Leicestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1963
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 8th, 10th, 11th June 1963 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 154 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Somerset 10
UmpiresJH Parks, WFF Price
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), T Tout (Somerset)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 31/2 (Hallam 14*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 199/6 (Palmer 17*, Doughty 0*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonb van Geloven40      
B Roeb Pratt19      
MJ Kitchenc Hallam b van Geloven32      
WE Alleyc Julian b van Geloven32      
PB Wightc Hallam b Boshier66      
CHM Greethamc Julian b Boshier0      
KE Palmerb Boshier0      
DG Doughtyc Julian b Boshier14      
*+HW Stephensonrun out24      
BA Langfordnot out47      
FE Rumseyb Greensword10      
Extras(5 b, 12 lb, 1 nb)18
Total(all out, 106.4 overs)302
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-82, 3-109, 4-148, 5-149, 6-155, 7-208, 8-233, 9-239, 10-302 (106.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boshier23   6644--
Pratt17   4451--
Savage28   14520--
Birkenshaw13   2430--
van Geloven20   1593--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc Stephenson b Langford83      
HD Birdc Wight b Rumsey11      
JS Savageb Langford1      
J Birkenshawc Stephenson b Rumsey6      
S Jayasinghec Alley b Langford2      
CC Inmanlbw b Alley80      
J van Gelovenb Langford15      
S Greenswordnot out39      
RL Prattb Langford1      
+R Julianc Stephenson b Langford5      
BS Boshierc Palmer b Langford8      
Extras(2 b, 8 lb, 5 nb)15
Total(all out, 77.5 overs)266
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-31, 3-49, 4-52, 5-163, 6-193, 7-227, 8-230, 9-248, 10-266 (77.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey18   2732--
Palmer8   1280--
Doughty4   0250--
Alley11   1271--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Julian b Pratt13      
B Roec Hallam b Savage25      
MJ Kitchenc Hallam b Birkenshaw17      
WE Alleyb Savage9      
PB Wightc Hallam b van Geloven46      
CHM Greethamc Boshier b van Geloven62      
KE Palmernot out31      
DG Doughtyb Birkenshaw0      
*+HW Stephensonb Savage5      
BA Langfordc Pratt b Birkenshaw31      
FE Rumseyc Birkenshaw b Savage8      
Extras(6 b, 9 lb, 2 nb)17
Total(all out, 71.5 overs)264
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-55, 3-68, 4-71, 5-164, 6-187, 7-205, 8-210, 9-249, 10-264 (71.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boshier6   0130--
Pratt4   0271--
Birkenshaw19   4693--
van Geloven8   2252--
Jayasinghe5   1190--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamb Rumsey22      
HD Birdlbw b Rumsey0      
J Birkenshawc Stephenson b Langford11      
S Jayasingheb Rumsey8      
CC Inmanlbw b Wight33      
J van Gelovenc Langford b Doughty39      
S Greenswordc Palmer b Langford4      
RL Prattc and b Langford17      
+R Julianc Wight b Doughty0      
JS Savagec Langford b Doughty2      
BS Boshiernot out1      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)9
Total(all out, 61.3 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-32, 3-42, 4-44, 5-104, 6-124, 7-126, 8-141, 9-141, 10-146 (61.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey8   1273--
Palmer6   1130--
Langford23   13223--
Alley7   450--
Wight4   0181--

--> CC Inman (1) passed his previous highest score of 75 in County Championship matches
--> CC Inman (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> S Greensword made his debut in first-class matches
--> S Greensword made his debut in County Championship matches
--> B Roe (2) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 17
--> DG Doughty achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire second innings (previous best was 2-46)
--> DG Doughty achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire second innings (previous best was 2-46)





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