Worcestershire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1962
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 18th, 20th, 21st August 1962 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 4 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 0
UmpiresJ Arnold, HE Hammond
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), W Faithfull (Worcestershire)
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 6/0 (Kenyon 1*, Horton 5*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 12/0 (Hallam 4*, Bird 4*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Carter6      
HD Birdb Standen8      
W Watsonc Graveney b Standen100      
S Jayasingheb Standen37      
A Whartonc Booth b Horton41      
*D Kirbyb Standen46      
J van Gelovenst Booth b Horton12      
RL Prattc Carter b Gifford20      
+R Juliannot out3      
CT Spencerlbw b Horton0      
JS Savageb Horton1      
Extras(7 b, 10 lb)17
Total(all out, 136.1 overs)291
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-27, 3-77, 4-150, 5-252, 6-253, 7-282, 8-289, 9-289, 10-291 (136.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carter29   7701--
Standen30   6734--
Gifford22   11431--
Slade18   5280--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc sub b Savage74      
MJ Hortonrun out92      
DW Richardsonc Hallam b Savage95      
TW Graveneyb Pratt31      
RG Broadbentlbw b van Geloven0      
JA Ormrodrun out12      
+R Boothnot out1      
DNF Sladec Julian b van Geloven1      
JA Standenc van Geloven b Savage2      
N Gifforddid not bat      
RGM Carterdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 20 lb)24
Total(8 wickets, declared, 108.4 overs)332
Fall of wickets:
1-160, 2-184, 3-257, 4-262, 5-328, 6-328, 7-329, 8-332 (108.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer13   2440--
Pratt29   10831--
van Geloven31   10842--
Jayasinghe10   3190--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Richardson b Horton14      
HD Birdst Booth b Gifford36      
W Watsonc Richardson b Horton5      
S Jayasinghec Ormrod b Horton6      
A Whartonc Slade b Carter58      
*D Kirbyc Richardson b Graveney61      
J van Gelovenc Booth b Carter16      
RL Prattb Standen15      
+R Julianc Standen b Gifford51      
CT Spencernot out65      
JS Savagenot out1      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 6 w)15
Total(9 wickets, 120 overs)343
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-46, 3-60, 4-73, 5-170, 6-197, 7-216, 8-222, 9-319
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carter16   3342--
Standen17   1661--
Horton35   18463--
Gifford19   4732--
Slade14   6460--
Graveney16   2521--
Ormrod3   1110--

--> W Watson (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 78
--> W Watson (1) passed 25000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 97
--> RL Pratt (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> D Kenyon (1) passed 31000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 63
--> MJ Horton (1) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 70
--> D Kirby (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 29
--> D Kirby (2) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 17
--> R Julian (2) passed his previous highest score of 50 in first-class matches
--> R Julian (2) passed his previous highest score of 50 in County Championship matches
--> JS Savage reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings





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