smithnot out32      
C Cooknot out21      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)13
Total(9 wickets, declared, 76 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-45, 3-54, 4-55, 5-74, 6-160, 7-162, 8-167, 9-185
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham25   6593--
Hilton17   3592--
Higgs21   3713--
Greenhough13   5251--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Barberc Meyer b Brown4      
R Bennettc Brown b Mortimore18      
BJ Boothc Milton b Mortimore16      
+G Claytonb Mortimore3      
R Entwistlec Milton b Mortimore0      
PT Marnerc Milton b Mortimore0      
G Houltonc Smith b Cook0      
*JB Stathamb Cook10      
K Higgsnot out5      
T Greenhoughc Pugh b Cook4      
C Hiltonc Mortimore b Cook2      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 38.4 overs)64
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-36, 3-41, 4-41, 5-41, 6-41, 7-45, 8-58, 9-62, 10-64 (38.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith6   360--
Brown8   1321--
Mortimore13   995--

--> R Entwistle made his debut in first-class matches
--> R Entwistle made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JB Mortimore (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 30
--> K Higgs reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> C Hilton reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> JB Mortimore completed 4 wickets in 5 balls for Gloucestershire





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